• Bid Writer / Content Manager

    Requisition ID 2449047
    Job Family GB-Bristol
  • Posting Description

    Bid Writer and Content Manager 

     

    We’re hiring!

     

    Aon are currently recruiting a Bid Writer and Content Manager   to join our team in Bristol, Epsom, Farnborough or as a Home worker. The Bid Writer and Content Manager   will be primarily responsible for working alongside the bid management team and Aon’s Health & Benefits sales team by writing, updating and managing content for our proposals and within our various document libraries. This is an exciting opportunity for a talented writer to really make the difference to the tone of our bids and proposals. A writer who can connect with our client base, primarily working with new and reusable content in MS Office templates for proposals and tenders.

     

    We work in a fast-paced environment that occasionally requires irregular work hours and quick turnarounds, so flexibility is critical for success in this position. We are looking for a candidate who is creative, innovative and able to easily adapt to rapid changes in new business requirements.  The ideal candidate will be comfortable working in a collaborative environment in a small bid team, within the larger wider sales team.  We are focused on providing best-in-class, high quality documents, and you will have a significant role in helping us achieve that goal.

     

    This is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to be part of a fast moving, dynamic team and to develop an understanding of a business development environment.

     

    About Aon

     

    Headquartered in London, Aon Plc is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.

     

    Aon is an equal opportunities employer.  Aon's recruitment and selection policy ensures the best possible skill mix of colleagues and the highest quality candidates are appointed using objective job-related criteria.

     

    We specialise in all aspects of employee benefits including flexible benefits, salary sacrifice, voluntary benefits and pensions to name a few. We also develop award-winning benefits technology solutions such as Bigblue and Littleblue.

     

    Whatever clients are trying to achieve, whether it's to increase staff retention, be an employer of choice, or build a cost effective benefits solution, our team of experienced, award-winning benefits experts can help them.

     

    About the Role

     

    Your impact as a Bid Writer and Content Manager:

     

    Bid writing

     

    • Write highly engaging bid content that reflects our company and brand’s voice.
    • Writing persuasive, client-focused proposal content in support of new or developing services and capabilities.
    • Collaborate with the Bid team, Marketing, Proposition Leaders and wider Aon teams to develop a variety of content and material.
    • Produce error-free content that adheres to the company’s style guidelines.
    • Simultaneously manage multiple projects with short deadlines.

    Content management

     

    • Ensuring bid content conforms with Aon’s brand guidelines.
    • Ownership and promotion of our business area’s proposal content.
    • Responding to requests for new content.
    • Maintaining up to date knowledge of our propositions and services and proactively identifying new content requirements.
    • Monitoring content updates, working with Proposition leaders across the business to ensure library content is current.
    • Coordinating content of technical and specialist content by wider subject matter experts.
    • Reviewing and proofing content.
    • Updating individual library items into our SharePoint library.
    • Managing content approval and sign-off processes.
    • Responsibility for working in accordance with the Aon UK Limited Risk Management Framework, and compliance with the Aon UK Limited policies, including participation in the management of risks (including completion of mandatory training) that may adversely affect the business, interests or reputation of any Group Company.

    About you

     

    Your knowledge and expertise:

     

    Education:

    • Degree level education in relevant discipline (preferably English or Journalism).

    Professional: 

    • Foundation level certificate in APMP, PRINCE2 desirable
    • Relevant work experience in bid writing and/or copywriting, and content management.
    • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office applications.
    • Familiarity with InDesign is desirable.
    • Demonstrable ability to write persuasive, appealing content for a range of clients in different industries.
    • To be able to manage multiple projects, prioritise, meet deadlines, and adapt to change.
    • Demonstrable ability to understand the needs and priorities of different stakeholders around the business.
    • Exceptional attention to detail and time management skills.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • To have the ability to communicate effectively and in a constructive manner with Stakeholders.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Creative and innovative
    • Self-motivated and driven.
    • Accountable for all aspects of your work.
    • Excellent attention to detail.
    • Confident at interacting with and guiding subject matter experts and other stakeholders.
    • Patience, works well under pressure.

    Salary and Benefits

     

    This role offers a competitive salary and bonus, plus a comprehensive benefits package and 25 days holiday. Through our flexible benefits, you will also have the opportunity to choose additional benefits, including healthcare, childcare vouchers and additional holiday.  We also offer tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organisation.

     

    Our Colleague Experience

     

    Every day, our colleagues make a difference, work with the best, own their potential, and value one another. Together, we share this one purpose: to empower economic and human possibility around the world. This unifying goal is at the heart of our identity, and it lives in everything we do. To learn more about our colleague experience, visit Aon Colleague Experience.

     

    We’re happy to talk flexible working. If you need to flex your working pattern, Aon offers flexible and agile working policies and we’re happy to discuss options with you upon application

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