Junior Bids Coordinator

5 August 2020

About BDO

BDO is one of the world’s leading accountancy and advisory organisations with almost 88,120 people working out of 1,617 offices in 167 countries. At BDO, exceptional client service underpins our belief system and all aspects of service delivery to our clients. We provide a flexible working environment that encourages open communication and collaboration. There are continuous opportunities to learn, build strong relationships with diverse client groups and expand networks nationally and globally at all stages of your career.

Current Opportunity

This newly created role will support the Firm Bid Managers in the coordination and delivery of compelling bid documents, working closely with subject matter specialists (partners and senior staff) to help prepare and collate winning bid submissions, as well as support with the creation of bid tools and infrastructure that empowers the Firm.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Providing support on the end-to-end delivery of bids including setting up bid documents drafts, bid writing, editing, and formatting
  • Ensuring bid documents are client-focused and meet the client brief/requirements
  • Researching prospective clients to provide insight for bid development
  • Assisting with persuasive writing and crafting key messaging and communicating our value proposition
  • Assisting in achieving the best outcome for the firm for all bids managed, including pre-qualification Go/No Go advice
  • Ensuring all subject matter specialists have access to up-to-date bid infrastructure including templates, standard content, CVS, client experience lists, case studies, testimonials
  • Keeping the CRM system up-to-date along the bid process, to enable quality tracking and reporting on bid outcomes.

About you

  • Tertiary qualification, preferably in marketing, communications, PR or journalism
  • Bid coordination experience, ideally within professional services, highly regarded but not essential
  • Show motivation and enthusiasm for success
  • Able to work in a high-pressure deadline driven environment, prioritising conflicting tasks
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to communicate with various stakeholders in the business
  • Excellent persuasive writing skills and possess a strong attention to detail and high-quality standards of work
  • The ability to decipher and wordsmith information provided by other content writers and technical experts is a must
  • Strong proofreading and editing skills both from an accuracy and grammar perspective
  • A high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office (particular PowerPoint and Word), including document design, layout and formatting
  • Basic proficiency in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop, highly regarded but not essential
  • Strong research and analytical skills.

What we will offer you

We offer the professional opportunities, personal fulfilment, and long-term growth that only a growing global firm like BDO can provide. We are committed to your ongoing development to build your technical, advisory, leadership, and management skills. We take pride in our health, wellbeing and workplace giving programs, as well as the range of social activities organised by each office. At BDO, we want you to enjoy what you do and the community of colleagues and clients you work with.

In addition to an industry competitive salary package, BDO offers a culture that emphasises career growth, professional development, collaborative culture, workplace flexibility and global opportunities.

At BDO, we value the difference and unique perspective of every individual. As a firm, we are committed to an inclusive culture, where everyone can be themselves at work in an environment that brings out the best in them and their colleagues. We are proud to be named as Inclusive Employer for 2019-2020 by Diversity Council Australia (DCA).

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