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Freelance bid managers, writers, editors and coordinators

Thought Bubble is always on the look out for talented, reliable freelancers who can fill same day, next day ‘stretch capacity’ assignments, or who can join our team on larger scale bid deployments.  If you have a passion for tenders, bids and proposals and thrive on working in fast-paced complex environments we’d love to hear from you. Please send your CV to [email protected] Like to know more? Key responsibilities typically include:

  • Management and coordination of the bid process, with a strong emphasis on professional services
  • Coordinating required stakeholders during each stage of the bid preparation process
  • Ensuring that all bids are in accordance with best practice frameworks
  • Coordinate required internal approvals before bids are submitted
  • Continually look to suggest new and better ways of improving the bid management process
  • Lead or assist in the writing, editing and bid production
  • Ability to critically review, question and challenge key messaging
  • Participate in post-bid reviews.
To be successful in this role you will have:
  • 5+ years bid management or bid writing experience preferably in the professional services sector
  • A proven track record of achievement in working on large, complex bids (strategic reform, JV, PPP, $100k – $1b)
  • Strong strategic and project management skills 
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written and presentation)
  • Excellent stakeholder management with the ability to engage, influence and negotiate at all levels
  • Attention to detail, analytical and problem solving ability
  • Tertiary qualifications in a business, marketing, journalism or related field.

Freelance designers

Do you have a passion for taking technical information and translating it into powerful visual communication? We also have occasional requirement for graphic designers who are brought in either at the beginning or towards the end of the bid to layout the entire document, or be on hand to produce diagrams, professional profiles and cover pages. Designers need to be skilled at large document design and layout including the infographics, charts and process diagrams.  If you enjoy working at lightening speed, can take and give direction, and have a keen attention to detail please send your CV (with sample of work) to [email protected]