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Employer: Futures Advice

Salary: £30,450 - £34,132 Per Annum

Hours: Full Time

Closing Date: 3pm, Friday August 11th, 2017

What are we looking for?

A pragmatic Bid Specialist experienced and successful in a direct business development/income generation role and a proven track record of achieving individual income targets. Concise bid writing skills and an ability to write high quality content and experience of adapting style to suit context. In depth knowledgeable and experienced in securing a wide range of income generation opportunities including tenders, grants, contracts, social investment,

Who Are We?

We are an Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding social enterprise at the forefront of providing jobs and skills advice, training and apprenticeships to support young people, adults into work with reputable employers and training. We deliver projects and administer funding within local communities and operate the National Careers Service across the East Midlands and Eastern England. We are jointly owned by Nottingham City Council and Nottinghamshire County Council.

Our mission is to inspire people of all ages to achieve their potential and, in so doing, help reduce unemployment and support economic growth.

What can we offer?

At Futures, our company-wide values: underpin who we are and what we do and it is essential that all colleagues share these. Having these values means we work in a culture which is open to learning and improvement, leads by example, is passionate about making a difference and develops the potential of both colleagues and clients.

Having a happy and motivated workforce is critical to our ongoing success. We genuinely care about our colleagues and offer a range of benefits and opportunities to support you in your role and grow in confidence. We will: help you develop in your role, support your career growth, promote positive health and wellbeing at work, and encourage a good work/life balance

Job Specification Requirements

The successful candidate will:

  • Educated to NVQ4/HNC/HND/Degree level qualification
  • Possess Very strong bid writing skills with an ability to write high quality content and experience of adapting style to suit context.
  • Extensive experience and competent in project management
  • Ability to produce concise and factual briefings and reports for senior management
  • Close attention to detail with excellent time management skills
  • Competent in Microsoft office and CRM systems
  • Possesses a ‘can do’ attitude and approaches challenging situations in a positive and enthusiastic manner

Application Method

To apply, Please visit the Futures Website:

Please note that we do not accept CVs, testimonials or any other documentation with your application.

Job reference: FUT50

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks prior and during employment.

Location: Sherwood, Nottingham, NG7 6JN [get directions from google maps]

Contract Type: Permanent


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