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Bid Writer

Salary:  £40,407 to £53,409 per annum
We normally appoint at the beginning of the scale
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 15 October 2023
Reference:  27-2023

The Institute of Development Studies (IDS) delivers world-class research, learning and teaching that transforms the knowledge, action and leadership needed for more equitable and sustainable development globally.

The Bid Writer will be part of the Fundraising and Development Office, which leads the fundraising efforts of the Institute.

We are seeking to recruit a Bid Writer to join the Fundraising and Development Office team to lead and coordinate, in a timely manner, high quality proposal development, including generating high-quality written documentation and presentation.

Applicants will have significant successful, demonstratable experience as a bid writer, as well as experience in one of the following areas: business development, income generation, fundraising, research, communications or a commercial sales-oriented business.

If you thrive in a highly stimulating environment, this is the team to join. Qualified current employees are encouraged to apply.

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IDS is committed to eliminating discrimination, and to embedding and supporting equality, diversity and inclusion among our workforce, in our work and in all our activities. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of background, belief or identity and particularly encourage applications from groups which are underrepresented at IDS.

Our vision is of a more equitable and sustainable world, where people everywhere can live their lives free from poverty and injustice.

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