Junior bid writer

ESN would like to appoint a junior bid writer. The successful candidate will report to the Business Development Manager.



  • To assist with the identification, analysis and evaluation of appropriate bidding opportunities
  • To write key sections of commercial bids for communication contracts
  • To lead, motivate and support internal bidding teams
  • To work closely with internal and external partners in the preparation of bids
  • To assure the overall coherence, consistency and quality of bids prior to submission


We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is creative, dependable, well-organised and meticulous. She or he will ideally have had a first experience in the domain of communication, PR or advertising. Knowledge of EU policy is a plus.

Essential characteristics (please do not apply unless you match all of these):

  • Knowledge of a wide range of communication channels
  • Ability to stay cool under the pressure of tight deadlines
  • Diplomacy, excellent people skills and a strong commercial/sales instinct
  • Analytical, with an eye for detail
  • Good writing and presentational skills
  • Native or native-level written and spoken English
  • Relevant university degree (Bachelors or higher)

Desirable characteristics:

  • Knowledge or experience of the EU institutions
  • Experience of large-scale communication campaigns
  • Master’s degree in Communication
  • Good conversational French


Please send an up-to-date CV and a motivation letter using the online form.

Candidates matching all of the essential characteristics listed above will be called for a first interview. The interview process will include a practical written test.