Careers at yourtown

Bid Lead

Job no: 492895
Work type: Permanent (Full-Time)
Location: Milton
Categories: Fundraising & Retail, Strategy, Research & Advocacy

At yourtown, we believe every young person has the right to a brighter future and aim to be part of the solution by delivering services that get results. Our services include Kids Helpline, training and employment services, parent education and specialist accommodation for families. At yourtown you will be part of the solution.

About the role

As our Bid Lead, you will coordinate and develop funding submissions, including tenders, grants and strategic business development papers. Your responsibilities will include:

• Line management of the Bid Writer including providing day to day mentoring and coaching and allocating projects and tasks
• Lead all funding submissions, working closely with stakeholders across yourtown
• Develop formal proposals to secure external support for yourtown services, including submissions to local, state and federal government and other funding bodies
• Write, edit and review material for tenders
• Produce high quality and innovative pre-qualification tender documentation, including budget analysis, preparation of management briefs and preparation of final submission material
• Collaborate with stakeholders across yourtown
• Identify funding opportunities from sources aligned to yourtown’s mission
• Provide guidance in relation to the continuous improvement and quality management of tender writing and funding proposals

About you

You will be highly analytical and skilled at delivering persuasive writing to a range of audiences. You will pride yourself on your innovation, creativity and ability to conceptualise and bring ideas to fruition.

Successful candidates will bring:

• Relevant bachelor degree level qualifications and experience in the sourcing and achievement of grant funding and the preparation of submissions and tenders
• Demonstrated project management and analytical skills
• Strong communication and networking experience
• Demonstrated high level of professional and persuasive writing skills, including experience in the development of grants, tenders and funding submissions to a range of government and non-government audiences
• Strong time management skills and the ability to manage multiple competing priorities
• Strong business partnering experience across all levels of an organisation

If you are looking for an opportunity where you can be innovative, drive change and have a positive impact on the lives of young people we would love to hear from you. We offer attractive employment conditions including access to salary packaging arrangements and paid parental leave. Find your place at yourtown.

To apply, and for a full Position Description please visit:

Contact: Marnie Elliot – Talent Acquisition Specialist on 0434 609 384

Role closes: 28 September 2021

yourtown is committed to providing services that protect and keep children, young people and adults at risk free from harm. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Criminal History Check and retention of a valid Working with Children Check.

"In our team we value diversity, inclusivity and people who want to make a difference"

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