Bids, Tenders and Marketing Executive

At ICS Assessment Services we recognise peoples potential. Your success is our passion and together we can make a difference!!

Job Title: Bids, Tenders and Marketing Executive

Location: Manchester

Hours: Full Time, Permanent

Salary: £23,000 - £25,000


Are you wanting to work within one of the UK’s leading health and social work service Providers? Are you a people’s person seeking an opportunity to build new relationships?  An exciting opportunity has arisen for a creative content writer with an insight into the Public Sector, to join our growing Relationship Management Team.  

You will be creative and an analytical thinker, able to translate our clients’ needs from a wide range of market intelligence data and promote our services through excellent written work.

You will be able to write professional content creatively, ensuring that the description of our services and brand image is portrayed consistently and managed across all channels in line with our company’s vision.

You will support a wide range of sales proposals, presentations and marketing collateral, working flexibly within a fast-paced environment to support the Relationship Management team, Directorate and Heads of Service in producing written content, including maintaining the Bids and Tenders pipeline.

At ICS Assessment Services we work with the health and social care sector to make a positive, lasting impact on people and communities nationwide.  Our bespoke projects provide Local Authorities, NHS Trusts and CCGSs with the expertise, resource and support, specifically tailored to their organisation, to deliver effective results every time.  We partner with our clients to deliver high quality, cost-effective and practically sustainable solutions. 

Our Relationship Management Team is at the heart of our business, so we will offer you:

  • Fantastic team culture
  • Optional charity involvement – Social Committee; Ambitious About Autism
  • Great work/life balance
  • Clear progression pathway
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • The opportunity to enhance your career by applying your transferable skills in a supported setting
  • Full induction program and training
  • Support with ongoing professional development
  • Senior management support on the ground daily
  • Excellent company culture with reward and recognition schemes
  • Strong internal support team

Key tasks include:

  • Oversee the bids pipeline and support Business Development to write proposal content
  • Gather market intelligence and support the division in growing its client knowledge base
  • Write professional tender proposals and presentations, contribute to the company’s reference material and keep key company track record materials (case studies and testimonials) up-to-date
  • Oversee and manage our attendance at national sales conferences, including identifying new routes to market and ensuring our brand is always portrayed in a professional manner
  • Manage and contribute to marketing campaigns across a range of mediums, producing general marketing collateral through to bespoke, client-focused articles.


Skills and Experience:

  • Good level of basic education
  • Numerate & literate – able to use MS Excel, experience with databases desirable but not essential
  • Ability to analyse large amounts of written and numerical content/data and recognise solutions
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Creativity and writing skills
  • Insight and understanding of the Public Sector preferred
  • Use of graphic design applications such as Photoshop/InDesign or equivalent desirable but not essential
  • Experience in a B2B environment working with the public sector or prior marketing role focused on attracting senior level clients to the business (Directors, Senior Managers) desirable


Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Manchester, Spring Gardens

57 Spring Gardens
M2 2BY Manchester Directions

Perks, Benefits and Reward


We recognise that everyone has different priorities and lifestyles, and our flexible benefits package reflects this. Benefits range from a matching contribution pension scheme and a healthcare cash plan to flexible holiday options and discounted shopping vouchers. 
• Buy and sell holiday
• Corporate discounts
• Career development
• Cycle2Work scheme
• Discounted shopping vouchers
• Healthcare insurance
• Life assurance
• Matching pension scheme

Career Development

Our business is always changing, and so are you. To ensure you’re fully prepared for these changes and ready to reach your full potential we offer continuous learning and development. We’re passionate about helping our people grow and promote internal progression and mobility. 
• Management and leadership training
• On-boarding
• Personal development
• Role-specific training
• Work-based qualifications

Reward and Recognition

We want to share our successes, recognise excellent performance and promote healthy competition, which is why we offer competitive salaries, bonus schemes linked to performance and a whole host of recognition awards. Work hard and it’s entirely possible you’ll be recognised as an exceptional performer.
• Annual awards
• Exceptional performance awards
• Long service recognition


More than just a buzzword, we really do care about your wellbeing and encourage you to do the same. Our health and wellbeing coaches run smoking cessation and weight loss campaigns to help our people to achieve a healthier lifestyle. We also have a number of qualified mental health first aiders providing a vital support network, discounted gym memberships, free fruit; and our employee assistance programme is there to help you with life’s little ups and downs.
• Cycle2Work scheme
• Discounted gym membership
• Employee assistance programme
• Flexible working
• Free fruit
• Healthcare cash plans
• Mental health first aiders
• Paid time off for charity work 
• Staff wellbeing initiatives 

Our Culture



Independent Clinical Services is a global workforce management solutions and services provider for the health and life science sectors. We know that our people are what drive our success. We foster an environment that enables them to be individuals, to be entrepreneurial, and to make tangible contributions towards the growth of our businesses. 


We strive to provide our people with the tools and the environment to build a meaningful and successful career with us, from wellbeing and flexibility to expansive client and candidate networks. 

We reward high performance and ensure employees feel part of our growth strategies and successes. Our commitment to employee development through training, personal development plans, professional qualification support and career progression has resulted in excellent retention levels.




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