Design and proposals manager

Location
Berkshire
Salary
£41K
Posted
23 May 2017
Closes
20 Jun 2017
Ref
SM068
Contract Types
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Other
Job Functions
Studio Management

The fix creative are working with a market leading designer & manufacturer for public environments.

An opportunity has arisen for a creative professional to join as a Design proposals manager,You will manage a regional team of office based designers and sales administrators to deliver compelling design and sales proposals to each of our business sectors.

-Manages a regional design & proposals team
-Develops & embeds a creative approach to successful bidding across proposals team
-Develops engaging output across the design team, manages the quality of all output
-Facilitates best practice and innovation within creative bid material
-Develops team knowledge, engagement, confidence, creativity and personal ability
-Develops competency of team at interrogating & responding to client needs
-Collaborates with regional counterparts to create consistency across the business


What they are looking for in a candidate:

-Is a strong team leader & people manager with experience in developing teams & coaching individuals
-Has a clear understanding of & experience working within public sector tendering/ competitive bidding processes
-Is commercially astute – understands the selling process & has been successful in a sales environment
-Has a design background, a strong eye for design details, the ability to create compelling design work & understanding of how design presentations impact sales
-Has strong working knowledge of public outdoor space design and/ or Educational and Commercial environments
-Is a creative manager, with a knack for finding solutions by looking at the problem in a way others might not
-Is a team leader with an engaging and flexible approach to work and life and the ability inspire others
-A proficient user of Auto-Desk, Adobe creative suite & Microsoft software applications

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