Bid & Business Intelligence Associate (Native English)
About the job
We are recruiting a Bid & Business Intelligence Associate.
As our Bid & Business Intelligence Associate, you would lead our effort working with team members across AIM to develop winning, innovative proposals including Tenders, RFIs/RFQs/RFPs; developing presentations for the sales team to pitch; and writing reports and white papers.
You possess excellent writing skills and are able to effectively communicate with and integrate information as diverse as legal context, budgets, and technical solutions into a proposal. You should have a demonstrated ability to think strategically about our products, bringing innovative ideas and sales insights to create compelling value propositions in new proposals.
Experience and Requirements
Excellent native English written language skills. Command of another language will be considered a bonus (e.g. German, French, Italian, Spanish, or even Russian, Arabic, or Chinese)
Demonstrable analytical skills and good understanding of fundamental economic and financial basics
Ability to work well to tight deadlines and motivate others to meet deadlines
Initiative and ability to work independently
A proactive mindset that enables you to act, work, and think independently
Previous tender/sales experience beneficial, but not essential
Digitally savvy - excellent MS Word and PowerPoint skills
Bachelors or Masters degree in English Literature, Business, Legal, Marketing or similar field
Duties and Responsibilities
Analyse Request for Proposals (RfPs) and coordinate the planning and implementation of the proposal process
Responsible for the writing and development of tender bids, related business intelligence research and analysis, and authoring reports
Initiate relevant research efforts for new proposal information
Support sales team in preparing for any client interactions e.g. creating sales pitch presentations for tender bids
Responsible for calculating and allocating proposal budgets
Work closely with the sales team to support scouting and research for new potential tenders and support the continuous development of new templates and bid materials
You should have a highly intellectual and curious mindset, yet ability to think in a structured manner, maintaining a fine appreciation and respect for creative work. You have good business acumen reflected in qualities such as persistence and initiative. And most importantly you are able to produce jaw-dropping work – time and time again.
Working at AIM is both challenging and extremely rewarding. We believe AIM is a place like no other: the clients are world famous, the people are friendly, the environment is relaxed and all take pride in their work. We are looking forward to getting to know you!
Due to COVID-19 and travel restrictions, we have set up an online application and evaluation platform for the first stage of the application process, where we kindly ask you to answer a few questions, record a short video, do a writing task, and create a short presentation: https://aim-sport.vervoe.net/job-page/bid-manager-business-intelligence/1601150161
Our employees are encouraged to bring their ideas, experiences and perspectives, gleaned from their varied backgrounds, to the workplace. We strive to create an environment in which all employees can contribute to their fullest potential without regard to their race, gender, ethnic or cultural background, disability, age or sexual orientation. However due to strict Swiss legislation we regrettably must advise applicants that we are in a position whereby we may only accept applications from applicants holding either a Swiss or EU-25 passport or a valid Swiss working permit L, B or C. Applicants who do not satisfy this criteria are welcome to apply should they be willing to bear the costs and any associated risks of the work permit application.
AIM Sport is at the forefront of the sports marketing industry. Through our activities in this field, we currently work in over 400 football stadiums and arenas across the globe, providing fresh and innovative solutions to our fast-growing list of blue-chip clients. This elite portfolio includes the world’s biggest football clubs and Commercial Partners: UEFA, Real Madrid CF, FC Bayern Munich, AC & Inter Milano, Paris Saint-Germain, adidas, Audi, Heineken, Mastercard, and Sony to name just a few.