Bid Writer – Female*

a female bid writer working
Posted March 30, 2022 by

Aurora New Dawn is pleased to announce the following job vacancy:

Bid Writer – Female*

Hours of work

Part-time: 20 Hours per week
Salary £30k (pro rata)
Duration: Commences ASAP. Continuation subject to successful funding
Location: The main office is in Portsmouth

* PLEASE NOTE: This post is restricted to female applicants in accordance with Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010

The Role

Aurora New Dawn is a registered charity providing support and advocacy to survivors of domestic abuse, stalking and sexual violence.

Are you bid writer who wants to work with a charity that puts high quality services, innovation and victim care at its core?

Would you like to help offer support to hundreds of victims and survivors of domestic abuse, sexual violence and stalking?

Who we are looking for:

To be successful in this role you’ll be a meticulous Bid Manager and writer who is motivated by clarity and direction. You’ll have an innovative outlook and strive to create bids that embody our USPs and company values.

Additional information:

  • DBS Disclosure at Enhanced level will be required prior to any offer of employment and this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
  • This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
  • This post will be work from home, with some attendance in the Portsmouth office.

How to apply for the job:

For further details on this vacancy and how to apply, please download the full job description and person specification. Please send a CV and cover letter to – Email titled – Bid writer Application to

For a discussion about the role, or for any queries, please contact S Dillon on

We encourage applications from women of all backgrounds and communities and are committed to having a team that is diverse in terms of skills, experiences and abilities. We particularly encourage applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic women, as these groups are currently underrepresented in our organisation.

*Please note: This post is open to Female applicants only, as a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010

Closing date for applications: 14/04/2022 Aurora New Dawn reserve the right to close application prior to this date.

Interviews – Interviews will be hosted ASAP after closing date.

Interviews will be conducted via ZOOM or in our head office subject to COVID 19 government guidelines.

Important documents:

To download a copy of the Bid Writer job description, click here.

To download a copy of the Aurora New Dawn Diversity Questionnaire, click here.

If you would like to support the Aurora New Dawn charity and you are able to donate you can do so here:

If you would like to support our female only group work and you are able to donate you can do so here:

Aurora’s helpline – 6pm to 9am Monday to Friday and 24hrs over the weekend 02394 216 816

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Sarah Cheverton is Aurora New Dawn's Writer in Residence and a freelance writer and researcher. As well as writing the copy for the Aurora website, Sarah works with the Aurora team on consultation responses, communications and service evaluations. She also works as a Co-Editor for feminist news site Women's Views on News.

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