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Proposal Writer and Editor

Requisition ID: R10051401

  • Category IconCategory: Communications
  • Location IconLocation: United Kingdom-Home Based, London, United Kingdom
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United Kingdom Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Security Check (SC)
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Your Opportunity to Define Possible. Our Opportunity to Deliver the Nation’s Security. Together.

Salary: £39,000 - £55,000

Role Clearance Type: UK-Security Check (SC). Clearance not required to start

Location: Home Based

About Your Opportunity:

In this creative role you will thrive in delivering high quality, well written proposals and customer facing documents that engage and educate potential clients of our pioneering and cutting-edge technologies and services that Define Possible.

With wider team support, you’ll work to achieve your first year goal of growing NG’s business across several multi-million pound programmes.

Your Benefits:

  • Flexible working schedules - we offer flexible and hybrid working arrangements. Talk to us at the application stage about any scheduling preferences you may have.
  • Flexible Benefits Package – choose which NGUKL benefits you want to satisfy your personal needs. Core Benefits provided for you are Healthcare, Dental, Life Assurance and Pension. Benefits you can flex include Critical Illness Cover, Health Cash Plan, and Health Assessments.
  • Employee Incentive Programme – exceptional performance is recognized through our annual incentive programme which is awarded to top performers who excel
  • Career Development – opportunity for ongoing professional development and career growth opportunities

Your Responsibilities:

  • Delivering business winning content to proposals
  • Working side by side with, Proposal Managers, Technical specialists and Graphic Designers to create and edit easily consumable content
  • Articulate and integrate themes and messaging though storyboarding and format, layout and graphics
  • Support the wider Business Development team as well as functional areas in the creation of quality written content to support presentations and marketing material
  • Work with the bid team to continuously improve content, maintaining a record of exemplar content in support of future submissions and opportunities

Your Experience:

  • Comfortable translating complex technical solutions into compelling content.
  • A background in professional writing, or experience in an equivalent role
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Highly articulate, with ability to create content that engages at all levels
  • Experience within the engineering and technology industry preferable

Your Future Team:

“If you love the idea of working in a fast-paced team and supporting the development of some of the world’s most advanced technologies to protect our nation sounds exciting, then this is the role for you.”

Northrop Grumman UK Employee

Our small, energised and supportive team are focused on winning new business, applying a flexible approach as we produce high quality responses to varied and interesting projects with often challenging concepts and deadlines.

We operate a hybrid and flexible working model with monthly face-to-face meetings, including regular training to support your development and refine your skills. Our team regularly travel across the UK and occasionally to the USA as required.

We believe that creating a team that values diversity and fosters inclusion is essential to great performance. We know the best ideas come from diversity of thought, background, perspective, culture, gender, race, age and many other elements. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from communities currently under-represented within our industry. We treat everyone with respect and foster safe and inclusive environments.

About Our Responsibilities:

Our customers operate in unique environments which offer new and exciting challenges every day, cultivating a place where you can learn and thrive, working alongside the best minds in industry. We’ll give you space to develop your career, where your ideas can shape the future of our dynamic business. 

We promote collaboration to achieve more than we could imagine, together. And within a respectful and inspirational environment, we value what you say and do.

How to Apply:

Interested in our opportunity?

Yes – then simply submit your application online. Your application will be reviewed by one of our expert recruiters who’ll then respond advising you of the outcome and next steps for successful candidates.

Possibly, I’d like to find out more – then connect direct with rianna.toombs@euro.ngc.com, our recruitment business partner who will be happy to support you with any enquires.

Background checks and potentially security clearance form part of the recruitment process, our team will inform you of the procedures when required.

Northrop Grumman UK:

Work with a global brand that makes a real contribution to our nation’s security and future. At Northrop Grumman UK, the brightest minds come together to push the boundaries and Define Possible. As leaders in the digital transformation of Aerospace, Defence and Intelligence we are providing ground-breaking outcomes for our customers.

Find out more: https://www.northropgrumman.com/careers/job-search-united-kingdom/

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Northrop Grumman is committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status, including race/ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.


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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.