Senior Learning Designer - Bid Specialist - Brighton

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Active since 09-03-2018 Job category Education / Coaching / Trainers
Location Brighton Level -
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type -
Hours 37 - 0 Salary Competitive

You'll have several years' experience designing effective digital learning solutions and be able to discuss and explain them confidently with internal teams and clients. You'll be able to develop strong relationships with clients and recommend solutions with confidence and assurance. Familiar with the issues that can occur over the lifecycle of a project, you are confident and able to take action to anticipate and resolve problems as they occur.

Reporting to the Director of Design this role is expected to focus 70/30 on bid/production. You will be involved in many pitches, so you should positively revel in this part of the process, with an infectious enthusiasm about your designs.


  • Support the sales team in developing, delivering and pitching proposals.
  • Introduce new thinking and innovative elements to designs.
  • Take the lead in discussing requirements with clients and in creating effective design solutions.
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with clients.
  • Direct, guide and coach any scriptwriters and learning designers working on projects under your lead.
  • Talk with authority about the impact of technological trends on learning design.


  • Discuss requirements with clients.
  • Write creative design treatments for proposals and liaise with graphic artists to develop the visualisations for proposals.
  • Present your design ideas at sales pitches.
  • Create and deliver learning design and scripting workshops for clients.
  • Work collaboratively with the internal team to deliver proposals or solutions.
  • Review, edit and critique scripts and provide feedback to scriptwriters.
  • Deliver talks and presentations at exhibitions and conferences.
  • Work with Marketing to create articles, blogs, vlogs and webinars on current and emerging topics.
  • Focus on innovation in every project possible - whether that's a new design approach or improvement to the process of delivering a project.

Skills and attributes

  • Persuasive, fluent writing skills, including an ability to deliver varied styles depending on context and client.
  • Articulate and highly confident pitching and presentational skills.
  • Able to deliver original, winning proposals within tight time schedules.
  • A client-first attitude at all times - you go the extra mile to make sure they get the best possible service.
  • Credibility when talking to clients and coaching internal team members.
  • Proactive interest in the bigger learning picture - from current events in business and society to technology trends as they relate to learning and development.
  • Clarity of thought and communication and an analytical approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to improvise and respond effectively to uncertainty and lack of detail.


  • Essential: Experience (4 years) of digital and / or blended learning design.
  • Desirable: Degree educated.
  • Desirable: Experience in some other area of digital learning such as project management, QA or as a commissioning client.

Why work for Brightwave?

  • Brightwave is a market leader in the creation of engaging, high impact digital learning. Our services include blended learning, learning portals, learning games and consultancy and we've won multiple awards.
  • We work with an exciting range of global clients representing every industry sector. Every day is different and you will be challenged to think creatively and innovate within a multi-disciplined team of talented people working with many of the world’s top brands including Diageo, Mondelez, MARS and Anheuser-Busch.
  • As well as a competitive salary and flexible benefits scheme we're a great bunch of people to work with. Friendly, fun and seriously committed to doing the best work we can... and you can see the sea from our offices.
Depending on skills and experience




Central Brighton

How to Apply

If this is just the opportunity you are looking for then we would love to hear from you. It's easy - simply submit your CV and a cover letter through our recruitment hub. Please indicate your salary expectations in your cover letter.

We are keen to get you on board as soon as possible and will start reviewing applications upon receipt - so please dont delay in submitting as we may appoint before closing date.

Strictly no agencies


More information
This listing is a full-time job

Job category Education / Coaching / Trainers
Industry / Industries Education / Training
Region South East
Keywords E-Learning

Contact information

Name Yontita Smith