Job Description

Pursuit Writer - Sales Excellence (Cloud and Infrastructure Outsourcing)

Career Level 9

Location UK

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO


Sales Excellence (SE) provides end-to-end sales and pricing effectiveness, sales operations, and analytics services. SE partners with teams around the world to deliver insights, improve acumen and win profitable deals. SE Deal Support helps deal teams strategize and execute to drive profitability and achieve client goals through compelling, market-based pricing and commercial proposals.

The Proposal Writer creates engaging and persuasive copy to help Accenture win work. They collaborate with proposal teams at each stage of the sales process to write and edit RFx responses, oral presentations, and other sales-related materials. They ensure compliance, consistency of messaging, and alignment with client objectives.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • The person will be responsible for writing IT Infrastructure and Cloud proposals to produce a winning compliant proposal response.

  • Participates in proposal storyline sessions with solution architects and key stakeholders to clarify proposed solutions, approaches, products, and services.

  • Facilitate the development of all components of the proposal and ensure the proposal structure complies with RFP requirements.

  • Collaborate with the Sales Leads/ Bid Managers/ Solution Architects in planning and reviewing proposal content.

  • Drafts executive summaries of sales materials to capture key messaging and differentiators​.

  • Transforms technical solutions, delivery methodologies, sales strategies, and win themes into easily understandable and readable responses​.

  • Edits and rewrites sales/technical materials for grammar, punctuation, readability, conciseness, consistency of tone, and alignment with deal win themes​.

  • Ensure that information is communicated accurately and in a visually appealing manner while in alignment with the company’s overall brand and messaging guidelines.

  • ​Update status reports and provide status updates on proposal assignments in ongoing pursuits.

  • Collaborates with graphic designers to ideate meaningful proposal visuals.


  • Experience in creating proposals, collaterals, and presentations in response to business RFPs/RFQs/RFIs for Infrastructure Outsourcing and Cloud Service Line.

  • Good understanding of IT Infrastructure Outsourcing and Cloud computing concepts.

  • Education Qualification – Graduation / Post Graduation Degree (preferred)

  • Good knowledge of MS Office suite and graphic tools.

  • Good team management skills.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (business, proposal, and technical).

  • Strong organisational skills that demonstrate a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Ability to collaborate effectively with multi-cultural dispersed and multi-party teams.

What’s in it for you

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.

About Accenture

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 674,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

Closing Date for Applications 5/12/2022

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Please read Accenture’s Recruiting and Hiring Statement for more information on how we process your data during the Recruiting and Hiring process.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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