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Analyst, Proposal Strategy, Europe

London, United Kingdom; Brighton, United Kingdom
Digital Commerce Marketing

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Job Description

You’ll do more than the expected. You’ll do the unexpected. 

The Proposal Analyst will provide support to the Regional Proposal Strategists to deliver consultative partnership to Europe Sales and Account Development in the creation of RFP responses, proposals and Client presentations spanning the Client lifecycle (acquisition, expansion, cross-sell and retention). This Analyst will provide hands-on support in the planning, delivery and execution of winning strategies that communicate GCS value and competitive differentiation, partnering with key Marketing and Product Management colleagues.  This is a non Client-facing role. 


Role responsibilities will include:

  • Gather and analyze information for RFP response and Client presentation content

  • Support Proposal Strategists and key business partners in the development of strategic Client communications

  • Supporting the proposal process from planning and research to developing customised bid responses and presentations with strategic value messaaging

  • Leveraging the GCS Value Proposition to differentiate American Express offerings

  • Managing across global time zones and cross-cultural collaboration

Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.


Required skills

The Proposal Analyst must have proven business experience and demonstrated strengths in:

  • Proven ability to link Customer needs (individually and holistically) to internal and marketplace solutions (AXP as well as competitor)

  • Business writing and communications excellence (internal and Customer-facing), specifically the ability to formulate and convey a strategy and other information in a clear, concise and visually appealing manner

  • Synthesizing information and data to create compelling, professional, and customized Customer-facing messaging focused on communicating value and highlighting competitive differentiation

  • Organization and ensuring high attention to information quality, compliance and detail in a deadline-driven, results-oriented envirotnment

  • Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Adobe Acrobat skills and experience creating visuals and graphics for proposals and presentations (within all applications mentioned)

  • Commercial Card industry and product knowledge (highly preferred)  

Why American Express?

There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference.


American Express has been making a difference in people’s lives for over 160 years, backing them in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards.


We’ve also made a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learning and collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We have their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time to spend with their family or community. And when they’re ready to take on a new career path, we’re right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into the best future they envision.


Because we believe that the best way to back our customers is to back our people.


The powerful backing of American Express.

Don’t make a difference without it.

Don’t live life without it.

To complete your application please click on the links below. However, if you require any assistance with the completion of this process – or need any reasonable adjustments to be made – then please contact the Recruitment Team on or 00800 83 000038 (for Russia based candidates 810 800 83 000038).

ReqID: 19002919
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Feb 22, 2019, 11:31:00 AM
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