Lucy Alston


CORE SKILLS: Business development strategy, bid management, technical and proposal writing, copy and line editing, systems and process development

After completing postgraduate study in Wellington, Lucy worked as a freelance technical and bid writer before joining Height in September 2014. Lucy is experienced in writing and managing winning proposals for a range of sectors, including construction, public transport and software/IT.

Lucy has a BA and MA in English. As a writer, she is skilled in translating complex concepts into clean, elegant prose. She loves working closely with clients to develop their unique value proposition, and is comfortable leading strategic workshops and critically analysing end customer requirements. In addition to working on proposals, Lucy also manages research and business development projects.

Work highlights for Lucy include working on the winning bid for a multimillion dollar Christchurch rebuild anchor project, managing the end-to-end development of a proposal for export education in the Middle East, preparing a pitch for a major US-based film studio, and working with a public sector client to develop a new market entry strategy for NZ businesses in the Australia-Pacific region.

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