Business Development Officer

Town Hall, King Edward Place, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire DE14 2EB
£27,514 TO £30,984 PER ANNUM PRO RATA
20 Jul 2022
06 Sep 2022
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Contract Type
Part time temporary
Working Pattern
Part Time
The Enterprise Team at East Staffordshire Borough Council is looking to appoint a part time Business Development Officer. This role comes at an exciting time for East Staffordshire Borough Council within the context of the Levelling up Fund, Towns Fund and UK Shared Prosperity fund agendas which the Enterprise Team are leading on. We are delighted to be looking to a recruit a Business Development Officer to our small but growing team which is at the forefront of Government Priorities.

The successful candidate will be a key member of the team and will play an important role in supporting the Levelling up fund, Towns Fund and UK Shared Prosperity fund agendas. This role involves an ability to think and work on your own initiative and have an entrepreneurial spirit. You will work closely with local businesses to encourage them to apply for the council’s Business Springboard Boost scheme and help them through the process. You will also work closely with members of the Business Springboard Boost panel, officers from the Local Enterprise Partnerships and other key partners. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of an inclusive, welcoming team that is delivering the Government’s top priority, and working to create real change for communities and places across East Staffordshire. You will be part of a dynamic, forward thinking and inclusive team and we welcome applicants with diverse experiences, backgrounds and characteristics.
Full details of the duties, responsibilities and skill requirements can be found in the Job Description and person specification.
Our attractive benefits package includes the Local Government Pension Scheme; flexible working hours; generous annual leave; hybrid working; development opportunities and free car parking. Burton Town Hall is also located close to the train station.

Hours of work are 22 hours per week.

This post is offered on a fixed term contract to 31st March 2023.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 13th and Wednesday 14th September.

The Council is actively building diverse teams and welcomes applications from everyone, including people of different age, sex, gender, ethnicity, religion, and sexual orientation. ESBC is a Disability Confident Employer.

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Employment of Related Persons Policy
Job Description & Person Specification
Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex Offenders

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