Salary: £16.28 per hour (plus an additional 12.07% holiday pay entitlement and travel costs)
Growth Lancashire’s mission is to contribute towards growing productivity, prosperity and places across the County. 2019 marks our 15th year as a public-private partnership. Our role is diverse and focuses on supporting businesses to grow, caring for and developing Lancashire’s heritage and cultural assets, securing and delivering external funding, and promoting Lancashire and encouraging investment. Overall, our vision is for Lancashire to maximise its potential, capitalising on its economic strengths and its built and natural environment. We are underpinned by our core values of being impartial, collaborative, honest and hard-working.
The company is controlled by a number of local councils (the employing body is Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council), and our Board is private sector led, whilst also comprising elected members from our local Councils.
We deliver a Business Relationship Management service for Lancashire’s Business Growth Hub, boost. The service offers dedicated sector-specialist account managers (“Business Relationship Managers”) to engage and build lasting relationships with Lancashire businesses. Our activity will provide a minimum of 3 hours of ongoing advice and support to 1,500 Lancashire businesses, as well as making introductions to other support services which Growth Lancashire is responsible for engaging with and helping businesses to navigate.
The existing team of Relationship Managers working on the Boost programme are fully committed to #GrowingLancashire. In addition to our current pool of amazing Associates, we want to hear from any individuals who consider themselves sector or subject experts, and who might be interested in working for Growth Lancashire on a casual basis to help deliver the Boost programme and any future opportunities.
We are proud to deliver services for Boost and you will be capable of delivering support to Lancashire’s most promising growth companies – diagnosing their needs, providing information and brokering effective solutions. You will be an experienced campaigner in the field of business engagement and support, with a proven track record. You will be someone with previous industry experience and be comfortable in delivering hands-on support via publicly funded provision.
Importantly, we are looking for Associates who
- Are as passionate about business growth as we are and understand the issues and challenges faced by SMEs
- Are suitably qualified/experienced
- Are committed to delivering a high quality service which meets the needs of Lancashire’s business community and will be ambassadors for the Boost programme
Interested? Please send a CV to – firstname.lastname@example.org
A copy of the combined Job Description and Person Specification can be found below. Please note that previous applicants need not re-apply.