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Sector Development Manager

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
31/03/2021
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 13/04/2021 23:59
Salary:
Grade 11 £33,782 to £37,890
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Regeneration/ Economic Development
Vacancy ID:
205620
Employment Location:
Salvus House, Aykley Heads, Durham
Post Number:
REG21-157
Number of posts:
1
Closing date:
13 Apr
Further Information

An opportunity has arisen for a Sector Development Manager within Business Durham.

The role of this post is to develop a project which focuses on the attraction of digital and FinTech businesses and the development of an ecosystem to allow the sector to grow in County Durham, with a particular focus on Durham City. The role will incorporate engaging with businesses from within these sectors to identify need; creating an ecosystem to attract businesses including the development of appropriate packages of support; and liaising with key stakeholders, partners, and departments to ensure appropriate infrastructure is in place.

Other key elements of the role will also involve identifying key trends in the FinTech and digital sectors, building networks and contacts, managing events and attending trade shows as appropriate.

Some national travel may be required.

Applicants should hold a degree or equivalent in a relevant subject or be able to demonstrate extensive relevant experience together with having recent experience of engaging with SMEs and delivering business support or business development services.

Interviews are scheduled to take place via Microsoft Teams on a date to be confirmed.

For further information regarding the post, please contact Peter Rippingale, Team Manager on 07747486748 or via email at peter.rippingale@durham.gov.uk

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL COMMUNICATION REGARDING YOUR APPLICATION FOR THIS POST WILL BE SENT TO THE EMAIL ADDRESS THAT YOU HAVE REGISTERED WITH NORTH EAST JOBS, INCLUDING YOUR INVITE TO INTERVIEW IF YOU ARE SHORTLISTED. PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL AFTER THE CLOSING DATE FOR NOTIFICATION FROM DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK AS YOU WILL NOT BE NOTIFIED BY ANY OTHER MEANS. PLEASE ENSURE YOU CHECK YOUR JUNK MAIL.

In line with the County Council's Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services on 03000 263154/264469/264086/266148 or email PESREG@durham.gov.uk

Please note
This job is closed for applications.