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Sector Specialist (Tech and Digital)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 18/03/2018 23:59
£35,444 - £38,237 - Fixed Term for 12 months
Hours per week:
37 Hours
Job Category:
Executive / Managerial
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Employment Location:
Gateshead Civic Centre
Post Number:

Job details 

Closing date:
18 Mar

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Gateshead has established itself a growing reputation as a location for business clusters within the digital and tech industries including a smart specialism in the emerging technologies sector, particularly immersive technology.

This is a rare opportunity to work at a senior level within the Council's Economic Development Service which leads on activities to drive business growth, raise levels of entrepreneurship and enhance the economic prosperity of Gateshead and its residents.

The Tech and Digital Sector Specialist will be responsible for growing the digital and tech sector by creating the right conditions for grow through a mix of cross-cutting and sector-specific activities.

You will be able to demonstrate specialist knowledge of the digital technology sector, knowledge national and local strategies and policies relating to business growth, finance and legal structures and financial management and monitoring procedures

You will have substantial and relevant experience of working with the digital technology sector, conducting research, developing action plans, working in partnership and managing projects. Experience of securing funding, working with a high degree of devolved responsibility and strong communication skills is also essential.

Secondment requests will be considered.

For more information contact Andrew Tate, Enterprise and Industry Manager on 0191 433 2084 or email andrewtate@gateshead.gov.uk

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