Business Marketing Officer requirement has arisen for Richmond and Wandsworth Council within the Enterprise and Business Growth Team. The primary purpose is to lead on the successful marketing and promotion of advice services, workshops, events and initiatives which support business start-up, development, growth and networking in the borough, as well as to facilitate and deliver effective and impactful business communications and activities through a range of channels. The Business Marketing officer will report to the Enterprise and Business Communications Manager. The post is based within the Economic Development Office.
The Business Marketing Officer will be required to: develop and lead on traditional and digital marketing strategies to businesses and entrepreneurs in the borough, promote services and initiatives developed by the Enterprise and Business Growth team and work with stakeholders and partners. This is an exciting time to join the team as we gradually move out of lockdown, following the Covid 19 restrictions, when the need for support for local businesses has never been greater.
The post holder will:
You will be an ambitious self-starter, ready to take on the challenge of joining a successful Enterprise and Business Growth Team.
The ideal candidate will have:
We recognise the importance of a good balance between work and home life so we do everything we can to accommodate flexible working including, working from home and other arrangements. Please just let us know in your application or at any stage throughout the process (and beyond) if these are options you’d like to explore. We also offer a generous holiday allowance of 39 paid days (pro rata) including bank holidays and a wide range of learning and development opportunities.
In addition, we offer a comprehensive range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts with many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments.
Indicative Recruitment Timeline
Closing Date: 25th July 2021
Shortlisting Date: 26th – 28th July 2021
Interview Date: 9th & 10th August 2021
For an informal conversation please contact: Jenni Asiama – Enterprise and Business Communication Manager via email Jenni.Asiama@richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk or tel: 02088717807
The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. We strongly advise you to complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
Please note that the advertised dates for interviews may change due to the current Covid-19 situation. If they do, we will let you know as soon as possible.
Your health and wellbeing is our top priority. Should you become unwell due to Covid-19 during the recruitment process we would very much appreciate receiving an update from you as soon as possible.
We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our teams.
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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