The Economic Growth for Everyone initiative is at the heart of our vision, and we are seeking a dynamic and motivated individual to lead and deliver high street programmes, empowering businesses in South Fulham to thrive. If you are a confident communicator with excellent project management skills, we want to hear from you.
ABOUT THE ROLE
As the Economic Development Officer, you will:
- Provide support to the Head of Service and the Economic Development Team in developing and delivering innovative approaches to business engagement and enterprise programmes.
- Lead the support and delivery of high street projects in South Fulham to enhance footfall and trade.
- Act as a bridge between key business organizations in South Fulham, fostering collaboration across different council service areas.
- Build strong relationships with existing and new businesses to support a resilient, vibrant, and inclusive local economy.
- Coordinate and deliver business support programmes, including signposting and referrals.
- Maintain an active CRM/database of high street businesses to track outcomes and ensure effective communication.
- Essential: Relevant degree or professional qualification, membership of a relevant professional organization, or relevant experience.
- Desirable: Relevant qualification in project management.
Knowledge & Experience:
- Record of achievement in a similar role, operating in a complex environment, with experience in local and/or central government, commercial sector, or relevant policy body/agency.
- Detailed understanding of high street issues within a local authority setting.
- Experience in negotiating positive outcomes for local businesses and people.
- Proficient in standard office packages for data analysis, reporting, and presentations.
Other Team Duties:
- Support delivery of seasonal events and relevant research projects.
- Stay updated on High Street support programmes and engage with other boroughs and the High Streets Task Force.
- Flexibility to attend meetings and events during evenings and weekends as necessary.
HOW TO APPLY
If you are looking to develop your career in a fast-paced, professional environment while making a real difference, Apply Today!
Join us in shaping the future of Hammersmith & Fulham!