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Economic Development Officer


  • £22.65 per hour
  • Hammersmith & Fulham, Greater London
  • Posted: 05/02/2024
  • Temporary
  • Job Ref: 176ECO5224

Job Details

ROLE DESCRIPTION

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.

ABOUT YOU

Qualifications

  • 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!


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