LEP Team Support
37 hours per week. Fixed term to end of March 2020.
We are seeking a highly experienced person to provide first class secretariat support to the Marches LEP Chair, LEP Director and the LEP Board. Previous experience in an office management and PA role to senior management is essential along with an excellent telephone manner and strong customer service skills. Key tasks will include arranging and supporting Board meetings, organising meetings with Government Ministers and MPs along with the taking of minutes at meetings, managing a busy office and ensuring back office functions e.g. IT, processing invoices are maintained. This person will also line manage the part time office administrator.
The post is based in Shrewsbury and will involve some travel across Shropshire, Herefordshire and Telford & Wrekin. Experience in working with businesses is desired but not essential
LEP Data and Marketing Officer
37 Hours per week. Fixed term to end of March 2020.
We are seeking a person with extensive experience of managing a Client Relationship Management (CRM) system to support the work of the LEP and the Marches Growth Hub and who has a strong marketing and event management background. Key tasks will include the collection and analysis of data to enable effective performance reporting; the development and maintenance of mailing lists (in line with GDPR requirements) to support marketing and promotional activities; reviewing and refreshing information held on websites, including researching and updating relevant business support information; maintaining events calendars; contributing to our social media presence and arranging business focused events.
The post is based in Shrewsbury and will involve frequent travel across Shropshire, Herefordshire and Telford & Wrekin. Experience in working with businesses is essential.
European Structural and Investment Funds
The Marches region has been allocated approximately £95 million of EU funding for projects being developed and delivered between 2014 and 2020. Information on current calls can be found here.
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Business Productivity Review: Call For Evidence
We’re seeking evidence on firm-level factors that may improve productivity for the long tail of low productivity businesses