The DMC is an exciting Council-enabled hub for digital and creative businesses in the heart of Barnsley town centre and an emerging Digital Campus. Across two architect designed buildings we are home to over 45 companies and our facilities include offices, meeting rooms, event space, coworking and a makerlab. We are seeking a DMC Experience Officers who will be the first point of contact for all our customers and partners and create a fantastic welcome. You will ‘be’ the DMC in the buildings and also online, sharing news, information and making connections as well as ensuring every customer has a positive and engaging experience. You will meet and help a huge range of people online and offline and be part of a growing tech ecosystem across the Yorkshire region. No two days will be the same and you will help to organise and deliver events with attendees from across the region and beyond, including international delegates. You will work in an environment designed to be digital by default and will encourage others to adopt and develop new ideas and technologies.
The role is part of the Enterprising Barnsley DMC team and you will work in close collaboration with the wider team, reporting to the DMC Experience Manager. The role is funded by the Digital Innovation for Growth programme until June 30th 2023.
The Digital Innovation for Growth programme is receiving funding from the England European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. Digital Innovation for Growth is led by Sheffield Hallam University and Barnsley Council is a delivery partner.
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government is the Managing Authority for European Regional Development Fund. Established by the European Union, the European Regional Development Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support innovation, businesses, create jobs and local community regenerations.