High Street Support Co-ordinator
£22,021 – £25,295 per annum, pro rata
25 hours per week
2 Year Fixed Term Contract
Are you passionate about supporting local high streets, and all the local businesses on them? If so, you could be the right person to join our busy, friendly and energetic Development Strategy Team.
We have a strong track record of supporting local businesses, inward investment opportunities and working with local partners to drive forward economic development in the District. We are now looking to expand our support offer to the local businesses in Blaby town centre, and other centres in the District where businesses have an appetite to work together to make improvements happen.
As a result, we are looking to recruit a positive, highly motivated individual to be our new High Street Support Co-ordinator to work with our local business groups and other key partners, and make exciting things happen to improve our centres for both our businesses, and the wider local communities. This will include high street promotional and marketing activities, events organisation, and exploring and accessing potential funding sources for high street improvements, amongst many other possible opportunities.
Please note: If you are a disabled applicant and you meet all of the essential criteria of the Job Description and Person Specification you will be guaranteed an interview. You just need to let us know on the application form.
Benefits of working with us include a local government pension scheme, exciting career opportunities, flexible working including a flexi-time scheme and out of town offices with free car parking and cycle bays.
To find out more about the job and what it is like to work for us, please contact Lucy O’Doherty, Development Strategy Manager, on 0116 272 7775 or Cat Hartley, Planning and Economic Development Group Manager, on 0116 275 0555, for an informal discussion.
Flexible working may be considered but not guaranteed.
Where are we based?
The Main Council Offices are in a lovely little village called Narborough in Leicestershire which is just 3 miles from the M1, junction 21 and not far from the centre of Leicester. The local train station is only a 5 minutes walk away and there are regular bus links to and from the city centre. Click on the link for further information on where we are: How to find us
Blaby District Council want their workforce to reflect the make up the community we serve, and we therefore welcome applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, religion, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability.
Should you have any technical issues when applying, please call the Human Resources team on 0116 2727517.
Closing date: Monday 23 September 2019 (midnight)
Interview date: Tuesday 1 October 2019