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Job Vacancy: Business Growth Adviser - Digital – Business Northumberland

Advance Northumberland

(Full time, 37 Hours per week, fixed term until 30th June 2023)

Up to £33,000 per annum

Published: 10 January 2022

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and enthusiastic Business Growth Adviser with an interest and experience in Digital Technology to join the Economic Growth team and support the delivery of Business Northumberland, a high profile European funded business support programme focussing on improving digital skills of small businesses across the North East LEP region.

Business Northumberland is an exciting programme focused on supporting the growth and sustainability of SMEs in Northumberland and the wider North East LEP region. Activity will be delivered using an interactive online platform which will host a number of programmes and online content across a number of economic drivers to support business growth.  Online activity will also be complemented with a number of masterclasses and seminars, held across Northumberland.

As well as enthusiastically promoting the benefits of the support programme and the opportunities they can bring to SME’s, the Business Growth Advisers will be responsible for the identification and engagement of eligible SMEs onto the Business Northumberland programme. They will deliver 1:1 advice, in order to unlock growth opportunities within an eligible SME and support start – ups and businesses with a higher growth potential.

The post holder will have specialisms in a field relating to one or more of the following project themes and be able to apply their knowledge and promote the benefits directly in order to help grow a business:

-        Routes to market and business development

-        Digital Marketing and Communications

-        Social Media and Websites

-        Business growth through the use of digital applications

-        Account Management

These posts are part financed by the England European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020.

To apply please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability for the role and experience with examples around specific specialisms and sectors to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For an informal discussion please contact Lucy Evermore –Programme Manager - on 07984199830.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 20th March 2022.

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