Economic Development Officer (18 Month Contract)
The COVID-19 pandemic is at the forefront of everyone’s minds. As a Council we recognise the fundamental importance of supporting our local businesses in their efforts to recover and grow, as well as encouraging in new and innovative companies. We have many locational advantages (being close to London and Heathrow) which put us at the forefront of the national recovery. The Council also has significant landholdings which enables us to be in the driving seat for regenerating our main town centre to provide a vibrant and sustainable community,
We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic person to help complement a small team in order to deliver the Council’s Economic Strategy 2017- 2022. The emphasis will be on helping promote the local economy as well as supporting existing needs of local businesses.
Spelthorne Council is very business friendly local authority and has a long record of providing excellent support for business, including the creation of the Spelthorne Business Forum. The Council has a number of further ambitions including the implementation of a new Business Incubator for innovative / creative businesses, in which the successful applicant will play a key role.
The above temporary post is based within the Regeneration & Growth Team reporting to the Senior Economic Development Officer.
Closing Date: 10 July 2020(Noon)
Interview Date: w/c 20 July 2020
For full information and to apply online, go to www.surreyjobs.info or www.spelthorne.gov.uk alternatively, please contact Recruitment Services on (01784 444263 (24hr answer phone) quoting reference number 880.
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How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.