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Economic Development Officer
  • Employer: Harborough District Council
  • Reference: HBC/21/158797
  • Published: Wed 14/07/2021, 16:18 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 02/08/2021, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade 6 (£27,741 - £30,451pa)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire, Leicestershire

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Economic Development Officer

Harborough District Council’s vision is to work with communities in a vibrant, safe and prosperous district and to bring the best opportunities to all.

Harborough District Council is looking for a highly motivated Economic Development Officer to join our expanding Economic Development Team to lead on delivery of key actions identified in the delivery of the Harborough District’s Economic Development Strategy 2018 - 2023.

You are likely to be responsible for projects relating to; Tourism and culture, Retail Support and Town Centres.

Experience in a similar role, working in partnership to deliver complex projects coupled with knowledge of funding streams and sources of support and advice for businesses are essential.  You will also need great communications skills, MS Office skills and English and maths GCSE Grade C or equivalent.

You will need to have the means to travel around the district and will be expected to work some evenings and weekends. There will also be a combination of office and home based working.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 9am on Monday 02nd August 2021.  Interviews will be held on Friday 13th August 2021.

Desirable criteria from the person specification may be used for sifting purposes.

Find out more about the benefits of working at Harborough District Council at http://www.harborough.gov.uk/working-for-us