Location: Peripatetic (East of England area)
Posted on: 15/04/2021
Do you have significant business experience engaging with innovative, leading-edge, high growth SMEs at board / C-suite/owner level?
Do you want to help SMEs to access the support they need to survive the immediate Covid-19 crisis and to help them grow as conditions and markets recover?
If you’ve answered yes to these questions the role of Client Engagement Adviser could be for you!
About the role
The Innovate UK EDGE service provides advice, information and tailored support to ambitious SMEs that are looking to grow their business through innovation and internationalisation.
In this role you will influence the key decision makers within leading-edge, innovative, high growth SMEs to engage with Innovate UK EDGE support that will help them survive during these unprecedented times, stabilise the business and position it to grow as conditions and markets recover.
Your responsibilities will include:
We are looking for someone who has worked within a business support organisation and is highly motivated to engage with existing and potential clients to encourage them to take up Innovate UK EDGE support and services.
You will have:
In addition, you will need to be able to:
This is fixed term contract until March 31 2022 and it is a full-time role, but we are happy to have a conversation about flexible and part time options.
We currently working remotely due to Covid-19 and meeting our clients through video calls. Therefore, we are flexible around where you are based, however you will be required to travel to clients around the East of England and occasionally to our Hatfield office when required, once restrictions are lifted.
The salary of up to £35,525 for the right candidate (pro rata for part time);
We are committed to equality of opportunity for all and value diversity in our workforce. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
We are one of the UK’s foremost business support organisations with approximately 200 employees across a number of locations. For over 25 years, we have provided business advisory services to more than 500,000 small to medium sized businesses on behalf of Government and Private sector organisations. As a business we recognise that giving excellent service to our clients depends on making the most of our people and we aim to give our teams challenging opportunities, recognition for achievement, job enrichment and the maximum flexibility we can.
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