Location: Peripatetic (East Midlands area)
Posted on: 07/06/2021
Do you have significant business experience engaging with innovative, leading-edge, high growth SMEs?
Can you inspire and encourage SMEs to access the support they need to survive and grow as conditions and markets are recovering from the Covid-19 crisis?
If you’ve answered “yes” to these questions the role of Ecosystem Relationships 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 work closely with the Innovate UK family regional colleagues and other business support services and stakeholders in the East Midlands to improve the reach and take-up of services to make a significant contribution to the achievement of the teams KPIs to work with growth capable SMEs.
Your responsibilities will include:
We are looking for someone who has worked within a business support organisation and is highly motivated to identify, develop and maintain significant, high-level mutual value relationships in order to encourage clients to take up Innovate UK EDGE support and services.
You will have:
In addition, you will need to be able to:
This is a full-time role on a fixed term contract until 31 March 2022. The role is peripatetic and 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 Midlands once restrictions are lifted and occasionally to our Hatfield office.
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 a superior 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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