Digital Events Co-ordinator

Business Growth Hub

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Contract Type:

(Ref: DEC3992)
Salary: Up to £25,034 per annum
Contract: Permanent
Based: Manchester City Centre

The Digital Growth service is a delivered by a fast paced team who keep up with new and emerging technologies, transferring this knowledge to SME`s in Greater Manchester. Working in our central Manchester office, this position will support the Digital Growth Manager in the delivery of the Digital Growth Programme.

As a member of the Digital Growth Team you will continue the development and delivery of the Digital Growth programme to ensure the biggest impact across the Greater Manchester region for businesses to take advantage of digital technology and faster broadband. The main objectives of the role will be the planning, promotion and implementation of workshops, master classes and engagement events that respond to the needs of clients who wish to utilise digital technology, allowing them to network learn, and explore new business opportunities and enable business growth.

You will also be required to build relationships with existing entrepreneur networks, partners and local authorities to raise awareness of the programme and to ensure the highest level of engagement across the Greater Manchester region as well as work with the marketing and events team to develop a fully integrated offer to ensure the delivery and impacts of the contract are achieved.

The successful applicant will have strong organizational and great communication skills, a professional and courteous manner along with confidence in both working and communicating with people and management at all levels. They must demonstrate the ability to multi task and be a very flexible worker who can juggle numerous projects, sometimes completing tasks within a short turnaround period. They must also be IT literate, have a keen interest in digital technologies and able to use CRM systems & Microsoft Office applications.

• Logical eye for detail with common sense.
• Effective written report and letter writing skills.
• Effective verbal and presentational skills.
• Ability to work with a wide range of partners at a wide variety of levels.
• Able to work well as part of a small team.
• Initiative, innovation and drive a pre-requisite.
• A flexible working approach and the ability to learn quickly.

The closing date for applications is 5pm Thursday 13th August 2015

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