Chief Executive Officer

Dovetail Human Resource Specialists

As the CEO of this ambitious organisation you will be able to make a difference to the local community and businesses in the Newbury area.

Chief Executive Officer
Location: Newbury, Berkshire
Salary: up to £60K
Term: Initially 2 years with option to extend.

As the CEO of this ambitious organisation you will be able to make a difference to the local community and businesses in the Newbury area.

Applications must be in by the 29th May 2020 with interviews commencing 8th June 2020
  
Do you live in the Newbury area and are passionate about its heritage and what it has to offer? Do you have a detailed knowledge of the range of issues relating to current Government policy on business, economic development, regeneration? We have an interesting C-Suite position with an Economic Development Company (EDC) set up to promote the Newbury and West Berkshire area as a go-to destination for organisations, businesses, families and individuals.
  
Main purpose of Job
  
To support the directors and delegated stakeholder group in the development and implementation of the objectives of the EDC, with specific focus on inward investment and marketing/promotion of the district.
  
Main responsibilities  
  • Lead on all business support and growth activities
  • Lead on business relationships and account management
  • Lead on all marketing and inward investment activities
  • Drive membership and financial growth
  • Network development and engagement
Key Requirements  
  • Detailed knowledge of the range of issues relating to current Government policy on business, economic development, regeneration, and the role of Economic Development Companies
  • Knowledge and understanding of key business and enterprise issues in a UK and regional context
  • Knowledge of project management methodology and tools
  • Strong and recent experience of working in economic development related fields
  • Experience of project and programme development and management
  • Experience of preparing and presenting high quality reports, briefing notes and complex data
  • Experience of delivering communications activity
  • Experience of preparing or contributing to successful funding bids
  • Experience of using monitoring systems to measure outcomes
  • Proven track record in dealing with both public and private sectors (including at senior levels), particularly in the areas of promotion, joint working and coordinated management
Benefits include: 25 days holiday plus B/H, work-based pension, Home based but office available if required.

So, if you’d like an executive position where you can make a real difference to the area you live in then contact us today to discuss further!!