1050TYB Economic Development Assistant

Full time - 36 hours per week

This is a career graded post with the salary ranging from £17,419 - £25,951 per annum (rising to £26,822 per annum after 5 years continuous service) plus £840 Inner Fringe Allowance per annum. Initial salary will be dependent on the candidate’s level of experience.

Are you looking for a new challenge?  We are seeking a candidate with excellent communication skills who can provide project and administration support and play a key role in a busy Economic Development team which is committed to promoting and developing the local economy of the Epping Forest District. The ideal candidate will enjoy providing professional support to the team and also be able to show initiative in developing new projects and be comfortable working unsupervised.

You will be working on a range of projects with a variety of external partners therefore, strong interpersonal skills are key. Duties will include administration assistance in organising working groups and events with the local business community and partners, dealing with a range of economic development enquiries, coordinating content for newsletters and developing contact databases.

A significant element of this role will be to provide support to the Council’s leadership role in driving digital innovation throughout the District and across west Essex and eastern Hertfordshire. You will also assist in developing the Economic Development Strategy for the District and so the ability to research, collate and present information is crucial.

This role is ideally suited to an individual with a strong interest in Economic Development and a keen desire to develop their career in this field.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Vicki Willis or Mike Warr (Economic Development Officers) on 01992 564593 / 01992 564472.


Post Ref: 1050TYB

Closing Date: Wednesday 28 March 2018 

Interviews to be held: 16 & 19 April 2018


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