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Business Development and Marketing Officer (Digital Skills) Post Ref. PSC/C21a

Grade Grade J SP1-4 £29,661 - £34-344 per annum – 12 month contract. Closing date 21st August 2017. Interviews will be 30th August 2017. Based in Leeds City Centre

 If you are a confident communicator with a track record of building successful commercial partnerships, this could be the opportunity for you.

Leeds City Region is a dynamic and vibrant place to live, work and do business and we are seeking a driven individual with excellent communications skills, experienced in the full marketing mix and with a track record for building successful commercial partnerships to join the team.  

The Business Development and Marketing Officer role is an exciting new position based within the Marketing team and working closely with the Sector Skills Manager. The successful individual will develop new partnerships and secure the funds to deliver integrated marketing campaigns designed to engage employers and inspire future employees within our growing digital sector.

This is a varied role which will suit an adaptable individual, proficient at managing multiple marketing and communications projects and working with a range of stakeholders, with experience in developing partnerships and securing commercial sponsorship, as well as working knowledge of the digital sector and skills support available across Leeds City Region.

Key requirements:

Experience of delivering successful partnership activities in an economic development or employment and skills environment

Experience of delivering high impact integrated marketing and communications campaigns to meet targets

Experience of building relationships across the public and private sector

Understanding of the digital sector including skills and career choices


West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) has a flexible and encouraging approach to helping you achieve your best work/life balance and career goals with a range of benefits including a local government career average pension scheme, a free countywide travel MCard (zone 1-5) and flexitime working scheme.

We encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, race, gender, religion or beliefs, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.

 Please submit your application online by 21st August 2017. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 30th August 2017.  

If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. Candidates will be notified of invitation to interview by e-mail.

No Agencies please. 

Candidate information will be retained by WYCA for 12 months unless you make a request for this to be deleted.          



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