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Business Liaison Officer

Business Engagement
Salary:   £25,298 to £31,076
Closing Date:   Wednesday 28 June 2017
Interview Date:   Friday 14 July 2017
Reference:  N1390

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) in the role of Business Liaison Officer on a full time / fixed term basis until 31 December 2018.

The Business Engagement Team within LUMS undertakes outstanding work in the fields of executive education, customised programmes and business support. Our programmes support North West Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs), delivering a range of activities that include utilising the resources of the Management School student base to work on the business support needs of SMEs.

As Business Liaison Officer you will create and sustain networks of engaged SMEs throughout the region, initially focused within Cumbria, developing and maintaining long term relationships with businesses for the purposes of awareness raising and recruitment onto LUMS’ business support programmes.
You will work with the LUMS marketing team to create content marketing to promote the project activities and will support the production of and follow-up from recruitment campaigns.

You will identify SME business support needs and use this information to support the development and delivery of our programmes. In addition you will work with SMEs to assess their specific issues, assigning student project consultancy teams as appropriate. This is a challenging role for a confident, motivated self-starter with knowledge of the SME community and experience of sales/recruitment.  You will possess excellent communication and networking skills, and have experience of co-ordinating multiple workloads and performing to targets.  

This post is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and experience of working with external funding streams such as ERDF would be beneficial.

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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