Friday, September 01, 2006

Agora Partnership - Business Development Manager Needed

A business development manager is being sought to help Saltburn to become a 'booming, vibrant town'. That's the aim of the newly-formed business and community marketing group Agora, which has received funding for a Saltburn-based manager. The post is to be advertised both locally and on the internet in order to recruit the right person to drive the Saltburn Agora partnership forward to create a thriving town which is attractive to both local people and visitors. Saltburn is one of the eight towns in England which have won places on the Agora project. It is being funded by the European Social Fund and run by Manchester Metropolitan University and the Association of Town Centre Managers. The Saltburn group is to host a national meeting of Agora towns in Saltburn on September 11th and 12th.

Business Development Manager £27,000 pro-rata, part-time 3 days per week.
Saltburn Agora Partnership's vision is to create a 'booming, vibrant town which is attractive to both local people and visitors'. Saltburn is planning investment in the future of it's town centre. The Partnership is now recruiting a Business Development Manager to deliver this exciting and innovative project. This role will allow you to be part of the partnership exploring new opportunities to achieve the vision. Delivering fresh, exciting projects that will bring clear, measurable benefits and pioneering a new wave of business development and activity within the town are all key responsibilities in this role.
You will bring a successful track record in building and developing partnerships, have proven leadership qualities and excellent communication and presentation skills alongside experience in project management. You will be an enthusiastic professional who will play a key role in promoting and developing the town centre for the benefit of it's employers, residents, visitors, shoppers and employees.
In return Agora offers a generous contributory pension, attractive working environment, performance development and flexible working arrangements. The full support of the Agora partnership is determined to bring about sustained improvement. For an application pack please telephone 01642 815663 or e-mail A pdf version of the application pack can be downloaded from here.

For an informal discussion please contact Diana Parker (Chairwoman of the Saltburn Agora Partnership) on 01287 626997/203155 Closing date: 12th September 2006

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