Join the Midlands Engine

Join the Midlands Engine

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The Midlands Engine is England’s leading pan-regional partnership. We have a remit for driving economic growth in partnership, in every part of our region, a place that is home to almost 11 million people. The Midlands is a region of pioneering minds, thriving industry, great beauty, inspiring heritage and incredible people. Our region is a place of vibrant cities, bustling towns, flourishing rural areas and welcoming communities. From Shropshire in the west to Lincolnshire in the east, from Derbyshire in the north to Herefordshire in the south, we are the beating heart of the UK.

The Midlands Engine convenes a wide range of partners, from small businesses and universities, to global multinationals, public sector bodies and government agencies, bringing voice and vision to the Midlands. We provide crucial focus and connection so that, together, we can act now with commitment and purpose to drive economic prosperity for the nation and for the benefit of our region’s places, people and future. And now, we’re looking for dedicated, skilled people and organisations to be part of that future…

Communications Assistant

Salary: £19,698 (Grade 5)
Closing Date: 9 September 2021

We’re looking for a talented communications professional to join the Midlands Engine Executive Team to support the development and delivery of our exciting communications across the Midlands Engine Partnership.  You will work collaboratively with colleagues with the Midlands Engine Executive Team and with  partner organisations across our region, with Government and other stakeholders to maximise the opportunities for amplifying our partners voice in delivering the priorities for the region.

The ability to work in partnership is essential – as is your passion for the Midlands!

Political Restriction: This position is considered as a Politically Restricted Post under the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 and subsequent amendments introduced by the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009.

Communications Assistant

Lead Officer, Midlands Engine Green Growth

Salary: £52,860 (Grade 13)
Secondment opportunity or fixed-term considered

If you’re ready for a challenge – and ready to take on a high profile, exciting role as part of our pan-regional partnership focused on our Ten Point Plan for Green Growth in the Midlands Engine – read on!

We’re looking for a dynamic sector professional talented in developing, leading and delivering complex and high-profile programmes. You will be responsible for leading and overseeing our new and dynamic programme Midlands Engine Green Growth, underpinned by partner activity and events and you’ll work closely with our Executive Director as this is a priority area for our region.

You’ll also work closely with other senior leaders, influencers and a wide range of public and private sector partners to develop and deliver this exciting programme in partnership. A proven track record of success through partnership working is essential – as is your passion for the Midlands and this dynamic sector.

Lead Officer, Midlands Engine Green Growth

How to Apply

Please provide a summary CV (maximum two A4 sides) and covering Expression of Interest letter that explains how your experience and personal qualities relate to the job requirements.

As a partnership organisation, we welcome secondments from partner organisations, if you would like to apply on this basis, please confirm this within your covering letter.

It is anticipated that shortlisted applicants will be invited to interview, held by video conference.

Please forward all Communications Assistant applications in confidence to: Gayle.Aughton@MidlandsEngine.org

Please forward all Green Growth Lead Officer applications in confidence to: Selena@distinctrecruitment.com

The Midlands Engine is an equal opportunities organisation. We encourage applications from all diverse backgrounds and communities. As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.

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