Business Adviser, Aberdeen City & Shire (Full Time)

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Business Adviser (Growth Start Up companies) – Aberdeen City and Shire. Full time position (35 hours per week) Fixed Term contract – until end December 2018. 

This is an opportunity to join one of Scotland’s largest providers of advisory services to start–up and growing businesses. Elevator is a not-for-profit organisation delivering economic development activities including Business Gateway across both Aberdeen City & Shire and Tayside regions. This vacancy will cover the Aberdeen City & Shire area. 

We currently have a requirement to recruit a Business Adviser to join our Business Gateway Aberdeen City and Shire team on a full time basis. Working with clients with the aspiration to employ and grow, this role will involve engaging closely with businesses to highlight new opportunities for their growth and to assist with future plans. The successful applicant will enjoy working with a diverse range of businesses across several sectors and will be responsible for developing individually tailored action plans which will contribute to business strategy, marketing, finance or recruitment. The role requires strong written and verbal communication skills and is results driven. 

We seek a highly motivated individual who will possess a track record, experience and knowledge of developing businesses and who shares in our enthusiasm for encouraging entrepreneurship and business success. Key responsibilities will include: 

- Identifying new and established businesses who will benefit from Business Gateway support. 

- Delivering training courses to start up and established businesses. 

- Developing Business and Marketing Plans. 

- Establishing strong public and private sector networks for the benefit of our clients. 

- Accurate reporting on client activities undertaken and outcomes achieved. 

A related degree or professional qualification within an enterprise or business related field and / or previous experience of delivering business advice or consultancy would be advantageous. Alternatively, you may have previously run your own business. 

A valid driving licence is essential for this post. 

The closing date for applications Thursday 12th October at 5pm.


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Elevator UK Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer.