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Reference: 59378

Date Added: 7 February 2017
Closing Date: 28 February 2017

Job Title: Patron and Policy Assistant

Working For: Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce

Location: Birmingham

Salary: £17,000 - £18,500 PA plus benefits

Job Details

The Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce (GBCC) is here to connect, support and grow local businesses. Accredited by the British Chambers of Commerce, we have given a voice to local businesses since 1813. GBCC is headquartered in Edgbaston, Birmingham, and covers six geographic divisions and three themed Chambers. GBCC plays a critical role in representing the local businesses community and campaigning on their behalf. The Policy Team also leads day to day account management of the GBCC’s c.36 Patrons.

This is a great opportunity to join the GBCC as a member of the Policy and Strategic Relationships Team. The ideal candidate will be able to handle a varied and demanding workload with drive and enthusiasm. You will have strong administrative/organisation competencies and excellent written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to analyse and interpret information.

This is the ideal entry level role for an individual looking to start a career in policy or senior level account management. You will have an excellent standard of education, educated to degree level is desirable, but not essential, however you will have an interest in policy, politics and/or relationship management.

Responsibilities of the role

  • To provide administration support of the GBCC Patronage scheme
  • To provide support for the promotion and analysis of GBCC and British Chambers of Commerce surveys
  • To coordinate and provide secretariat of Chamber Council, the Brexit Advisory Group and the Business Transport Group
  • Support actives such as researching statistics, producing briefings and drafting press comments

Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce is an equal opportunity employer

If you are from outside the EEA and do not possess immigration status which allows you to live and work in the UK, we will be unable to progress your application as The Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce are unable to provide sponsorship. Therefore, in the recruitment process all candidates are required to provide the necessary right to work information and documentation.

Any unsolicited submissions from agencies will be accepted as a direct application from the candidate and no fees will be payable.

Closing Date: 28 February 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be held around the second week of March 2017 with a start date ASAP following offer of employment to a suitable candidate.

Please note applications received after the 28th February 2017 will not be considered.

Application Details

If you feel you are ready to meet the challenges of this role, please forward a letter of application together with a full CV to recruitment@birmingham-chamber.com.

Website: http://www.birmingham-chamber.com

Additional Notes