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Reference: 63331

Date Added: 6 November 2017
Closing Date: 26 November 2017

Job Title: Patron & Policy Assistant

Working For: Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands

Salary: £16,500 - £18,000 per annum 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 & Strategic Relationships Team also leads day to day account management of the GBCC’s c36 Patrons.

This is a great opportunity to join the GBCC as a member of the Policy and Strategic Relationships Team in an entry level role. 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.

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. The preferred candidate will have previous experience in an administrative role.

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.

More details can be found on www.greaterbirminghamchambers.com/about/careers/.

Closing Date: 26 November 2017

Interview/Start Dates

No applicant will be interviewed before the closing date.
Interviews will be held during the first week of December.
Start date will be once the sucessful date is available, dependent on notice periods, however due to Christmas/New Year it is most likley to be Tuesday 2nd January 2018. 

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.greaterbirminghamchambers.com

Additional Notes