Access to Business (www.access2business.co.uk), established in 2004, provides services supporting local people into employment, self-employment and social enterprise development, specifically targeting underrepresented groups including women, BME communities and people with disabilities or health problems. Access to Business also supports existing businesses and delivers office services and accredited training courses.

 

Outreach Business Advisor (Bridges Programme)

This is an exciting position to join Access to Business to support our Bridges project funded by The Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund.

The project provides an advisory service to unemployed entrepreneurs from disadvantaged backgrounds to aid and support them in the establishment and sustainability of their own businesses/self-employment. To work with, and effectively manage, a portfolio of clients arranging, monitoring, reviewing and evaluating their programmes of support.

The postholder will work as part of the Bridges team to deliver project targets, with services provided across the Black Country.  The post will be based in Wolverhampton however, and the job will include local travel to support workshops and 1-2-1 beneficiary meetings at outreach venues across the areas of Dudley, Sandwell and Walsall.

The successful candidate will need proven experience in delivering Business Advice to new and existing businesses, and relevant qualifications such as SFEDI Business Advice Award or equivalent.

Excellent business sense, strong verbal and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills and experience of delivering workshops and presentations are required.  Must be proficient in Microsoft Windows and be competent in the use MS Office applications.

 

 

Salary: £22,000
Location: West Midlands
Job Type:  Full time (Temporary until 30th September 2019)

Category:  Support & Assistance
Sectors: Employment

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How to apply: For an application pack and job description, please call 01902 572398 or email info@access2business.co.uk.

Closing Date: Friday 10 March 2017

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