View Vacancy -- SiLL Project Champion
Job Title: SiLL Project Champion
Hours: 36 hours p/w
Location: Wood Green, London
Closing Date: 09/12/2018
Contract End date: 30/06/2021
Interview Date: Week commencing 17th December 2018
About the role:
36 Months fixed term contract or secondment.
Start-ups in London Libraries (SiLL) is funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) through the Greater London Authority (GLA) and the British Library.
SiLL is a business support programme led by the British Library’s Business & IP Centre to support 12,000 start-up businesses and entrepreneurs across London to develop the insight, skills and confidence they need to start and grow successful businesses.
This three-year project will include tailored workshops, networking events and access to the Library’s business collections and resources and will be delivered by a network of 10 London borough library authorities. Each London borough will have its own Project Champion.
The project Champion will be critical to the success of the project by ensuring that the project achieves the SME outreach and output targets. The person will responsible for coordinating the activities of the libraries within the borough, creating awareness of the services and developing relationships with local stakeholders, business networks and SMEs ensuring their engagement with the Start-ups in London Libraries (SiLL) project.
This post is funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) through the Greater London Authority (GLA) and the British Library. If the funding is withdrawn, the post will be end.
The SiLL Project Champion will plan and coordinate all the project activities at the borough libraries; this will include marketing and outreach, organising monthly workshops and producing quarterly reports in line with ERDF monitoring systems and requirements. As part of this, he/she will require good Excel skills and will need to capture data and produce reports on individual SMEs/beneficiaries.
You will enjoy working with people, networking and facilitating business relationships and bringing people together. You will work well as part of a team but will also work independently to deliver the outcomes of this project. Ability to organise events and workshops and attention to detail in completing data returns and reports is essential.
You will also have a good knowledge of the British Library’s business services, collections and resources.
This opportunity is closed to applications.