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Business and Community Manager

Grade 12 (SCP 38-40) £33,437-£35,444

Full-time – 37 hours per week,

We have an exciting opportunity to manage our Business & Community team reporting directly to the Director of Strategic and Regulatory Services.

This is an exciting time to join the authority as we embark upon delivery of our new economic action plan, community engagement strategy and work with our partners at Welcome to Yorkshire to deliver both national and international cycle events.

The Business and Community team are at the forefront of the Council’s work with economic growth identified as one of the Council’s key corporate objectives and community and partnership working also high on the Council’s agenda.

We are looking for an individual who can lead and motivate a team, build relationships with partners and assist in the development and implementation of new plans and policies to stimulate economic growth across the District.

As the Business and Community Manager you will lead on working with stakeholders to develop the Council’s destination management plan which will mean developing meaningful working relationships with both the business community, the LEP and partners such as the County Council and Yorkshire Dales National Park.

You will have a track record of delivery of economic development projects and your key responsibilities will be :

Providing clear leadership to the Business and Community Team

Developing working relationships with partners

Planning and delivering major projects such as the Tour de France

Ensuring that the service continues to improve and develop and meet the needs of its customers and Elected Members.

You will have strong leadership skills and an ability to operate effectively in a political environment.

Richmondshire can offer a rewarding professional challenge whilst at the same time providing one of the most beautiful rural settings in which to live.

For further information please contact Callum McKeon Corporate Director Strategic and Regulatory Services on 01748 901003.


An application form must be completed (see below for link to Application Form). CVs alone will not be accepted.

You can return your application form either by:

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  • post to Human Resources, Mercury House, Station Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4JX Tel: 01748 901025

Applications must be received by 10 am on Monday, 27 November 2017

Interview date is scheduled for Wednesday, 6 December 2017

We value diversity in our workforce and are committed to equal opportunities. Disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria are guaranteed an interview. Applications invited from all sectors of society, as covered by the Equality Act 2010.

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Richmondshire District Council
Mercury House
Station Road
North Yorkshire
DL10 4JX

Phone: 01748 829100
Fax: 01748 826186
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