Co-operative development worker

Taunton, Somerset, TA1 3EW
£33,000 per annum FTE
12 Jul 2019
09 Aug 2019
Contract Type

Somerset Development Workers Co-operative

Co-operative Development Worker

Salary:  Up to £33,000 per annum FTE plus contributory pension (5% employees, 5% employers) with participation in a company share scheme.

Hours:                  20 - 36 hours per week

Annual Leave:     25 days (average hours) plus Bank Holidays

Contract:             Permanent post with a probationary period of three months

Location:              10 East Reach, Taunton TA1 3EW

Responsible to:   Lead Development Worker / SCS board

Terms: Flexible working, family friendly employment and more are on offer

Working as part of the Co-operative Development Team, you will provide specialist advice, information and support to help groups of people to trade successfully as a co-operative, or a community owned business. As well as delivering specialist consultancy to emerging, new start and existing enterprises, you will document new and existing business models, with template business plans grounded in real world data and observations. Support and training for clients may include:

    • Development of feasibility studies, business and marketing plans

    • Identifying appropriate legal structures and support through registration processes

    • Identifying opportunities for potential future development

    • Financial modelling and analysis

You will look for and explore new business opportunities for gaining income through delivering the agency's services. This will include working with a network of agencies, organisations and individuals that can help to support clients developing social enterprises. You may need to travel extensively; travel expenses will be covered.

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