Cluster Adviser - Advanced Manufacturing

32000.00 - 36000.00 GBP Annual
08 Sep 2020
06 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
POSITION: Cluster Adviser - Advanced Manufacturing - Stoke & Staffordshire

SALARY: GBP32,000 - GBP36,000 pa. - Dependent on experience

HOURS: Full-time, Fixed Term Project until 31 March 2021, with a potential for extension to Sept 2021

LOCATION: Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 5BE

CLOSING DATE: Closing date for applications is: 18/09/20


Following the Spring Budget, we have been awarded further funding as part of HMGs levelling up agenda. This funding will see us expand our portfolio of Advisers to include Specialist Cluster Advisers across the West Midlands LEP Geographies.

Working as part of a successful team of International Trade Advisers within the West Midlands. The focus of the role will be providing high quality advice and cluster support to businesses, through a series of events/webinars/and 1:1 sessions.

The successful candidates will demonstrate:


Several years' experience in a management capacity within the Advanced Manufacturing cluster area, with a broad understanding of how the cluster operates within local, national, and international dimensions.
sound awareness of issues affecting the UK economy.
Confident in the provision of advice to business owners and managers on your given cluster
a track record in account management including building and maintaining customer relationships to achieve targets
a commercially focused attitude with previous experience of growth strategies within your specific cluster area.
excellent interpersonal, communication and influencing skills including delivering of 1: many workshops and 1:1 advice
Experience and commitment to be a self-starter and working independently

Knowledge of both the export process and the wider remit of international trade

You will be employed by Staffordshire Chamber of Commerce and expected to work with the Stoke & Staffordshire LEP.

In order to apply please send a C.V and covering letter (no more than 2 A4 pages) demonstrating your suitability for this role. Please click on the apply button below.

Applications without a personal statement will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications is 18/09/2020

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