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Go! Southampton – Marketing & Events Director

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Location: Southampton City Centre, Hampshire
Salary: £35,000 – £40,000 dependent on experience, plus performance related pay. Contributory pension after probationary period.
Responsible to: CEO
Job type: Full Time
Deadline: 4th May 2017

JOB PURPOSE 

To lead on delivering Go! Southampton’s objectives for the City Centre under its ‘Better Marketing’ theme and to enhance the current programme of city-centre events into a better marketed annual programme, and to lead on building Go! Southampton’s own brand and communication strategy.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Delivering Go! Southampton’s objectives under its ‘Better Marketing’ theme
• To build and manage a ‘Theme Group’ of businesses to steer this theme, providing support where necessary to its Chair.
• To work with the Theme Group to envisage and develop projects to deliver the objectives of this theme, developing these into a business plan and reporting back on progress.
• To work cross-thematically with other team members to ensure Go! Southampton is best able to deliver its objectives.
• To manage the budget for this theme effectively and to seek external match-funding opportunities where appropriate to further the objectives of Go! Southampton.

Better Welcome
• Develop and deliver initiatives to improve the visitor information available to people before and during their visit to Southampton City Centre.
• Work with partners to build on existing initiatives and develop a significantly improved digital marketing strategy for the City Centre.
• Work cross-thematically to improve visitor welcome at transport hubs and key pedestrian routes around the city.

Bigger Welcome
• Develop and deliver initiatives to raise Southampton’s profile as a destination for business, culture and leisure, nationally and internationally.
• Southampton has at least a 2m-strong catchment area. Work with destination marketing partners to raise awareness of Southampton’s exciting offer.

Stay Local
• Develop and deliver initiatives to target the City Centre’s 20,000 residents and 33,000 employees and encourage them to spend more time in the City Centre.
• Develop and deliver initiatives aimed at the seafarers who make over 400,000 visits to Southampton annually, helping them feel that Southampton is their ‘home port’.
• Introduce an Alive after Five programme to support the evening and night-time economies.

For more information click here.

Go! Southampton – BID Operations Manager

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Location: Southampton City Centre, Hampshire
Salary:£40,000 – £45,000 dependent on experience, plus performance related pay. Contributory pension after probationary period.
Responsible to: CEO
Job type: Full Time
Deadline: 4th May 2017

JOB PURPOSE 

The Operations Director will be responsible for developing and delivering Go! Southampton’s services in the City Centre, additional to those provided by the Council, that help make Southampton City Centre a great place to work, visit or live. They will be responsible for helping to deliver a cleaner, more attractive and safer city centre and championing improvements to transport infrastructure including for pedestrians, cyclists, public transport passengers, road users and businesses.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Lead on the development and delivery of Go! Southampton’s ‘Great City Centre Experience’ theme
• To build and manage a ‘Theme Group’ of businesses to steer this theme, providing support where necessary to its Chair.
• To work with the Theme Group to envisage and develop projects to deliver the objectives of this theme, developing these into a business plan and reporting back on progress.
• To work cross-thematically with other team members to ensure Go! Southampton is best able to deliver its objectives.
• To manage the budget for this theme effectively and to seek external match-funding opportunities where appropriate to further the objectives of Go! Southampton.

Cleaner City Centre
• To work with strategic partners to ensure Southampton City Centre is cleaner, greener and that pavements and streets are upgraded.
• To develop and deliver initiatives to enhance the City Centre environment with special emphasis on flagship areas such as the city walls.
• To develop and support greening initiatives and working with landowners to encourage better care of grounds.

Safer City Centre
• To work with the police and the City Council to achieve a measurable reduction in crime and anti-social behaviour, including begging, shoplifting and pedlars.
• To monitor the use of powers by existing statutory authorities and lobby for these to be used consistently and appropriately.
• To work with strategic partners to improve crime reporting and identification of suspects.
• To work with existing organisations to develop and deliver schemes related to begging such as a diverted giving scheme.

Better Transport
• To champion improvements to public transport, transport infrastructure, traffic management and parking, working at both local and regional levels to secure improvements in both the short and longer term.
• To work with strategic partners and BID Members to improve the condition of roads and pavements and achieve better bus and train services.

General
• To act as a strong ambassador for the BID in interactions with BID Members and strategic partners.
• To work cross-thematically where appropriate with other staff members to ensure that BID objectives are most effectively achieved. This will include work on:
-Improving the welcome to the city centre at key entry points such as transport hubs, and permeability through the city on foot
-Seeking opportunities for joint procurement by BID members, for example of waste and recycling services
-Helping deliver a data driven BID that can act as a conduit for data and innovation
• To ensure that activities under this theme adhere to good health and safety practices

For more information click here.

Totally Stockport – BID Manager

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Location: Stockport Town Centre
Salary:£50,000 Dependent on experience
Responsible to: Stockport BID Board of Directors
Job type: Full Time
Deadline: 26th April 2017

JOB PURPOSE & KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

BID Governance, Leadership & Company Administration
• To lead on setting strategy for Stockport BID, working with and being accountable to the
BID’s Board of Directors;
• To encourage and support member engagement in the BID’s governance (including the Board
and theme groups) and ensure proper and transparent governance and administration;
• To ensure all necessary policies and procedures for Board approval and ensure the effective delivery of all related processes including finance, legal, employment, procurement, health &
safety and equal opportunities, contract and project management are kept up to date.

Business Planning and Finance
• To lead and manage the development and delivery of the Stockport BID business plan
including the design and implementation of an appropriate level of performance
measurement and metrics that are linked to published objectives;
• To oversee and directly deliver, in consultation with the Board, the development and
implementation of projects that deliver on the BID’s objectives;
• To meet or exceed the external funding target of £50,000 per year, thereby supporting and
adding to the BID’s projects and services by enabling higher levels of financial leverage.

Partnerships
• To act as a strong ambassador for the BID in interactions with strategic partners;
• To ensure the BID develops strong relationships with senior representatives of BID
members;
• To create a strong collective voice for Stockport BID members and develop good working
relationships with external partners, particularly Stockport Council.

Project Delivery and Contract Management
• To ensure the excellent delivery of all BID projects as set out in the BID proposal and the
business plan;
• To monitor contracts with Stockport Council including BID levy collection and the provision of
baseline services;
• To oversee contracts and agreements with suppliers for services provided to the BID.

Communications
• To oversee the development and delivery of an exemplary marketing and communications
strategy that furthers the BID’s aims and objectives and engages BID members, their employees, clients and visitors, as well as external agencies, other stakeholders and opinion formers.

HR management
• To lead and manage a small team comprising staff and contractors to deliver Stockport’s
aims and objectives, ensuring that they act at all times as ambassadors for the BID and the BID area.

To undertake any other tasks commensurate with this role.

For more information click here.

 

Amazing CMK Vacancies

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An exciting development in Central Milton Keynes has seen businesses enter into a Business Improvement District which will see significant change delivered to the local area over the next five years. The core aim of MKCCM and the newly formed Amazing CMK Business Improvement District is to ensure Central Milton Keynes is a safe, vibrant and enjoyable place to work, live and visit via five key themes: Safe City, Sparkling City, Mobile City, Intelligent City and Amazing City. The project will see over £6 million investment spent directly in Central Milton Keynes over the next five years.

Amazing CMK are currently recruiting for an Operations Manager and Office Administrator. To apply for either of these roles please email your CV and a covering letter explaining why you believe you are suitable for the role, to info@mkccm.org by Friday 28 April 2017.

Operations Manager – Amazing CMK BID

Location: Central Milton Keynes
Salary: £35,000 – £40,000 Dependent on experience
Responsible to: Chief Executive Officer
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Deadline: 28th April 2017

JOB PURPOSE
The Operations Manager will assist the Chief Executive in the development, implementation and management of a variety of activities and projects on behalf of MKCCM and the newly formed Amazing CMK Business Improvement District.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Taking responsibility for all operational aspects of the organisation to deliver the business plan.
• The overall operational management and control of projects relating to Public Realm, Public safety and vagrancy within the City Centre.
• Reviewing and monitoring baseline services.
• Overseeing projects according to specific KPI’s set out by the BID Board.
•  Formulating strategies to address crime and anti-social behaviour issues in the BID area such as Purple Flag and Safer Business Award.
• Effectively collaborating and working with private and public sector organisations to facilitate the delivery of joint initiatives.
•  Engaging directly with business levy payers, supporting, and working with them and partners on a day-to-day basis to resolve issues.
• Managing and assessing performance of operational project staff.
• Strategic planning to build on current projects, to bring return on investment to levy paying customers and creative thinking to develop new projects in line with business needs.

View the full Job Description here.

Marketing & Communications Manager – Amazing CMK BID

Location: Central Milton Keynes
Salary: £28,000 – £35,000 Dependent on experience
Responsible to: Chief Executive Officer
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Deadline: 28th April 2017

JOB PURPOSE

As the marketing resource within MKCCM you will take responsibility for the marketing of the existing business and the newly formed Amazing CMK Business Improvement District (BID).  The BID will bring together over 400 businesses to make positive change in Central Milton Keynes.  The core aim of the organisation is to make Central Milton Keynes a safe, vibrant and exciting place to work, live and visit.

As the organisation’s Marketing & Communications Manager, you will take overall responsibility for leading on all brand, marketing and event activity to support the work of MKCCM and the Amazing CMK BID, ensuring the marketing team effectively fulfils the BID Business Plan.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Be the brand custodian for the organisation, ensuring that at all times the brand is used in an appropriate manner and without risk to the integrity of the organisation.
• Take overall responsibility for the creation and execution of the marketing, communications and events strategy ensuring that a return on investment is achieved at all times and that all activity is executed at a high level of quality.
• Create and deliver an integrated events, communications, brand and PR strategy for Amazing CMK to an identified and agreed not to exceed budget.
• Develop, implement and manage events and initiatives to improve footfall to the CMK area and track and evaluate effectiveness of campaigns against this benchmark.
• Produce a forecast annual budget, quarterly budget, monthly forecast of cash flow and a continuous commitments budget and ensure good financial management, and that all projects are delivered on schedule and within budget.
• Create, plan and control the delivery of all communications across print, email newsletters and other marketing materials and literature.
• Engagement with a wide range of stakeholders including the BID Board, levy paying businesses and the local authority.
• Review, update and manage Amazing CMK company website and social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.
• Take a proactive role in the senior team.

View the full Job Description here.

Office Administrator

Location: Central Milton Keynes
Salary: £24,000
Responsible to:Chief Executive Officer
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Deadline: 28th April 2017

JOB PURPOSE
The Office Administrator will be responsible for the administrative, financial and general support for the company, reporting to the Chief Executive. The Office Administrator will be the first point of contact for the organisation and as such must be professional, reliable, efficient and presentable at all times.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

• To be responsible for the administrative support for the company.
• To be responsible for all meeting arrangements for the company including notification of meeting dates; booking and preparing meeting rooms; preparation, collation and distribution of meeting papers and reports and tracking of outstanding actions.
•  Minute taking where appropriate.
• To be responsible for the company database and mailing lists using the client management database system.
•  To assist organising and attending any events/receptions held by the organisation.
• To be responsible for all general office management functions including telephones, broadband and IT systems.
•  To be responsible for the company finances in consultation with the company Finance Director.
• To be responsible for the ordering of office supplies and purchasing and ensuring best value at all times.
• To be responsible for the billing, collection and tracking of all company invoices, annual membership invoices, the company purchase order system, preparing petty cash and basic reconciliation of outgoing payments, banking and petty cash.

View the full Job Description here.

New West End Company – Insight Executive

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Location: London
Salary: Competitive
Responsible to: Head of Insight
Job type: Full Time

JOB PURPOSE

6-9 Month role with option for future work for the right candidate. Initial limitation due to BID Renewal programme set for December.

Insights represent a relatively new delivery arm for New West End Company, and has scored as one of the most valuable services that we provide our member organisations. Under the supervision of the Head of Insight, you will will be supporting the continued successful delivery of this function.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Drafting the weekly performance update.
• Copy proofing and checking data sets for our monthly ‘West End Trade Intelligence’ updates.
• Creating presentations for board meetings
• Helping in the administration of our supplier network.
• Running quantitative and qualitative surveys, both B2C and B2B.
• Parsing information from multiple sources into secondary research.
• Data cleansing & administration of CRM system (shared).
• Manage dissemination of research through various channels (B2B app, Mailchimp, etc).

For more information click here.

New West End Company – Office Administrator

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Location: London
Salary: Competitive
Responsible to: EA to CEO
Job type: Full Time, Permanent

JOB PURPOSE

• To assist all members of the team to help manage the work load and ensure the smooth running of the office environment.
• Excellent presentation & communication skills.
•  IT literate.
• Attention to detail and proactive.
• Take ownership of the role

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Efficiently maintain the office environment at a high level.
• Manage effectively the Office Admin: filing, meeting rooms, office supplies, cleanliness, photocopying and the Fire Marshall, First Aider role.
• Develop the processes to ensure staff wellbeing, health & safety.
• Possess excellent IT Skills: Word, Excel, PDFs, Powerpoint, Labelling, Mail Merge.

For more information click here.

 

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