0388-23 – Marketing and Engagement Officer

Aston University


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Aston Business School
Aston University Main Campus

per annum
Contract Type: 
Fixed Term

Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Thursday 01 June 2023
Interview Date: 
Friday 09 June 2023
Reference:  0388-23
Release Date:  Thursday 18 May 2023

Aston Centre for Growth, at Aston Business School, designs and delivers business support programmes for SMEs (face to face and online) and provides other business support opportunities for entrepreneurs, as well as start-up and incubation support to student and graduate businesses. The fast-paced and productive Centre has a small team of 10-15 people. The programmes currently delivered by the Centre for Growth team include, Aston Programme for Small Business Growth, Help to Grow: Management, Minerva Birmingham Pitch Up, Green Advantage Skills Bootcamp and BSEEN (Birmingham Skills for Enterprise and Employability Network) along with other short courses such as Practical Insights Masterclasses and the Aston Centre for Growth Networking Group. The Centre also delivers shorter bespoke programmes in collaboration with external partners. 

The Centre works alongside leading research centres ERC (the national Enterprise Research Centre) and CREME (Centre for Research into Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship).  Through these centres of excellence Aston has built a significant role in the West Midlands region and nationally in promoting inclusive growth through impactful research and business engagement.  Aston was awarded both University of the Year by the Guardian and THE Outstanding Entrepreneurial University in 2020. 

The Marketing and Engagement Officer will work collaboratively with team members, strategic partners and stakeholders to identify and attract eligible business professionals to engage with Aston Centre for Growth’s business support programmes. They will deliver a range of marketing activities, including digital to successfully create pipelines and recruit businesses to programmes and activities and support the development and delivery of those activities within the Centre. 

Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit: https://www2.aston.ac.uk/about/inclusive-aston

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