Business Start-Up Advisor – Enterprise Support Team

Oxford Brookes University

Business Start-Up Advisor (2 posts)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Oxford Brookes University’s student and graduate start-up team, and to play a key role in the development of a range of new enterprise and entrepreneurship programmes and opportunities. You can learn more about the existing Brookes Enterprise Support Team



Our new Business Start-Up Advisor roles will drive the development of extra-curricular business start-up support; offering a range of advice and support to pre-start/start-up businesses, developing and delivering workshops and training programmes, and contributing to the business support environment within the wider Enterprise Centre.

Joining the recently created

Directorate of Research, Innovation & Enterprise

, and with the university’s commitment to enterprise embedded across its 2035 strategic plan, this is an exciting time to be joining a dynamic university, and helping to shape the future of our start-up support provision.

You will be based at the

Oxford Brookes Enterprise Centre

 at its Headington Campus, and will also have the opportunity to work with our more established businesses. located within the Centre. Existing experience of business pre-start/start-up support is essential, and experience of supporting scaling/growing businesses is desirable.

You will also enjoy the benefits of working at Oxford Brookes University with up to 38 days holiday, rising to 41 days holiday (this includes 13 Bank Holidays and Concessionary Days), a generous Local Government pension scheme (19.2% Employer contribution rate), cycle to work scheme and access to a variety of university facilities (NHS Dentist, Brookes Nursery, Gym and sports facilities). For more information about benefits please see the document ‘All about Brookes’ below.

CV and Personal Statement:

As part of the application process all applicants are required to complete our online application form by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button below.  All parts of the application form should be completed and in the section of the form called “Supporting Documents”, applicants must upload their CV and a Personal Statement.  To complete the Personal Statement part of the application, applicants must download the Personal Statement document which is part of the advert below and complete the form, providing examples and explaining how they meet each item detailed on the document.  The Personal Statement must then be uploaded to the application form along with the CV.

The University has adopted equality, diversity and inclusion as core values.  We welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates whatever their background, and especially from BAME candidates who are under-represented in our workforce.

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