Business Improvements Manager - a unique opportunity

Red Door Recruitment Limited
Saint Albans
16 Feb 2017
16 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Business Improvement District Manager
Do you want to play a pivotal role in re igniting passion and pride in St. Albans City centre?

A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen for someone who thrives on a challenge.

You’ll be a dynamic self-starter with a natural flair for making events successful, enlisting and engaging with the local community.

Promoting the city centre will be your key objective, enhancing its appearance, creating new opportunities for footfall, improving the shopping experience coupled with the evening and night time economy.

The Salary for this role is £40-45k, with 28 days annual leave.

The role entails leading, managing and coordinating delivery of the plan, including budget control. You will provide regular monitoring of progress to the board, with the focus on creating a strong collective voice for the city centre across public, private and voluntary sectors.

You will bring to life and deliver upon the current 5 year strategic business plan. Your focus will be on driving collaboration across all business sector groups.

Working with relevant Marketing and PR companies, the council and private companies to increase footfall and retail sales, you will bring together an agreed calendar of events

You will have a proven track record of influencing at senior levels in both the public and private sectors. You will ideally have project management experience and good general management acumen.

Knowledge of issues and developments in all sectors both locally and nationally will be critical to your success.

Your experience will mean you have a good appreciation and working knowledge of budget management and experience of dealing with 3rd party contractors/agencies.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a not for profit organisation, to make a real difference to the city, and experience how close collaborative relationships can produce outstanding success.

Salary:£40-45k, annual leave 28 days

Hours: 9am-5pm, Mon-Fri, with some evening and weekend work