Business Coach

Red 5 People Ltd
Bishop's Stortford, UK
16 Sep 2019
03 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Would you like to coach people in setting up their own business? You will be joining a large public sector organisation delivering this cutting edge programme, that helps people in Essex to get their first step on the ladder to entrepreneurship.

You will have an office base at Bishops Stortford, but will cover the whole of Essex. You will engage with local people who typically unemployed, but keen to set up a business. This will involve developing partnerships with local public third sector organisations such as job centres and housing associations to introduce people to the programme. A typical one to one session with one of your clients could include:

- Brainstorming business ideas / feasibility review
- Support in the practicalities of business start-up, such as registering a company, putting together a marketing plan or cash flow forecast
- Develop action plans and mile stones, and help them with budgeting, factoring in universal credit
- Provide advice and guidance around access to start up funds and grants, and additional business mentors (whilst growing a network of local business mentors)
- Deliver support once the business is launched

To apply you must have previous experience of supporting people to set up a business, or will have extensive experience of setting up and running a business from start-up stage. People with a SFEDI qualification would also be a good fit, as well as Business Studies Tutors or Business Lecturers.

Please note, this role is a contract post, initially until Dec 2020, however there is a likely extension until June 2021. The role is mostly Essex based, but you might need to cross into Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Norfolk regions on occasion to support the team.

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