One Dalkeith have received funding to develop a Business Improvement District (BID). This BID will focus on the town centre and the wider Dalkeith business community. An individual experienced in developing and providing direct support and/or services to local businesses is sought to fill the post of a Project Coordinator.
The successful candidate will lead an in-depth programme of consultation to develop and decide on the content of the BID proposition. This will be done in partnership with the main stakeholders and in particular, the One Dalkeith BID Steering Group. The successful candidate will take the lead in developing a BID Business Plan that local businesses and stakeholders will be asked to support and endorse via a ballot. You will have a working knowledge of the BID process in Scotland and, in conjunction with the BID Steering Group, you will research how this might be applied to the development of a Dalkeith BID initiative.
You will be self-employed with experience in, project management, working alongside different organisations and agencies from the private and public sectors at a local and national level and ideally you will have an existing network of contacts in the BID area. You will be self-motivated, have excellent communication and negotiation skills and have worked within a customer service driven environment. You will have a real passion for making things happen and a desire to succeed. In this fixed term post you will be required to work closely with stakeholders at all levels.
Salary: £35,000 circa pro rata
Fixed term: (subject to negotiation and up to 18 months)
Hours: 16 hrs per week (increased if a full ballot)
Working pattern: flexible
We are committed to equality opportunity for all applications
Closing Date: Noon on Monday 29th January 2018