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Investment Executive

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We are looking for an Inward Investment Executive to join lead on our inward investment pipeline and strategic business engagement aimed at driving economic growth for the people of the West of England.

It is an exciting time to be joining the Combined Authority...

The successful candidate will join a talented team in promoting the ambitions and services that the Combined Authority provides to support businesses, develop skills, drive inward investment and tackle the climate emergency.

You will be a key player in making the West of England the best it can be for jobs, training and inward investment. We are delivering on bringing secure and fairly-paid jobs to the region, supporting people to gain new skills, and businesses facing economic uncertainty.  We are building on our reputation as a region of innovation and creativity. Come and help shape the future of the West of England, a place so many people are proud to call home.

You will bring a positive, inclusive and collaborate approach and a motivation to make West of England the best place in the UK to live, work, visit and do business.

About you

You will have the following key skills, attributes, education and experience:

  • Detailed understanding of B2B and B2C audiences and channel strategies
  • A track record of developing, delivering and evaluating strategic communications and marketing campaigns in a fast-paced environment, with multiple clients and priorities
  • Significant experience in planning, prioritising and organising team workloads to manage expectations and deadlines

Our offer

Alongside a competitive salary, we offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • 25 days Annual Leave (increasing upon years of service) plus bank holidays
  • Generous Employer-Contribution Pension Scheme
  • Hybrid Working Practices with Health & Wellbeing initiatives to ensure you achieve the best work/life balance and career goals.

We are about to move into a new bright, airy, modern office space, with all latest technology, under a 10 minute walk from Bristol Temple Meads Train Station. We offer flexible and hybrid working options too if you would rather work from home, or another suitable location. 

For an informal discussion regarding the role please contact Jane Wright on 07971 754611.


Package Description

The West of England Combined Authority is seeking to appoint an Investment Executive to join the Business and Skills directorate.

This is an exciting time to join the West of England Combined Authority. In the last year nearly three quarters of a billion pounds of new investment has been secured for the region. New plans are in place to deliver on Mayoral priorities to improve transport, skills and housing for our residents, take decisive action to tackle the climate emergency, and to support communities facing the cost-of-living crisis. There is a relentless focus on delivery to put the West of England on the map for regional, national and global success.

Led by the regional Metro Mayor, the West of England Combined Authority brings together three local councils, the Local Enterprise Partnership and works with communities, other public services, and industry to deliver for the region.

About the Company

The West Of England Combined Authority is an equal opportunities employer, in line with the Equalities Act 2010, and invite applicants to contact us to identify any additional support they may need during the recruitment process.

The West Of England Combined Authority is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We ensure all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or citizenship status.

Flexible and Hybrid working.

The Combined Authority is adopting a Hybrid working approach, which enables employees to split their week between working in the workplace and working remotely.

Hybrid Working forms just part of the flexible working options that the Combined Authority is offering as the new way of working. Flexible working is an arrangement that enables employees to have a way of working that suits and employee’s and employer’s needs whilst maintain a work-life balance.

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