Business & Economy Officer

Business & Economy Officer

Grade 12 £32,555

Part Time – 22 hours

Temporary – Fixed term till March 2021

We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic, reliable individual to work in the Business and Economy Service and to assist us with engaging and empowering businesses across Hambleton.

The Business Engagement Officer post would be expected to work across the whole of Hambleton’s Area. The role is to provide a key interface between the council and the local business community on Council activity relating to economic and business development.  We would expect the post holder to engage with the business community by sharing information, consulting businesses and facilitate businesses to access a range of support services from external sources and internal to Hambleton.  You would be required to work with groups, run workshops & events, relate well to people and offer impartial advice on a wide range of business issues.

The Business Engagement Officer post is based predominately in Northallerton but will be expected to travel throughout the district.  

A confident networker you will need to be flexible, enthusiastic and reliable, keen to make a difference and support the Manager in engaging with businesses.

If you are highly motivated, enthusiastic, and reliable and enjoy change and a challenge working with a great team this is the post for you!

Experience of working in a business sector environment would be advantageous.

Application form and full description

You can download the application form and full job description below.

What we accept

CVs alone will not be accepted, an application form must be fully completed.

Apply by email

Email your application form to

Apply by post

Return your application form to:

Human Resources
Civic Centre
Stone Cross

Tel: 01609 767273

Further assistance

For an informal chat about the post please contact Nicole Patterson or Sam Swinbank, Business and Economy Manager on 01609 767233 and / or Julie Hutton, Business and Economy Officer on  01609 767186.

Due date 

Applications to be received by 1st March 2019

Interviews are scheduled to take place on week commencing 11th March 2019

Please note, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. If you have not received a response by the interview date you should assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Diversity and equal opportunities 

We value diversity in our workforce and are committed to equal opportunities. Disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria are guaranteed an interview. Applications invited from all sectors of society, as covered by the Equality Act 2010.

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