Economic Growth Officer

York, North Yorkshire
£27,614 to £ 30,602 per annum
28 May 2021
20 Jun 2021
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

City of York Council’s Economic Growth team is recruiting for an Economic Growth Officer to support the delivery of an exciting range of strategic projects and programmes that will make a positive impact on York’s 210,000 residents and 7,200 businesses.

The role will involve a varied mix of policy development, project management, research and data analysis and external partnership work to help guide the development of York’s economy.

As a strong driver of regional growth, York offers businesses and residents fast and direct rail connections to London and other major cities across the UK, superb digital connectivity, an excellent quality of life and in York Central, the city has one of the largest city-centre mix-use brownfield sites being developed in the country.

You will join a proactive, dynamic team and support the delivery of high-profile projects, providing technical support across the Economy & Place Directorate, the Council and with city partners.

The Council is committed to investing in the talent and wellbeing of our staff and can offer a generous annual leave allowance, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, comprehensive Health & Wellbeing initiatives and a reward package which recognises your contribution. We can offer flexible working practices, community engagement and volunteer activities and, as part of our commitment to you, promote continuous Learning & Development. In addition we also offer a growing range of discounts, rewards and savings.

For further information, or an informal discussion, please contact Alex Dochery (Economic Growth Manager) at  or on 07836 311819, or Simon Brereton (Head of Economic Development) at  or on 07768 546505

Closing date: Sunday 20 June 2021 at 12 midnight

Interview date: week commencing 28 June 2021

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