WANTED: Executive Director, Business Improvement District (UK)

The Shrewsbury (England) Business Improvement District BID is seeking an outstanding Executive Director to lead, manage and develop the company and its team, delivering projects and services outlined in its business plan under the direction of the Shrewsbury BID board.

Now half way through its 5-year term, Shrewsbury BID has achieved a considerable amount during its term to date. The post-holder will be expected to maintain successful working relationships with the town’s business community and partner organisations and deliver activities, marketing campaigns and business services across a range of strategic themes.

Working with a driven board and team from the outset, the role will involve managing a small team, close working with the Shrewsbury BID board, BID members and public and private sector partners, to develop the company and position it for the second half of its term and beyond.

shrewsbury2Consistently featured as one of ‘best places to live’ in national league tables, Shrewsbury is a popular town centre less than 90 minutes from Chester, Manchester and Birmingham. A town full of history and heritage and great shopping and dining, hundreds of listed buildings, meandering cobbled streets and a 29-acre town centre park are all looped inside the River Severn. A growing town with a strong sense of community, Shrewsbury is a picturesque place to live and work in.

Compensation: circa. £40,000 per annum + pension contribution + town centre car parking pass
Contract: To the end of Shrewsbury BID’s term, with an opportunity to extend (subject to 3-month probationary period).
Annual leave entitlement: 25 days per year plus statutory holidays
Apply by: 9am, Monday, October 24, 2016

Top photo of Shrewsbury by Gnesener1900 via Wikipedia.

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See BID website + interior photo credit.

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