Business Engagement Executive

Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce


Closing: 11/11/2022

Business Engagement Executive
Salary: £30,000
Benefits: Pension, healthcare plan, on-site parking, hybrid working
Contract: Full time, 1 year fixed term contract to begin
Location: Cambridge, CB24


  • To develop and execute a Business Engagement Plan, setting out targeted activities in a timely manner to meet the aims and objectives of the project.
  • To work as part of the LSIP Project Team to strategically engage businesses across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
  • To support and carry out work to understand stakeholder views on the skills environment of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, leading discussions on skills as well as understanding and supporting wider business aims
  • To develop and maintain relationships with both member and non-member businesses, actively listening to the needs of businesses and making appropriate referrals and introductions
  • To facilitate business introductions to provide additional value to both member and non-member businesses through the LSIP project
  • To carry out prep for each business engagement meeting, understanding the objectives of the business, as well as how well connected they are with the Chamber
  • To manage business’ expectations, making sure enquiries and requests for services are dealt with appropriately in a timely fashion, as well as delivering a consistent and fair service across the region
  • To support the LSIP Project Manager in hosting events and focus groups to build relationships with stakeholders
  • To write communications for engagement activities and project promotional campaigns
  • To maintain accurate and timely records via the Chamber’s CRM system

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Strong networking and communication skills
  • Strong written communication
  • Excellent listening skills with the ability to interpret information and make connections
  • Commercially astute – a broad understanding of business needs, such as finance, marketing and sales and the challenges that SMEs face
  • A broad understanding of the region’s skills agenda is desirable
  • Full UK driving license and suitable car insured for business use