Commercial Projects and Promotions Officer

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Finance And Estates
£29,439 - £32,739 pa (pro rata for hours worked)
Full Time

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Job Title: Commercial Projects and Promotions Officer
Post Reference Number: 012987
Working Hours: 37
Salary Range: £29,439 - £32,739 pa (pro rata for hours worked)
Contract: Permanent
Location: Stevenage and Hybrid

Through the approval of the Co-operative Commercial and Insourcing Strategy, Stevenage Borough Council have committed to implementing business process improvements, seeking new sustainable revenue streams, exploring insourcing opportunities and developing a commercial culture.

Our commercial team is expanding and as Commercial Projects and Promotions Officer you will be welcomed into this new role by the Corporate Commercial Officer and the Head of Commercial. You will help to deliver the commercialisation strategy and associated work programme to support the council’s corporate and financial objectives.

The Commercial Projects and Promotions Officer will implement a full range of activities aimed at developing service offers and pricing and promoting Council services to external audiences. You will be responsible for identifying new sales and marketing initiatives for income generating services and monitoring the success of campaigns. As part of this role you will be required to attend networking events on behalf of the Council in order to promote Council services and locations and will work with service departments to ensure a seamless ‘Stevenage Council’ brand.

In the capacity of Projects and Promotions Officer, you will also be required to assist with the development of a commercial culture across the organisation. This will include carrying out training needs analysis and designing and delivering internal commercial communications and training in order to upskill the workforce. You will also have responsibility for managing and overseeing the existing advertising and sponsorship contract and will fulfil the commercial liaison role for filming enquiries.

The ideal candidate will have experience of in a relevant commercial, marketing or engagement role and a track record in business-to-business marketing and/or launching new products and commercial services. They will be able to effectively lead project teams and will be highly skilled in presenting and influencing.

Our benefits

We offer a range of benefits to support our staff including:
• Pension Scheme: We offer a career average pension scheme, providing generous benefits upon retirement, as well as a lump sum and pension for dependants
• Flexible working: available upon request, subject to operational requirements.
• Part time and Job share: all our full time vacancies are open to job share unless otherwise stated.
• A variety of different types of paid and unpaid leave covering emergency and planned leave, maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave.
• 24 days holiday rising to 30 days (depending on Local Government service)
• An extensive range of learning and development opportunities
• Confidential advice and support on personal, work, family and relationship issues, 24/7, from our Employee Assistance Programme
• Season ticket loans and discounts for public transport
• Cycle to Work scheme
• Stevenage Credit Union: secure savings, free life insurance and access to cheap loans.
• Employee Discounts: via monthly paid membership of the Civil Service Sports Council (CSSC)
• Discounted Health and Fitness membership
• Trade Unions: For a small fee, all employees have the opportunity to join a Trade Union.

Application Details

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Nadia Capuano on 01428 242377.

To apply online, please visit

Closing date for receipt of applications: 9 April 2023
Interviews will be held week commencing: 17 April 2023

Please note that if we receive a large volume of applications for this role, we reserve the right to close this vacancy ahead of the published closing date

Stevenage Borough Council (SBC) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, volunteers and recruitment candidates to share this commitment. SBC shall take all reasonable steps to employ staff who are safe to work with children, young people and vulnerable adults. For posts identified with regular contact with these groups applicants will be required to undertake a Value Based Interview. The council supports the legislative requirements for employing and maintaining safer staff and the guidance specified by Hertfordshire Safeguarding Adults Board

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