Business Outreach Officer

De Montfort University - Enterprise and Business Relations

De Montfort University is an ambitious and thriving institution located within the historical and cosmopolitan city of Leicester. Our state of the art Campus is host to a diverse body of over 20,000 students and nearly 3,000 staff. The 2016 Sunday Times Good University Guide ranked us as the most improved University in the UK.

The Business Outreach Officer will report to the Director of Business Relations within the Directorate of Enterprise and Business Relations under the leadership of the PVC Enterprise.

The role of the Business Outreach Officer is to support the activities of the Director of Business Relations, particularly with regard to facilitating, tracking, and following up on business leads across the university. This will involve directly contacting and working with businesses, as well as working with a range of stakeholders within the university to coordinate research, educational initiatives, and commercial activities that involve our business connections.

You will play a key role in helping to establish and implement a new customer management system for keeping records of interactions with corporate contacts across the university.

Other responsibilities will be to help to research and identify business initiatives that fit with expertise and opportunities in the university, and to offer support to the Director of Business Relations to pursue these opportunities.

Please quote reference: 11188.

Closing Date: 19 December 2017.

Interview Date: To be confirmed.

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