Events and Marketing Executive

Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce

Contract type
FTC until March 2025 (with the potential for extension until March 2026)
£26,250 per annum

Are you able to build rapport with individuals and work collaboratively as part of a team?

Do you have a passion for Marketing and delivering Events?

If so, this role could be for you!

This is a great opportunity for an individual with a passion in marketing and organising/delivering events to make an impact within the local SME business support landscape.

The main purpose of the role is to significantly contribute to the successful delivery of Innovate UK BUSINESS GROWTH services by marketing and promoting its offering/activities/successes; from start to finish - organise and successfully deliver informational events and conferences; liaise directly with businesses to collate information on their needs so we may further support them; and provide administrative support to the team of Innovation and Growth Specialists.

We are looking for someone with previous experience of working in a busy environment involving direct interactions with clients/customers/businesses, who has a high-level understanding of Social Media platforms, and who would be confident in interacting with Business Owners, Stakeholders, Expert Speakers, and wider team members.

You will also need to have the ability:

  • To present/engage/communicate with people diplomatically, competently, and effectively at all levels (internally and externally).
  • To manage your time effectively and be able to work unsupervised and proactively.
  • To compile and create interactive blog posts and success stories.
  • To independently develop and deliver marketing campaigns and analyse the results to determine ROI/success.
  • To work under pressure and within tight deadlines.
  • And willingness to travel locally, nationally, and internationally when required.

Innovate UK BUSINESS GROWTH is a key part of the UK innovation agency’s deep investment in the pioneering businesses that drive economic growth. It is a publicly funded service available to all high potential small to medium sized innovation-driven companies, including Innovate UK grant winners.

Empowering innovative businesses to grow and achieve their industry and society-transforming ambitions. Innovators are motivated to improve the ways we live and work. We support those building scalable businesses to achieve their goals, in every sector and from seed to scale stage.
We work closely with leadership teams to create the conditions for each business to succeed and bring the benefits of their innovation to national and international audiences; Since 2015 we have been empowering clients to grow and scale their businesses through actionable advice, access to vital resources and opportunities to enhance their abilities.


The Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce is a delivery partner for the Innovate UK BUSINESS GROWTH contract, which is funded by Innovate UK (the UK’s innovation agency). Innovate UK BUSINESS GROWTH is a key part of the Innovate UK family and was founded to deliver support to ambitious, innovation-led businesses that drive economic growth in the UK.

The support that Innovate UK BUSINESS GROWTH provides is delivered by our team of Innovation and Growth Specialists, who work one-to-one with the business leadership to identify and solve key issues that stand between the business and their potential to grow into a global success story.

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