Economic Development Senior Specialist
  • Employer: Folkestone & Hythe District Council
  • Reference: CS/20/137483
  • Published: Wed 11/11/2020, 17:10 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 06/01/2021, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £36,252 to £41,645 (Grade G) per annum (dependant on qualifications and experience)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Civic Centre, Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone, Kent CT20 2QY, Kent

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Economic Development Senior Specialist

Folkestone & Hythe District Council is a dynamic and innovative place to live, work and visit. Based in our modern offices in the heart of Folkestone, with easy access to transport links, local shops, entertainment facilities and the seafront, we offer a flexible working environment, corporate membership and reward schemes, Employee Assistance Programme, and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.  Due to current government guidance the post holder will initially be expected to work from home.

The district has an exciting economic growth agenda, including the delivery of the new Garden settlement, Otterpool Park, bringing forward sites for commercial opportunities and measures to support our business community.

We are looking for an officer to work in our small and effective Economic Development team to help deliver our ambitious agenda in this growing and dynamic district in the south east.

If you have experience of working in economic development, are self motivated and able to take your own initiative, have excellent written and oral communication skills, are comfortable working in a political environment and want to make a difference, please apply for this post.

For an informal discussion please call Dr Katharine Harvey on 07771 773516 or email 

The closing date for receipt of all completed application forms is 9am Wednesday 6th January 2021.

How to Apply

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