Business Adviser, Lanarkshire

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  • Are you looking for a career that brings daily job satisfaction?

  • Do you share our passion for supporting local businesses?

  • Would you like to help people achieve their business goals and change their lives?

The Role…

We have an exciting, rare opportunity for a full-time Business Adviser to join our passionate Business Gateway team in Lanarkshire. This role is unique in that we are open to applicants of varying levels of experience, with the successful candidate going on to become a Junior, Start-up, or Mid-High Growth Business Adviser, based on their skillset.

You’ll be coached and supported by experienced advisers to enable you to grow your skills in helping business owners and entrepreneurs throughout the region.

You may already be proficient in a business discipline such as HR, Accounts or Marketing, and looking to transfer and build on your skills in a new role, or you may have experience in running your own business.

This position suits a personable and methodical individual who is also a great listener and has a good understanding of the local business landscape. You would be based in our Lanarkshire office (Bellshill or East Kilbride) with an element of travelling to client premises and other office locations within the Lanarkshire region. Once fully trained, your duties would include – but are not limited to:

  • Handing new enquiries and managing a portfolio of lifestyle businesses, primarily via phone and email
  • Opening the doors of opportunities and support to your clients
  • Passing your business knowledge onto others through 1-2-1 support and the delivery of training webinars.
  • Relationship management and building rapport with partner organisations
  • Attending and sometimes hosting inspirational networking events
  • Developing new business avenues
  • Administration and CRM duties

We're Asking For...

  • Do you have a business-related qualification, or have you gained valuable experience from having run your own business? If the answer is yes, this could well be the perfect role for you!
  • Perhaps you have transferable skills from an alternative field? If you’re passionate about helping local businesses, supportive and organised, we’d love to hear more.
  • You must also have a full UK driving licence.

Our Benefits…

  • Pension Plan – opt in. Aviva – 8% employer contribution, 5% employee.
  • AXA Healthcare – including annual allowance towards optical and dental costs.
  • Annual allowance for gym/ activity membership costs and cycle to work scheme.
  • Enhanced holiday allowance.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Life Insurance.
  • Permanent Health Insurance.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please fill out the below application form, attaching an updated CV to send to our team by Monday 8th May at 5pm.

If you have any questions, please email these directly to

Elevator is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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