Business Adviser – Start-up Team - Full time position, 35 hours per week – based at The Hub, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen

Elevator works across Scotland to help facilitate the start-up, acceleration and growth of new and existing businesses through its unique delivery of Business Gateway services and a range of accelerator programmes. 

We play a key role in boosting economic and business growth across Tayside and Aberdeenshire, supporting more start-ups in Scotland than anyone else.

Each year we help over 2,000 new businesses to start-up, deliver in excess of 500 workshops, and masterclasses, hosts conferences and events and hold our own annual Business Awards. We are recognised for having established two Centres for Entrepreneurship and for accelerating the growth ambitions of businesses across three cities. In addition to providing business support, over 300 small businesses view our 20 Business Centres as their home from home. 

Due to an internal promotion we have an opportunity for a full time Start-Up Business Adviser to join our team, based in Aberdeen, as part of the Business Gateway service - delivering enhanced business support throughout Aberdeen city and shire. We are pioneers within our field and this is an exciting time to join our organisation.

As a vital member of our team, this primarily office based position would look for the successful candidate to have a proven skill set and be able to demonstrate that you can handle a variety of Business Advisory duties including, but not limited to:

  • Handing new enquiries and managing a portfolio of pre-start and newly started lifestyle businesses, primarily via phone and email;
  • Advising clients of additional areas of relevant support;
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with local intermediaries;
  • Attending/hosting networking events;
  • Proactively developing new business avenues;
  • Keeping accurate database records.

We are looking for an individual with experience of running their own business and/or a business related qualification.  You must also have a full UK driving licence.  If you feel that you can offer these skills and bring a high level of energy and enthusiasm to the role, we can offer you a supportive team environment where you will quickly make a genuine difference to the future of our region.

We provide staff with an excellent benefits package. Interested? A full job description and application form can be found via the links below.

Job description

Application form

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The closing date for applications is Monday 21st September at 5pm.

Elevator UK Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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