29 days ago
  • LevelJunior
  • ProfessionsProject Manager, Administrator, Account Manager
  • TypeFull Time
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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Closing Date: 20-May-2024

The Business & IP Centre at the British Library is committed to helping small business across the country gain the skills that they need to thrive. The Get Ready for Business Growth Programme is the BIPCs flagship scale-up programme. Funded by Arts Council England and the British Library it helps creative and cultural businesses nation-wide scale. The programme consists of quarterly cohorts where 25 businesses receive tailored, virtual business support. In addition to the scale-up strand the programme also runs a mentoring strand for earlier stage creative businesses and a series of quarterly start-up events.
Get Ready for Business Growth is seeking a highly organised, skilled coordinator to help all three of these programme strands run smoothly. You will have excellent attention to detail, familiarity with Excel, and a passion for collating and presenting data so we can demonstrate the wonderful impact the programme makes. You will join an enthusiastic team dedicated to helping creative businesses, and the UK cultural sector to thrive.
As one of the world’s great libraries, our duty is to preserve the nation’s intellectual memory for the future and make it available to all for research, inspiration and enjoyment. At present, we have well over 170 million items, in most known languages, with three million new items added every year. We have manuscripts, maps, newspapers, magazines, prints and drawings, music scores, and patents. We make our collections and programmes available to all. We operate the world’s largest document delivery service providing millions of items a year to customers all over the world. What matters to us is that we preserve the national memory and enable knowledge to be created both now and in the future by anyone, anywhere.
In return, we offer a competitive salary and a number of excellent benefits.  Our pension scheme is one of the most valuable benefits we offer, as our staff can become members of the Alpha Pension Scheme where the Library contributes a minimum of 26.6% (this may be higher dependant on grade. Another significant benefit the Library provides is the provision of a flexible working hours scheme which could allow you to work your hours flexibly over the week and to take up to 5 days flexi leave in a 3 month period. This is on top of 25 days holiday from entry and public and privilege holidays.

Skills Required

  • Project Management
  • Coordination
  • Business

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