The West & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce exists to support business. Our mission: to be recognised as an essential part of growing businesses by sharing opportunities, knowledge and expertise, with a strong business voice influencing decision makers at all levels. As accredited members of the British Chamber of Commerce (BCC), we have been supporting business for over 150 years.
As accredited chambers, we sit at the heart of local business communities, helping companies – of every size and section – to grow and thrive. Chambers provide practical advice and support British companies trading all over the world.
Why work with us?
A local employer with an international presence that has genuine impact on your local area, the Chamber is proactive in attracting talent and boosting careers.
Benefits of working with us:
- 33 days holiday including bank holidays
- Contributory pension scheme
- 35 hour working week
- Flexible working
- Chances to earn time in lieu
- Cycle to work scheme
- Childcare vouchers
- Discounts via the Chamber offers scheme and lifeworks membership
- An ‘exceptional employee’ scheme – opportunity to be recognised for going the extra mile
- A chance to set goals and develop your career through regular performance reviews
International Trade Administrator (Job Ref 114)
We’re looking for an enthusiastic and practical person to join our trade procedures division. Our expectations are high – so what will you need to succeed? You’ll need lots of common sense, enjoy a busy environment, have a positive approach to solving problems, excellent listening skills and a desire to progress.
Business Adviser – Ad:venture Programme (Job Ref 117) – Closing date 27/04/21
Contract type: Fixed term appointment until end June 2023
Salary: £32 – £35,000 – 35hrs/week
Are you a confident and enthusiastic networker ? Do you have better than average engagement skills and a genuine interest in the local business community ? Then we’d like to hear from you!
We are recruiting Business Advisers to join our team, to work across the Leeds City Region. Areas to be covered are mainly in Harrogate, Wakefield and Kirklees with a blended approach of working from home and our offices.
To be successful you will need experience of providing on a one to one basis, a mix of information and expertise that include, but not limited to, advice on business planning, access to finance and strategic growth plans whilst understanding the barriers faced by young high growth businesses.
Ad:Venture is a £12 million programme, part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), which will support new and young businesses across the Leeds City Region, helping them to achieve their growth potential. The programme offers a range of support including; grants, one to one advice and workshops, along with specialist support from our partners.
The adviser team is central to the delivery of support and guidance to pre-start and start-up businesses up to 36 months old, with growth potential and opportunities to create jobs.