Enterprise Development Officer – Inner City Enterprise – Dublin

Job Description:
Inner City Enterprise (ICE) are seeking a motivated person with highly developed communication and interpersonal skills for the role of Enterprise development officer. The successful applicant will work as part of a small team providing information and support on a one to one basis to individuals considering self employment. They will coordinate a range of additional supports including training and networking events and have the ability to build strong relationships with ICE clients as well as ICE’s community and corporate partners.

Key Duties:
Advising clients on all aspects of self-employment
Support with business plan preparation/market research
Working with clients, assessing, and approving applications for the Back to Work Enterprise Allowance Scheme available through Dept of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
Assist clients with loan or grant funds applications
Organising and facilitating training, networking and workshop events
Maintaining a database of enterprise clients and servicing their needs as they arise
Work with the management team to support our social enterprise clients
Using inhouse systems to record the work interactions carried out with clients.
Assist with report writing when required
Represent and build strong partnerships for the organisation within relevant networks

The ideal candidate will have:
A relevant 3rd level qualification and/or 2 years’ experience of working in a similar role or in a business development position
Excellent communication and writing skills
The ability to work collaboratively with a range of organisations including State agencies, community groups and
corporate sponsors
A good knowledge of the social enterprise sector
Experience working within the community sector and/or working with long term unemployed desirable but not essential
Excellent admin skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint & good social media skills are desirable
A high level of attention to details required

To apply
please send a CV and cover letter to Evannekilmurray@innercityenterprise.com by 5pm on Thursday the 2nd of June 2022.
Interviews will be arranged for the week beginning the 6th of June with a start date of the 27th of June.

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