Associate Consultant Ref:3005936

Details

Spin Up Science Ltd (www.spin-up.science) was incorporated in 2018 to support entrepreneurial scientists, inspire future innovators and establish the UK as a centre for technology commercialisation. We work to connect scientists and engineers across the UK’s academic institutions with local industry through training programs, invited talks, technology showcases, and hands-on opportunities to work alongside enterprises to foster local scientific innovation ecosystems.

We are expanding our Liverpool team and so we are looking for an Associate Consultant to work directly with our Ventures team to increase our capacity for supporting early stage science and technology companies. The role is varied and would entail having active involvement in supporting the growth and direction of early Ventures, whilst working with founders in the latest emerging startups from the science and technology sector.

The Associate Consultant will support incubated businesses by carrying out market research to help clients gain a greater understanding of the commercial opportunity within their research. They will also help direct the future growth of the business through researching relevant events, grants and funding opportunities. The role will involve building strong relationships with existing clients, as well as the opportunity to develop our client list by finding prospective clients to onboard.

The role will be remote with the opportunity to meet with the Liverpool based team members regularly, and will also include regular communication with the wider UK team through digital communication (Zoom meetings and Slack). There will also be opportunities for the whole Spin Up Science team to get together face-to-face by holding meetings in either Liverpool or at our head office in Bristol.

Primary location: Liverpool

Closing date
31/12/2021
Hours
Offered initially as a part time role, but potential for full time position Total 25 hours per week: Monday-Wednesday 9am-5pm, Thursday 9am-12pm
How to apply
You must be referred to this opportunity by your Jobcentre Plus Work Coach. You can request a referral through your Universal Credit Journal, stating the name of the employer, job title and job reference no of the position you would like to be referred to. Then email a CV and covering letter quoting job ref no 3005936 job title and employer name on both CV and covering letter and send by email to kickstart@liverpool.gov.uk

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