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Director of Enterprise Development

The Role

Director of Enterprise Development
£68,882 – £74,024 per annum (exclusive of pay award)
The base Campus for this position is still to be confirmed


As a member of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT), the postholder will lead the development and delivery of a dynamic Enterprise Development strategy which contributes significantly to economic growth and skills development across the Ayrshire region and beyond. The strategy will transform the College’s external, corporate engagement with business organisations, commercial clients, local authorities and stakeholders and redesign the delivery of enterprise activities.

You will also provide senior leadership to the College’s Marketing, PR and Communications team, to ensure that the Ayrshire College brand is managed and promoted effectively, through an integrated communications strategy which will enable student recruitment, develop diverse income streams and position the College as a key influencer within the region and beyond.

This opportunity has arisen at a time when the College is embarking on a transformational journey that will make a difference to the lives of our students, our community, to Ayrshire’s economy and to Scotland. The role will be at the heart of this journey, requiring an ambitious, dynamic and innovative leader, who will contribute to the College’s continuing success.

You will be qualified to first degree level, or equivalent, and have extensive knowledge of the commercial and business environment in which the College operates, including all current and potential funding sources. In addition, you will have extensive experience of leading and inspiring teams at a senior level, and of leading transformation within a business development or enterprise environment, with a track record of delivering sustainable high performance through commercial contracts of significant value. Knowledge and awareness of corporate brand management principles would also be advantageous.


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