Birmingham 2022 is a golden opportunity not just for the West Midlands but for the UK. With a third of the world’s population tuning in, this is a chance to show that post-EU Exit Britain is open for business, support economic recovery from COVID-19 and to provide a shop window for Britain’s economic engine. 

London 2012 and previous Commonwealth Games demonstrate the potential to drive tourism, trade and investment alongside the sport and culture. Funding has been secured to deliver a major programme to attract visitors, investors and events to the West Midlands and the UK and grow export opportunities. This will be delivered in partnership at regional and national level, with funding secured in the Spring 2020 Budget and match funding from the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA). The programme is currently being developed – so an exciting time to join and help shape what will be delivered. 

The Project Executive will play a crucial role in maintaining the Company’s relationships with key stakeholders including the WMCA, local authorities, universities, and Board members. They will work closely with the Project Manager and colleagues across the organisation to maximise value for the Company’s clients.

The role will provide a broad foundation in stakeholder engagement, and opportunities to learn about the workings of a major regional promotional agency. It will involve increasing exposure to client-facing and project management responsibilities, with opportunities for development and progression for a high-performing candidate.

To read the full job description and person spec, please click here. 

If you wish to apply for the Project Executive position, please email ben.williams@wmgrowth.com with your CV and a cover letter detailing why you think you would be right for the role.