Chief Executive – Lincoln BIG

    Employer City of Lincoln Council

    Location Lincoln

    Industry Lincoln BIG

    Contract Full Time

    Job Type Permanent

    Salary £50,000

    Deadline 06/05/2018


    Are you ready to play a key role in a remarkable place? Lincoln is a cathedral city with a “fresh energy and contemporary edge” according to the Sunday Times and we are looking for an experienced and ambitious individual to lead our Business Improvement District (BID) into it’s 4th term and beyond.

    You will help to develop a clear vision and identity for Lincoln, balancing the needs of businesses and other stakeholders to build working relationships in a strategic way.

    With an annual turnover in excess of GBP 1m and over 15 staff, Lincoln Business Improvement Group (Lincoln BIG) plays a key role in the life and development of Lincoln City Centre and manages important programmes including festivals, events, security, access schemes and in bloom. You will lead our experienced team taking overall responsibility for the management of the business plan, relationships with key stakeholders and the strategic direction of the organisation reporting to a strong board.

    Our fast changing and dynamic city centre has significant investment in the pipeline and there is plenty of scope to make your mark, you will influence the new city centre master plan and devise the 2020-25 BID Business Plan.

    You will have a track record of partnership working and experience of managing staff and budgets and have highly developed communication skills. An understanding of UK and European grant funding regimes would be of assistance.

    An understanding of BIDs is important as is an aptitude for the dynamics of partnership working and strategy development, but above all we are looking for someone with the personal effectiveness and ability to drive the organisation forward, develop new initiatives and help to put Lincoln on the map.

    We can offer a competitive salary with 25 days leave, and the opportunity to live and make your mark in one of England’s great historic cities.

    For an informal chat about the role please contact Matt Corrigan (07799 470 277 or email [email protected])

    Closing date midnight on Sunday 6th May 2018

    Shortlisting will take place by Friday 11th May and candidates will be notified by the 14th May.

    Initial interviews will take place on Monday 21st May and final interviews on Tuesday 22nd May for those people selected for final interview.

    To apply for this role please use the following application form:


    For more information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

    Please note that the position is fully independent and you will be employed by Lincoln BIG but that the City of Lincoln Council are supporting the recruitment process for this appointment and applications should be sent via email to [email protected]