Innovation Coordinator Digital Catapult London

  • Full Time
  • London

Digital Catapult

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Job type

  • Full-time

Location

London

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Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic and engaged Innovation Coordinator to join the Innovation Practice here at Digital Catapult. Assisting our growing team of Innovation experts in delivering Innovation Services and Programmes that accelerate the adoption of advanced digital technologies in the UK.

 

The Innovation Coordinator role is the entry level position within our Innovation Practice team. Your day to day work will revolve around working with the Innovation team in coordinating, programming, delivering and documenting our programmes and activities, including scouting, workshops, webinars, events, running cohort-based activities, scheduling and more. This role will initially focus on our MyWorld programme in the West of England, which builds on the existing creative strength in region to explore the future of creative technology innovation by pioneering new ideas, products and processes.

 

WHAT YOU’LL DO (Duties)

 

  • Responsibilities include assisting with:
    • Events planning and delivery:- research and sourcing of speakers, subject-matter experts, and start-ups
    • Meetups, Communities of Practices, invitation management
    • Preparation of briefing documents and presentation slides, workshop facilitation and post-event packs
  • Working with internal and external experts and stakeholders to aide the delivery of workshops across a variety of themes and industry sectors
  • Communication with a focus on startups and SMEs and some level of correspondence with funders, sponsors and project partners
  • Coordinating activities across multiple stakeholders and team members to ensure well-organised, successful, and engaging events and workshops
  • Working with our Marketing, and Policy, Research and Engagement teams on engaging the right communication and capturing of impact, both internally and externally
  • Working with functions across Digital Catapult, including Marketing, Legal, Technology and partnerships to plan and deliver impactful and smooth engagements that benefit all stakeholders

Requirements

 

  • Ability to capture programme requirements across the entire delivery lifecycle
  • Some level of experience with managing stakeholder engagement and relationships
  • Highly organised, able to look ahead and ensure that interdependent activities are completed to ensure adherence to schedule.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, capable of maintaining strong relationships.
  • Proactive and self-confident, adaptable to ambiguity, change and evolving priorities.
  • Excellent analytical problem solving and multi-tasking skills, with a creative, optimistic and flexible attitude.

 

Deadline for Applications: Thursday 23rd May 2024

 

 

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Ethan Anderson

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