"Knowledge for everyone" Shoreditch, London c.£43k Founded in 2012 by Sirs Tim Berners-Lee and Nigel Shadbolt, the Open Data Institute is at the heart of a thriving open data community in the UK and worldwide. Open data has the potential to transform the way we do business, the way that governments work and the way we live. At the Open Data Institute we conduct research, deliver training and bring together a diverse group of members and startup companies to help everyone achieve this potential. Currently, the Startup programme is open to any startup business that uses and/or produces open data as part of its service. Each year the ODI welcomes new applicants onto the programme with the aim of supporting them to develop a sustainable business. After two years of unparalleled growth in our startup programme, we will be expanding our reach into the EU. In the role of the Startup Programme Manager, you will be instrumental in driving the existing startup programme and leading our contribution to the European Open Data Incubator. Reporting to the International Director, you will be responsible for identifying and pursuing new opportunities to develop the growing incubation programme, collaborating with our incubator partners and managing a small team. To succeed in the role you will need to be able to demonstrate a passion or strong interest in startups; excellent organisational; written and verbal communication skills; gravitas and confidence in dealing with a variety of stakeholders; strong financial awareness and good IT skills. You must be comfortable working in an unstructured environment and be able to demonstrate the ability to work on your own initiative, managing multiple tasks within tight timeframes. You'll be based at the ODI's offices in Shoreditch, however this role will require you to travel. To find out more about this role, click here. If you really are world class, your application will stand out because you will do more than just send in a letter and CV. Please send your application to Carlina at firstname.lastname@example.org. Closing date for applications: Wednesday 18 February 2015 First stage interviews: Wednesday 25 February 2015 Second stage interviews: Monday 02 March 2015 Note to Applicants Non-EU Nationals please note: The ODI has a legal responsibility to ensure that all employees are entitled to live and work in the UK. It is unlikely that we would be able to obtain a Certificate of Sponsorship for this job. Therefore, in most cases it is unlikely that we will be able to consider applications from candidates who require a visa to work in the UK. For further information on eligibility to work in the UK please visit the UK Border Agency website at www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk.
Shoreditch, London c.£58k We are looking for a highly organised, energetic and motivated business development professional with a customer-centric approach. As a critical member of the ODI team, the Membership Business Manager will be responsible for delivering annual membership business targets. Reporting to the CEO, you will work closely with the Head of Commercial Partnerships, the wider membership team and the entire ODI team and community to help grow the ODIï¿½s global network. The Open Data Institute has developed a membership network of over 100 organisations and has ambitious targets to grow the network in the UK and internationally in 2015 and beyond. The Membership Business Manager will look to forge new relationships in a range of industry sectors where open data can be used to drive economic growth and social innovation. You will be pro-active in motivating senior leaders to want to exploit the potential of open data. Working closely with the CEO and business development leads for ODI training and services, you will own the membership business development strategy and lead a small team to deliver the membership growth targets. You will be required to report regularly on progress. Youï¿½ll need to be confident, able to meet with C suite business leaders, present at and attend events, conferences and other relevant forums to promote the ODI and support the delivery of our targets. You will lead from the front to find, develop and close out new membership opportunities for public and private sector clients. Finally, you must be committed to, and inspired, by the aims and the vision of the ODI in catalysing the evolution of open data culture and bringing knowledge to everyone. If you fit the bill, read more about the role and send us an application. If you really are world class, your application will stand out because you will do more than just send in a letter and CV. We want you to show us how your skills, experience and abilities will meet the needs of the role. Your application must be surprising (but legal and safe!) and show us how we can set the standards for others to follow in respect of ideas and best practice. The person whose attention you need to grab first is Carlina George via email@example.com. Closing date for applications: 12:30pm on Tuesday 27 January 2015 First stage interviews: Wednesday 4 February 2015 Second stage interviews: Friday 6 February 2015 Note to applicants Non-EU Nationals please note that the ODI has a legal responsibility to ensure that all employees are entitled to live and work in the UK. It is unlikely that we would be able to obtain a Certificate of Sponsorship for this job. Therefore, in most cases it is unlikely that we will be able to consider applications from candidates who require a visa to work in the UK. For further information on eligibility to work in the UK please visit the UK Border Agency website at www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk.
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