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can use our Recruitment Service with 50% discount.

This means that members can reach 30,000 professionals and people passionate about place for only £82.50 instead of £165.  
Non-member rate remains at only £235.  
Membership eligible for this offer starts at only £175 per annum. 


Chippenham BID is recruiting for a new BID Manager

A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen for someone who thrives on a challenge; someone who wants to play a pivotal role in re igniting passion and pride in Chippenham town centre and who can lead a small but committed team in delivering the Chippenham BID’s five-year vision.

Is that you?

Reporting to the BID board and supported by the staff team you will bring to life and deliver the current five-year strategic BID business plan. Your focus will be on driving collaboration across all business sector and other stakeholder groups and ensuring the successful leadership and management of the Chippenham BID. This will require you to have a proven track record of influencing at the most senior levels in both the public and private sectors. You will ideally have project management experience, proven marketing and events experience, exceptional communication skills and good general management acumen.

Excelling when you manage and set your own programme of work as well as directing that of your team will be key.  A sound understanding of issues facing businesses of all sectors that operate in a town centre environment will be critical to your success, as will your ability to form strong relationships with businesses, local authorities and other partners.

Your senior management experience will mean you have a good appreciation and working knowledge of budget management and line management, as well as experience of dealing with third party contractors/agencies.

Permanent: (Subject to probationary period)

Salary: £35,000 – £45,000 dependent on experience

Based in Chippenham town centre

Closing Date for applications: 10.00am, Friday 28th July 2017

Interview Dates: weeks commencing 7th and 14th August 2017

To apply for this role please attach a CV and covering letter evidencing how you meet the person specification and send this to:

Download the Job Description and Person Specification here.


Exceptional leader sought

as new BID Manager for Altrincham Unlimited


STARTING SALARY: £35,000 – £40,000 dependent on experience

Place Management RecruitmentCONTRACT TYPE: Permanent

HOLIDAY ENTITLEMENT: 25 days plus 8 bank holidays p/a

WORKING HOURS: 9am – 5pm with some evening and weekend work required

LOCATION: Altrincham town centre

TO APPLY: Please email CV and Covering Letter to

CLOSING DATE: Monday 17th July 2017

The Altrincham BID Board is looking to appoint an exceptional leader to run the Altrincham Business Improvement District.

We are looking for a self-starter with the passion, enthusiasm and initiative to lead a small team in successfully delivering the projects set out in our Business Plan over the remaining three and a half years of the current term and through a re-ballot process. 

The right candidate will be an inspiring and experienced leader of people with outstanding communication skills who is able to influence others and develop positive, collaborative relationships.  You will have proven business skills and a real desire to achieve results which will enable you to deliver a clear return on investment for BID levy payers. 

Find out more and download Altrincham BID Manager Job Description 220617


Go! Southampton BID Operations Director

Contract:          Full-time fixed term contract until 31st March 2022

Salary:              up to £50,000 dependent on experience

Closing date:  17.30 31st July 2017

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join one of the most exciting new Business Improvement Districts in the UK.

About Go! Southampton: No city can prosper without a thriving centre – a place where businesses can flourish, residents can find products and services they need, and cultural opportunities are many and varied. In the past, Southampton’s City Centre has not fulfilled its potential. Now there is a once in a generation opportunity to put this right and to create a centre of which we can be proud. Businesses in Southampton City Centre are creating a Business Improvement District – an organisation owned, led and funded by local business with the long-term goal of creating a world-class City Centre.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an energetic and creative Operations Director to help us achieve our ambitions. Go! Southampton started work on 1st April 2017 following a strong vote in favour in November 2016.

Job Description and Person Specification – Operations Director



Dorking Town Partnership BID Manager

Contract:          Full-time fixed term contract until June 2022Place Recruitment

Salary:              c £40,000

Closing date:  17.00 23rd June 2017

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an outstanding candidate at Dorking Town Partnership (DTP), a new organisation set up to deliver the first Business Improvement District for this traditional market town located in the beautiful Surrey Hills.

DTP is seeking to employ a BID Manager of the highest calibre to work to deliver the Business Plan for the Dorking BID, the town centre’s Business Improvement District.

This is an ideal position for an organised and dynamic self-starter, the role offers an opportunity to play a key part in the successful economic regeneration of Dorking. You will be approachable, visible and accessible to our BID members.

Candidates are invited to apply that have a proven track record of developing and maintaining successful and productive business relationships at a senior level, ideally across both the private and public sector.

To find out more and see details on how to apply, please download the full advert here.



BID Manager – Exeter BID Company

Contract:          2.5 year, fixed termplace recruitment

Salary:              £40,000-£45,000

Closing date:  19 June 2017

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an outstanding candidate at Exeter BID Company, an organisation delivering outstanding projects on behalf of business in this beautiful city located at the heart of the South West.

Exeter BID Co is seeking to employ a BID Manager of the highest calibre to work to deliver the Business Plan for the Exeter BID, the city centre’s Business Improvement District. An ideal position for an organised and dynamic self-starter, the role offers an opportunity to play a key part in the continued success of Exeter and the BID.

To read the full job description and for application details, please click here



Revive & Thrive Regional Advisors 

We are looking for experienced and passionate people to become Regional Advisors.  This role will ensure that towns and cities in your part of the UK are represented as part of the Revive & Thrive family of networks. 

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In addition to supporting our Non-Executive Board of Directors,  our Advisory Board and of course the fast growing Revive & Thrive Team you will be encouraged and supported to engage with towns and cities in your area to understand the issues and opportunities facing them.  This knowledge you will be able to present to Revive & Thrive at a national level on their behalf.

If you become Regional Advisors, you will be encouraged and offered secretariat support to run best practice and information sharing meetings for places in your area.  These will create a networking opportunity for those working in place management that might feel like they are working in isolation.

Regional Advisors will be motivated by a desire to support and improve town/city centres and high streets and may feel that they will benefit personally and professionally by taking this opportunity on.

Whilst this is a largely voluntary role, numerous opportunities to enhance CVs, create new contracts and business opportunities and if relevant jointly tender with Revive & Thrive will emerge.  This role will also deliver a very steep learning curve with regard to managing places in your area.

There are direct and immediate income opportunities for Regional Advisors and these can be discussed at length in an informal phone discussion.Join Revive & Thrive and become regional advisors

It is expected that our Regional Advisors will be individuals but organisations related to place management would be encouraged to get in touch as well.

To find out more please email, call 07590 005692


Bloggers and Writers Required

Revive & Thrive has an unrivalled network of town/city centre practitioners, regeneration professionals, retailers and residents who are passionate about where they live. We believe that one powerful way of delivering positive change is by sharing ideas, projects and views and we want to give you the opportunity to share these with our networks and members.

We are looking for people who would write one off or regular articles for us to circulate. These could include –

  • Ideas that can shape our communities
  • Opinion pieces on policy or other aspects of life that affect your communitybloggers writer
  • Stories about projects that have worked in your area
  • Your local events
  • Environmental issues that impact on how we behave in our communities
  • How retail is performing locally
  • In fact anything you like about where you work, study, live and play

We also want to promote debate. Whilst Revive & Thrive will remain neutral politically the company wishes to encourage discussion so your opinions are very welcome.

Whilst this is an unpaid role it will ensure that your local projects, great ideas and views on policy are promoted via our circa 30,000 network via social media and our newsletters.

To find out more or to submit your article and blogs please email or call 03330 124285 

To find or advertise a position with Revive & Thrive Recruitment please follow this link for more information.