Interim Director of Small Business Client and Partner Engagement

Public Policy

Starfish Search are working with a business growth and destination agency based in London, to recruit an Interim Director of Small Business Client & Partner Engagement. In this role you will lead external engagement, creating partnerships to reach small business clients through joint marketing and community outreach.


You Will

  • Establish a new team within the Small Business Directorate. They will have a key role in defining the strategic direction of the organisations work with small businesses
  • With the Managing Director, develop a comprehensive strategy including objectives, KPIs and targets and lead the department to implement the strategy successfully.
  • Commission marketing and communication campaigns from business marketing and communications teams.
  • Build strategic partnerships with key organisations servicing small businesses including banks, technology companies, social media platforms, trade associations

You Will Have

  • Senior leadership experience in a mission-driven environment
  • An understanding of the issues facing small businesses in London
  • Track record of designing and/or delivering a service for communities who face barriers to accessing public services.
  • Ability to operate effectively at senior levels in a fast-paced, public-private, politically sensitive setting
  • Track record of successfully leading large-scale B2B marketing campaigns

This role reports to the Managing Director. It will run for a period of 6-Months with an expected salary of £80,000 or a day-rate of £600 – £650.

Due to the high volume of applicants, we are unable to respond to every individual. This role requires confidentiality and a full job spec will only be revealed to applicants at longlist stage.