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In addition to becoming part of an employee owned business with strong values, making a big difference to our community and the world around us, here are some of the benefits you'll receive:

  • All of our employees have a stake in the business through our Employee Ownership Trust

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays plus holiday on your birthday (pro rata)

  • Reward and Recognition scheme for recognising exceptional work and innovation 

You can download the full list of benefits on here.

Come and help build something great!

If you feel you have the right skills and knowledge for any of our available vacancies, please submit your cover letter and CV to workwithus@weareumi.co.uk clearly stating the vacancy you wish to apply for. Your covering letter should detail how your recent experience meets the requirements detailed in the job description and what strengths your knowledge, skills and personal qualities would bring to the role and UMi.

Investment Executive

Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per annum (subject to experience)

Working Hours/Location: 37 hours per week, Monday-Friday

Place of Work: Home-based within the Aberdeenshire area, with occasional travel to the office located in Coatbridge for team meetings, training etc.


UMi Debt Finance Scotland were appointed as fund managers by the Scottish Government to deploy £12million of Scottish Growth Scheme monies to help ambitious Scottish SMEs scale-up for the future. You will be responsible for self-sourcing deals within the SME sector, as well as developing strategic relationships with a broad range of professional advisers within their geographic area and support applicants through the investment process.


Some of the key objectives will include:

  • Identify companies who meet the fund criteria requiring debt finance.
  • Meet with businesses and understand their operations.
  • Undertake due diligence, credit checks, appraise risks, etc.
  • Develop and maintain a network of partners who can help with deal flow generation.
  • Develop and maintain a network of investors who can co-invest, this includes banks, alternative investment providers, etc.
  • Support businesses through the investment process.
  • Undertake the delivery of portfolio management activities as required.
  • Conduct social media activities (Linked-in, Twitter etc) to promote the fund and publicise completed deals.
  • Organise and host networking events to promote the fund and generate deal flow.

 

The role will report to the Fund Director.

 

Closing Date for this vacancy is: 5pm on Wednesday 21 August 2019

If you want to know more about this great opportunity view the full job description in PDF form.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Service and Investment Executive to provide an exceptional service to customers across a range of products and services within UMi through a multitude of channels. You will proactively assess, coordinate and decide on service support, together with the facilitation and undertaking of associated documentation and administration required throughout the customer journey.

 

Salary: £17,316 p.a.

Working Hours/Location: 37 hours per week, Monday-Friday

Place of Work: Spectrum 6, Spectrum Business Park, Seaham, County Durham, SR7 7TT

 

As a Service and Investment Executive you will provide an exceptional service to customers across a range of products and services within UMi through a multitude of channels. Proactively assessing, co-ordinating and deciding on service support, together with the facilitation and undertaking of associated documentation and administration required throughout the customer journey.


Some of the key responsibilities will include:

  • Achieve and maintain quality standards associated through the various stages of the customer journey and the role, in line with business requirements
  • Handle inbound, email and web based enquiries, taking ownership to bring all enquiries to a resolution
  • Ensure a comprehensive understanding of the variety of services and their unique requirements to effectively deliver services which are appropriate for the needs of individual customers
  • Effective diary management and booking of appointments for field advisers, making appropriate arrangements and preparations to enhance the customer experience
  • Facilitate the completion of customer investment applications and subsequent claims for funding
  • Ensure all activities are recorded accurately and timely onto the customer relationship management system (CRM) and any other required business systems platforms in accordance with operational standards and processes
  • Adhere to strict customer data protection and storage guidelines
  • Undertake administrations duties including; post distribution, maintenance of the consumable stores, issuing of customer documentation and other associated administration
  • Provide reception services, meeting and greeting customers and supplier

 

The role will report to the Service and Investment Manager

 

Closing Date for this vacancy is: 5pm on Friday 23 August 2019

 

Hear more about this amazing opportunity with the full job description in PDF form directly on our website. 

Salary: Circa £40,000 p.a. (depending on experience)
Location: Spectrum 6, Spectrum Business Park, Seaham, County Durham, SR7 7TT


We have an exciting new vacancy available here at UMi. As a key member of the Senior Management Team you will ensure we help businesses in our community go further by making sure we always take the hard work of out finding and using the best information, expertise and finance.


This is a brand new role aligned to some exciting and progressive plans for UMi so it’s a real opportunity to make it your own.


You’ll need to be comfortable with change and be a self starter but of course you’ll be supported by, and part of, a bunch of incredibly talented people.


Because you’ve already done some brilliant things in creating great service experiences in the real and virtual world, you will bring demonstrable experience, expertise and a ambition to do what others say can’t be done.
If you are looking for a new challenge and feel this role is what you are looking for, please follow the “How to apply” instructions above.

Closing date: 5 pm on Friday 30 August

You can find the full job description listing directly on our website.

Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 p.a. (depending on experience)
Location: Spectrum 6, Spectrum Business Park, Seaham, County Durham, SR7 7TT


Are you a creative individual with a passion and experience in digital media and graphic design?
We are currently looking for creative content designer with responsibility for generating visual content for our portfolio of services and campaigns.


If you love testing your creativity across all sorts of formats and campaigns, then look no further. As part of our talented content and marketing team you’ll be able to benefit from working within a team, whilst having the responsibility of ensuring our media and content designs are first class.


We’re looking for someone with versatility and a range of skills from graphic design to developing digital content. You’ll ideally have experience of designing communication and marketing material for services and campaigns that deliver products or services to individuals or businesses.


No two days will be the same, so if you enjoy the variety of working across several projects and you would like to join one of the UK’s most progressive companies, please follow the “How to apply” instructions above.


Closing date: 5 pm on Friday 30 August 2019

Find the full information and job description on this role directly from our website.

Salary: Circa £40,000 p.a. (depending on experience)
Location: Spectrum 6, Spectrum Business Park, Seaham, County Durham, SR7 7TT


We’re looking for a highly creative and experienced marketeer to join us as UMi’s Head of Content and Marketing.


As a key member of the Senior Management Team, you will be responsible for proactively contributing to UMi’s success by leading our content and marketing team to significantly grow our market presence, improve brand awareness and understanding, and directly support increased sales of our products and services to our customers and partners.


You’ll need the appetite to thrive off leading and developing a team, and planning, whilst being happy to roll your sleeves up and work towards meeting deadlines. You’ll be responsible for quality assurance of all our content and marketing, so a keen eye for detail and the ability to make decisions is critical to this role. You’ll need to be comfortable working at pace and in a changing and innovating company.


If this sounds like an opportunity you would fit right in to, we very much look forward to hearing from you. Please follow the “How to apply” instructions above.


Closing date: 5 pm on Friday 30 August 2019

Find the full information and job description on this role directly from our website.

Salary: £10,000 p.a. (depending on experience)
Location: Spectrum 6, Spectrum Business Park, Seaham, County Durham, SR7 7TT
Fixed term employment for the duration of the Apprenticeship.


Are you a sociable team player who loves to create new and exciting content and a whizz at managing digital media platforms?

We are looking for a hardworking and enthusiastic Digital Media Apprentice who can do just that and be part of our very talented content and marketing team. You will actively contribute to the successful planning and delivery of UMi branded campaigns, alongside providing a high quality service to our customers and partners.
The apprenticeship will last approximately 18 months and you will work and study towards gaining an Level 3 Standard in Digital Marketing during this time.


Some of your main responsibilities will include:
• Actively getting involved in the delivery of the UMi news service and its daily bulletin, including helping to manage press releases from external agencies, drafting new stories, uploading content and creating visuals
• Provide support to a range of in house and external digital media campaigns
• Update our database of contacts, from individuals working in media to business owners who have taken part in UMi events and services
• Update UMi’s digital platforms from our corporate website to our dedicated social media channels, YouTube account, Google Maps listing and more
• Compile additional written notes and summaries of our series of webinars, podcast episodes, video Q&As and interviews
• Help develop and promote our content using digital media tactics, search engine optimisation, email marketing and online advertising
• Measure and report on performance of digital campaigns and general views using Google Analytics, Search Console and other online tracking tools
• Provide administrative support to the Content and Marketing team, from diary management to drafting campaign reports, compiling minutes of meeting, collating feedback from events, organising photos and video files etc.


Are you ready to start your digital media journey with us? If so, please view the full job description directly on our website and follow the “How to apply” instruction above.


Closing date: 5 pm on Friday 30 August 2019

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