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Organisation : Settlement Services International

Location : Sydney

Time required : Flexible to meet the needs of the entrepreneur for a minimum 6 month commitment

Duration of project : minimum of 6 months

Sector : Community Development, Community Support Services, Education & Training

Posted on : 29 Mar, 2018

About the Role

The Ignite Small Business Start-ups Initiative facilitates small business creation for people from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds, and people with disability, who want to start their own business or expand an existing one. Ignite entrepreneurs are supported one-on-one by a facilitator and linked to a Resource Team, made up of industry experts from the business community, including: local business owners, chartered accountants, marketing specialists, insurance brokers, commercial lease and law experts, university business schools, economic development units in local councils, and chambers of commerce.

Ignite Industry experts support entrepreneurs with identified specific industry and business skills. Industry experts guide, inform, advise and support the entrepreneur to create networks and links in their particular sector. The knowledge and expertise of industry experts help entrepreneurs grow their business.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

• Provide industry specific advice and guidance
• Provide useful and up to date industry related information on Australian business practices
• Guidance on growing a small business in Australia
• Support in making industry specific business contacts and networks
• Support entrepreneurs to identify and manage opportunities and risks in their specific business environment

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Settlement Services International
Not for Profit : Yes

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Position Description : Ignite Industry Expert VPD

For details concerning this role , please contact

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Phone : 1800912823

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Please quote in application: Ignite Industry Expert via Pro Bono Australia.


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