A FIRST for FIRST!
We are delighted to announce our latest job opportunity at FIRST:
Senior recruitment officer
£25,000 - 28,000 per annum: full time, permanent post
To find out more about the role click here and please send your cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org - closing date for applications: 5th September, 2021
North East Times Shines the Spotlight
42 finalists took to the virtual stage whilst connecting with over 300 business leaders from the region.
Charlotte Windebank, managing director of FIRST and co-host of all three events, said: ““With partnership backing, the awards gave all applicants a vital confidence boost, connections and publicity to grow their start-ups, while inspiring members of the North East business community with their ideas and ambitions to grow.
“A healthy tonic after the year we’ve had and as I said at the events, if you can start a business during a pandemic, you can pretty much do anything!”
Read the full article here If you would like to be part of the Awards for 2022 contact email@example.com
Social Impact Celebrations set to continue with North East Institute of Business Ethics (NIBE)
In partnership with FIRST and PNE we are delighted to announce an Autumnal event to celebrate the next generation of social impact businesses by showcasing Startup Awards North East’s Social Impact Award winners at Ouseburn Farm.
Social Impact Success: Connecting and Growing Startup Communities will be taking place on Monday 11th October, 2021.
With speakers from NIBE, FIRST and PNE, find out about the region's social impact opportunities with a panel discussion between the award winners and co-founder and chair of FIRST Caroline Theobald CBE.
Kevan Carrick, chair of NIBE goers onto explain: ‘We are delighted to be able to support the Social Impact Winners from Startup Awards North East and to help them on their way with the offer of mentorship to integrate their values and ethics meaningfully into their business planning, marketing, leadership, and culture. We are also offering a small financial prize to every winner. These winners are a great example to both existing organisations and other new businesses. Ethical business practice is going to help us grow our communities –how fitting that this celebration is at Ouseburn Farm.’
For more information regarding the event, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Leaders on Tour: Tees Valley
Supported by FW Capital, we are delighted to share our latest event to connect/unite & inspire founders from across the Tees Valley
Calling all entrepreneurs of Teesside - it's time to put the fun back into running a business!
After 18 months of survival/pivoting and next level problem solving, down the tools and join us in celebrating, learning and connecting with like minded business owners from your local area.
Based in the Tees Valley, over the course of 2 days on 4th and 5th of November 2021, you and 25 business leaders will be treated to complementary face to face activities including:
Day 1: Thursday 4th November 10:00 - 17:00
- A business brunch to connect and build new contacts.
- An action packed bus tour to showcase innovations and case studies from entrepreneurs that have shown inspirational resilience and leadership throughout the pandemic.
Day 2: Friday 5th November 11:00 - 16:00
- A peer to peer round table discussion on investment readiness.
- An inspirational leaders lunch to reflect and share thoughts form the experience.
To register for tickets and to check eligibility, click here