Position of Urban Pioneer – Go! Southampton BID

By hajir / On Feb.16.2018

Go! Southampton Business Improvement District (BID) are looking for an Urban Pioneer to join their team.

Position of Urban Pioneer – Go! Southampton BID

This is a trainee position, initially embedded for six months with the Go! Southampton Business Improvement District (BID) in Southampton city centre. You will support Giles Semper, Associate Director of The means, in an acting CEO role, as well as delivering a range of placemaking and place management projects under the BID’s ‘Stronger Business’ theme.


• As part of their role at The means, the candidate will go through a programme of support and development including mentoring, coaching, on the job training and course-based training where necessary.

• This will typically take a whole day each week.

• The candidate will develop towards taking a leading role in the company’s consultancy and implementation projects, and to provide support to other members of the team as and when required.

• Alternatively they may wish to transfer to the employment of the Go! Southampton BID. 

About You

• We are seeking candidates with a strong interest in urban development, regeneration, placemaking, or related areas who are seeking a nurturing environment in which to grow their experience.

• This is an ideal opportunity for a recent graduate, possibly from a Southampton HE institution.

You can download a full job description below, with instructions as to how to apply.

The closing date is 12 noon on Friday 23rd March 2018.