Delivering the economic vision for Cornwall

Jobs within the Cornwall Development Company 

Cornwall Development Company is committed to promoting equality of opportunity in employment and valuing diversity. Our latest job opportunities are advertised in the local and occasionally national media.  They are also posted on the internet. We welcome applications from all backgrounds.

You can also find out about both the temporary and permanent placements which are available through Jobline Staffing.

Please see below for details of current vacancies with Cornwall Development Company. The forms that you will need in order to apply are found at the bottom of this page.

Cornwall Trade & Investment (CTI)

Cornwall Trade & Investment (CTI) is an ERDF-funded project with three main objectives: helping businesses from elsewhere in the UK and abroad to get established in Cornwall; encouraging Cornwall businesses to export their goods and services outside the region; and increasing the number of jobs in Cornwall through our support to businesses.

Trade & Investment Manager

37 hours per week 

Fixed-term contract running until September 2021. 

Based at our offices in Pool, Redruth

Starting salary of £35,615.50 per annum

We’re looking for a confident and commercially minded Trade & Investment Manager to join our team. This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of an ambitious project promoting Cornwall as the place to do business. 

The Trade & Investment Manager plays a vital part in achieving these objectives, acting as the key point of contact with the businesses and providing excellent client management services.

The role

As Trade & Investment Manager, you’ll work closely with UK and international businesses to establish a presence in the region, promoting all that Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly have to offer them. Likewise, you’ll provide assistance to Cornwall businesses to increase their national and international trade opportunities.

A key contact for businesses engaged with the project, you’ll have an extensive understanding of business growth, economic development and expansion enablers across UK and international markets, particularly within digital and advanced manufacturing and engineering industries. Responsible for generating high-quality, intelligence-based business leads, you’ll define target companies and design bespoke engagement strategies. 

Building strong relationships is an important part of this role, whether with potential or existing investors, Cornwall business ambassadors, or other support providers. We’re looking for someone that can proactively respond to leads, while taking responsibility for customer and account management to maximise conversion.

A confident communicator, you’ll also represent Cornwall at exhibitions, seminars and conferences. Working with the wider team and other sector-specific projects, you’ll play a key role in defining our programme of exhibitions and events – both in the UK and overseas. 

Job description: Trade & Investment Manager

Closing date: Wednesday 31 July 2019

You will need the following documents to apply for CDC vacancies

  1. Application form part 1
  2. Application form part 2
  3. Equal Opportunities Monitoring form
  4. Guidance notes
  5. Equality of Opportunity Policy
  6. Disability Policy Statement
  7. CDC Values and Behaviours
Completed application forms parts 1 and 2, and an the optional Equal Opportunities Monitoring form, should be returned to before the stated deadline (unless specified otherwise in the given advert).
Alternatively, if you are unable to complete an electronic submission, please post your application forms to: 
Andrew Bellamy, HR Manager, Cornwall Development Company, Bickford House, South Wheal Crofty, Station Road, Pool, Redruth, TR15 3QG, ensuring that they arrive before the deadline.



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