We regularly advertise opportunities to work with us, either on specific projects, as part of our team, as a board member, committee member, Dorset Ambassador or Enterprise Adviser. 

Board, committee and project support roles

Opportunities to work with us a board member, committee member, or to support a project will be advertised on this page. 

We are not currently recruiting to these roles.

Joining our team

If you are interested in joining our team, vacancies are advertised on the 'All Vacancies' page of Bournemouth University's website; as one of our strategic partners, the university supports our recruitment activity.

Vacancies for these roles will be also be promoted on our news pages, TwitterLinkedIn and our newsletter - subscribe now for regular updates.


Dorset LEP receives funding from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), to provide a dedicated, free to access business support service for Dorset-based businesses.

We are seeking to appoint suppliers to help deliver key aspects of this business support function.

  • Business Advisory Service – providing advice and support for businesses within the county. This includes providing them with business diagnostics and signposting to the most appropriate commercial or public funded assistance available to help them grow. Download the Business Advisory Service Tender document. 
  • Business Growth Groups – creating and managing three facilitated peer groups, comprising of high-growth or high-growth potential small and medium enterprises (SMEs) based in Dorset. Download the Business Growth Groups Tender document

Both tenders are live and close at 18:00 on 04 July 2022.

If you require any information regarding aspects of these tenders, the please contact Finn Morgan

Dorset Ambassador and Enterprise Advisor roles

We continue to encourage applications from professionals who would like to volunteer as a Dorset Ambassador, promoting the opportunities Dorset has to offer with your networks, or as an Enterprise Advisor, partnering with local schools and colleges and supporting the development of careers education in our region.

Further details below:


Be a Dorset Ambassador

Our ambassadors are vital in supporting our vision to make positive changes across our county. We're always keen to hear from professionals that want to help us highlight the opportunities offered by doing business in Dorset, help grow the economy and increase prosperity locally.

Find out more about volunteering as a Dorset Ambassador.

Be an Enterprise Adviser

Our Enterprise Advisers are strategic volunteers who partner with local schools and colleges to support the development of careers education and enable young people to be prepared and inspired for the fast-changing world of work. There are many benefits of the role including developing your local business network and giving back to the community, as well as offering the opportunity to undertake strategic planning in a new context and develop your communication skills.

Find out more about our Enterprise Adviser Network and email an expression of interest to