Epsom Council is asking people to apply to become the town's new business development manager in its second attempt to recruit for the position.

In partnership with Bride Hall and Carlyle, the company which manages The Ashley Centre, the council is seeking an "enthusiastic and self-motivated individual" to promote the area to new and existing businesses while making the most of its "considerable assets".

he role will include promoting the economic interests of the town centre and borough, supporting local businesses and encouraging inward investors.

They will also implement initiatives linked to Epsom’s university town status and proximity to Epsom Downs Racecourse, working with partners, and supporting the work of the borough’s business partnership and forum.

The deadline for applications for the full-time, £43,739 a year, role is June 23.