Engagement Consultant - Swindon

Up to 24000.00 GBP Annual + GBP0 - GBP24000/annum
08 Oct 2016
05 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
We are recruiting for the largest Adult Skills, Apprenticeship and Employability provider in the UK. With almost 2000 employees, over 400 centres and an ambitious growth plan, this role comes at an exciting time and is a great opportunity.

In this role you will build and develop relationships with key employers, stakeholders and delivery partners to source eligible learners for the companies Adult Skills training courses and ensure occupancy targets are met. You will also work with employers to promote maths and English support services for employed learners, to up-skill their workforce with functional skills. Working with employers, you will source managed job vacancies, and structure bespoke pre-employment training courses for their recruitment needs.

Some of the main accountabilities will include:
* Establish, build and maintain partnerships with a wide portfolio of existing and potential partners to fulfil the business needs through regular contact and management
* Actively seek new business opportunities with stakeholders
* Develop a network of relationships with employed learners through business development and marketing engagement
* Maintain accurate records of specified business development activity and provide timely and consistent data using the comapnies systems
* Identify key networking opportunities to maximise your impact on your centre(s) and supply chain referrals increasing income opportunities
* Deliver pitches and presentations to referral partners and stakeholders to secure new business
* Maintain an excellent level of product knowledge and understanding of all funding opportunities
* Advertise and promote to referral partners, employers and potential learners using a wide range of techniques in order to achieve learner acquisition targets
* Attend networking events and other promotional opportunities, maintaining a professional and credible profile on behalf of the company - these may be outside of normal working hours, so some flexibility is required
* Keep up to date with labour markets and our competitor's offers
* Build strong relationships across the business, share best practices, opportunities and knowledge

Skills/Experience required:
* Proven success in a similar target-driven sales environment and role
* Proven success in generating high levels of repeat business
* Proven success in developing and managing long term business partnerships
* Strong and confident presentation skills
* Pragmatic and analytical problem-solving skills
* Proven ability to work collaboratively
* Excellent communication and influencing skills
* Confidence in networking, building effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
* Strong IT skills, specifically in Microsoft Office applications
* A current valid driving licence and own car.

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK