Coventry College

Business Adviser

Coventry, West Midlands
£24,612 per annum (additional performance related pay)
05 Oct 2018
19 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

About the Role:

Do you have a passion and flair for promoting and selling products to prospective clients? If so we want to hear from you!

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Business Adviser (known internally as a Sector Engagement Officer) to join our team. In this key role you will be targeted on selling apprenticeship schemes to a specific sector and will receive a bonus for anything above and beyond this target. Apprenticeship knowledge is desirable.

You will source prospective clients and gain a full understanding of their business and requirements. In addition you will promote relevant products and services and identify opportunities for additional add on services.

It is essential that you can build effective relationships with new clients, and are good at networking as you will attend at least 4 business networking opportunities / meetings per month.

You will build and manage the new sales pipeline and identify opportunities for work experience, work trials and employability support to benefit the wider college.

About You:

To be successful in this role you will need to have previous experience in sales or customer service environment and experience of working towards targets. A qualification in GCSE English A*- C is essential.

An enthusiastic and proactive individual, you will have a good work ethic, with excellent communication skills.

About Us:

On 1 August 2017, City College and Henley College merged to become Coventry College. This is an exciting period of change for us as we look to offer our students the best possible learning opportunities and outcomes. 

We offer exceptional teaching and learning, excellent work experience placements and opportunities for students to develop independently as well as meeting the needs of employers.

Why join our team?

Our excellent facilities, strong partnerships with major employers and universities, as well as excellent international relationships make us a sought-after place to study for thousands of young people and adults. Benefits include 30 days annual leave plus statutory bank holidays and an attractive local government pension scheme.

Candidates with a disability will be guaranteed an interview, providing they meet all the essential requirements of the post.

The successful applicant will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.

We are actively committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and any vulnerable groups within the College community. We value our diverse College community and are actively committed to promoting equality and diversity in all areas of College life.  Applications are welcomed from all sections of the community. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share these commitments.

To apply, please return the attached application form via the Apply link.

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