Business Engagement Advisor (LUM122)
WHAT WE DO
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who has a strong record of accomplishment and can work as part of a Business Engagement Team to rapidly grow Apprenticeship/Work-Based, Full-Cost and Commercial provision across key LEP priority areas at Leeds City College. The successful candidate must be solutions-focussed, target-driven and have experience at developing strong employer relations. The candidate will be responsible for sourcing new business leads, apprenticeship sales and working effectively with existing and prospective employers to quickly grow our work-based portfolio and business areas. Candidates must therefore be able to demonstrate a strong ability to market and sell apprenticeship opportunities and services, have lots of energy, a natural can-do attitude and be confident in negotiating and writing apprenticeship contracts. It is envisaged that this position will initially be aligned to sourcing business opportunities in our HE departments, but this may alter over time.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
- To meet recruitment/sales targets and expand business in response to strategic priorities.
- To liaise with delivery staff to ensure a highly successful employer experience, maintaining latest industry knowledge within own areas.
- Managing allocated accounts creating a calendar of touch points and account visits.
- Strong time management and organisation skills to ensure multiple priorities are being worked towards and KPI's are met.
- To account manage and undertake training needs analysis and solution implementation with employers to ensure customer satisfaction.
- Uses employer links to generate work experience pipeline for work experience co-coordinators to convert.
- To be responsible for undertaking sales, business development and marketing activities, including employer visits.
As a Business Engagement Advisor you will be responsible for providing an end to end service for existing and new employer partners. The Business Engagement Advisor will forge strong relationships with employers via personalised account management maximising opportunities and income streams.
As a Business Engagement Advisor you will identify and engage further customers, who have the potential to become key accounts, ensuring that all negotiated sales targets are achieved, maximise levels of repeat business, identify new opportunities for sales and business development and work effectively as part of the overall Business Engagement team.
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Luminate Education Group consists of; Harrogate College (HC), Keighley College (KC), Leeds City College (LCC), Leeds Conservatoire (LC), University Centre Leeds, Leeds Sixth Form College, White Rose Academies Trust (WRAT) and Yorkshire Centre for Training & Development. Luminate Education Group is one of the fastest and most innovative education groups in the country.
We offer a curriculum as diverse as our students within a vibrant and multicultural learning environment. Our goal is to deliver excellent and innovative education which supports and inspires every student to achieve their ambitions.
Our focus is to ensure every group member, and the group as a whole, is successful. In order to achieve this, the group members proactively look for ways to support and inspire each other, to strengthen central services and be a guiding light for all our staff and students.
Join us on the journey to being the best that we can collectively be for our students, apprentices, staff and our stakeholders.
At Luminate Education Group we are committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
All successful applicants will be required to complete all the mandatory pre-employment checks, which includes:
Proof of right to work in the UK
Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check
Children’s barred list check (we may also check the adult barred list if the role involves working with vulnerable adults)
Two professional references
Fitness to work; this is conducted by our Occupational Health Provider
Section 128 check for all staff entering management roles
Prohibition check for all staff entering teaching related roles
Please Note: All successful applicants who have lived or travelled overseas for three months or more in the past five years will be required to undertake an overseas check as part of the pre-employment checks.
More information on overseas checks can be found on the government website.
All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks.
For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.