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Employer Engagement Advisor

Job Details

  • Reference Number: EMPLO84701
  • Region: London, Kensington and Chelsea
  • Salary: 21000 - 24000 per Annum
  • Position: Apprenticeship
  • Open: 16-08-2016
  • Close: N/A

Job Description

To provide the key relationship anchor for a work placement project for a Further Education college, to identify and secure work placement opportunities for college students, across multi-curriculum areas, in line with targets, reporting to the Capita Employer Engagement Service Manager. Key responsibilities: *Prospect and cold call employers and businesses *Find and create work experience placement opportunities *Demonstrate thorough and accurate administration and record keeping *Create spreadsheets detailing activity and information *Build and develop on-going relationships with employers to promote links between the college and business *Represent Capita in a professional manner at all times *Meet and exceed targets *Visit employers *Liaise closely with college tutors and their students and best match them to work placement opportunities *Communicate with employers to monitor individual student placements *Work cooperatively as part of the a team *Being adaptable to any new responsibilities, tasks or duties which may arise as the role evolves *Communicate seamlessly with the team, employers and college tutors in a collaborative and constructive manner to ensure successful student placements *Attend meetings to discuss employer engagement and student requirements as required *Provide matching service for students to work placement opportunities *Provide an excellent and friendly customer service Qualifications, experience and skills required: *A Careers Information, Advice and Guidance (CIAG) qualification would advantageous; preferably a minimum of Level 3 *Minimum of GCSEs in English and Maths (grade C or above) or level 2 equivalent *A proven and successful track record in employer engagement or sales *Experience working in a school or college *Ability to achieve and exceed targets *Excellent communication and interpersonal skills *Ability to quickly build rapport and successfully engage with people internally and externally *Experience of operating pro-actively, independently and self-motivation *Excellent organisational, administrative and computer skills *An enhanced DBS registered on the Online Update Service and/or the willingness to apply for a DBS *An understanding of the further education sector in the UK (preferable) Please note that the role requires travel to college campuses and employers based in London using public transport. As a business and individuals we are committed to a policy of equal opportunities and will not discriminate on any basis. For further details please see our Equal Opportunities statement on our website. Capita Education Resourcing is the leading education recruitment specialist and offers the largest staffing support network for colleges in the UK. There is a wide range of opportunities for lecturers, trainers, teachers, assessors, careers advisors and distant learning tutors in both non-vocational and vocational subjects. Capita Education Resourcing is committed to a policy of equal opportunities and we take a pro-active approach to this employment practice. We are opposed to any form of prejudice and make every effort to ensure that no person acting on our behalf shall discriminate in any situation against another individual or group, directly or indirectly, because of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. Each individual is assessed on merit alone. Capita Education Resourcing is committed to keeping children, young people and vulnerable adults safe and maintains strict adherence to DfE Safeguarding regulations through the Teachsafe standard and regular audits by The Security Watchdog.