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Employer Engagement Consultant, full time ASAP start!

Job Details

  • Reference Number: EMPLO81997
  • Region: Greater London, Finchley
  • Salary: 23000 - 29000 per Annum
  • Position: School Business Manager
  • Open: 17-08-2016
  • Close: N/A

Job Description

Are you an experienced in sourcing work placements or apprenticeships? How about sales or recruitment? Do you thrive working to targets? We are looking for an Employer Engagement Consultant - someone who has experience generating business, who can bring their people skills to one of the most crucial positions in the company. The job will be initially a temp contract, paid equivalent to £25k-£29k per year perm salary, with a very high probability of progressing to permanent after 1-3 months - providing you deliver! If interested please apply ASAP as interviews are commencing immediately for an ASAP start! Role purpose: To support the business's customers in to meaningful and rewarding careers. Being a skilled business developer and employer engager and using sales skills to build trusting relationships with employers, manage expectations and ensure they work with us time and again to provide opportunity for our customers. The successful candidate will predominantly be looking for new business, locate new multi-vacancy opportunities and 'sell' our client's services across all the employability contracts that we operate; ensuring our client becomes a trusted partner in the local area for recruitment. You will also be at the centre of the office processes, working hand-in-hand with the Employment Consultants to identify the key employment vacancies needed for their customer caseload. In addition, you will operate as part of a regional cluster of employer engagers, and work towards a national objective of being the partner of choice in the welfare to work market. You will also meet key local and office targets for putting people into employment, and work closely with our Employer Account Management team, to ensure potential large regional and national relationships are developed appropriately across our business. Key Responsibilities *Contacting local employers to the ESCs hub area to source appropriate, managed vacancies for our customers. *To work with employers to influence them to give advantageous recruitment processes for our customers in comparison to open recruitment - in exchange for preparing and sourcing appropriate customers for the roles. *Influencing and designing effective recruitment processes with employers in order to give our customers the best chance of success. *Generating a high level of sales activity, to develop and drive our constant need for new vacancies. *Driving vacancy success through effective use of our Customer Relationship Management and Vacancy management systems. *Constantly building office relationships, working closely with employment consultants and centre managers, to ensure vacancies identified are always in line with the requirements of the cents. *Running screening workshops and vacancy awareness sessions - delivered directly to our customers in the office. *Attending meetings with employers, writing basic email approaches and proposals, and attending local employer networking events to promote our services. *Working effectively with our National employer engagement team to upsell local opportunities. Skills and Experience *Strong Business Development Skills. *Previous experience in working in a target driven environment (preferably sales) *The ability to work across multiple targets, and manage priorities effectively. *Ability to network effectively and maximise business development opportunities. *Strong relationship building skills (internal & external) - via phone and in person. *Good presentation and networking skills ( internal and external stakeholders) *Ability to negotiate and influence outcomes. *Excellent organisational, planning and time management skills. *Strong communication and interpersonal skills at all levels. *Outward looking and aware of wider local area policies and initiatives. *Self-motivated and can work proactively independently or as part of a team. *Excellent all round IT skills (Internet, Intranet, databases, MS Office) *Has a 'can do attitude', enthusiasm with confident and positive outlook. We also welcome innovative and driven approaches to meeting and exceeding challenging but realistic sales targets. We also welcome applications from anyone with sales experience from any sector. Ideally we are looking for people that have a passion for our business, and are not afraid of working hard to ensure our customers find the opportunities to achieve their career goals. Please contact Michael on 0207 202 0039 if you would like an informal chat about the position! 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 Recruitment (part of Capita plc, a FTSE 100 company) ranks as one of the top four specialist education agencies (Recruitment International's Top 250 Report) and is one of only 50 recruitment companies to achieve gold REC Audited Education status.