Business Development / Employer Engagement Consultant - Apprenticeships

Job Type:
Job Title / Sector:
Employment / Engagement Officer
South East England, South West England
Southampton, Fareham, Salisbury
£22,000 to £25,000 per annum
KM Education Recruitment Ltd
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KM Recruitment is a specialist UK wide recruiter for the Work Based Learning and Welfare to Work sectors.

Job Title: Business Development / Employer Engagement Consultant - Apprenticeships

Location: South Hampshire based, covering the Hampshire, Wiltshire and Dorset – Must be flexible with travel

Salary: £22,000 - £25,000 + Bonus

Package: Excellent Holiday Entitlement, Mileage, Pension + More!

Type: Full Time, Permanent

The Role:

  • Identify and engage with employers for the generation of learner starts for Apprenticeships / Traineeships.
  • Generate own leads via field sales, cold calling, networking and presentations to secure new employer accounts and promote our client as the Training Provider of choice.
  • Give advice and support to employers regarding the Apprenticeship Levy and future funding reforms.
  • Undertake Organisational Needs Analysis and design / develop training plans to meet employer’s needs.
  • Advertise vacancies based on employer requirements, attracting suitable candidates through marketing, local events and referrals.
  • Work with the employer to manage the full application/interview/start process; liaise with candidate and employer to arrange and confirm interviews, receive/deliver feedback in a timely fashion and confirm candidate start with necessary learner start paperwork.
  • Keep up to date with competitor’s strengths and weaknesses, evaluating the market and scoping out new opportunities.
  • Report sales data and forecasts on a regular basis and meet month end sales deadlines.
  • Cross sell other products, seizing all opportunities to offer clients a well-rounded service.

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience of working within a field-based Business Development / B2B role - ideally within the training industry ESFA / WBL.
  • Proven experience of negotiating / winning / closing new business.
  • Proven experience of working towards and achieving targets.
  • Ideally have an understanding of the Apprenticeship Levy.
  • Full, clean driving licence and use of a vehicle.
  • Must be flexible with travel.

Personal Skills

  • Excellent communication skills – presentation, written and verbal.
  • Exceptional sales, marketing and networking skills.
  • Time management and organisational skills.

Please note:

KM Recruitment receive a high number of applications for each role advertised and although we would like to we are not always able to deliver feedback to unsuccessful candidates. If you have not been contacted within 4 days then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Thank you for your interest and keep an eye on our website for future opportunities.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
KM Education Recruitment Ltd
Tel: 01543 279752
Contact: Recruitment Team

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