Business Development Officer

Learning Curve
Remote
£15000 - £100000

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Job Description

Introduction

After the succession of winning a new Bootcamp contract across WMCA, we are looking to expand our team! This role requires you to be a motivated and self-driven person to effectively promote the curriculum offer and to recruit learners aged 19+ onto appropriate programmes on offer. You will be responsible to engage with key stakeholders to ensure the effective marketing of the provision, actively engage with employers and learners across the region and identify employment opportunities linked within the training and qualifications that we provide within our Pre-employment provision. The purpose of this is to gain interviews for our learners and support the transition from completion of training and qualifications into employment or Further Education.

Key Responsibilities

DUTIES
  • Developing and maintaining good strong relationships with external organisations
  • Identifying and promoting courses to learner and learner referral sources
  • Engaging with potential learners and providing them with accurate information, advice, and guidance along with keeping records of all the above activities
  • Carrying out initial assessment activities, identify individual learner support requirements and communicate to the relevant colleagues
  • Maintaining the learner tracking details for each of the courses and effectively communicating with the relevant tutors and assessors to collate all this information
  • Support the tracking of the learners upon completion into a positive destination for a period of 26 weeks.
  • To identify employers who have employment, apprenticeship, or placement opportunities and to develop good working relationships which are receptive to providing opportunity for our post qualification NEET learners to be offered employment prospects
  • To identify and engage in communication with local employment partnership groups to promote our services and identify employment opportunities
  • Responding to client enquiries and providing support to their requirements
  • Attending promotions days at client’s premises when required and promoting the companies’ services to potential customers/learners
  • Attending careers events to promote Learning Curve Group
  • Accurately and timely completion of all recruitment documentation
  • Effectively communicating with other staff members about day to day activities
  • Conduct your role in line with the company value and expected behaviours
  • Promote equal opportunities and recognition of diversity throughout the company
  • Comply with the Safeguarding, Prevent and Health and Safety Policies and be vigilant to potential concerns and risks at all times
  • Ensure confidentiality and professionalism at all times.

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA

We love to develop our people so even if you don't meet 100% of the essential criteria, we strongly encourage you to apply.

  • Experience in a similar engagement role (in the education sector would be desirable)
  • Experience of sales and marketing
  • Good experience of administration is necessary
  • IT skills are essential
  • GCSE or equivalent Maths and English qualifications
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good track record of customer service
  • Ability to work on your own and are self-motivated
  • Able to travel within the region
EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

You’re unique – and we love that about you. As an equal opportunity employer, we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
Don’t just take our word for it though! Our commitment to a number of covenants and pledges will show you just how serious we are about equal opportunities for all:

  • Disability Confident Employer
  • Armed Forces Covenant Silver
  • Domestic Abuse Covenant
  • Durham Enable
  • Care Leaver Covenant

PURPLE PERKS

26 days annual leave + Bank Holidays

We understand the gift of time, whether it’s to see your loved ones or just spending time doing the things you love. That’s why in addition to your basic allowance of 26 days your annual leave allowance can rise to as much as 44 days per annum (inclusive of BH) because of these amazing extra leave perks:
Buy & Sell | You can buy sell up to an extra 5 days annual leave each year
2YRS Service | Staff who have 2YRS service received an extra 2 days annual leave
5YRS Service | Staff who have 5YRS service receive a further 2 days annual leave
10YRS Service | Staff who have 10YRS service receive a further 1 days annual leave
We have a huge range of perks which you can look at
HEAD OFFICE PERKS
We wish we could provide these to all, but as a national company its not always possible. However these perks are available to all staff when they attend our incredible Head Office space.

  • Electric Car charging points
  • Free fruit, Coffee and Tea
  • Onsite Shower
  • Prayer room on request or list of nearest available places of worship

If you would like to discuss this role in more detail or need support in applying for this role, please contact our recruitment team on or \Workforus@Learningcurvegroup.co.uk
Working Flexibly
If the working hours, days or times don't quite meet your needs please contact us to see if we can accommodate working flexibly.

Essential Criteria

Learners are at the centre of everything we do so we are committed to safeguarding and promoting their welfare. If your role is applicable, the successful applicant will be required to provide satisfactory references and prove their eligibility to work in the UK. Depending on your role, we may also need to carry out a DBS check in addition to an adverse media / digital search.

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