Engagement Advisor

19000.00 - 23000.00 GBP Annual + GBP19000 - GBP23000/annum Plus benefits and bonus
22 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Human Resources
Contract Type
Full Time
Inspiring people to realise their potential

Engagement Advisor

Covering Edinburgh, Fife, Tayside and Aberdeenshire

Competitive salary, benefits and bonus

Looking for a new challenge?

Do you have a passion for helping people? Have you worked in a target based role? Interested in the learning sector? Do you have experience working in a coaching, information, and guidance capacity? Then this may be the perfect opportunity for you.

What will the role involve?

Our Engagement Advisors help to ensure that our learner journey starts in the best way possible. They need an eye for detail as they check to make sure all the learner documentation complies with all contractual, quality and procedural standards.

Engagement Advisors need to be confident communicators as they need to engage with stakeholders in order to generate placement opportunities for the learners enrolled in learndirect programmes. You will also need to develop future apprenticeship opportunities with employers in their specified geographical area.

As an Engagement Advisor you will need to demonstrate confidence and professionalism when dealing with young people and assessing their suitability for placements. You will also provide quality support to assist their future routes to employment.

We can only consider applications that meet the below criteria.

• Promoting training or recruitment services

• Experience of building strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders

• Proven track record of achieving/exceeding targets.

• Sales and/or marketing experience

• Knowledge of local labour market

• Knowledge of vocational training industry and funding requirements

Who are we?

learndirect is the UK's largest provider of skills, training and employment services. We've helped over 4 million people gain the skills they need for work, whether its qualifications in everyday subjects like mathematics and English, vocational qualifications and apprenticeships, or higher-level professional qualifications. learndirect has a mission to change lives. We work with more than 100,000 people and 4,000 businesses each year. We're also one of the leading providers of eAssessment services.

We're proud of our customer base which includes household names like McDonald's, Sainsbury's, Tesco's and Greggs to name a few. Trusted and credible with our Ofsted Grade 2, Investors in People Gold and Matrix accreditations, we have built our market-leading position through our application of technology for learning and assessment.

What's in it for me?

We offer 5 weeks holiday with additional bank holidays, competitive pay that can be topped up with bonuses where applicable. We also have standard benefits including contribution based pension, child care vouchers, cycle to work, staff discounts and much more

As an Investors in People Gold accredited company we pride ourselves in the career development our colleagues receive and we continuously strive to improve our ways of working. Everyone at learndirect plays a really important part in achieving our goals, so we think we can offer truly unique opportunities and valuable experiences. We aim to stay ahead of the latest technologies and invest heavily in the training of our staff in order to keep them at the forefront of the industry. Our goal is to be an Employer of Choice and the first company anyone thinks of when looking to enter the industry, or an experienced professional looking for a change.

learndirect welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. We are committed to diversity and recruiting to reflect the communities we serve. We expect all of learndirect's employees to comply with the Company's Equality & Diversity, Safeguarding and Health & Safety Policies and promote the policies to customers and employers with whom the Company works

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