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Business Executive

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
26/04/2021
Advert End Date:
10/05/2021 23:59
Salary:
£27,206.59 - £30,621.85 per annum
Job Category:
Education
Vacancy ID:
206586
Employment Location:
Sunderland
Post Number:
6427
Closing date:
10 May
Further Information

External Vacancy
Post Ref: 6427. Full Time, 37 hours per week. Permanent. £27,206.59 to £30,621.85 per annum.

Attractive benefits for this post include 35 days’ annual leave per year plus bank holidays and the opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.

Education Partnership North East (EPNE) is a partnership between Sunderland College, Northumberland College and Hartlepool Sixth Form College. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, highly motivated individual to join our team as a Business Executive. This role will lead the business development, marketing and sales activity on a sector basis. Key elements of the job role are working with large Apprenticeship Levy paying organisations to secure an increased market share in Apprenticeships and commercial income for EPNE. Also, identifying new opportunities and growing existing contracts beyond Apprenticeships to offer other solutions to meet identified training needs.

Applicants will have a sound general knowledge of Apprenticeship Standards and other workforce development related training as well as the changing landscape of Further Education. Able to demonstrate a professional approach with good interpersonal skills and be self-motivated. Meet deadlines, working under pressure whilst utilising excellent customer relationship and account management skills. Applicants should ideally have experience of working in post 16 education as well as experience of working in sales and demonstrate an up to date understanding of employer and sector needs with an ability to identify and respond to changing markets.

Members of the Business Development team need to be independently mobile and must be able to travel throughout the North East and in some instances further afield.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate relevant experience in their personal statement and give practical examples of how they fulfil the person specification.

Due to the nature of this post, you will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure Check.

To find out more about this great opportunity please visit https://vacancies.educationpartnershipne.ac.uk/ and select the job description and person specification within the Information section. Please note we will only accept EPNE application forms.

All applications must be received by 12 midnight on Monday 10th May 2021

We are working towards equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to PREVENT and safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.