Location
London
Advertising Salary:
£30,723.00 per annum FTE (Including London Weighting)
Careers Site Advertising End Date
16 Jun 2024

About the role

Employer Engagement Coordinator

Location: London, hybrid (there will be an expectation to travel to all London boroughs )

Salary: £30,723.00 per annum FTE (Including London Weighting)

This is a fixed term contract until 31 March 2025 with potential to extend.

The Employer Engagement Coordinator's function is to engage with employers and the business sector to encourage their involvement in and creation of work experience placements for young people which provide meaningful encounters with the world of work.

The post holder will be expected to liaise and maintain effective working relationships with a range of other agencies, businesses and employers.  The post may involve working in more than one location and there will be travel involved.  It may be necessary on occasion for the post holder to work outside of standard office hours.

There is an expectation that the Employer Engagement Coordinator will be external facing, attending face-to-face meetings with employers and stakeholders in a range of setting and at events.

Knowledge

Essential:

  • A demonstrable understanding of school culture and the challenges faced by schools in delivering careers activities, especially work experience
  • An understanding of relevant local and national policy relating to skills and economic development and the issues and barriers to employment faced by young people

Experience

Essential:

  • Demonstrable experience of engaging and building relationships with leaders from businesses, ideally in HR and Talent functions
  • Demonstrable experience of planning and hosting events
  • A strong track record of business development and account management

 

A list of all job objectives can be found in the Job description.

We are shortlisting on a rolling basis. Please note, we reserve the right to close our vacancies early if sufficient applications are received

Interviews will be taking place over Microsoft teams.
 
How to apply:

To be considered for this vacancy, applicants are required to complete and submit a fully completed application form through our website.

At EDT we pride ourselves on creating an environment that supports a healthy work life balance for all our staff. We provide policies that encourage flexible working around individual needs. We offer a range of benefits including a generous holiday allowance (30 days plus bank holidays), company pension scheme and additional voluntary money saving benefits. 

Education Development Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults whom we work with and come into contact with around the world. All applicants are subject to thorough screening and successful candidates are subject to the relevant level of criminal record checks with national police authorities or the UK’s Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). This will be at minimum a basic DBS check.

At Education Development Trust, we strive to create a workplace where everyone feels valued, can be themselves and knows they can reach their full potential.  We embrace and celebrate our differences through various initiatives and support colleagues through a number of staff networks. We’re committed to building a strong, diverse workforce and making Education Development Trust an inclusive place to work.  If you have specific requirements or adjustments, please let us know if there is anything we can do to support your application.  We are proud to be a member of the Disability Confident employer scheme.

 
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About the organisation

Education Development Trust has first-rate credentials in providing services that bridge the gap between education, training and employment. We have been a leading careers service provider in the UK for over 20 years and have a successful track record of managing programmes delivering careers, employment and skills support.
 
To find out more about the careers service at Education Development Trust, please click here.
 
Please Clickhere to see our Annual Impact Review for 2022/2023, which highlights the ways in which our work has impacted lives around the world – and the progress we have made since 2021/2022.
 

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