Business Engagement Advisor, Keighley, Fixed Term

Leeds City College
£26,351.00 - £30,000.00 Per Year
06 Oct 2019 10:06
18 Oct 2019 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Business / Management Studies
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Not Offered

Business Engagement Advisor, Keighley, Fixed Term

Keighley College is a highly successful community college, being one of the mostly rapidly improved colleges in the country. We pride ourselves on working closely with employers, the local community and other stakeholders to provide curriculum and support that meets the needs of students.

The college building is centrally located and convenient for public transport. New in 2010 the building hosts well-resourced facilities catering for a wide range of curriculum areas.

Work is in progress to open a new Higher Education centre in 2019 which will provide innovative learning spaces to meet our growing HE offer.

Keighley College is a member of the Luminate Education group.

We are looking for a dynamic individual who has a strong record of accomplishment and can work as part of a Business Engagement Team to rapidly grow work based, full cost and Commercial provision across key LEP priority areas at Keighley College.. The successful candidate must be solutions-focussed, target-driven and have experience at developing strong employer relations. The candidate will be responsible for sourcing new business leads, apprenticeship sales and working effectively with existing and prospective employers to quickly grow our work based portfolio and business areas. Candidates must therefore be able to demonstrate a strong ability to market and sell apprenticeship opportunities and services, have lots of energy, a natural can-do attitude and be confident in negotiating and writing apprenticeship contracts. This post is funded through the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges through the Let's Talk Real Skills project that will ensure significant improvements in skills provision through a strong collaborative approach of active engagement with sectors and industry groups linked to FE and HE.

Employees of Keighley College enjoy a wide range of benefits. To find out more about what we offer click on the following link:

Keighley College is committed to Equality of Opportunity (ensuring everyone is treated fairly) and safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check as well as mandatory pre-employment checks which may also include checking social media profiles. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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