Employer Engagement Advisor

  • Business First
  • Swindon

Employer Engagement Advisor

Job advert

We are looking for an enthusiastic new colleague to join our friendly Business First team. You will assist us to increase employer engagement with the College through promoting our delivery of a range of training services and qualifications from Apprenticeships to NVQs; also sharing our bespoke training, sector based work academies and other funded training opportunities.


You’ll be a confident communicator in person, on the phone and in writing, able to describe and encourage the take up of work experience and/or mentoring opportunities for College students and to promote our curriculum engagement through employer forums and other enrichment activities.


As part of your role you’ll provide a ‘one stop shop’ for all initial enquiries and ensure that all interactions with the College are tracked and responded to through effective relationship management.


You’ll work closely with colleagues in the Employer Engagement Team and Apprenticeship Co-ordination Team with the objective of growing the College’s income streams and market share; helping us to meet our recruitment and funding targets as we expand our business in response to growing market requirements. 


To assist you we’ll provide a full induction to the role with ongoing support and mentoring as you develop.  What we need from you is your aptitude for promotional conversations, strong organisational skills and attention to detail, and the tenacity and dedication to get the job done!


To reward and recognise your effort and engagement, we offer a range of family friendly / flexible working policies and also:                                                  

  • Access to a market leading Pension Scheme
  • 33 days annual leave (inclusive of all discretionary and bank holidays)
  • Training and development to support you into your role and onto your future career path,
  • Wellbeing and lifestyle assistance through access to our market leading Employee Benefits Platform,  and
  • On-site parking, subsidised restaurants with a Costa & Starbucks!!


How to apply:

Click on our link and apply via our website at https://swindoncollege.careers.eteach.com. If you are unable to apply on line or require further information please call 01793 491591.


Closing date: 19th June 2019      Reference: 72-18


An Application Form must be submitted if you wish to be considered for this post. Please note this vacancy may close sooner if sufficient applications have been received so please apply as soon as possible.


Swindon College is committed to embedding a culture which values diversity and ensures equality of opportunity.  We take our safeguarding responsibilities seriously and promote the welfare of children and young people.  We expect all staff, applicants and customers to share this commitment.


This role is likely to involve working with under 18’s and/or vulnerable adults. Any appointment will be made subject to strict vetting and screening checks and our receipt of a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.


  • Level 2 English and Maths, or the commitment to gain within 24 months of employment
  • Experience of working in a College environment 
  • Experience of working in promotion of apprenticeships