Job vacancies: Business Development Advisor, Enrolment Officer (Portland Training)

Portland Training currently has two vacancies, one for a Business Development Advisor and the other for an Enrolment Officer

Business Development Advisor

Location: Sheffield

Salary: 18-20k + Bonus (dependent on experience)

Portland Training are currently expanding and have an exciting opportunity available for the right candidate to join our team.

We offer a competitive salary, attractive bonus package and a holiday allowance of 25 days, increasing after two years of service, plus an additional day off for your birthday! Hard work is recognised and incentives/rewards given for this also.

This sales role is for you if you have an eagerness to learn, work hard and strive for success.

Key responsibilities:

  • Engage and develop relationships with employers to generate a pipeline of learners who are eligible and keen to undertake company training programmes
  • Researching and cold calling businesses to promote our funded and commercial courses
  • Appointment setting with decision makers to discuss their training and recruitment needs
  • Maximise all sales opportunities and achieve targets for learner starts
  • Promote / cross sell further training opportunities relevant to the sector
  • Gathering of data to enrol employers / learners onto courses
  • Inputting data onto relevant software programmes
  • May be required to carry out other duties as requested by your line manager

The Business Development Advisor will have the following experience:

  • The ideal candidate will have experience of working within the Work Based Learning Sector
  • Ideally the candidate will have background knowledge in the construction and engineering sector
  • Proven experience of working towards targets
  • Excellent communication and time management skills

Desired Skills:

  • Ability to work alone or under supervision
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft packages with a focus on Word and Excel
  • Good organisational skills with an ability to prioritise work-load and meet deadlines
  • Desire to learn, progress and build a career in the training industry
  • Demonstrate confidence and a and ability to work on own initiative
  • Work well under pressure

Personal qualities:

  • A good team player
  • Self-motivated
  • Quick learner
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Professional attitude

Enrolment Officer

Responsible to: Operations Director

Salary: 18-20k + Bonus (dependent on experience)

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing an excellent level of customer service
  • To contact and develop a rapport with new employers and learners both face to face and remotely.
  • Completing sign up visits with learners over a wide geographic area.
  • Completing employer paperwork including health and safety risk assessments.
  • Conducting initial assessments with learners
  • Accurately completing all enrolment paperwork with learners to a high standard
  • Providing IAG to the new learner as appropriate
  • Manage your own diary efficiently
  • Generate new referrals through promoting Portland Training’s provision
  • Achieve monthly individual and team targets for enrolments
  • Reporting progress data and figures on a weekly basis to the contracts manager
  • Undertake training where appropriate
  • Update and maintain learner records including paper and electronic files
  • Familiarise yourself with the External Funding Body rules and Ofsted requirements
  • Read, understand and contribute to Portland Training’s internal processes
  • Undertake any other duties and responsibilities as required by management team.

Skills Required

  • The ideal candidate will have experience of working within the Work Based Learning Sector
  • The ideal candidate will be able to complete funding paperwork to a high level of accuracy.
  • Demonstrate confidence, tenacity and ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Good organisational skills with an ability to prioritise work-load and meet deadline.
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft packages with a focus on Word and Excel
  • Desire to learn, progress and build a career in the training industry
  • Full driving licence and access to own vehicle.
  • Willingness to work across a wide geographical area, with overnight stays required.
  • Awareness of construction trades is desirable.

Qualifications

  • A good standard of Maths and English
  • IAG qualification desirable

Applying for the roles

To submit an application, please use the following form attached here.