Nottingham / Flexible | Permanent
Salary: c£21,000 + Bonus
Step is the UK’s leading provider of paid internships and placements. Due to an increase in demand for our summer internship programmes, we are seeking to appoint an exceptional individual to support our contracts in this area.
Primarily, this role involves maximising business opportunities through networking in the local business communities such as chambers of commerce, Local Enterprise Partnership meetings, and university business networks. The goal will be to promote the benefits to businesses of working with interns and offering valuable placement opportunities to young people, mainly in the London area.
Once opportunities are secured, the role will involve the whole recruitment cycle from the marketing and promotion of our programmes both on campus and in the wider recruitment media, through to screening, selection and managing the interview process. There is a broad mix of programmes from those in financial services to the creative industries and government departments. You will be involved in volume telephone interview programmes using skills / competency-based interview techniques. In addition to marketing and recruitment activities, you will be involved in producing reports; analysing diversity and recruitment data using Excel.
We are seeking to increase our market share in this area so you will also be involved in business development activities including preparing bids and tenders as well as representing the Step brand in client facing meetings, networking events and on campus at universities and colleges.
Many of our clients are also seeking to increase social mobility and address the inequalities in the job market faced by BAME graduates, those from lower socio-economic backgrounds, members of the LGBTQ community, women, and those with Disabilities. Applicants that have an interest in this area or any experience will be welcomed.
You will have excellent, accurate written skills, confidence on the telephone and the emotional intelligence to respond well in client meetings. Project management skills, flexibility and sound IT skills (Excel, Word, Powerpoint) are essential. Educational background is not important as long as you can demonstrate the ability and desire to execute this exciting role.
Please apply here and use the personal statement part of your Step profile to explain your interest in and suitability for the role.
Nottingham based with frequent travel in the UK and especially London.
Open to home based / flexible working
Open to part time / job share applications