ATA Business Development Apprentice J3040

Recruiter
SOUTH WEST APPRENTICESHIP COMPANY LIMITED
Location
1 Temple Way, Bristol, BS2 0BU
Salary
£17,000.00 annually
Posted
08 Jul 2021
Closes
24 Jul 2021
Ref
VAC001735399
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
August
Duration
Permanent
Are you looking for an opportunity to shine, whilst contributing to the growth of an exciting business with a great environment to learn and work within.

We are looking for someone to promote our client's qualifications (HCBF and DAPCM) and recruit prospective learners to programmes of study that match their needs and meet agreed targets. The role will involve following up leads, talking to prospective learners to discuss their learning requirements and funding options, facilitating applications through one to one conversation, pro-actively identifying opportunities to recruit new learners.

Main duties.

Key Responsibilities include:
  • To advise on entry requirements, fees, course structure and enrolment procedures and information about funding opportunities
  • To achieve revenue targets and learner satisfaction
  • To convert contacts and conversations with prospective learners to sales whenever possible
  • To maintain regular contact with learners (existing and prospective) through calls and emails in order to identify opportunities to recruit learners now or in the future
  • To record details of all potential leads in the CRM and manage data accordingly
  • To keep up to date with challenges facing Academy learners and potential clients
  • Attend internal and external meetings and conferences for networking purposes, to promote Academy products and services and to identify new business opportunities
  • Contribute to the development of new and existing Academy products, services and markets
  • To keep up to date with any changes to qualifications that the Academy deliver
  • To undertake any other duties effectively as required

Person Specification:
  • Previous experience selling several solutions and recommending the most appropriate ones to customers through a consultative sales approach
  • Experience of developing and maintaining networks and positive business relationships

Abilities/skills/knowledge:
  • Excellent proven organisational abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a confident telephone manner
  • Forward looking, quick thinker
  • Proven ability to work on own initiative
  • Working knowledge and experience in using word processing, database software and spreadsheets
  • Knowledge of the internet and social networking e.g. LinkedIn, Twitter
  • Ability to work in a small team and a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to manage a budget

Personal:
  • Confident, positive outlook with a 'can-do' attitude
  • High levels of energy, enthusiasm and drive to succeed
  • Self-starter
  • Approachable, inspired trust and a good team spirit
  • Creative and innovative
  • Able to negotiate, influence and persuade others
  • Works well with people and an excellent communicator
  • Flexible, adaptable and resilient

All staff are required to be flexible in their approach and willingness to get involved in other issues where necessary.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a confident telephone manner
  • Working knowledge and experience in using word processing, database software and spreadsheets


Personal qualities

  • Confident, positive outlook with a 'can-do' attitude
  • Creative and innovative
  • Able to negotiate, influence and persuade others
  • Works well with people and an excellent communicator
  • Flexible, adaptable and resilient
  • Forward looking, quick thinker
  • Proven ability to work on own initiative


Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C) or equivalent including maths and English Language or equivalent


Future prospects

  • Permanent employment on successful completion of the apprenticeship


Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

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