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Employer Engagement Advisor

Vacancy overview

Employer Engagement Advisor

up to £26,829 per annum.  37 hours per week

We are looking for an Employer Engagement Advisor to help us talk to new businesses about working with the College while also maintaining existing networks and professional relationships.

As an Employer Engagement Advisor you will be the first point of contact within the Business Development team for existing employer contacts and new employers seeking to work with the College. You will build strong relationships by providing employers with exceptional customer care and support to ensure we are meeting their business needs. You will be required to promote the College’s offer including work experience and apprenticeships to raise the College’s profile and encourage engagement in College activities. Your relationship with employers will play an integral role in sharing emerging training needs with the Business Development Team.

You will need to be proactive, with great customer service, organisational, IT, and admin skills and have a good standard of education including Maths and English to Level 2 (GCSE C or 4 grade) and a relevant Level 3 qualification.

This main base for this post is the Ipswich Campus, however Suffolk New College is a multi-campus, therefore you may be required to work at and travel between campuses.

For an informational conversation regarding this post, please contact Lucy Emms on 07484 509243 or

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Ipswich, Suffolk
Closing date
31/07/2023 12:00
Interview date
Wednesday 9th August 2023

Additional information

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As part of our on-going commitment to Equality and Diversity, Suffolk New College guarantee to short list all applicants from a black or ethnic minority group who meet the essential criteria and all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria.  All appointments are subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.

We do not recognise any agencies or search agencies acting on our behalf unless they have been officially engaged. Applicants should apply to us directly and not be persuaded to go via an agency. The college will not recognise any agency fees for recruitment activities unless an active engagement linked to a specific role has been agreed.  The college will not pay fees associated with CVs or applicants who are sent to the college via agencies on a speculative basis or in response to college adverts.

Agencies should refrain from sending CVs to anyone working for the college on a speculative basis. The college will make approaches to agencies via our HR team if we feel that we need assistance with a post.