Enterprise Co-ordinator - do you have previous education experience?
£30,000 - £33,000 depending on experience
Contract role until August 2020
We are recruiting for a Enterprise Co-ordinator to work for a well established and reputable membership organisation based in Wolverhampton. The Enterprise Co-ordinator will sit at the heart of a local cluster system in order to help schools and colleges improve their careers and enterprise activities to engage within the working world. This role would suit someone who is looking to be part of a reputable organisation who enjoys supporting and motivating young people.
The duties of the Enterprise Co-ordinator will include:
• Establishing and developing the EAN governance within the LEP and growing the EAN locally by engaging and supporting a cluster of 20 schools and Enterprise Advisers.
• Building and maintaining effective relationships with senior leaders in local schools and colleges within the cluster, understanding their development needs and supporting Enterprise Advisors in scoping, identifying and addressing these needs.
• Recruiting senior level Enterprise Advisers (EA’s) from local businesses and successfully matching them to schools and colleges within the EAN.
• Acting as an ambassador for the CEC including raising the profile of the EAN through utilising existing communication and marketing channels in order to engage with key local stakeholders.
• Providing ongoing support to Enterprise Advisors including induction training, coordinating Enterprise Advisors network meetings and identifying and delivering ongoing training to meet individual Enterprise Advisors’ development needs.
• Building and understanding the local context of careers provision and providers including; NAS, NCS, and JCP and how these fit with the national context.
• Attending CEC EC national and local training events and meetings to keep up to date with CEC and EAN developments.
The ideal Enterprise Co-ordinator will have the following key skills:
• Demonstrable experience of engaging and building relationships with leaders from schools, colleges and businesses.
• Demonstrable experience of leading the delivery of programmes or projects with multiple stakeholders.
• A strong track record of stakeholder engagement and management and of communicating with a variety of audiences, preferably in the education and careers sector.
• A demonstrable understanding of school culture and the challenges faced by schools in delivering careers and enterprise, and the current careers education and corporate social responsibility landscapes.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to persuade a variety of audiences and encourage others to use new ways of working.
• Collaborative and good at building relationships at all levels, both internally and with a range of external stakeholders.
• Proactive, with the ability to work independently, prioritising a busy workload and a large number of stakeholders.
• Adaptable, tenacious, determined, positive and resilient with the ability to deal with ambiguity and work in a start-up culture.
The company offer a competitive salary paying up to £33,000 depending on experience plus an attractive benefits package including free car parking.