Business Engagement Executive - Newcastle upon Tyne

Posted 7 March by Lighthouse Personnel LTD

'Lighthouse champion long-term employment opportunities to everyone who work alongside us’

Our client have an exciting opportunity for a sales role with a difference! As a Business Engagement Executive your main focus will be to create opportunities for young apprentices and offer training packages to clients. The client offer a competitive salary, on the job training and progression opportunities for those prepared to work hard for their achievements.

Department: Sales

Reporting to: Business Engagement Team Leader

Working Hours: 35 Per Week

Responsible for: Engaging with SMEs on Apprenticeship recruitment and qualifications for their staff

Overall Purpose of Job/KPIs: Generate 20 vacancies for 16-18 Trainees or Apprentices per month that result in 20 Apprenticeship starts

Main Duties:

  • To generate a minimum of 18 Apprenticeship starts per month
  • To follow up mailshots and respond promptly to inbound requests
  • Implement the social media strategy to engage with other businesses
  • Conduct telephone appointments where appropriate and complete all relevant paperwork to the required standard
  • Ensure that the CRM is fully updated at all times
  • Maintain knowledge of apprenticeship funding rules
  • Fully co-operate with the company in implementing its policy for Equality and Diversity
  • Familiarise yourself with the company Health and Safety Policy, taking particular note of your individual responsibilities outlined in section 2 of the policy. This is located on the company intranet.

Additional duties, relevant to the business needs will be agreed with your manager


  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent Communication
  • Telesales experience
  • Resilience
  • Tenacity

Required skills

  • Business Development
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Social Media
  • Telesales

Reference: 34202463

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