Placement Officer

Posted 14 March by Twin Group

Twin Group is an award winning provider of education, travel, work experience, accommodation and employment services. We offer a diverse number of life enhancing services to our clients and every member of our team is essential in achieving this.

Twin Work Experience is an award winning internship provider sourcing internship for over 3000 international students each year.

VACANCY: Placement Officer

We are currently recruiting for a Placement Officer to work within the Work Experience department.

In this role you will be responsible for engaging with employers, to locate quality intern-ships for our high calibre students. This is a varied and interesting role, dealing with international students from a wide range of countries as well as account managing a portfolio of employers. No day is the same and each student requires a different type of experience so an open mind, tenacity, and a drive to succeed are all essential.


The post holder will be required to:

  • Source and secure suitable/sustainable placements for our student base to meet both academic/language requirements and individual requests, via cold calling and company account management.

  • Maintain professional contact with new companies and progress with developing these company contacts to expand the placement service

  • Regularly monitor each student on work placements to ensure student/company satisfaction

  • Conduct professional inductions with all new students/groups/staff on first day of the course and provide details of placements to include: company information sheets, interview details and social events planned

Arrange/attend internal/external recruitment events to drive performance and generate high-motivation and sales-attitude within the work experience team.

You will need to display the following personal attributes:

  • Excellent written and verbal negotiating communication skills

  • Drive to succeed and a competitive nature

  • Ability to deal with a stressful environment

You will have:

  • Significant proven experience of developing and maintaining commercial employer relationships

  • Telesales experience, preferably within a recruitment or service industry

  • Cold calling experience

  • Fluent English language skills, both spoken and written

  • Excellent IT skills with experience of using databases

  • Experience of working to set targets/KPIs

  • Minimum of 3 A-Levels or equivalent (essential)

  • Graduate (desirable)

What we can offer you:

£21,000 pa basic plus commission. Excellent development and career opportunities.

Please apply Via Email to Jackie Napier, including your covering letter and CV.

The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the UK.

We regret that unsuccessful candidates will not be contacted.

Twin Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure via the DBS, where appropriate.

We are dedicated to ensuring that all job applicants and members of staff are treated equally, without discrimination on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.

Reference: 34683527

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