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Account Lead

Leicestershire Education Business Company (LEBC)

Leicester

Permanent

£22308/annum Benefits

LE35AG

Posted: 17/05/2024

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Join Our Team as an Account Lead - Work Experience Team

Are you passionate about empowering young people by arranging valuable work experience opportunities? As an Account Lead, your mission will be to arrange high-quality work placements for students aged 14 to 18 while fostering strong relationships with employers, schools, and students and their families.  You'll play a pivotal role in guiding young minds toward successful career paths and boosting their confidence and aspirations.

About the Role

Joining our dynamic Work Experience Team, you'll be responsible for coordinating with local schools and colleges to place their students in meaningful work experiences with reputable companies.  Your organisational prowess and ability to problem-solve will be essential as you navigate deadlines and ensure a seamless placement process.

Key Responsibilities:

Act as the main point of contact and account lead for allocated schools, nurturing professional relationships with staff and students
Engage with employers to facilitate student placements through phone, email, and in-person interactions
Assist parents and young people seeking work placements, guiding them through the application process
Process work experience applications efficiently and accurately, matching students to suitable placements
Manage correspondence with stakeholders and provide timely follow-up as needed
Provide on-site support at schools, aiding staff and students in the application processes and ensuring a smooth placement experience
Champion social mobility initiatives and challenge stereotypes through your work
Maintain accurate database records and contribute to data collection for evaluation purposes
Promote work experience opportunities at various events and networking meetings
Handle incident and accident reporting according to established protocols
Benefits:

Starting salary of £22,308 per annum pro rata, increasing after probation
Flexible 37.5-hour workweek, Monday to Friday, with flexible hours between 8 am and 5 pm, however requests for part time may be considered
Office-based role in central Leicester with free parking
Holidays 25 days leave
Option for four days of remote work per month after probation
Consideration for Term Time Only working requests
Flexible Time off in Lieu system
Company Pension Scheme with a generous 10% contribution
Additional Information:

Desirable: Full driving license and access to a vehicle insured for business use
LEBC will carry out an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check on the successful applicant
Join Our Dynamic Team

If you're ready to make a positive impact on the lives of young people while enjoying a rewarding and flexible work environment, we invite you to join our team. Take the next step in your career and become part of an organisation committed to fostering growth and opportunities for all. Apply now to embark on a fulfilling journey with us

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