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Careers & Enterprise Co-Ordinator

£32,704 per annum FTE

Please note we will consider any requests for flexible working patterns and secondment opportunities from local organisations

Do you want to make a difference to young people aged 11-19 in Thames Valley Berkshire? Do you want to work as part of a well-established active team?  We have an exciting opportunity to work directly with senior business leaders and develop employer engagement in schools and Further Education Colleges; securing better outcomes for young people in our area.

Thames Valley Berkshire LEP is seeking to strengthen its existing Careers and Enterprise Team by appointing a Careers & Enterprise Co-Ordinator to engage businesses and schools in the Enterprise Adviser Network, particularly focused around the East of Berkshire including Heathrow Airport, its supply chain, partners and other local businesses.

This is an exciting opportunity to work directly with senior business leaders to support the creation and development of innovative new employer engagement activity in schools. The role is a key part of the Careers and Enterprise Company’s flagship Enterprise Adviser Network programme in Thames Valley Berkshire.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who would like to be part of a growing team in a high-profile and stimulating environment – often working to tight deadlines; someone who wants to contribute to making a difference to young people’s employability. Evidence of partnership working and a track record of engaging with business on the skills agenda would be an advantage.

We are looking for someone who has the following attributes and skills

  • Proactive and confident in engaging businesses and communicating new initiatives
  • Creative thinker, able to develop ideas and support the development of school careers and enterprise programmes
  • Proven experience of building professional relationships, excellent networking and liaison skills
  • Has the ability to manage and influence key stakeholders
  • a track record of delivering project outcomes and improving performance
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with experience of using social media

To find out more download the recruitment pack at 

Closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 27 July 2020

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Allison Giles allison@thamesvalleyberkshire.co.uk or on 07715 083082 For more information about the work of the Careers and Enterprise Company please visit www.careersandenterprise.co.uk

If you wish to apply for this position, please send your CV/Profile and a one-page summary of your reasons for wanting to join us, to joanna@thamesvalleyberkshire.co.uk by 9am on Monday 27 July 2020

Download the recruitment pack here >>