Employer Skills Advisor Rochdale Online Jobs


Employer Skills Advisor

Ref: Rochdale Training Association Ltd.
Full Time
Location: Rochdale Training, Fishwick Street, Rochdale, OL16 5NA

Rochdale Training

Come and join a successful Employer Engagement Sales team!

Rochdale Training has been providing Apprenticeship training for employers and learners since 1966. Recently rated GOOD in all areas by Ofsted, we are proud of our strong relationships with employers who offer Apprenticeships, Functional Skills, and work placements across Greater Manchester.

Due to significant growth, we are looking to expand our team. You will be required to engage new employers to support Apprentices and review the training needs of workforces across Greater Manchester.

We are looking for someone who is great with people and has a sales-focused mindset! You must have sales experience with a proven track record. You don't need to know about the education sector as full training will be provided.


Vacancy Summary:

  • Engaging employers, referral partners, learners, and other stakeholders to support the delivery of Apprenticeships, work experience, and adult education targets.
  • Develop new business with employers by supporting them to assess their training needs and the benefit of having apprentices/trainees within their workforce
  • To sell a wide range of Apprenticeships/ adult skills courses and other commercial training programs
  • To initiate, monitor and manage relationships with a range of employers and stakeholders, ensuring high levels of customer satisfaction
  • Meet monthly targets for both employer and learner engagement
  • Contribute to marketing materials and the preparation of good news stories

The Person:

Other requirements include;

  • Being proactive in generating new business leads, responding to inquiries, and managing relationships with existing employers and referral agencies
  • Being the main point of contact with the employers, including identifying needs and requirements and providing advice and guidance at every stage
  • Conducting employer needs analysis, and subsequently developing training plans for employers and producing proposals
  • Industry-specific experience in engaging with businesses, to deliver job outcomes, work placements, and sourcing Apprenticeship vacancies is highly desirable, but not essential
  • Willingness to travel to a range of locations and a full driving license
  • You will be working to monthly targets

Hours Per Week:

Monday to Thursday, 9:00 am to 5:30 pm

Friday, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm


£24,000 + Uncapped Realistic Commission

Employee Benefits:

You will have access to the following benefits:

  • Salary of £24,000+ Uncapped realistic commission
  • 33 days annual leave per year (including bank holidays)
  • Auto-enrolled pension scheme
  • Life Assurance at 2 times your annual salary rate
  • Access to a suite of learning and development opportunities

For a job specification and application form, please email

Approximate start date ASAP 2024

Closing Date: 30/04/2024 

Contact: Mark Whittaker
Rochdale Training
Fishwick Street
OL16 5NA
01706 631417

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