Employer Partnership Manager - St Leonards/Hastings

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Have you got great people skills and a passion for recruitment?

Would you like to work in a customer facing role and make a positive impact on people and their communities

Consider the role of an Employer Partnership Manager at Reed in Partnership!

We are on a mission to be the partner of choice for developing people and their communities. Reed in Partnership is a public service provider specialising in skills training for the long-term unemployed, increasing employment opportunities by working with employers and providing youth services.

What the job is about

You will be responsible for creating and identifying new business opportunities within the local area by developing strong working relationships with employers and bringing on board new employment opportunities for people on our programmes. The role requires you to work with a wide range of stakeholders, both internal & external, who will all have differing priorities. As a Recruitment Adviser you’ll be required to work alongside them to achieve the common goal

Just some of your day-to-day responsibilities will include

  • Identifying new business opportunities and winning new clients
  • Promoting an awareness on Reed in Partnership services and benefits
  • Maximising the repeating business opportunities through building and maintaining relationships with employers
  • Working closely with other teams including Employment Advisers and Skills Trainers
  • Planning and conducting events such as jobs fairs and employer days
  • Post-placement support and account management

What’s in it for you?

A generous base salary (pro-rata for part time), and great flexibility with your working schedule, we offer training, development and progression opportunities. You will have access to the range of Reed in Partnership benefits, which include:

  • 25 days annual leave (pro-rata for part time) plus statutory bank holidays
  • Reed Pension Scheme
  • Award Winning Management & Leadership training
  • Professional & Personal Development Funds
  • Bi-annual pay reviews
  • Plus much more that can be found Here
  • With the chance to dramatically make a difference to the local community, this role offers immense job satisfaction.

At Reed in Partnership, we live and breathe our values in every decision and action taken, resulting in a collaborative and enjoyable culture within our offices. Our company values – we are fair open and honest; we take ownership, and we work together.

Where possible we consider applications from candidates that require part-time hours, please discuss with your Talent Partner if this is something you require.


To be successful in this role, we are looking for someone with

  • A successful track record of working in a sales environment, an account management or business development role (both face to face presenting and telephone sales experience).
  • Demonstrable experience of working to targets.
  • A willingness to travel locally (e.g., to meet customers/employers) with good knowledge of local labour market.
  • A minimum of 2 A-Levels or an equivalent Level 3 Diploma in combination with GCSE English Language Grade B or above (or equivalent Level 2 qualification). If you do not possess this level of qualification, you will be required to achieve a Level 2 in a Literacy Assessment conducted at interview stage.

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience of working in recruitment, publicly funded services, or other similar sectors
  • Experience of working in a customer facing environment (i.e., Customer Services, Hospitality, Social Care, Customer Services)
  • Interest in people and willingness to go the extra mile.
  • Interest in career and personal development

Diversity and Inclusion

We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity. We offer an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria.

RinP Values

If you want to know more about our company values, and how we live these each day, please click here - Our Values | Reed in Partnership Work

Job reference: RinP08265