Outreach Sales Associate - NCS

Recruiter
THE CHALLENGE
Location
London
Salary
20000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
10 Sep 2017
Closes
08 Oct 2017
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Outreach Sales Associate - NCS

Start date: November 2017

Location: Leeds

The Challenge

The Challenge's vision is a more integrated society where there is understanding and appreciation of each other's differences. We design and deliver programmes that bring different people together to develop their confidence and skills in understanding and connecting with others. We believe everyone benefits when people from all walks of life come together to better know, understand and trust each other. This also applies to the people we employ to work with us. As an equal opportunities employer our aim is to have a diverse workforce to reflect the communities we work in.

This is a unique opportunity to join a dynamic, rapidly growing organisation, working with young people and local communities across the country. For more information about what The Challenge does and what its values are, please visit our website.

About the role

The Outreach Sales Associate will work with the Regional Sales Manager and the Inclusion Sales Manager to implement the inclusion strategy within the regional team they are part of. They will support the local teams and build relationships in the community to sign up hard to reach young people. The role will work to help the Sales Manager fulfil our mission and work towards ensuring that our NCS programmes is accessible to all. They will actively work towards targets for engaging young people from pupil referral units, councils and other organisations, and will offer advice and support to the regional Sales Team in achieving their inclusion targets.

Responsibilities

  • Relationship building: Creating successful long term relationships with Local Authorities, community organisations and pupil referral units who can refer hard to reach young people to us.
  • Signing up young people to NCS: Recruit some of the most vulnerable young people in the community with a particular focus on young people who are in care and those that attend pupil referral units (PRUs). Recruit these young people through delivering presentations and classes and following up leads with calls to young people, parents and guardians.
  • Personal coach scheme: ensure we are referring young people to the personal coach programme through relationship building with local authorities, support workers, parents and young people and persevering through a long referral and application process. Keep in touch regularly with all stakeholders with phone calls, emails and meetings.
  • Supporting local teams with inclusive best practice and advise - being the 'inclusion expert' in the zone who offers advice when needed and works with the NCS Inclusion Sales Manager to escalate zonal concerns and implement new processes and support with training when needed.
  • Target monitoring - work closely with the Sales Manager and National Sales Inclusion Manager to ensure your targets are being achieved.

Skills and experience

Essential

  • Relationship building: Creating successful long term relationships with Local Authorities, community organisations and pupil referral units who can refer hard to reach young people to us.
  • Signing up young people to NCS: Recruit some of the most vulnerable young people in the community with a particular focus on young people who are in care and those that attend pupil referral units (PRUs). Recruit these young people through delivering presentations and classes and following up leads with calls to young people, parents and guardians.
  • Personal coach scheme: ensure we are referring young people to the personal coach programme through relationship building with local authorities, support workers, parents and young people and persevering through a long referral and application process. Keep in touch regularly with all stakeholders with phone calls, emails and meetings.
  • Supporting local teams with inclusive best practice and advise - being the 'inclusion expert' in the zone who offers advice when needed and works with the NCS Inclusion Sales Manager to escalate zonal concerns and implement new processes and support with training when needed.
  • Target monitoring - work closely with the Sales Manager and National Sales Inclusion Manager to ensure your targets are being achieved.

Desirable

  • Experience of working in a sales or target driven environment
  • Full driving license

Safeguarding Statement

The Challenge is committed to safeguarding and protecting the young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our programmes.

We expect all staff and post holders to share this commitment to safeguarding by ensuring compliance with our policies and practices.

Employment Screening

Only applicants who have the right to work in the UK or have a valid visa or work permit for a minimum of 6 months at the time of application will be considered for this role.

Further Details

In addition to being part of a fun, dynamic and challenging workforce, we are proud to offer an attractive benefits package including contributory pension, Simplyhealth cash plan, Ride 2 Work, childcare vouchers, season ticket travel card loan etc. to eligible employees.

  • Status: This is a full-time, permanent role
  • Salary: GBP20,000 per annum
  • To apply: Please apply by sending your CV and cover letter via the button below; vacancy closes by 22 nd Sept 2017.
  • Interview process: A written task and face to face interview

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