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Programme Support Officer (Employer Engagement) 

We are looking for an outgoing, organised individual with excellent interpersonal skills to join our Employer Engagement team and support the delivery of over 4000 work placements each academic year.

You will be responsible for researching and engaging employers from a range of sectors over the telephone and face-to-face, to offer work experience placements and take part in Inspire!’s wider work.

Working closely with your colleagues, you will provide vital administrative support to ensure the smooth delivery of our work experience programmes.

You will also assist the team in carrying out pre-placement visits to new employers and delivering engaging presentations to groups of students, offering support and guidance to ensure both parties can get the most out of the experience.

About you:

  • Qualified to Level 3 (or equivalent) and ideally with previous experience in sales or administration, you are eager to engage employers to offer work experience for young people.
  • A natural collaborator with confident communication skills, you enjoy interacting with a range of people over the telephone and in person, and you’re able to build positive relationships with everyone you work with.
  • With excellent organisational and administration skills, you are confident in managing high volume work to multiple deadlines.

Salary: £20,300 per annum

Contract Type: Full time, permanent.

You also have a keen eye for detail, enabling you to maintain efficiency and accuracy even during the busiest times.

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to develop their communication and administration skills and be part of a growing education charity that helps young people succeed.

Further details can be found in the Job Description.

Those interested in applying for the post should complete the Application Form and send both documents via email to Please ensure that you state clearly in the subject line of your email which position you are applying for.

The closing date for applications is noon on Monday 4th March 2019. 

Interviews are due to take place during the week commencing 11th March 2019.

Inspire! is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Our recruitment and selection processes are in accordance with best practice in safeguarding children and young people. Successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

All of the information you provide during the application process will only be used to progress your application or to fulfil legal or regulatory requirements if necessary. Further details of how we manage information can be found in our Safer Recruitment Policy and Data Protection and Security Policy, both on our website.

Should you have any queries about the application process, please contact Anna Howard in the first instance:, or 020 7275 6060.

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