Enterprise Co-ordinator – York and North Yorkshire

Enterprise Co-ordinator – York and North Yorkshire

Salary: c £27,000-£29,000 per annum/pro rata (depending on experience)

Company: North Yorkshire Business and Education Partnership Ltd

Closing Date: March 5, 2023

An exciting opportunity to work in an established team to support Careers Leaders and Senior Business Leaders to develop strong relationships to improve and enhance careers programmes. You will support building strong business networks that are representative of local market need, create forums for discussion on commitments to support to schools and colleges to deliver modern, 21st century careers education.

Working with secondary schools, Post 16 centres and Colleges, , this role will strengthen existing and build new relationships between businesses and education as part of the The Careers and Enterprise Company (CEC) work in York and North Yorkshire in partnership with the York, North Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Enterprise Adviser Programme (EAN) and Careers Hub.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the York and North Yorkshire Careers Hub team as an Enterprise Coordinator, working in a team to drive the CEC vision, to work with schools, colleges, and employers to help every young person find their best next step. The hub is part of the York and North Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership and is managed, coordinated and match funded by North Yorkshire Business and Education Partnership (NYBEP).

You will be working alongside an established team, to support schools and colleges in the York and North Yorkshire Careers Hub, with this role working with schools on the North Yorkshire Coast, Selby and Ryedale. The Enterprise Coordinator role sits at the heart of a local community of practice which helps schools improve their careers and enterprise activities and engage with the world of work.

The coordinator’s role is to build the capacity of our schools, Post 16 Centres and Colleges, to deliver high quality career development programmes to help every young person find their next best steps.

The role will require supporting business engagement and recruitment of senior level Enterprise Advisers from local businesses and successful matching to schools within the hub.

Ideal candidates will need to demonstrate some knowledge and understanding of careers, education, information advice and guidance (CEIAG) and the ability to collaborate and build relationships at all levels, with a wide range of external stakeholders.

You will have a proven ability to successfully support and challenge senior leaders in schools, evidence of partnership working and a track record of engaging with business on the skills agenda.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is prepared to work flexibly and as part of a team in a high-profile and demanding environment – often working to tight deadlines and someone who would want to contribute to making a difference to young people and their futures.

You will be:

  • proactive, confident, and have first class communications skills
  • a creative thinker, able to develop ideas that ultimately support schools to create and deliver good careers and enterprise programmes.
  • able to demonstrate experience of building professional relationships and the ability to manage and influence key stakeholders, have experience of project management – driving outcomes and taking the lead on managing and reporting these on time to the Careers and Enterprise Company, the LEP and other key stakeholders.

It is anticipated that this post will be office based with dedicated days in York and time split across the week to be spent working with the wider team within localities, so a clean driving licence and access to a car are also essential.

NYBEP is an Education Business Partnership and works in partnership with schools and businesses across the North of England to drive economic growth by nurturing the talent of the future, developing their skills, and enabling people to flourish and reach their potential.

Our office is based at the Science Park in York with easy access and free parking.

Should you wish to apply or discuss the post further, please contact Brianna Bratley on 07946129864 or recruitment@nybep.org.uk. The closing date for applications is Sunday 5th March 2023 at midnight and we anticipate holding interviews w/c 13th March at the NYBEP office, York Science Park.

To download an application pack please visit: https://nybep.org.uk/vacancies/enterprise-coordinator

To find out more about NYBEP please visit: www.nybep.org.uk

We encourage and accept applications for flexible working & job shares.

NYBEP is a not-for-profit social enterprise; a flexible employer proud of our track record in developing staff.