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Employer Engagement Manager - Leeds

Leeds Central Leeds


£25000 - 29000



Office Location

Leeds Central Leeds

Do you have amazing people skills and a passion for recruitment?

Would you like to source vacancies that change the lives of our members?

Consider the role of an Employer Engagement 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 you would be doing:

The Employer Engagement Manager is 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.  These are communicated to the operations team and the Employer Engagement Manager may hold briefing sessions to inform participants and ensure we are filling vacancies with members that exceed the employer’s expectations.

Your main responsibilities:

  • Identifying new business opportunities and winning new clients
  • Promoting an awareness of Reed in Partnership’s services and benefits
  • Post-placement support for employers and members to ensure repeat business opportunities
  • Represent Reed in Partnership at external meetings to keep abreast of employment opportunities in the area.
  • Communicate vacancies to operation team via team meetings, business bulletins and via systems.
  • Provide briefing sessions to participants as required to give a better understanding about the company/sector.


What’s in it for you?

Alongside a generous base salary, you will have access to our wider career development framework and payment progression plans. With the chance to dramatically make a difference to the local community, this role offers immense job satisfaction.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Interest in people and willingness to go the extra mile
  • Access to own vehicle and willingness to travel locally.
  • Over a year’s experience of and track record of success working in a business to business sales environment in an account management or business development role.
  • Experience of working as part of service delivery team, in which the delivery of services you have sold is carried out by other individuals/teams with whom you had to work effectively.
  • Good knowledge of local labour market
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • A minimum of 2 A-Levels or an equivalent Level 3 Diploma
  • GCSE English Language at a minimum of a Grade B (or equivalent Level 2 qualification). OR achievement of a Level 2 in Literacy Assessment at interview stage.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of working in a performance target driven environment. Example of such may include recruitment consultants or sales representatives.
  • Experience of working in business to business sales.
  • Experience of working with disadvantaged client groups in the delivery of customer service. These client groups may include young people (NEETs), incapacity benefit claimants, single parents, those with criminal records, mental and/or physical health conditions or disabilities, ex-services, specific ethnic minority or faith groups.
  • Direct previous experience of a similar role. Roles considered to be similar include the role of Recruitment Manager on a publicly funded service.


Disability Confident Commitment:

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 a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria.


Leeds Central Leeds

For more information call:

0333 240 8490

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