Careers

Are you looking for rewarding work
in a growing organisation?



Working at The Skills Network, you will be joining a diverse workforce who produce fantastic results and are passionate about what they do. Many of our roles are based at our HQ in Selby, North Yorkshire, but we also have many home-based positions to provide flexibility.



Sales Advisor - Selby

Sales Advisor

Salary: £14,430-£15,999 + uncapped bonus + plus benefits.

Are you looking for an exciting new role? 

Are you hungry for progression? 

Do you want to work in an exciting environment with huge opportunities for growth?

We are currently looking to recruit highly enthusiastic Sales Advisors to work in our fast-growing Sales Team based in Selby.

Working in a fast paced target driven environment you will be contacting customers and managing key accounts to promote all the benefits on offer from The Skills Network who are one of the largest training providers in the UK.

As part of the The Skills Network family we offer fast progression routes for high performers with fantastic personal training and development opportunities.

You don’t need to be an experienced sales professional, but you’ll definitely need to bring brilliant customer service skills, ambition, and a passion to sell.

Developing a career with us:

Working as part of The Skills Network family you’ll have access to our range of accredited training courses helping you drive your career to the next level. With 90% of our managers / senior managers coming from internal promotion we are dedicated to growing talent.

Perks:

25 Days annual leave, plus bank holidays

Oustanding uncapped bonus scheme

Ongoing sales incentives throughout the year (Last year we gave away a £1000 Thomas Cook voucher) along side many weekly incentives.

Eyecare, Childcare vouchers, Pension

 

       If you are looking for your next role and has the necessary experience, then hit apply!

Sales Executive - Selby

Sales Executive

Salary: £18-20k + uncapped bonus + plus benefits.

Looking for an exciting new role?

Hungry for progression?

Want to work in an exciting environment with huge opportunities for growth?

We are currently looking to recruit highly enthusiastic Sales Executives to work in our fast-growing Sales Team based in Selby.

The Skills Network are passionate about our people and as you increase your skills you will reap the rewards as a top performer.

  • Average bonus per month for on target - £300
  • Average bonus per month for performance above target - £500
  • Average bonus per month for performance exceeding targets - £700

Working in a fast paced target driven environment you will be contacting customers and managing key accounts to promote all the benefits on offer from The Skills Network who are one of the largest training providers in the UK.

As part of the The Skills Network family we offer fast progression routes for high performers with fantastic personal training and development opportunities.

You don’t need to be an experienced sales professional, but you’ll definitely need to bring brilliant customer service skills, ambition, and a passion to sell.

Developing a career with us:

Working as part of The Skills Network family you’ll have access to our range of accredited training courses helping you drive your career to the next level. With 90% of our managers / senior managers coming from internal promotion we are dedicated to growing talent.

Perks:

25 Days annual leave, plus bank holidays

Great uncapped bonus scheme

Ongoing sales incentives throughout the year (Last year we gave away a £1000 Thomas Cook voucher) along side many weekly incentives.

      Eyecare, Childcare vouchers, Pension

Sales Consultant - Selby

Sales Consultant

Salary: £16- £18k + uncapped bonus + plus benefits.

Looking for an exciting new role? Hungry for progression? Want to work in an exciting environment with huge opportunities for growth?

We are currently looking to recruit highly enthusiastic Sales Advisors to work in our fast-growing Sales Team based in Selby.

The Skills Network are passionate about our people and as you increase your skills you will reap the rewards as a top performer.

  • Average bonus per month for on target - £300
  • Average bonus per month for performance above target - £500
  • Average bonus per month for performance exceeding targets - £700

Working in a fast paced target driven environment you will be contacting customers and managing key accounts to promote all the benefits on offer from The Skills Network who are one of the largest training providers in the UK.

  • Motivate the team and drive performance
  • Create and supervise activities that drive sales performance
  • Providing training and support to sales team members as and when needed
  • Lead by example
  • To provide appointments for the employer engagement team
  • To engage with new employers to provide learner leads
  • To meet personal targets set in order for the company to meet contract targets
  • To undertake administrative duties associated with the role including but not limited to – daily summary reports, pipeline update, sending information to employers
  • To maintain up to date and accurate contact records for all clients and learners using internal CRM system and company databases
  • To liaise with sales teams to create new sales opportunities through direct marketing and office based sales initiatives
  • To undertake other duties and responsibilities as directed by line management from time to time

Perks:

25 Days annual leave, plus bank holidays

Great uncapped bonus scheme

Ongoing sales incentives throughout the year (Last year we gave away a £1000 Thomas Cook voucher) along side many weekly incentives.

      Eyecare, Childcare vouchers, Pension      

 

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience for this role thenhit apply!      

Temporary Learner Services Advisor - Selby

Temporary Learner Support Advisor

Selby

37.5 hours per week

Up to £16,000 per annum

We are currently recruiting for temporary Customer Support Advisors to work in our busy Learner Support team.

This critical Learner support role will provide a proactive, professional and timely service to learners and employers and will support the delivery of high quality learning programmes on behalf of our Business Partners.

The Role:

To follow structured guidelines and processes designed to support the learning journey

To contact learners as and when required, eg pre, on and post work due dates, course completion, course achievement, etc

To professionally handle inbound and outbound telephone, postal and electronic enquiries from learners and employers

To maintain up to date and accurate contact records for all learners

To manage own ‘learner bank’ including data retrieval, diary management, support of learners and successful completion of the learning journey

To work closely with Tutors and other Learner Support Co-ordinators to ensure allocation, capacity and deadlines are met and ensuring correct guided learning hours are maintained by tutors.

To complete regular learner surveys with allocated learners at the point of completion.

To assist the Employer Engagement Team in engaging with new employers to provide eligible learner leads/inductions as and when required

To undertake other duties and responsibilities as directed by line management from time to time.

The Candidate:

Excellent communication, listening & problem-solving skills

Excellent telephone manner

Well organised and able to demonstrate a high level of accuracy.

Proven numerical and written skills

      Able to use all MS Office programs particularly Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint and be familiar with other bespoke databases

An eye for detail and a methodical manner

Willingness to adapt and respond to the changing and varied needs of the business

Package:

      Excellent CPD opportunities

Perbox subscription

Eye care voucher

 

Graphic Designer - Selby

 

Salary: £16,000 - £20,000 

The Skills Network are in search of a Graphic Designer to work within our busy Product Development team. This is a permanent position with an immediate start available.

This role will support the continued growth of the company by assisting in the development and production of learning resources (both paper and online) and support materials for the business.

The Role:

• Design and format all paper-based learning resources, assessments and support materials – to include typesetting, cover designs and sourcing photography / graphics
• Design and format all online learning materials, working on our online learning platform
• Support the Videography, Publishing and Marketing Teams when necessary
• Be responsible for the correct sourcing of all imagery and be aware of copyright laws and legislation / the use of particular images and secondary sources
• Create visual concepts, by hand or using computer software to communicate ideas that will inspire, inform and captivate learners and other customers
• Liaise with managers and team leaders to discuss business requirements on a regular basis
• Develop design briefs by gathering information and data to clarify design issues
• Think creatively and innovatively to produce new ideas across the Company
• Use innovation to redefine a design brief and meet the constraints of cost, time and client
• Multi-tasking: graphic designers often work on more than one design brief at a time
• Use a wide range of media, including photography and computer aided design
• Produce accurate and high quality work
• Contribute ideas and design artwork to the overall brief; participate in Team ‘Huddles’ and ‘Mini-Team’ Meetings
• Keep abreast of developments in IT, particularly design programs.
• Work well in a team, with printers, copywriters, photographers, other designers, account executives, website designers and marketing specialists
• Be able to give and receive positive and negative critique
• Work to tight deadlines. 

The candidate:

• Be self-motivated
• Have a positive outlook
• Be a creative thinker and sharer of ideas
• Work well autonomously 
• Be a good team player

Essential Experience:

• Excellent InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator knowledge and skills
• At least one year industry experience
• Excellent drawing or computer-aided imaging skills
• Excellent IT skills and the desire to keep up to date with new developments in design software
• Must be able to interpret a brief, to liaise with the client and with other professionals involved in the project, and then to produce a design which fulfils their (sometimes unstated) needs
• Good interpersonal and presentational skills.



Desirable Experience:

• Have business awareness in order to understand the cost and time constrains
• Highly perceptive about what is going on elsewhere in graphic design. 


Perks:

• Excellent CPD opportunities
• Perkbox subscription
• Eye care voucher.

 

Please supply us with your portfolio when you apply.

Tutor - Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health - Home Based

The Skills Network is a leading private training provider, delivering high quality courses and support to learners, employers and FE Colleges.

We are currently looking to build up our bank of flexible Distance Learning Tutors to assess and mark learners’ work and provide robust and developmental written feedback to learners on the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health.

The position is home-based, with a requirement to attend one standardisation meeting per year (per course you mark on) at our head office in Selby, North Yorkshire. All work is carried out via our bespoke internet-based system, EQUAL.

NB: This role is freelance and therefore classed as self-employed.

Job Description

Tutor - Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills - Home Based

The Skills Network is a leading private training provider, delivering high quality courses and support to learners, employers and FE Colleges.

We are currently looking to build up our bank of flexible Distance Learning Tutors to assess and mark learners’ work and provide robust and developmental written feedback to learners on the Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills.

The position is home-based, with a requirement to attend one standardisation meeting per year (per course you mark on) at our head office in Selby, North Yorkshire. All work is carried out via our bespoke internet-based system, EQUAL.

NB: This role is freelance and therefore classed as self-employed.

Job Description

Tutor - Level 2 Certificate in IT User Skills - Home Based

The Skills Network is a leading private training provider, delivering high quality courses and support to learners, employers and FE Colleges.

We are currently looking to build up our bank of flexible Distance Learning Tutors to assess and mark learners’ work and provide robust and developmental written feedback to learners on the Level 2 Certificate in IT User Skills.

The position is home-based, with a requirement to attend one standardisation meeting per year (per course you mark on) at our head office in Selby, North Yorkshire. All work is carried out via our bespoke internet-based system, EQUAL.

NB: This role is freelance and therefore classed as self-employed.

Job Description

Office Administrator - Selby

ILR Officer

37.5 hours

Selby, North Yorkshire

The Skills Network are recruiting for an experienced Administrator to join our busy Admin team. This role will be responsible for producing, validating and submitting (Individualised Learner Record) ILR returns, ensuring data and funding claims are comprehensive, accurate and timely. The role will also be responsible for ensuring ILR data corresponds with other associated information portals e.g. Student Loans Company and Apprenticeship Service.

 

The Role:

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of the ILR and funding rules, and apply this to maintain accurate ILR data in accordance with the published validation rules
  • Ensure the ILR is uploaded to the ESFA Hub in accordance with the published schedule of returns
  • Monitor data on the Student Loans Company and Apprenticeship Service portals; in conjunction with other relevant staff ensure that SLC and Apprenticeship Service data corresponds with EQUAL and the ILR, ensuring contractual compliance and timely receipt of payments.
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement of data collection and recording by carrying out regular compliance checking of ILR data including, but not necessarily limited to, the use of FIS, FAM, ESFA hub and PDSAT reports.
  • Support the Data Analyst by ensuring reports developed are accurate, intuitive timely and add value to the organisation.
  • Work to a set of agreed KPIs and ensure progress against these is reported in real time wherever possible
  • Undertake other duties and responsibilities as directed by line management from time to time.

 

The Candidate:

  • Excellent communication, listening & problem solving skills
  • Well organised and able to demonstrate a high level of accuracy
  • Proven numerical and written skills
  • Able to use all MS Office programs particularly Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint and be familiar with other bespoke databases
  • An eye for detail and a methodical manner
  • Willingness to adapt and respond to the changing and varied needs of the business.

 

Perks:

  • Excellent CPD opportunities
  • Perkbox subscription
  • Eye care voucher

Tutor - Level 2 Certificate in Lean Organisation Management Techniques - Home Based

The Skills Network is a leading private training provider, delivering high quality courses and support to learners, employers and FE Colleges.

We are currently looking to build up our bank of flexible Distance Learning Tutors to assess and mark learners’ work and provide robust and developmental written feedback to learners on the Level 2 Certificate in Lean Organisation Management Techniques.

The position is home-based, with a requirement to attend one standardisation meeting per year (per course you mark on) at our head office in Selby, North Yorkshire. All work is carried out via our bespoke internet-based system, EQUAL.

NB: This role is freelance and therefore classed as self-employed.

Job Description

Tutor - Level 2 Certificate in Cleaning Knowledge and Skills - Home Based

The Skills Network is a leading private training provider, delivering high quality courses and support to learners, employers and FE Colleges.

We are currently looking to build up our bank of flexible Distance Learning Tutors to assess and mark learners’ work and provide robust and developmental written feedback to learners on the Level 2 Certificate in Cleaning Knowledge and Skills.

The position is home-based, with a requirement to attend one standardisation meeting per year (per course you mark on) at our head office in Selby, North Yorkshire. All work is carried out via our bespoke internet-based system, EQUAL.

NB: This role is freelance and therefore classed as self-employed.

Job Description