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Telemarketing Advisor

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
16/08/2019
Advert End Date:
28/08/2019 23:59
Salary:
Grade D. (£18,795 - £19,171).
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Admin / Secretarial / Customer Services
Vacancy ID:
190507
Employment Location:
Dryden Centre

Job details 

Closing date:
28 Aug


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Further information

Gateshead Council are looking to recruit a telemarketing advisor to work in The Business Development Team. You will be contacting local businesses by telephone to promote the business benefits to employing an apprentice.

It is essential that you have experience of using Microsoft Office packages including Word and Excel. You must also be experienced in
undertaking administrative and customer service procedures as you will be creating appointments for our officers to attend face to face meetings, telemarketing to employers across the North East and partners of Learning and Skills to create appointments for our officers and you will be responsible for recruitment and engagement of employers from our database of contacts, promoting our apprenticeship offer.

It is also essential that you have effective written and oral communication skills as you will provide information, advice and guidance to employers, members of the public and partners. You will also promote the services of Gateshead Council Learning and Skills to customers within Gateshead and across the North East, to effectively engage employers and employees onto Gateshead Council learningSkills programmes, including apprenticeships, traineeships and study programmes. You must be able to meet challenging sales targets set by the senior management team and help our young people source work experience placements with local employers. You will support the Business Development team in all recruitment and promotional activity including administrative tasks including some evening and weekend events.

You must have experience in working in a cold call sales environment and have 3 GCSE's at minimum grade C (grade 4) or equivalent including Maths and English. You must also have good customer service skills and have the ability to work as part of a team and using your own initiative.

Online applications only at www.gateshead.gov.uk

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