Industry Liaison Officer - Hair, Beauty & Sport

  • Job Reference: 3037
  • Date Posted: 10 June 2024
  • Recruiter: East Kent Colleges Group
  • Location: Folkestone, Kent
  • Salary: £26,140
  • Sector: Education & Childcare, Trades & Services, Sport, Leisure & Fitness, Hair & Beauty
  • Job Type: Permanent, Term Time
  • Work Hours: Part Time

Job Description

About The Role

**Please note that this role requires the successful candidate to work 15 hours per week, 40 weeks per year during term time and the salary is £10,597.

A holiday payment for 5.79 weeks of £1,178 will be paid equally over 12 months in addition to the pro rata salary above**

EKC Folkestone College are seeking an Industry Liaison Officer to join the Group. As an Industry Liaison Officer at Folkestone College you are responsible for securing and monitoring progress of work placements in varied vocational areas for students and to act as the main point of contact for employer relations for these areas. This can include supporting the planning and implementation of employer events for organising employer visits for students.

Your role responsibilities would also include ensuring employers return the required documentation in a timely fashion, following college guidelines and national expectations.

As well as this, you will be working with students on a one to one and small group basis to identify their employability skills gaps, and supporting them to develop to allow them to complete a successful industry placement.

Working at EKC Group is extremely rewarding with excellent benefits, such as:

  • Access to a variety of online discounts for store, retail, restaurants, travel, gym, groceries and more
  • Internal progression opportunities and CPD focus across the group
  • Flexible working requests
  • Cycle to work, car leasing and tech purchasing schemes 
  • Competitive salary
  • Competitive holiday entitlement
  • Generous pension with 18% employer contribution

About You

We are seeking to appoint an Industry Liaison Officer who has excellent interpersonal skills, and who possesses excellent communication skills both verbally and written. You will be highly organised and be able to prioritise work whilst applying a flexible and responsive approach to work demands.

You will have an inquisitive and analytical approach to work. You will be able to display an attention to detail, have the ability to work independently working on your own initiative and as part of a team.

A level 3 qualification in a relevant subject is desirable, alternatively experience of working in a relevant sector and a willingness to obtain a relevant level 3 qualification will be considered.

If you have experience of working in this field along with a passion for sharing your knowledge and expertise with the future generation this position will be ideal for you.

No need to update your CV, just click on 'apply now' and complete our short application form. We respond to all applicants and will let you know if you are shortlisted to an interview. 
If you would like more information regarding this role, or an informal chat, please contact the Resourcing Team on