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Marketing lead

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Conference House, 152 Morrison Street, Edinburgh
£20,000 pro rata
May 8, 2017

The HR Dept is seeking a Marketing Lead to support us with our expansion plans to continue our growth as a leading outsource HR provider in Edinburgh & the Lothians.

Who are we?

The HR Dept provides the complete range of outsourced HR and Employment laws services to small and medium sized businesses across Edinburgh & the Lothians.  We are part of a national franchise network with over 80 HR Depts operating within the UK. The work is extremely varied and challenging. We are a small team with big growth ambition. We act as our clients’ HR Dept, providing them with a one stop shop for everything to do with employment, including training and Health & Safety.

Take a look at our Website and Facebook page to find out more about us.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for someone who is interested in testing themselves and has a passion for customer service and has solid marketing and sales experience gained through working in a small business. You need to have the ability to understand our business and to develop and implement our marketing plan in line with our strategy.  You will be creative and not afraid to test out new approaches and platforms that will reach our clients. You can generate leads and close sales.

We want someone who has recent experience in a B2B sales and marketing role and would ideally love someone who has a HR or Training background (but don’t be put off if you don’t as long as you are willing to learn).

You will have integrity, energy, lots of enthusiasm and be hardworking, likeable and approachable. We are looking at quality and type of experience rather than length.

What will you be doing?

  • You will be responsible for the development, communication of and delivering our marketing plan.
  • Have a focus on marketing HR training courses and following up on leads.
  • Be responsible for generating new leads to increase business, by face to face meetings and through maximising the use of our CRM system and utilising our centrally produced marketing material.
  • Responsible for effective social media strategy and execution. Also managing our Google Adwords

What we can offer?

  • The chance to play a key role in helping a growing local business to develop fast.
  • Modern offices in central Edinburgh
  • A supportive environment to develop and challenge your marketing skills and experience
  • Opportunities to grow your responsibilities and hours.


If what you have read interests you and you would like to find out more please email [email protected] with a copy of your CV. Job description on request. No Agencies thanks.

HR Advisor based Emersons Green, Bristol (BS16) offering a salary of £22,000 to £27,000 plus benefits.

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Emersons Green, Bristol (BS16)
£22,000 to £27,000

The Role of HR Advisor:

The role is full time permanent position due to business growth.

We are looking for an experienced, commercial and business focused generalist HR professional with excellent interpersonal skills to provide a full comprehensive HR service to their very varied client base.

In this role you will ensure that the highest level of services is provided to our customers, our staff and our business partners ensuring that all of our response times and quality standards are met, and making every customer contact with the company a positive experience.

Due to the nature of the service provision and the types of clients and their employees, we are looking for a resilient and confident individual who is happy to advise and communicate in challenging situations.

You will be able to advise our clients and business partners on all areas of employment law and processes including:

  • Contracts of employment
  • Policies/Handbooks
  • Disciplinaries
  • Grievances
  • Restructures and Redundancies
  • Family Friendly Policies
  • TUPE
  • Performance management

You will be able to draft bespoke documentation and letters for each of these areas.

You will also have experience of managing internal recruitment including drafting adverts, sifting CV’s and holding telephone and face to face interviews.

You must have access to your own car.


Qualifications and Experience required for this role:

  • CIPD qualified or have equivalent experience/qualification
  • Chairing/Attending HR meetings desirable
  • Strong up to date knowledge of Employment Law
  • Ability to run recruitment programmes
  • A commercially pragmatic approach to your work and to finding solutions
  • Able to work on your own initiative
  • A good telephone manner
  • The ability to effectively plan and prioritise workloads is essential
  • A sense of humour
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and be able to influence others at all levels
  • Excellent understanding and use of Word, Excel and Outlook
  • High levels of accuracy and attention to detail.



  • Honest and open, hardworking, supportive and fun team environment
  • Exposure to all HR areas and situations
  • Training and career development opportunities
  • CIPD Qualifications/Upgrades
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Health cash plan
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Discount shopping scheme

Junior Architectural Technician/Technologist

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Welwyn Garden City

An exciting new opportunity has opened up for an enthusiastic Junior Architectural Technician / Technologist in an architectural practice based in Welwyn Garden City but covering all of Beds, Bucks, Herts, Essex and London.

The Company was established in 1988 and has been working successfully in the residential architectural sector for nearly 25 years on building and planning projects, ranging from simple internal alterations through to single-storey and multi-storey home extensions, loft conversions and new dwellings.

To be successful in this role you will have studied at ONC/ HND / HNC / BTEC level, in Construction or Building. The role will be challenging and rewarding and will include:

  • The preparation of detailed drawings, layouts, sketches and graphic representations
  • The production of design developments and construction documents
  • Architectural planning, drafting and detailing
  • On-site building surveys & production of existing drawings

The Job Skill requirements:

  • An in-depth knowledge of 2D AutoCAD with MS Office applications
  • Proficiency in the preparation of survey and planning drawings
  • Knowledge and understanding of UK Planning and Building Regulations, in particular home extension design Regulations
  • Good organisational skills, Technical drawing abilities and written communication skills

Essential requirements:

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a small team on multiple projects
  • Self-motivated, pro-active, organised, questioning and being able to take initiative and meet deadlines is essential
  • Full clean UK driving licence

Desirable requirements:

  • Knowledge of Sketchup
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Use of own vehicle

Purchase Ledger/ Finance Assistant

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Cheam, Surrey
Salary: £20,000 per annum + Benefits (20 days holiday, auto enrolment and free fruit daily).

Our client is an established provider of gas, electrical, commercial and home services throughout London and South of England. They pride themselves on providing exceptional service levels to the public sector.

They are currently seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Finance Assistant to join the business who will be responsible for assisting the Finance Manager with various duties within the Accounts team.

Duties include:

  • Handling internal and external invoice enquiries and providing resolutions.
  • Liaising with suppliers, both in house and clients.
  • Processing all paperwork relevant for new and existing sub-contractors.
  • Knowledge of CIS requirements, e.g. returns
  • Confirming receipt of invoices and ensuring all information is correct.
  • Raising, inputting and clearing purchase ledger accounts/invoices.
  • Back Up Inputting delivery notes and answering any queries
  • Accounts Reports – Excel

This role is an exciting opportunity for someone who is keen to learn new skills using various operating systems and other aspects of the Accounts process, such as Purchase Ledger.

There may also be an additional opportunity to undertake training within the purchase ledger team.

Experience required:

  • Previous experience within a Finance/Accounts role would be advantageous.
  • Previous experience with CIS
  • Excellent telephone manner is essential.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, predominantly Excel.
  • Excellent communication, numeracy and literacy skills.
  • Experience using systems such as Invu or Vixen is desirable but not essential.
  • Qualification within finance would be an advantage but is not essential for this role.

This is an immediate requirement, please apply ASAP to be considered.

  1. Due to large volume of applications we cannot always contact all applicants. If you do not hear from us within 10 days please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Business Development Manager

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Home based position with national coverage
£25,000 basic salary with on target earnings of up to £50,000 per annum plus car allowance + Uncapped Commission

A unique opportunity has arisen for a Business Development Manager to work for a growing, fast-paced, technologically led company for their property/estate agency sector.

This role offers amazing scope for career progression and the opportunity to take the lead on expanding the current customer base. You will be following up on warm/qualified leads.

This is a home base role with the successful candidate being required to attend customer appointments up to 4 days in a typical week across the country.

Duties include:

  • Identifying new business opportunities and developing into sales opportunities
  • Liaising with clients at Senior/Ownership level to create new business leads
  • Collecting customer feedback and market research
  • Building excellent client relationships
  • Keeping up to date with all products and competitors
  • Increasing and maintaining sales through new and existing clients and products
  • Implementing ways to reach and exceed targets and goals

This could be a great opportunity for someone looking to develop their career within a sales based environment.  You will be given the opportunity to learn about the Company and assist in achieving their strategic goals.

Benefits include 22 days’ holiday increasing with service, company pension scheme and regular company events.

Essential experience and skills required:

  • Previous experience working within a B2B environment is essential
  • Account Management experience preferred
  • Target driven with the ability to self-motivate
  • Good organisation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication at all levels
  • Able to develop with change and embrace a challenge
  • Experience or interest within the property industry would be advantageous

If this sounds like the ideal role for you, please get in touch.

  1. Due to large volumes of applications, we cannot always contact all applicants. If you do not hear from us within 10 days of your application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Senior Behavioural Practitioner

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Croydon, Surrey
£28,000 -  £30,000 per annum depending on experience

An opportunity has arisen to work for Frontier Support based in Croydon, Surrey for a Senior Behavioural Practitioner to provide a Positive Behaviour Support/Sensory Integration service to people with Learning Disabilities and Autistic Spectrum conditions.

Frontier Support provide specialist care and support to people with a variety of needs including Learning Disabilities, Autism, Asperger’s, Epilepsy, Mental & Physical Health issues and Challenging Behaviour.

You will be responsible for supporting the development of new business and supervising the behavioural assistants and practice leader team to ensure organisational policy is adhered to at all times.

Duties include:

  • Designing, implementing and monitoring PBS interventions that improve quality of life for the people we support.
  • Providing and ensuring that all staff deliver personalised support in accordance with individual plans.
  • Developing positive behavioural support plans for the people we support in partnership with them.
  • Reading and analysing incident reports and other documentation to ensure that plans are regularly updated.
  • Organising and running individual and team de-brief sessions following difficult incidents.
  • Identifying and actively engaging with issues and practices which require improvement or development.
  • Taking an active role in the design of new services to support an individual’s network.
  • Organising and delivering training and workshops and identifying group and individual learning and development needs.

The working hours for this role are 40 per week.

Essential experience and skills required:

  • Recognised qualification in Learning Disabilities and Challenging Behaviour is essential.
  • Continual personal development/training in relation to PBS and similar.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office packages.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including delivering presentations.
  • Good organisational abilities.
  • Accuracy with an eye for detail.
  • Previous supervisory experience would be an advantage.
  • Recognised qualification in Applied Behaviour or similar is desirable but not essential.

If this sounds like the ideal role for you, we look forward to hearing from you.

  1. Due to large volumes of applications, we cannot always contact all applicants. If you do not hear from us within 10 days of your application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Financial Controller

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Tunbridge Wells, Kent
£22,000 - £26,000 per annum pro rata depending on experience

Part Time (1-2 days per week)

Do you have previous experience of overseeing an entire accounts function?

A successful, established corporate solutions company located in Tunbridge Wells, Kent are seeking a Financial Controller to join the business who will be responsible for the day to day management of all financial activities.

Main duties include:

  •  Processing all bank payments, receipts, standing orders and direct debits
  • Reconciling bank accounts on a weekly basis
  • Processing all purchase and sales invoices and providing relevant analysis
  • Ensuring that all key control accounts are reconciled to the trial balance on a monthly basis
  • Preparing quarterly VAT returns and filing these online
  • Responsibility for all purchase and sales ledger functions
  • Preparing all monthly accounts to assist the Directors to monitor business performance
  • Processing expense claims

This role is an exciting opportunity for someone who is an accounting professional looking for a new challenge.

The business has grown significantly from setting up four years ago and has clear plans to continue that growth which will mean the role will also grow

Essential experience required:

  •  Considerable experience in a similar role within industry
  • Good working knowledge of computerised accounting systems, Sage Line 50 preferred
  • Organised and efficient to work to strict deadlines
  • Previous experience designing and implementing accounting systems and processes
  • Excellent knowledge of VAT
  • Good written and verbal communications skills
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • AAT qualification or equivalent is desirable but not essential

Working hours are (9am – 5pm) Monday to Friday. Non salary benefits include:

  •  25 days’ annual leave (pro rata)
  • Pension scheme with contributions above the statutory Auto enrolment minimum level
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life Assurance cover

Please apply ASAP to be considered.

  1. Due to large volume of applications we cannot always contact all applicants. If you do not hear from us within 10 days, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Fundraising Manager – Full or Part Time

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£32,000 - £42,000 full time (pro-rata part-time)
March 20, 2017

A great opportunity has arisen for a Fundraising Manager with an award-winning social enterprise and charity based in Sutton. 

Our client works at the cutting edge of sustainability.  Their work on eco-friendly communities and enterprises has changed policy and influenced best practice in the UK and around the world. They currently employ 25 people in the UK and have a turnover of £1.4 million. They have a number of well-developed and compelling projects ready to go in the UK and internationally which, in this new post, you could help to make a reality.

The role is offering between £32,000 and £42,000 per annum depending on experience.  Applications for full and part time (minimum 22.5 hours) will be considered and there is flexibility regarding the working pattern.

Additional benefits include 6% employers ethical pension contribution and 25 days annual leave rising by one day a year up to five years’ service (pro-rata for part time).

You will report directly to the Chief Executive and be office based at the BedZED eco-village in Hackbridge, Sutton which has mainline rail links from London Victoria and from Thameslink trains.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working with colleagues to progress bids from conception to completion
  • Developing and leading some bids
  • Maintaining a strategic overview of opportunities
  • Support and build the capacity of staff
  • Manage relationships with Funders

Essential experience required:

  • Two years or more proven track record in fundraising and delivering major trust and lottery grants
  • Excellent working knowledge of the trust, foundation and statutory grant making environment
  • Ability to organise own work and meet deadlines
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills
  • Good team player
  • A passion for sustainability

If you have the right skills and experience please apply using the link provided as our client will be really keen to hear from you.

Please note, shortlisted applicants will be required to submit an application form before being considered for an interview, further details will be provided.

Interviews to be held on Tuesday 21st March 2017.


Sales and Marketing Manager

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The HR Dept, First Floor, 3 Brook Office Park, Emersons Green, Bristol, BS167FL
£27,000 - £30,000
March 31, 2017

The business operates a Licensee programme whereby they franchise out their brand. Currently there are 63 Licensees operating 86 territories within the UK and Ireland. The work is extremely varied and challenging. The franchise provides outsourced HR to SMEs throughout the UK and Ireland.

It’s an exciting time for the business, with 2017 seeing the launch of international expansion into Australia. They are an excellent employer offering attractive benefits and career progression.

The Role:

They need an experienced, business focused sales and marketing professional to lead and manage the recruitment of new Licensees to the business and lead the implementation of their marketing strategies, raising the profile of the business.

The role holder will develop and grow their Licensee network through lead generation and marketing activities and manage the successful onboarding of new Licensees to the network.

They are looking for a flexible, motivated individual with excellent organisational and marketing skills to join their expanding, fast paced, professional team.

Main duties:

You will produce and manage the marketing strategy for the business and support the day to day delivery of this including writing copy, managing advertising, brand promotion and supporting Licensees with their own sales and marketing activities.

You will initiate and manage lead generation activities to the business, assessing qualifying activities and ensuring ROI on marketing and advertising spend. You will ensure the recruitment of appropriately skilled and suitable Licensees and ensure recruitment targets are met from lead generation through to close.

You will take ownership and full autonomy of your role and actions and will ensure all potential and existing relationships with the business are positive and will act as an ambassador for the business always.

Candidate requirements:

– Strong experience in sales and marketing
– Credibility at a senior level
– Good knowledge of business administration, financial management and management
– Knowledge of franchising is desirable but not essential
– An excellent attitude and a willingness to work flexibly and effectively as part of a small team
– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
– Good IT Skills with knowledge of Microsoft packages such as Word, Excel and Outlook

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