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£18,000 MA with Rutherglen based Titan

TitanSales & Marketing Coordinator

  • Glasgow (G73), Glasgow
  • £18,000 per annum plus bonus
  • Titan
  • Permanent
  • Posted 10 days ago

Titan is a provider of specialist recruitment services to the supply chain, logistics and engineering sectors, and they are looking to add a Sales & Marketing Coordinator to their team to help support the growth and development of the business.

This is a Business to Business (B2B) sales position and the purpose of the role is to raise awareness of the Titan brand, generate new business and also to make appointments for the Sales Director to attend. This is done in the following ways:

  • Contact businesses who have previously used their recruitment services on an ad hoc basis to explore how those relationships could be developed further
  • Contact businesses with no prior history of Titan, to try and secure the opportunity to provide their services to these companies
  • Create and publish innovative and eye catching marketing material using email marketing and Social Media, blog posts and video
  • Develop their social media and marketing strategy
  • Arrange networking events

You will use their in house system to note records of all calls, generate call backs and follow ups and also to create and send email campaigns that highlight both their service and also certain individuals who they are representing at any particular time.

You will also use email marketing packages and a number of social media platforms as well as their own company website to publish marketing material.

It is absolutely essential you have a professional telephone manner, you are IT literate.

Titan can offer flexible working hours and an opportunity to work in a growing company.

This is a sales role so there is sales targets set.

Your basic salary is £18,000 per year plus bonus which will be based on revenue and appointment numbers generated.

Interviews are being scheduled for early December and if you are interested in taking this forward you should speak with Mr McCarthy asap.



S4-S6 Skills Scotland Glasgow 2019

Skills Scotland 2019

SKILLS SCOTLAND GLASGOW WILL BE A JAM-PACKED EVENT FULL OF INTERACTIVE, INSPIRING AND INFORMATIVE ACTIVITIES.

THE EVENT WILL FEATURE HANDS-ON DEMONSTRATIONS WITH INDUSTRY EXPERTS AT THE READY TO OFFER FREE INSIGHT AND IMPARTIAL ADVICE.

ATTENDEES ARE ENCOURAGED TO VISIT AS MANY STANDS AS POSSIBLE AND TALK TO THE DIFFERENT ORGANISATIONS EXHIBITING.

THIS IS YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT
WHAT THE FUTURE HAS TO OFFER YOU.

GET SKILLED STANDS

Get Skilled stands offer in-depth knowledge about certain industries. You can discover new talents and try a variety of different skills when you get hands-on with a Get Skilled activity.

Experts are always on hand to help as you learn something new and try work-based skills; the aim is to ensure each Get Skilled stand represents a different career sector so to promote as wide a range as possible to you, the visitors.

APPRENTICESHIP THEATRE

The Apprenticeship Theatre offers a full programme of exhibitor led seminars promoting apprenticeship options for students. Sessions will have a limited number of spaces and booked groups will be given priority to attend.

Wednesday 6 November
Time Company Title Description
10:00 – 10:20 New College Lanarkshire The Power of Observation FA Scientific Technology (Hazard Perception) – Spot the difference. Put the powers of observation to the test as you compare two nearly identical scientific experiments and try to spot the differences – A great way to get your brain warmed up! Successfully spot a difference and you will go into a draw for the chance to win a £50 amazon voucher.
10:45 – 11:05 SDS
11:30 – 11:50 BAE Systems Apply Your Talent Where it Counts Type 26 Programme Director Nadia Savage will provide an overview of BAE Systems Naval ships as a business, talk about her career journey and give an overview on our exciting projects and apprenticeship roles we have to offer starting in August 2020. A BAE systems current apprentice will also talk about their experience on the programme so far!
12:15 – 12:35 Scottish Government Modern Apprenticeships and The Scottish Government
The Devolved Government for Scotland has a range of responsibilities including: health, education, justice, rural affairs, housing & environment. Business Administration job roles vary, but can include booking meetings, organising travel, using electronic filing & finance systems, dealing with stakeholders, managing diaries, ordering stationery, answering phones and responding to emails.
12:55 – 13:15 Coca-Cola European Partners
13:35 – 13:55 Robert Gordon University Graduate Apprenticeships This session will highlight the benefits of undertaking a graduate apprenticeship by discussing real-life testimonials of current students. Come along to find out what a graduate apprenticeship is, why it might be the best option for you and how you can get involved.
16:45 – 17:05 SDS
17:15 – 17:35 PwC Your Business and Technology opportunities after school with PwC
17:45 – 18:05 SDS

Trinity High School will be attending  on Wednesday, 06 November, from 1100-1430.

The event consists of an initial 1hr interactive session from 11am. Skills Scotland have teamed up with an exciting array of talent to put on a mental health session with a difference! During the one hour show pupils will be entertained by a variety of acts and speakers including TedX speaker Jamala Osman and will experience an interactive session from the amazing Professor Til Wykes from Kings College.

Following this session, pupils will be able to wander around the exhibits and stalls and meet face to face with employers, training providers, colleges, universities and professional bodies to find out what’s on offer.

Confirmed exhibitors include: Scottish Government (Careers); NHS Careers; Royal Navy and Royal Marines; Stewart Milne Group; CITB Construction; BAE Systems; Diageo; University of Strathclyde; City of Glasgow College and Glasgow Kelvin College amongst many more.

If you are interested in attending please give your name to Mr McCarthy ASAP. Only a limited number of places are available and will be given on a first come first served basis.



Channel 4 Search for Local Young Talent

This is more than just a careers fair!

New Material celebrates the local media industry and inspires you to learn more about the opportunities available at the new Channel 4 office in Glasgow. This event will help you develop the skills you need to kick-start your career.

Channel 4 are planning to open a new hub for Glasgow and you are invited along to their upcoming open day. Its taking place on Saturday 26th October at SWG6 – 100 Eastvale Place, G3 3QG.

Its towards the Partick area of Glasgow – click this link for a map and public transport info.

On the day young people will be treated to workshops in Scriptwriting, Journalism, Marketing and others. They will also be discussing their apprenticeships, training schemes, work placements and industry experience opportunities.

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If this sounds like something you may be interested in CLICK HERE to book your place.

 

 



Trainee Quantity Surveyors

Clarks Contracts

Clark Contracts are recruiting for the position of Modern Apprentice in Quantity Surveying. See details from them below.

Founded in 1978, Clark Contracts Ltd is a privately owned main contractor with six operating divisions; Construction, Retail, Fit Out, Small Works, Maintenance and Manufactured Joinery. We employ over 250 people with offices in the East and West of Scotland.

We are looking to recruit Trainee Quantity Surveyors to join the business.  They will initially complete a modern apprenticeship before being enrolled on either a college or a university course to complete their academic qualifications.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Assisting a team of surveyors within the Company.
  • Work closely with Contracts Management and Estimating departments.
  • Take an active role in Clark Contracts’ Supply Chain Management Initiative to ensure relationships are developed with subcontractors.
  • Additional duties as required.

Candidate

  • Strong academic background, with a focus on mathematics.
  • Comfortable in ability to solve problems by acting on own initiative.
  • IT literate with a good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.

This is an entry level role, for a recent school leaver or any pupil planning on leaving.

If this is a position you are interested in, or you want to find out more about it, speak with Mr McCarthy asap!



Interested in Teaching in a Catholic Primary School?

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Interested in Teaching in a Catholic Primary School?

Want to find out more about the vocation to teach in a Catholic primary school?

Then come along to the Recruitment Evening being held on Wednesday, 25 September at 7pm in:

St Vincent de Paul Primary

Crosshouse Road

East Kilbride

G75 9DG

You can expect to benefit from:

Information and advice from the Admission Officer of Glasgow University, School of Education.

Support and advice from diocesan head teachers.

If you would like to find out more you can contact Claire O’Neill, Primary RE Adviser, on

01698 275630

All Welcome

 

 



Parental Survey Request – Skills for the Future

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Meta-skills – A Skills Model to Drive Scotland’s Future

“Technological and societal disruptions are coming at us thick and fast. Whilst we cannot predict the future, we can prepare for a future that is increasingly unpredictable. A focus on skills and human capital gives us a strong foundation from which to build a sustainable and inclusive Scottish economy. Scotland’s citizens need the skills not only to cope with the change but to thrive in it, and more so to be able to exploit novelty and create change for themselves.” SDS 2018

Ultimately, industry is changing as we move into, what is being described as, a fourth industrial revolution. This is being driven by technological disrupters and means the future of Scotland is changing in terms of jobs and opportunities relevant to this technological revolution. With this new type of job available, the skills required of pupils will be significantly different from the traditional jobs and skills that you and I recognise and understand today.

Watch this video which details ‘Future Jobs and Changing Industry’

Skills serve as the ‘bridge’ between knowledge and performance and it is Trinity’s intention to ensure this ‘bridge’ is bolstered with the solid foundation and support the correct and relevant skills will bring. This will help to ensure this ‘bridge’ leads every learner to a future path of success.

Watch this video to see how we go from classroom to industry relevant skills:

We want you, as a parent, to play a pivotal role in selecting what you think are the most important/relevant skills that should be taught within our curriculum. These skills should help the pupils make the link between what is taught in the classroom and the challenge of what the world of work requires.

We are asking you to help us select the ‘meta-skills’ that will help pupils to make this link and be better prepared for what a future Scotland has to offer.

What are Meta-skills?

Meta-skills are timeless, higher order skills that support the development of additional skills and promote success in whatever context the future brings.

The meta-skills we have to select from are:

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Trinity High School would appreciate if you could take the time to access our short survey. Within each ‘Meta-skill’ category (Self Management; Social Intelligence; Innovation) we would like you to select the 3 sub-skills within each category you feel are more relevant for your child and their school.

Your submission is completely anonymous and parental returns will be collated alongside pupil and staff returns to produce an agreed template of skills to be delivered in each and every classroom.

Click HERE to access the skills survey 

We thank you for your valued contribution.

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Accountant Modern Apprenticeship

North Lan

Job overview

The right training. The right experience. The right qualifications.

Wouldn’t it be great if you could get all this from one, effective, rewarding opportunity? Well you can. This post will give you the practical experience and qualifications you need to follow a career in Accounting, and help you secure a career you’ll really love.

Working within the core finance function as well as key strategic business units across the Service, the modern apprentice will gain experience in all aspects of the Council’s financial and operational systems. Strong emphasis will be placed on the modern apprentice gaining a working knowledge of local government business processes and accounting systems.

What will I learn?

1. Recording income and receipts
2. Processing and recording payments
3. Reconciling income bank statements to financial ledger
4. Providing information for management control
5. Maintaining financial records and collation of data
6. Analysing and evaluating financial information
7. Preparing reports and returns
8. Liaising with NLC services and external agencies
9. Distribution of mail, faxing, scanning and general admin duties
10. Studying towards and achieving Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) level 6 through a planned training programme.

This job outline is intended to indicate the broad range of responsibilities and requirements of the post. It is neither exhaustive nor exclusive but, while some variation can be expected in particular duties, the outline is considered to provide a reasonable general description of the post.

What qualification or qualities are required?

An essential part of this position will be to gain valuable on the job skills and training and to complete a Modern Apprenticeship SVQ Level 3 in Accounting. Apprentices spend time working in a range of different financial service areas learning the business from the ground up, so they can make an effective contribution in helping the Council deliver its services.

4 Standard Grades, at bands 1-3 / 4 National 5s, at band A-C (both including English), or equivalent, plus two Highers at bands A-C and Standard Grades/Nat 5 in Accounting at bands 1-3 are essential. Those who have completed a Foundation Apprenticeship in accounting will be automatically taken to interview.

You will have good interpersonal skills and be enthusiastic, confident and outgoing. Well developed IT skills and good communication skills are both deemed essential.

You must be able to give practical examples of when and how you have demonstrated team work and you should have an awareness of, and a general interest in accounting and working in an office environment, therefore previous office work experience would be advantageous.

Salary: £7,917 to £14,942 per year

Based: Various locations across North Lanarkshire

Employment/employer: Full-time (35 Hours)North Lanarkshire Council

Closing date: 13/07/2019

Qualification: SCQF level 6/7

Apply for this apprenticeship

Think this is the right apprenticeship for you? Click the “Apply now” button to start your new career with this apprenticeship.

You need to apply for this vacancy directly on their site.

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Administrative Apprenticeship with CMBS Rutherglen

CMBS

 

Admin Apprentice Job Description with CMBS Rutherglen

CMBS Home Improvements are a family run Glasgow business who have been operating for over 28 years servicing and maintaining properties throughout Glasgow and across the West of Scotland.

Completing around 600 central heating installations, and 300 bathroom installations every single year, they put the customer at the heart of everything they do and fully appreciate the importance of reliability to their clients. Their mission is to ensure that all of their projects are completed in a timely fashion and within deadline.

CMBS pride themselves in providing an honest and reliable service to their customers and ensure they work with a range of trusted suppliers and contractors with the same values.

Currently they are looking for a young, responsible and mature person to take up the role of Administrative Apprentice within their Rutherglen premises. They are looking for someone who understands the values and principles listed above and who can work to the CMBS mission and ensure customers are fully satisfied with the service provided.

The successful candidate can expect to work between the hours of 8.30am – 5pm with a 1 hour unpaid lunch break. Friday is normally a 4.30pm finish. This would be 37 hours a week at national apprenticeship rate of pay.

CMBS use the Commusoft system and details on this can be found here https://kb.commusoft.co.uk/hc/en-us/categories/200383607-Desktop.

Ideally, the candidate should be experienced in the use of Outlook, Word, Excel and One Drive. CMBS would like the candidate to be skilled in these areas and would suit successful N5/N6 Administration and IT piupils.

Full training will be given in all other Main Duties.

If you are interested in this position you should send your CV and covering letter directly to CMBS here: info@cmbs-scotland.co.uk

If you prefer to hand in your CV and covering letter in person the sddress details are:

CMBS

6 Seath Road

Rutherglen Industrial Estate

Glasgow

G73 1RW

W: www.cmbs-scotland.co.uk

If you require any further assistance with this position please speak with Mr McCarthy.

 



2 * Construction Operatives with VHE Construction

VHE Tigers

TIGERS in conjunction with VHE Construction are currently offering an opportunity for 2 General Operative Construction apprentices.

Based in Rutherglen, your hours of work will be approx 40-46 hours per week (site dependant), between Mon-Thurs 7.30am – 5.30pm and Friday 7.30am -4pm, for which you can expect a weekly wage of £156.

 

What is expected of you?

The key tasks of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Fulfilling the Construction Operatives responsibilities as laid down in the Company’s Health and Safety Policy
  • To complete ‘on the job’ training whilst being Supervised.
  • To erect and maintain all fencing.
  • To assist in the setting up of pumps and other equipment.
  • To assist in the excavating by hand, the laying of liners and other equipment.
  • To maintain all tools and equipment.
  • Ensuring that the site compound and areas are suitable stocked with items for welfare requirements.
  • To assist in the sweeping and digging on site.
  • Ensuring that works are executed in accordance with the requirements of:
    • All applicable legislation.
    • The Terms and Conditions of the contract.
    • The Contract Health and Safety Plan.
    • The Work Package Plans and Task Briefing Sheets.
    • The Contract Quality / Environmental Plan.
    • The approved Works Package Plans and Task Briefing Sheets.
    • The approved Construction Drawings and Specification.
    • The Policies and Procedures contained within the Company Business Management System.
    • Ensure that all company Health &Safety, Environmental requirements are adhered to.

 

This opportunity is open to all recent school leavers and those who are considering or intending to leave.

If you require further details regarding these opportunities please speak with Mr McCarthy.

 



Accelerate with Strathclyde University

Strathclyde

Accelerate

Monday 24th to Friday 28th June 2019

Want to find out more about the career you would like to follow?
Interested in finding out what it’s like to study at university?
Want to boost your chances of success in the future?

Held at the University of Strathclyde, ‘Accelerate’ is a week-long programme for pupils at the end of S4 and S5.
Through a series of group activities, you will be able to find out more about the career you are interested in following. There are five courses that you can choose from, depending on what you might like to study after school:

• Chemistry
• Computer Science
• Electronic & Electrical Engineering (EEE)
• Product Design
• Law

Led by current university students who will act as your mentors, you and your team will complete our exciting five-day challenge programme, as well as attending career workshops and getting a chance to see what student life is like.

What’s in it for you?

• Find out about the different areas of the career you would like to follow
• Discover what studying and working in your chosen field is really like
• Discuss your career and academic options with professionals and university staff
• Meet new friends and work with current University students

Please note that the programme is not residential.

Comments from previous participants:

“It was a great experience and I learned a lot about what I want to do.”
“Programme was very informative and allowed an insight into what real university is like.”
“I thought it was extremely interesting and now I am 100% sure I want to study law.”
“The mentors were very helpful, informative and supportive.”
“I really enjoyed the programme and learned lots of new skills.”
“Great chance to meet new friends.”
“This programme was an amazing experience and I really enjoyed it.”

For further information, visit their website at:

https://www.strath.ac.uk/professionalservices/sees/wideningaccess

or contact us at wideningaccess@strath.ac.uk

You can also phone us on 0141 548 3799.



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