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Training and Careers Advisor

Training and Careers Advisor

Job Title: Training and Careers Advisor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sligo
Salary: Depending on Experience - very competitive
REF: 11061
Contact Name: Elizabeth Cox
Contact Email: elizabeth@icegroup.ie

Job Description

Training and Careers Advisor

Pitman Training has been providing vocational training throughout Ireland and the UK for over 100 years.  They offer over 250 self-paced, flexible courses which learners can start at any time.  The Pitman Certificates and Diploma is an internationally recognised premium brand synonymous with career change and upskilling.  It is a brand recognised by employers when looking to hire staff. 

In Pitman West we have requirement for a Training and Careers Advisor to work in the Sligo office.  This is a consultative sales role where the Training and Career Advisor provides support and information to clients in order to choose the right Pitman training programme.


What is involved in the Role:

  • Managing inbound sales leads through follow up phone and virtual meetings
  • Following a consultative business to consumer (B2C) approach to ensure your client gets matched to the best Pitman product for them.
  • Using Pitman’s 6 point sales communication plan to ensure all leads are managed effectively
  • Building knowledge within the world of work to provide information to potential learners on career opportunities.
  • Networking with local employers to assist students and graduates in their job search.
  • Promoting Pitman Training and Pitman training programmes professionally across various social media platforms, as well as virtual and in person careers fairs
  • Identifying new learner cohorts based on the Pitman product portfolio and implementing marketing strategies to develop sales opportunities.


Key Skills for the Role

  • Excellent communication skills with demonstrated active listening skills and the ability to present information to learners clearly.
  • Target focused individual who measure key indicators of success and continually improve on them.
  • Ability to manage the customer sales lifecycle from inbound leads, on-going consultations to successful on-boarding of new students.
  • Knowledge of the world of work ideally, within the Office / Professional sectors
  • Ability to work in a team, supporting team members and sharing information clearly.
  • Previous experience of business to consumer sales is desirable.


Pitman Training is operated by ICE Group, who were the first Company in Ireland to operator a 4-day week.  That is 4 days’ work for 5 days’ pay, with a 3-day weekend.  If you want to help people change their lives, while changing your own work / life balance – apply for this role now.


Find out more about our four day week - https://4dayweek.ie/ 

Closing Date for this role is: 26/11/2021