Job Title: Commercial Programmes Coordinator
Contract: 6 months FTC with potential to extend if required
Location: Fashion Retail Academy, 7-15 Gresse St. London, W1T 1QL.
Reporting to: Business Development and Commercial Programmes Manager (BDM)
Salary: Circa £32,000 DOE
About the Business
The Fashion Retail Academy (FRA), founded in 2005, is the UK’s leading vocational FE College specialising in fashion and retail education. We have charity status and make it our mission to inspire and develop talent for a specialist career in fashion retail. The FRA is the only college in London, and third nationwide, to be awarded an Ofsted Outstanding.
Fashion Retail Academy Enterprises Ltd (FRA Enterprises) is the commercial arm of the FRA. Our primary objective is to generate an annual revenue surplus to invest back into the FRA charity. Commercial activities include Short Courses, Postgraduate Programme, Industry L&D Programmes, Strategic Diversification, Apprenticeships, and Venue Hire.
The successful candidate will join the FRA Enterprises team, and lead the development and delivery of key commercial activities, aligned with the overall department strategy. They will work across a number of areas although primary focus will be Apprenticeships. They will also play an active role in the FRA Enterprises marketing strategy, both the development and day-to-day implementation of activity.
The successful candidate must thrive in a small and busy team. This is an ideal role for someone with an entrepreneurial/ start-up spirit, who is not afraid to try new things and learn from experience. This is a great opportunity to join a growing department and play a key part in its development and success.
The roles and responsibilities, and focus of the role, will evolve and shift as the department grows. Client management is likely to become more central to the role as we widen the reach of our programmes and our retail partners.
Closing date: 10th October 2017