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Employer Engagement Executive

  • Full time
  • £28,835
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 30th October 2020

  • Advertised from 21st October 2020
  • 35 ¾ hours – flexible working hours. Fixed Term until October 2021 with possibility of extension.



The St James Quarter (SJQ) is due to open in Spring 2021 and in a unique private and public partnership between CCP and SJQ, FUSE Recruitment & Skills Hub has been developed to support recruitment & training for both the incoming St James Quarter tenants and the current businesses within the local Business Improvement District (BID) managed by Essential Edinburgh. The project is also supported through close partnership working amongst the Joined up for Business and Joined up for Jobs organisations and stakeholders.

The FUSE Recruitment & Skills Hub operates as a centre of excellence for recruitment, training and advice, ensuring an exceptionally high level of service to both candidate and employer. We advocate and work to, best-practice, and our service to local employers enables accurate and efficient job matching, access to a wider candidate pool and to expert support within our network. We work with jobseekers to tailor support where needed, provide access to unique opportunities and are active within schools, higher education organisations and local communities to highlight careers within Retail & Hospitality.

The Job Purpose

This is Fixed Term Position until October 2021 (with potential to be extended pending review) which is part of the Employer Engagement Team at Capital City Partnership (CCP). It will be primarily based within the FUSE offices at The Cube, 45 Leith Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3AT.

The post will require a flexible approach (including occasional evening or weekend working). It will require a strong recruitment skillset and elevated level of employer and partnership working to grow and deliver the Strategic Vision of the FUSE Steering Group.

The Employer Engagement Executive is pivotal to the success of the FUSE Recruitment & Skills offering and will work directly to the FUSE Manager to ensure the smooth and successful implementation and running of FUSE, supporting recruitment and consistently delivering high level engagement with employers.

Application notes

To find out more about the role and how to apply, please download the Job Pack below.

Closing date: Noon, Friday 30th October 2020

Interviews: Week commencing 9th November 2020

Expected start date: December 2020 / January 2021