Everyone deserves a job they love. Makers Academy re-trains people as software developers, then helps them find that job.
You deserve a job you love. We’ve got one for you.
You want to be more than just a recruiter or a salesperson: you love helping people find new ways to accomplish their goals; you can see there’s a problem with technical recruitment and digital skills education; and you want a platform to accelerate your growth as a person and a professional.
We’re increasing the number of people who, having completed our course, then get jobs they love - you’ll help us do that by finding and working with many more tech employers (across the world) and helping them discover the best match amongst our talent pool.
You’ll have complete freedom to act in a way that you believe is the best for the company. You’ll have a genuine say in the way the business is run, and the environment in which you work. You’ll be encouraged to identify problems and solve them; and to seek out new opportunities and pursue them.
There are four types of work in this role:
- seeking out new hiring partners (business development / sales);
- helping them solve their problems and improve their recruitment (consultancy);
- finding the right people for them (recruitment);
- staying in touch (account management).
When doing business development, you’ll:
- Connect with senior tech leaders at medium and large companies;
- Sell the Makers Academy service to them, helping them to hire better people, faster;
- Secure a number of jobs from those companies that will bring in more than four times your salary.
When doing consultancy, you’ll:
- Evaluate whether Makers Academy is the right solution for them;
- Suggest improvements to their recruitment process, to help them better achieve their (software development / cultural) objectives.
When doing recruitment, you’ll:
- Create shortlists, based on the team’s extensive knowledge of our candidates;
- Manage the recruitment process with both candidates and company;
- Advise candidates on job-hunting, interviews, choosing between multiple offers, etc.
When doing account management, you’ll:
- Maintain a healthy relationship with our hiring partners;
- Gather feedback about our service and ‘alumni’, and act on it;
- Seek out new opportunities to help the hiring partner and our alumni.
When you’re not doing those things, you’ll be:
- working in a company that’s pushing the limits of self-management, experimenting with which company structure is best for the information age and beyond;
- growing as a person, by learning radical transparency, vulnerability, the growth mindset, emotional intelligence, 'non-violent communication', hard truths about yourself, and how to give and receive feedback honestly and productively;
- able to do yoga twice a week and guided meditation every day;
- playing all sorts of board games, card games, video games, table tennis and Nerf wars;
- working in the hammock, on the bean bags or sofa;
- surrounded by a diverse group of incredibly smart, motivated people, who all really care about doing the very best they can for our students, for our hiring partners and for each other.
We’re the best at what we do, according to our clients (both students and employers), our competitors (they all admit it), industry bodies, the press and the government. We can only get better by working with you.
Everyone should have a job they love. Including you.
Please don't just send us a CV. Approach us in a way that’s an example of how you’d work with us – how you’d get new clients.
Location: Old Spitalfields market, London.
Salary: Negotiable depending on previous (relevant) experience. After that, you'll set your own salary.
Holiday: Unlimited, paid.
Management Structure: Makers Academy is a company built on trust, rather than fear (read more our CEO's blog). This has variously been described as: self-management; teal; holacracy; and emergent hierarchy.
- 20-40 mins phone interview
- 60 mins with two people from the careers team
- 60 mins with the CEO
- One day in our office (if deemed necessary)
- Offer & references
About Makers Academy
Makers Academy is Europe’s leading coding bootcamp. We believe technical education is broken and we want to change that. We help complete beginners to learn the basics of software development and find their first job as junior programmers in world-class companies. We also help companies to attract and select our developers.
Launched in February 2013, Makers Academy has graduated more than 500 students, who have gone on to join leading software companies including ThoughtWorks, Lyst, BSkyB, M&S, the Ministry of Justice, Deloitte Digital, TechStars, CompareTheMarket, Financial Times and many more (see our website for employers). Our ambition is to help as many people as possible to start a new career in software development, whilst providing companies with an incredible talent pipeline.
N.B. We write a lot about how we work on our blog. We strongly advise you read it before applying.
Salary range £30,000 — 60,000
Hugely dependent on experience
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