The town’s first Enterprise Job Fair will be located on the top floor of The Enterprise Centre. The fair will be open from 10 am until 4pm. This is a great opportunity for the next generation of Eastbourne talent to network with local businesses and learn about the numerous local opportunities available.
As well as Eastbourne-based broadband network operator Lightning Fibre, the event involves Booksy, the online booking system who's UK headquarters is based right here in Eastbourne, at the Old Print works behind Eastbourne train station.
The Enterprise Job Fair aims to tackle an issue that many Eastbourne businesses have faced, and that is talent recruitment. Many young professionals are tempted by the big cities like Brighton or London, they are often unaware of the numerous professional opportunities closer to home.
With other local companies like PRG Marketing Communications, AxisOps and Zoonou taking part, this new initiative promises to have a great variation with multiple specialised routes available. The Enterprise Job Fair hopes to benefit the Eastbourne community by highlighting the calibre of opportunity available in the town.
Managing Director of one of the businesses involved, Simon Groves from PRG Marketing Communications, said “We were thrilled when Booksy approached us to be a part of putting together the Enterprise Job Fair. Having been established in Eastbourne for over 40 years, we have seen and experienced the struggles around recruitment in the local area. This job fair will hopefully pave the way for a new wave of young talent into the local economy.”
Country Manager for Booksy, Tomasz Odrobinski, said:“Eastbourne has a great pool of local colleges and universities churning out talented young professionals, but all too often we lose them to Brighton and London. We want to show them what is available right on their doorstep and demonstrate the many benefits of working in Eastbourne.
Many of Eastbourne’s local professionals already have a great job and a wealth of experience, yet they are spending 3-4 hours commuting on a daily basis. The pathway to your desired industry and career path is right in front of you!”
Rob Reaks, Sales and Marketing Manager at Lightning Fibre added, "As we grow rapidly, we are faced with the exciting challenge of building our teams - throughout our business. We're particularly keen to expand our sales team - including lead generation, telesales, community engagement and customer support. We're a local business creating local jobs, and the Enterprise Job Fair is a great opportunity to find out more about us, and the other participating companies."
If you are interested in learning more about a career in marketing, tech or sales, check out the Enterprise Job Fair’s website - https://www.enterprisejobfair.co.uk/