Careers at Open Study College

Interested in joining the OSC family? We're always on the look out for positive, ambitious and passionate people to join our team. See what current vacancies we have below.

Open Study College is a thriving, family-founded distance learning provider with vibrant offices on the outskirts of Birmingham.

Our business is made up of a team of over 50 people who are passionate about helping others. We are in the privileged position of being the enablers of positive life altering change, and we are here to do what we can to help people achieve their goals and thrive in life!

Over the last 13 years we’ve helped 100,000 learners change their lives and we’re looking for ambitious, skilled and passionate people to join our team for the next phase of our growth.

Call centre manager

Do you have experience in managing sales teams and are you passionate about helping people achieve their goals?

We’re on the look out for a manager to lead our team of course advisers from the front. You’ll need to be a highly organised individual, self-motivated and enthusiastic, with at least two years experience of managing a targeted sales team.

On a day to day basis you’ll be ensuring the team meets/exceeds the sales targets – both collectively and as individuals, by providing ongoing coaching, development and performance management. You’ll have a team supervisor and two shift leads there to support you too.

If this sounds like you, find out more and apply for the Call Centre Manager role here.

Course adviser

Our course advisers are an integral part of the OSC family. Every week they speak to hundreds of people to understand their goals and career dreams to help them pick the right course, and now we are looking for someone to join our team.

This role is perfect for someone with at least six months telesales experience and have excellent customer service skills, able to build a rapport with people over the telephone easily. You will feel passionate about providing guidance to help people achieve their personal or career goals. You may also be a little bit competitive and love the buzz you get from closing sales!

As a course adviser you’ll be dealing with inbound enquiries only, here at OSC we don’t do cold calling. You’ll be following up students who have expressed an interest in enrolling and completing a through needs analysis with the student to identify which course would suit their career/personal goals, to meet your daily, weekly and monthly targets. Full training will be provided.

Find out more and apply to be a course adviser here.

PHP web developer

We have a fantastic opportunity for a forward-thinking, passionate front end web developer with 2+ years of web development experience, to join our small but growing team. Here you will be given the chance to grow and progress whilst helping to help shape the future of the team, the technologies we use whilst also being able to challenge yourself with legacy code-bases and bring your own flair to brand new products. 

The ideal candidate will be able to work as part of the team and at times, autonomously, be detail-oriented and mindful of writing clean code whilst displaying a real passion for the web development industry. Strong communication skills and an ability to communicate and generate ideas, theories, and technical concepts is also essential. 

This is a role that you can make your own, and if you are passionate about self-development, implementing new technologies and be a part of some exciting future projects then this could be the perfect role for you.

Find out more and apply for the PHP developer role here.

What's on offer?

One of the first questions you might have is what benefits you can expect when working here at OSC. Here’s a handful of our favourites:

  • An extra holiday day off for your birthday – every year.
  • Casual dress code.
  • After successfully passing probation, you can study one of our courses!
  • Free on-site parking.
  • Subsidised BUPA medical cover.
  • Discounted childcare on Birmingham Business Park – subject to availability.
  • Extra holiday and other benefits for length of service!
  • Career progression.
  • In-house training and development.
  • Internal awards, with prizes for recognition.
  • Legendary Christmas parties….did someone say free bar?!
  • And generally, a professional, fun, friendly and inclusive culture. We’re a close-knit team and take any opportunity we can to get together and celebrate the successes, whether that be a company-wide summer BBQ or cakes and beers in the office!

Want to know more about Open Study College?

Read about our family history, our values and how we help our students achieve their goals.

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