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We are at the centre of the booming e-learning industry, and as it grows we do too! We are expanding and looking for passionate individuals to join our team.

Who we are

Based in Ilkley, West Yorkshire, we are proud to be one of the leading providers of online training in the UK with over two million registered online learners. Our services include online courses, learning management software and bespoke e-learning to help organisations solve their training problems.

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Be part of an exciting industry

We pride ourselves on being a business of talented developers, UX designers, instructional designers, marketers, sales executives and account managers, who care deeply about our customers and their learning journey. There are opportunities for job seekers at all levels and plenty of room for progression whether you’re fresh out of education or more experienced in your field.

Company benefits include:

  • Competitive salary and opportunities for development
  • Pension scheme; 3% matched contribution
  • Free ‘Simply Health’ membership, allowing you to access benefits such as discounted gym membership
  • Life assurance; 4x your salary goes to your chosen beneficiary
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Excellent work/life balance; 95% of all our employees believe they have a good work/life balance
  • Regular social events; sports and social club, Christmas parties, charity fun days and Friday drinks
  • Lunch time activities; pool, darts and games console
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Want to join our team?

We put great emphasis on our core values and believe in looking after our customers and employees.

You will be joining a friendly, inclusive workforce in a company that is based in the charming spa town of Ilkley, with scenic views of Ilkley Moor and the convenience of the town’s train station on the doorstep!

Staff say we are good at rewards, recognition and support followed closely by an enjoyable, friendly workplace.

Taken from the recent staff survey

Working for Virtual College

From internship to employment

Jonathan joined Virtual College on a 20 week internship in 2014. When the internship finished, he joined the team permanently as an online sales and marketing coordinator. Jonathan is now a digital marketing executive.

Jonathan Bailey - Virtual College
Naomi Hepworth

Fast-track to management

Naomi joined Virtual College as an account manager in the social housing sector. She then progressed into a business development role and more recently, moved on to be a sales manager, running the sales teams for councils, housing, education and safeguarding.

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Working in Ilkley

Ilkley is an eclectic spa town with great and close connections to the cities of Leeds, Bradford and Harrogate. Ilkley’s train station is right on our door step and can connect you to Leeds or Bradford within 30 minutes. Trains run every 30 minutes from Leeds and Bradford with more trains during rush hour. Driving is equally great as you drive against the traffic of city commuters. We have some free parking with plenty of free on street parking as well.

The town itself has a thriving hospitality scene, with 3 recent additions in as many months as well as offering a comprehensive range of retail, social and recreational amenities. The stunning scenery speaks for itself and includes the famous moors and Cow and Calf rocks which are due to host the finish of Tour de Yorkshire’s Stage 2 cycling event in May this year. The town also offers a theatre, cinema, gyms and a secondary school with an Outstanding rating from Ofsted.

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