Jay Crabb

Head of Sales and Talent Acquisition

Jay is responsible for ensuring that Youthforce continues to deliver and evolve the high value of service that is provided by its talent acquisition and consultative sales team, along with tailored programme solutions for Apprentices and Businesses within the STEM sectors.

With over 12 years of experience in the apprenticeship sector Jay has progressed from being an apprentice himself, working as an in-house assessor to crafting a career delivering apprenticeships across many sectors with renowned employers. Most recently Jay has completed 10 years working with Babcock International in roles that included apprenticeship delivery, management of trainers and just recently 5 years as a Recruitment and Sales manager across the South East region and London.

Jay’s broad sector and sales knowledge is outlined by his previous experience working with B2B sales for inbound and outbound business, creation and fulfilment of apprenticeship vacancies, long term customer and account relationship management, strategic business growth and the ability to understand and act upon the individual needs of the apprentice and employer within the agreed programme delivery. Jay has worked across many sectors such as Hospitality, Retail, Health and Social Care, Management and has a wide range of skills including adapting to critical business needs for the apprentices and employer’s future requirements.

Being able to continue the growth of Youthforce’s specialist brand and its leading position as the provider of choice within the STEM market, whilst maintaining its brand values of delivering high levels of service is key to the Sales and Acquisition teams vision and strategy at all times.