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Student Recruitment Officer

  • £27,924 to £31,406
  • Canterbury, Kent
  • University of Kent
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Marketing and Recruitment

Location: Canterbury

Salary: £27,924 to £31,406

Grade: Grade 6

Post Type: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Release Date: Wednesday 10 November 2021

Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Sunday 28 November 2021 (unless otherwise stated)

Interview Date: Wednesday 08 December 2021

Reference: CSF-377-21

Do you have what it takes to engage with and influence prospective applicants to Kent and to make a positive impact on our recruitment and conversion numbers?

In this exciting and varied role, you will support the Recruitment and Events Manager to deliver a wide range of internal and external events to ensure the university successfully recruits undergraduate and postgraduate students. As part of a team of recruitment professionals, you will attend and deliver range of recruitment activities. Approximately 50% of your time will be in the office undertaking administrative and planning activity and 50% will be spent travelling to attending and organising events.

This role involves extensive travel, overnight stays and some evenings and weekend work; in return, you will have the opportunity to develop your career in a unique environment that offers excellent training, benefits and future prospects.

As Student Recruitment Officer you will:

act as an ambassador for the University, promoting the institution to prospective students, their families and teachers at recruitment events

provide specialist advice to prospective students and their families on a range of topics relating to applying and studying at University

work with teachers in schools and colleges and attend events such as UCAS fairs, school HE fairs and postgraduate education fairs

Create and deliver engaging and authentic content and presentations, webinars to prospective students and influencers

To succeed in this role you will have/be:

a degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent

demonstrable up to date knowledge of the University of Kent student experience, including an understanding of current issues surrounding undergraduate and postgraduate students, especially funding and recruitment

knowledge and understanding of recruitment, ideally gained in the Higher Education sector

a track record of delivering effective presentations

Willingness and ability to travel extensively, at regional, national and international level, including during unsocial hours to remote locations that may not be serviced by public transport.

Please see the links below to view the full job description and also to apply for this post. If you require further information regarding the application process please contact [email protected] quoting ref number: CSF-377-21.

  • Advertiser: Direct Employer
  • Posted on: 01/12/2021 12:54
  • Reference: CSF-377-21