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Student Engagement & Recruitment Assistant

Marketing and Communications

Location:  University House
Salary:  £21,712 to £23,600 per annum
Fixed Term until 30th November 2020
Closing Date:  Thursday 21 November 2019
Interview Date:  Friday 29 November 2019
Reference:  112019-501

We are looking for an energetic Recruitment and Engagement Assistant to help tell Birmingham City University’s exciting story of transformation to a range of prospective student audiences and influencers.

You will join a team set up to deliver a recruitment strategy that aims to build great relationships with schools and colleges, developing existing partnerships and forging new links across the region and beyond. 

Supporting with delivering a compelling programme of subject level engagement with recruitment audiences, you will assist with on and off campus recruitment activity and ensure talks and events are exciting, purposeful and innovative.   

You will also be looking after our thriving Student Ambassador programme, working on the recruiting, training and payment of our Student Ambassadors, and leading them on some of our key recruitment events, such as Open Days and Clearing.

We want talented and enthusiastic applicants, ideally familiar with providing guidance to youngpeople about higher education, and extremely comfortable with public speaking.

You will be a big part of ensuring we deliver great events, on and off campus, such as Open Days, Applicant Taster Days and recruitment fairs across the country.

Our University has a great reputation for giving life changing opportunities to students from all backgrounds, something this role will support by forming part of our range of activities aimed at widening access to a university education. 

You will be an important member of the Student Recruitment team, working closely with the rest of the Marketing and Communications Department – including colleagues based in faculties, as well as our Campaigns, Communications and Admissions teams.

It’s a great time to be joining Birmingham City University. Our recently completed £260 million investment in two superb campuses right at the heart of this great city have already changed the face of Birmingham, and there is more to come. With a new and ambitious Vice-Chancellor in post, alongside a high-profile Chancellor, Sir Lenny Henry, there has never been a better time to be part of Birmingham City University.

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Please note that this role is not capable of sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.
Please note on occasions where we receive a large number of applications, we may close the advert ahead of the publicised closing date. If this does happen, we will contact all candidates via email who have started but not yet completed their application, giving 48 hours’ notice.  We would therefore advise that you submit your completed application as soon as possible.
Birmingham City University holds an Athena Swan Bronze Award and promotes the advancement of gender equality through Representation, Progression and Success for All. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


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