International Talent Bank Coordinator

Birmingham, United Kingdom
£13.19 per hour
08 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
13 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term

Careers + Placements

Salary:  £13.19 per hour
Grade:  Grade 06
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (until 31 July 2019)
Basis:  Temp
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Tuesday 13 November 2018
Interview Date:  To be confirmed

This is an exciting opportunity to join a strategically important team. You will contribute to the Aston’s mission, exploitable research, employable graduates, by supporting the Careers+Placements Team’s key performance indicator of 100% placements by 2023 with 35% overseas.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our busy but friendly team, to facilitate and support increasing numbers of students into placements overseas, particularly in Europe. The focus will be to increase collaboration with new employers as well as existing ones. Based in the International Projects Team, you will have responsibility for sourcing international employers to recruit Aston placement students, marketing international placements to students and matching students to employers to facilitate recruitment outcomes. You will also be involved ocassionally in preparing students to be placement ready through caseload management, coaching, recruitment and selection technique sessions and skills workshops. 

An important part of this role is to work closely with other teams that support placements, employer engagement and internationalisation to support the design and implementation of an integrated, responsive and flexible activity programme that will support students and international employers before and during placement.

Educated to A level or equivalent, and ideally fluent in Spanish or German language, you will need to enjoy working under pressure and achieving targets. This is a hands-on role that requires an enthusiastic and innovative individual. You must be able to think on your feet, work independently but also as part of a team with ability to enthuse and inspire students.

Please send your CV and a covering letter highlighting your motivations for applying for this role,  to Tiphaine Vallat, International Projects Manager on  

Please note that this application process is for our casual bank . Hours of work are not guaranteed.

Further particulars and application forms are available in alternative formats on request i.e. large print, Braille, tape or CD Rom.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact HR via

Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.