Course Advisor

Manchester, United Kingdom
£27,025 to £31,302 per annum (according to relevant experience)
06 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
20 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date : 20/02/2019
Salary : £27,025 to £31,302 per annum (according to relevant experience)
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Professional Services
Division : Student Recruitment & International Development
Hours Per week : 35 Hours
Contract Duration : ASAP until December 2020

(UMW) has been created to lead the University’s future development of online, blended and transnational teaching; with blended learning teaching taking place in Manchester as well as our international centres located in Dubai, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore and through a partnership in São Paulo.

We have ambitions to expand our student population by delivering high-quality online and blended learning courses to individuals and companies wherever they are in the world. We’ll remove boundaries to learning, and will ensure our students benefit from the best teaching, learning and technological advances in a way that is engaging, enriching, and impactful.

The Course Advisor (Recruitment) will be the first point of contact for all enquiries relating to online and blended learning, positively shaping prospective students’ experience from first point of contact with the University. You will guide individual learners and corporate sponsors through the range of flexible learning options available at the University of Manchester, enabling the best course match to be identified to meet personal and professional needs. You will encourage qualified prospective students to apply and will engage with them at all stages from enquiry through to enrolment, offering guidance and support along the way, as well as making them feel part of our global community. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated with exceptional listening skill. You’ll be able to balance the demands of multiple prospective students, whilst offering a first class service and having the tenacity required to work to commercial targets, with experience of developing and implementing conversion campaigns. You’ll be passionate about education and will want to help people succeed.

This position is tenable from January 2019 for 24 months and is an excellent opportunity to work in a central PSS team that is at the forefront of transnational education worldwide.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from the black and minority ethnic (BME) community who are currently under-represented at this level in this area. All appointments will be made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Ffion Rees Hughes, Marketing and Recruitment Manager (UMW)


Tel: 0161 306 4632

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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