UK Student Recruitment Officer

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Grade 4 - £26,715 - £31,865 per annum
17 Jan 2020
End of advertisement period
29 Jan 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 29/01/2020  
Salary Grade 4 - £26,715 - £31,865 per annum  
Package Excellent benefits package  

Job description

Develop your career in Student Recruitment at Napier Edinburgh University

We have a fantastic opportunity to join our Student Recruitment team based at our Sighthill campus. The Student Recruitment Officer role will assist with planning and managing the recruitment activity for the University's core markets. 

Edinburgh Napier University is a forward thinking institution, home to forward-thinking people, inspired by the world around them. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic and supportive environment, with a clear strategy and growth agenda. Join us and you will find that we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer fantastic benefits such as an attractive pension of 20.4% and a minimum of 36 days holiday.

Our UK Student Recruitment team has responsibility for raising awareness and interest in studying at Edinburgh Napier amongst both potential Undergraduate and Postgraduate students, and to raise aspirations of students to study at higher education level. This will be achieved by utilising a variety of techniques to provide a high standard of personalised student experience from first engagement and onwards throughout the student journey. 

The Role

We are seeking to appoint a Student Recruitment Officer to assist with building our existing relationships with schools, colleges and other external partners; delivering and supporting workshops, and other activities to help raise aspirations; organise events; and work closely with colleagues from across the university.  

To capitalise on our high level of applications and deliver a corporate approach to all student recruitment and conversion activity the role holder will work with a range of stakeholders: 

  • To combine the use of a range of media to facilitate communications
  • To fully utilise online resources, including enquiry and applicant data using the university's CRM system 
  • To develop an account management approach to school and college liaison 
  • To develop social networking and other innovative recruitment tools
  • To use other electronic and hard copy documentation.

Who We Are Looking For

The successful candidate will have experience in communications, events management or recruitment together with a broad range of sales, marketing and analysing skills. Excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills with the ability to work effectively on your own and as part of a team is essential.  

Furthermore, you will be a self-motivating, creative thinker with a lively, committed approach to work.  You will be required to travel in the UK and work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends. You must hold a valid UK driving licence.

To view the full Job Description click here.

Benefits We Offer

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefits package. This includes a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts 

Salary: Grade 4 - GBP 26,715 - GBP 31,865 per annum plus benefits 

Further information about our benefits can be found here.

Additional Information

  • Application Closing Date: 29 January 2020 (midnight GMT)
  • Interview Date: Monday 17 February 2020 

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Therefore, we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK. For further information on this, please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website: https://www.gov.uk/browse/visas-immigration/work-visas 

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations (Advance HE's Athena SWAN Charter) and holds Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status. More details can be found here.

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