Students Recruitment Manager

Birmingham, United Kingdom
23 Jul 2021
End of advertisement period
30 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Profile Administration - Administrative Roles
Contract Type Permanent

Job Purpose

Working in consultation with the Head of Outreach & Student Recruitment and liaising with other key stakeholders, the Student Recruitment Manager will:

  • Help to plan with the national programme of online and face to face workshops,
  • presentations and events in universities, schools and at BPP centres;
  • Deliver that programme or, where otherwise required, enlist and manage colleagues around the business to do so;
  • Engage with law and non-law students at feeder universities and promote the BPP brand;
  • Manage the performance of BPP’s Campus Ambassadors and Student Ambassadors;
  • Initiate and develop relationships with key contacts at feeder universities;
  • Agree programmes of activity at feeder universities and schools with those key contacts and take all steps to ensure that all events are properly scheduled and supported .

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Head of Outreach & Student Recruitment in delivering a national strategy for engagement with feeder universities to raise awareness of the BPP brand and create a pipeline of students to its programmes.
  • Manage the recruitment, training and performance of Campus Ambassadors and Student Ambassadors.
  • Have responsibility for managing the budget for outreach spend in your region.
  • Plan, deliver and/or oversee a programme of outreach talks and careers workshops at target universities and in-centre events.
  • Plan, manage and contribute to the delivery of in-centre events and recruitment activity.
  • Initiate, develop and maintain excellent relationships with key strategic partners in universities, including but not restricted to campus representatives, faculty, careers staff and presidents of student societies.
  • Maintain accurate records of all activity and contacts in line with BPP's Data Protection Policy.
  • Ensure effective capture of data at events, using this data to analyse, identify and plan for future activity, in line with BPP's Data Protection Policy.
  • Work with relevant Heads of Law and Resource Planners to staff BPP outreach activity where required.
  • Develop relationships with key internal stakeholders.
  • Act as a BPP brand ambassador modelling our values.
  • Organise outreach activities with schools and colleges to develop programmes with law firms

Department Law School - Business Development
Vacancy location UK, Midlands, Birmingham

Candidate Criteria


  • A relevant degree
  • Events management and administration experience or a background in graduate professional recruitment
  • Experience of fee earning within the legal sector and familiarity with the requirements of that sector when selecting their graduate talent
  • Experience of building and maintaining strong relationships with key stakeholders
  • Experience of delivering training and of managing budgets
  • Experience of performance managing a team
  • Experience of managing projects through to successful completion
  • Supportive, motivating and willing to take on new initiatives
  • A can-do attitude with a flexible approach
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal – at all levels
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, networking and influencing skills.
  • Ability to plan and supervise workloads to ensure that targets are met in the most efficient way possible without sacrificing quality of output.
  • Close attention to detail
  • Able to work well in a team and be collaborative
  • Strong Excel, IT and data analysis skills
  • An understanding of appropriate social media use for promotion of events
  • Self-motivated


  • First degree in law or Events Management Experience of working with and/or advising graduates
  • Experience of online events platforms

Employment Details

Contract Hours 37.50
FTE 1.00
Salary 34000