Student Recruitment Events Assistant
UK Student Recruitment
Location: Avery Hill Campus
Salary: £23,700 to £25,742 plus £5269 London weighting per annum
Contract Type: Fixed Term - 18 months
Release Date: Wednesday 20 September 2023
Closing Date: Wednesday 04 October 2023
Interview Date: To be confirmed
The University of Greenwich is home to a truly global community of staff and students. Our philosophy of Education without Boundaries means that we are committed to supporting to deliver the highest levels of student success, enterprise, and employment outcomes for students from all walks of life.
The University has an ambitious strategic plan for growth and anticipates continued strong performance in future recruitment cycles. The Marketing & External Relations Directorate is recruiting new positions, including a new fixed term Student Recruitment Events Assistant to ensure service delivery levels.
This is an excellent opportunity for an early career professional to gain experience of large-scale student recruitment and conversion events (including Open Days, Applicant Days, virtual events, and fairs).
The primary focus of the post is to support the delivery of student recruitment and conversion events to ensure a positive high-quality experience for event attendees driving student applications and applicant conversion to the University. The post holder is responsible for following event work plans and project plans to complete the logistical and administrative elements of the setup, running, and set down, of Student Recruitment events.
The post holder will gain practical experience of working in student recruitment events, project management skills, and leadership skills from briefing and managing teams of student ambassadors. In additional to handling logistics and administration, you will receive training on digital event platforms and CRM systems to set up and coordinate event bookings and communications to increase event conversion and support virtual event delivery.
This varied role requires a background knowledge of events management and/or student recruitment, and interest in working in this professional area. The successful candidate will be experienced in providing excellent customer service, and able to manage their own workload with minimal supervision to meet internal and external deadlines
The post holder will be required to work open days and other student recruitment events, working flexibly including evenings and occasional weekends. The role is based at our Avery Hill Campus in Eltham, although on-the-day events support may be required at our Greenwich and Medway campuses.
We look forward to receiving applications from candidates who can demonstrate a passion for and a clear commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion, as well as the vision, values, and aspirations of the University of Greenwich.
Please note this role will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.
For an informal discussion about the post please contact Senay Direncay, Student Recruitment Events Lead, firstname.lastname@example.org
Should you have any recruitment related queries please contact the People Directorate Operations Team on Hrsremail@example.com
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