Outreach Officer

London, England, United Kingdom
20 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
03 May 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary: Up to £25,000 depending upon experience
Status: Permanent, Full Time- 37.5 hours, Monday to Friday, Occasional Weekend work will be required
Location: Greenford Campus with flexibility to work across our other campuses
Application deadline: 03 May 2017

About the role

The key purpose of the role is for the Outreach Officer to provide advice and guidance on higher education to predominantly 16-19 and mature learners, and actively recruit suitably qualified students to programmes of study at GSM London, enabling them to make informed choices throughout the applicant journey. Building brand awareness, developing and maintaining relationships with appropriate decision makers within schools/colleges, external organisations and local community groups. This role requires booking and attending key local and national higher education events. The position works closely with GSM London’s Marketing, Recruitment and Admissions teams and contributes to the overall marketing and recruitment strategy of GSM London.

The successful candidate will be qualified to degree level or possess relevant equivalent experience in Further or Higher education sector with good knowledge of the UCAS process and . Experience of working within the outreach or student recruitment environment will be a distinct advantage, as will a proven track record in networking and demonstrable experience in forming effective partnerships with external organisations. Well-developed communication, presentations skills and interpersonal skills are paramount to succeed in this role, coupled with the ability to be analytical, conceptual and be able to problem solve in a fast paced environment.     

Please note that successful candidates will be invited to attend an interview in the week commencing 15 May 2017.

How to apply

To express your interest in this position, view the Job description below and submit your completed application form (link below) via email to quoting your name followed by Outreach Officer - UROCE-4 in the subject line.

The application form is here.

Applicants must include a completed application form addressing the selection criteria under the knowledge, skill and experience requirements section of the Job description. GSM London reserve the right to remove the advert for this role as required.

GSM London are committed to promoting equal opportunities to people regardless of age, gender, religion, belief, race, sexuality or disability. We operate as an employment agency and employment business. Please note you must have the Right to Work in the UK (without Employer sponsorship) to be considered for this role.

Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Job description

Outreach Officer - Job Description

About GSM London

GSM London is an independent higher education provider that has been delivering degree-level education for over 40 years. We have campuses in Greenwich and Greenford and a study centre at London Bridge. Our partnership with Plymouth University means that our students receive a final qualification/degree awarded by one of the UK’s top modern universities.

GSM London is genuinely inclusive, helping our diverse student body realise their aspirations whatever their situation or background. We encourage them to have bold dreams and we focus on employability from day one. We currently have around 7,000 students studying for a range of business-related degrees.