Employer Engagement Executive

Birmingham, West Midlands (GB)
£25,728 to £30,688 per annum
05 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
17 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Employer Engagement Executive (2 posts)

Careers + Placements
Salary:     £25,728 to £30,688 per annum
Grade:     Grade 07
Basis:     Full Time
Closing Date:     23.59 hours GMT on Wednesday 17 January 2018
Interview Date:     Tuesday 30 January 2018
Reference:     R180003

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, committed and outgoing individual to join the Employer team within the Careers + Placements at Aston University.

Your contribution to Aston’s mission, exploitable research, and employable graduates will be to support the Careers+Placements Team’s strategic key performance indicators with a particular focus on Business Development and Employer Engagement. 

  • 100% placements by 2020
  • 80% of graduates in positive destinations 
  • Offering an exceptional experience to Aston’s students, graduates and employers.

The successful candidate will be responsible for generating opportunities for current students and graduates, you will offer a consultative approach to businesses, account managing relationships with employers and supporting their recruitment activity for second year placement students. You will work closely in collaboration with Aston’s schools of study and internal teams to achieve a balance between supply and demand.

We are looking for highly motivated individuals with previous experience of relationship management, business development, along with a proven track record of developing strong relationships with a wide range of stakeholders including supporting customers remotely and face to face.

We are a friendly team that is focused on delivering a professional service to all key stakeholders of the University. The ability to work collaboratively across other teams and cultivate good relationships is essential to the role.

Further information about the Careers + Placement team can be found at