Regional Student Recruitment Officer (London, Midlands or South East), CER

University of Essex
December 07, 2022
Offerd Salary:£32,314 - £35,333
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Regional Student Recruitment Officer (London, Midlands or South East), CER

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£32,314 - £35,333 per annum

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Permanent, Full-time

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Job description


This is an exciting opportunity to join the Marketing and Student Recruitment team, which is part of the University's Communications and External Relations section.

Communications and External Relations brings together the main areas involved in leading the University's student recruitment as well as strategic positioning and profile. Engaging with students, staff and stakeholders, we promote the University's excellence in research and education, and ensure its profile is communicated in a consistent way. We take an innovative and creative approach to our work and are at the forefront of new and best practice in communications, recruitment and marketing, engagement and customer service.

You can find more information about the department at the following link :

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Duties of the Role

The successful candidate will be part of a team responsible for delivering the University's UK student recruitment, conversion, schools liaison and recruitment events activities.

Duties will include representing the University at higher education exhibitions, on-campus events such as Open Days, giving presentations and advice on a wide range of HE topics and developing relationships with key recruitment stakeholders, including schools, colleges and other third-party providers. The post-holder will be required to work closely with colleagues across Communications and External Relations as well as academic departments to ensure an informed and efficient approach to student recruitment activity.

The role will be required to undertake travel around the UK, with some international travel. Each role will cover a specific region of the UK (London, Midlands, South East) and will therefore be predominantly field based from these locations. There will however be a requirement to attend team meetings/away days, key recruitment events and other ad hoc meetings at our Colchester (and on occasion Southend) Campuses. The post holders will be required to work some weekends and evenings.

Please see job description for a full list of duties for this post.

Skills and qualifications required

The post-holder will hold a degree or equivalent level of qualification or experience as well as an interest in, and knowledge of, current issues in the higher education sector including funding sources.

The successful candidate will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with experience of public speaking. They will be motivated and proactive, working flexibly and to tight deadlines, both independently and as part of a team. The post-holder will ideally have experience of organising events for a wide range of audiences and demonstrate excellent organisational and administrative skills.

Please see the person specification for a full list of requirements for this post.

Please see the attached job pack, which contains a full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role plus more information relating to the post. We recommend you read this information carefully before making an application. Applications should be made on-line, but if you would like advice or help in making an application, or need information in a different format, please contact

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