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Deputy Head of Student Recruitment

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Contract Type: Fixed Term – 31st July 2024
Interview Date: Tuesday 08 November 2022
The University of Greenwich is home to a truly global community of staff and students, we have ambitions to develop our already successful Faculties into a world leading centre for innovation in teaching, research, knowledge exchange and student enterprise. 
Our philosophy of Education without Boundaries means that we are committed to supporting our academic teams to deliver the highest levels of student success, enterprise, and employment outcomes for students from all walks of life. The University enjoys high levels of student engagement and a strong team of internationally recognised staff who work in partnership with professional bodies, industry, research, and academic networks. We are equally proud of our strong network of successful Alumni. 
The University has an ambitious strategic plan for growth and anticipates continued strong performance in future recruitment cycles. The post holder will be a crucial senior member of staff within the Marketing & Communications Directorate responsible for ensuring service delivery of the Student Recruitment function and will be expected to support other senior staff within the directorate ensuring that the team works in a close and collaborative manner. 
The Deputy Head of Student Recruitment will have responsibility for the line management of 2 direct reports and provide leadership and guidance to a recruitment team of 11 staff, consisting of 4 events specialists and 7 recruitment specialists. The post holder will balance ownership of recruitment and conversion activity with the additional responsibilities of deputising for the Head of Recruitment and Admissions. Leading on the management of direct recruitment and sales activities of the University in recruiting students at appropriate entry levels to the University, the primary focus of the post is to ensure a positive high-quality journey for future students and their supporters from prospects through to enrolment at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. 
Working collaboratively with colleagues across the university, the Deputy Head of Student Recruitment will liaise with academic departments and professional services staff, to ensure delivery of an excellent prospect and applicant experience and that internal stakeholder needs are met. The post holder will take full responsibility for the day-to-day operations of enquiry management and hybrid recruitment and conversion events, ensuring resources are always utilised to their full capacity to achieve set targets.
This varied role requires strong administrative and technical skills as well as excellent interpersonal, communication and management skills. You will be passionate about higher education, engaged with external developments in the higher education sector, and driven to explore new ideas and be creative when reviewing business processes, always looking for ways to improve and deliver impact.
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. 
For an informal discussion about the post please contact Kelvin Fawdrey, Head of Admissions and Recruitment, [email protected]
Should you have any recruitment related queries please contact the HR Recruitment Team on [email protected]
We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.
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The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission.

Communications Support Officer

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LSE is committed to building a diverse, equitable and truly inclusive university
Communications Division
Communications Support Officer
Salary from £31,960 to £36,705 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £39,432 pa inclusive of London allowance
This is a fixed term appointment for 3 years with the possibility to extend
The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is one of the foremost social science Universities in the world, with a global reach and an international student intake.
LSE has embarked on a Course Selection and Timetabling Change Programme (CSTCP) which will transform the capability of the School to organise access to its academic courses. The Programme forms a key element of the LSE 2030 Strategy pillar: Educate for Global Impact and will ensure that selection and timetabling is fair, efficient, consistent and reliable. The CSTCP Programme Board, Programme Manager and core team are in place and the Programme is now recruiting a number of exciting new roles.
Based within the Communications Division and closely linked to the Business Improvement Unit, you will be a key member of the Programme delivery team working with colleagues across the School. You will work on the Communications and Engagement strategy and planning for the Programme; produce communication materials; support communication delivery activities; create networks within and outside of the School; as well as consider and develop diverse ways to publicise the work of the Programme.
You will be self-motivated and proactive with a positive and enthusiastic, ‘can do’ attitude. You will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and have experience of producing material for publication. You will be skilled at planning and prioritising your own varied workload and working to project delivery timelines whilst delivering an outstanding level of customer service.  
For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.
To apply for this post, please go to If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email [email protected]
The closing date for receipt of applications is 6 November 2022 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

Admissions and Recruitment Officer

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Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location. City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% at postgraduate level), from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.In the last decade City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research. During this period City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university.
The School of Communication & Creativity brings together bring together our renowned Department of Journalism with two new Departments of Media, Culture and Creative Industries, and Performing Arts. The School will support and develop the next generation of practitioners to work across the cultural, creative, heritage and media sectors.
The School of Policy & Global Affairs is an internationally excellent centre of research and learning on the human condition in all its dimensions and brings together our renowned Departments of Economics, Sociology and Criminology, International Politics and European Social Survey.
This post sits within the Admissions Team, part of a shared Professional Services team that supports these new schools. The Admissions team provides a dedicated function to departments across the two schools and has responsibility for the recruitment and application process for postgraduate taught programmes
The postholder will be responsible for supporting the Admissions team to review and process new applications, ensure applicants provide necessary supporting documentation, check for international equivalencies, liaise with admissions tutors and update and communicate decisions via our student database. They will also be required to attend recruitment events (online and in-person).
Person Specification
We are looking for someone who is conscientious, resourceful and can work independently with minimum supervision. You will also need to be able to work as part of a team to ensure the two School’s operational and strategic goals are met around admissions and recruitment. You need to be a good communicator and have a strong ability to manage a busy portfolio of work, in addition to a keen eye for details and an ability to manage spreadsheets with large amounts of data.
Additional Information
City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.Closing date: 24th October 2022 at 23:59pm.
Subject to agreement, relevant Professional Services roles may be undertaken in a hybrid way. This involves a combination of working on campus and at home each week. Regardless of where colleagues are working, City, University of London’s premises will be their primary and contractual place of work.
To apply and for more information about the post please use the links below.
City, University of London is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in all its activities, processes, and culture for our whole community, including staff, students and visitors.
We welcome applications regardless of age, caring responsibilities, disability, gender identity, gender reassignment, marital status, nationality, pregnancy, race and ethnic origin, religion and belief, sex, sexual orientation and socio-economic background. City operates a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants.
The University of business, practice and the professions

Project Manager: 400 Campaign

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(Fixed-term, two-years)
As the College approaches its 400th Anniversary in 2024 a wide-ranging and exciting campaign is being planned to mark this milestone.  This will incorporate a programme of celebration events, activities to significantly expand and deepen engagement with alumni, internal awareness raising of Pembroke’s strategy for the future, a step-change in our fundraising to equip us for the future, and external media and public relations campaigns to heighten the profile of the College and its individual members making positive impacts in academia and on society. 
Reporting to the Director of Campaigns and Communications, and liaising regularly with colleagues, Fellows, students, staff and University peers, the postholder will be responsible for project managing the 400 Campaign’s special projects, celebrations and publicity.  The Project Manager will liaise with colleagues throughout the College, ensuring efficient action tracking and leading on specific projects as required.  Responsibilities will include:
400 Campaign Action Tracking and Management of Projects
Maintain a high level actions log for all 400 Campaign activities, tracking progress and reporting regularly to the Programme Board and other College Officers or Committees as required.
Lead on specific projects as delegated by the Campaigns Director. These may include the 400 Lives campaign to highlight Pembrokians throughout history; supporting the production and publication of a book about the College’s history; planning and implementation of a celebratory light show; other projects as required.
Print, online and digital/film assets will be produced to communicate and celebrate Pembroke at 400. The postholder will be responsible for planning and tracking delivery of many of these assets, and coordination with consultants as required.  Content and design will be provided by colleagues and/or Fellows.  This will include a web microsite and (print and film) case studies on Pembrokians past and present.
Planning and execution of internal awareness raising in the run-up, during and after 2024 to ensure that current members are fully engaged in the anniversary and understand the aims and objectives set by Governing Body for the College’s immediate future, as well as their vision for our longer-term future.
Commission or acquire special assets and/or memorabilia as required for the Campaign, coordinate the production of publicity materials and ensure that items are marketed or used to maximum effect to increase engagement with College.
Routine tracking of Campaign costs and reporting progress on spend to the 400 Board
Coordination of Media and PR Campaigns
Work with the Director of Campaigns and the College Communications Officer to plan media and PR campaigns for 2024 and beyond on themes agreed with the 400 Programme Board, to raise awareness of the College and the impact of its academics, students and alumni on wider society.
Build relationships with colleagues in the University News Team, student journalists and national media contacts as required to execute campaigns. Liaise with our Comms Officers to ensure content is delivered and social media and other channels are fully utilised, and track outcomes, suggesting improvements for subsequent campaigns.
Contributing to the Delivery of Celebration Events
Assisting the 400 Board, the Campaigns Director and individual Fellows as required to plan content and secure speakers for special 400 Campaign events.
Ensure that the special events calendar for 2024 is promoted and kept updated online in the run-up to, and during, the anniversary year.
Work with the College’s Events Team, providing a point of contact to clarify requirements and expectations for anniversary events being held in College; contribute to the organisation of these events and attend them to help welcome guests as required.
Liaise with the Alumni Events and Stewardship Officer to provide additional support for alumni and fundraising events being held externally to College during 2024 as required.
Supporting the 400 Programme Board
Support the work of the 400 Programme Board, convening meetings, circulating papers. and tracking actions to ensure efficient delivery of Governing Body’s objectives.
Liaise with individual Fellows on awareness raising or event ideas and projects as required
This is a fixed term, full-time appointment for two years, starting on 1st December 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter.  Salary will be in the range £32,000 – £35,000 depending on experience. 
For full details of how to apply, please go to
Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 28th October. 
Experience and Qualifications
Considerable experience in project management or high level administration
Track record of delivering high quality outputs while juggling many projects or priorities
Experience of comms/PR work with diverse audiences and media is an advantage
Experience of organising complex events for high profile audiences is an advantage
Person Specification
Excellent relationship building skills and ability to engender the confidence of colleagues
Exceptional eye for detail as well as creative approach to communicating ideas
Proactive approach and determination to deliver success at the highest level
Empathy with the aims and values of Pembroke College and desire to perpetuate these

Relationship Manager

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Acting as a key point of contact between BPP and the client 
Working closely with key internal departments, including Relationship/Strategic Leads, and externally with the client, the Relationship Manager will be responsible for ensuring key client programmes run successfully to achieve client and learner retention. The role includes proactively running and growing the client’s portfolio of programmes. 
What you’ll be doing 
Project managing the RFP process and the on boarding of a new contracts
Establishing and maintaining strong client relationship through regular and structured contact that will include face to face meetings and telephone/email communications.
Acting as a key point of contact for the client training team and senior stakeholders:Chairing client meetings and organising events
Preparing and conducting regular programme reviews and provide feedback from these reviews to the client on a timely basis
Awareness of student results across Schools, and associated analysis where required
Ensuring the client is aware of the portfolio of available programmes across Schools
Working with internal departments to ensure that everything is in place to ensure the end to end programme logistics runs smoothly and on time
Ensuring communication to students/apprentices/client of programme structure at each cohort is timely and clear
Leading on programme related contact with students e.g. Kick-off calls, re-sit calls, deferral calls

Liaising with internal teams to discuss programme activity on a frequent basis
Working with Faculty and Subject Matter Experts to ensure alignment on Achievement Ladder deadlines and communication to the client is timely
Liaising with Service Delivery team to ensure programme scheduling and tasks take place in desired timescale 
Choose a better work-life balance
With hybrid working available, you’ll be able to split your time between one of our centres and wherever you choose to call home. Either way, you’ll benefit from a vibrant workplace and a culture that believes in looking after others, while being part of a diverse workforce where difference is celebrated.  In addition, you’ll work alongside other like-minded professionals who champion progress, while having opportunities to develop in an environment where creativity and innovation is rewarded.  On top of a competitive salary, we provide a generous annual leave entitlement of 25 days, and there’s a rewards package that includes retail discounts, Group Personal Pension Plan, dedicated healthcare and dental plans that offer additional assurance to look after you and your family. Brilliantly, you can also study any of BPP’s courses for free – be it a professional qualification or full degree. 
What we’re looking for 
Track record of building and managing successful client and business relationships
Proven project management skills
Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written
Strong planning skills – with examples of detailed planning processes
Exceptional negotiating skills – ability to influence outside of line management structure
Good IT skills
Ability to operate within data protection guidelines and ensure customer confidentiality is maintained at all times
Passionate about excellent client service with proactive, customer-centric attitude
Ability to cope with conflicting demands and prioritise tasks to meet strict KPIs
Management/supervisory experience ideal
Knowledge of BPP products, processes, and experience in the education sector preferred 
The successful candidate will be required to undergo a credit check and a basic DBS check. 
Sound like the perfect fit? Apply today.

Kitchen Services Assistant

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Job reference: PSX-020039
Location: Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 24/10/2022
Salary: £10.79 per hour
Employment type: Permanent
Faculty/Organisation: Professional Services
Division: University of Manchester Conferences (UMC)
Hours per week: Nil hours
School / Directorate: Directorate of Estates and Facilities

About this Role
HospitalityOnCampus wishes to appoint a motivated and enthusiastic person to work within the campus kitchens across the University. The post holder will carry out cleaning and hygiene maintenance of kitchen equipment and fittings in an efficient, safe and hygienic manner, in line with health and safety requirements whilst undertaking other porter duties and tasks in support of the kitchen operation.
The post holder will carry out a range of cleaning or porter tasks across the kitchen and hospitality areas, with routine and established processes, undertaking a range of tasks and duties such as:
Thorough cleaning of walls, floors, work bench/surfaces and bins
Wash cooking utensils, pans etc. by machine washing or by hand where appropriate
Assist with taking in the delivery and storage of goods
To empty bins and carry out hygienic disposal of waste
Preparation of consumables as agreed with the Head Chef.
The successful applicant with ensure all areas of the kitchens and maintained in a safe, clean and hygienic condition at all times, with high cleaning standards and a commitment to meet legal requirements, in support of the kitchen operation.
The post holder will have a good basic knowledge of Health and Safety working practices and be able to manage and prioritise their own workload in meeting requirements needed within the kitchen environment. A team orientation/interpersonal approach is essential to this role.
This role is a great opportunity to work with a great team in a varied and exciting role.
This is a flexible vacancy, working on an as and when required basis, with the business potentially operating Monday to Sunday (7 days a week), with both daytime and evening work.
Catering at the University encompasses a broad and diverse range of business areas – including retail outlets, catered halls, student bars, conferencing, events and hospitality.
To find out more about staff benefits, and working within catering at the University, visit our catering staff website – 
With such a varied range of business across the week, the department is always a buzz of activity – no two days are ever the same. The business operates 7-days a week, accommodating events and hospitality both daytime and evenings across the week, including weekends.
As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.
Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here
Blended working arrangements may be considered
Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.
Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:
Name: Adam Woof (Operations Manager)
Email: [email protected]  
General enquiries:
Email: [email protected]
Technical support:
This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.
Further particulars including job description and person specification are available on the University of Manchester website – click on the ‘Apply’ button above to find out more

Reprographics Assistant (TTO)

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The Role
To provide an effective and efficient printing service for staff and students of the College & UCO.
To ensure the preparation, printing of documents via web2print software and photocopier including enlargement work, sheet insertion, chapterisation, image shift etc. To complete finishing documents such as laminating, ring/heat binding and cutting by guillotine. Whilst maintaining copiers across site to reduce downtime.
To provide advice on print processes, paper types, method of presentation etc.
To ensure effective and efficient stock control of paper and consumables.
Dave Djordjevic, Head of Facilities, says “This is a critical role. We need people who are keen, enthusiastic, flexible and passionate about providing excellent customer service. We need someone who fits our culture of taking responsibility, being proactive and providing the best place to learn and work.”
Joining our Journey:
When you join our college, not only will you benefit from an annual reviewed salary but have access to numerous benefits and facilities: 
Generous Pension Scheme  
Fantastic Staff Benefits and Rewards platform
Very generous holiday entitlement
Employee Assistance Scheme
Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision
Staff Development days/week (Jan, July, Aug)
Free confidential counselling service
Staff recognition awards
Car Scheme
Subsidised car parking
On-site Day Nursery
On-site hair and beauty salon
Oldham College is a great career choice for ambitious professionals. With a “good” Ofsted rating, one of the best apprenticeship programmes in the region, excellent 16-18 results and truly outstanding GCSE English results, we are already a high performer.
But we want to deliver much more than this.  Our ambition is to be “The Best Place to Learn and Work” and we have a clear Strategic Plan which sets out what this means and what we will do to deliver it.  We will keep on improving and innovating, and we are investing in new provision, new facilities, and new technology, including our state-of-the-art clinical simulation suite.
We expect a lot from you, so we want ambitious, open-minded candidates, who are ready to give their best.  But we give a lot in return, from training to pensions, our own benefits package, and one of the best and most helpful group of colleagues you could ever wish to meet.  
Oldham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.
Any appointments will be subject to enhanced DBS checks and a check of the DfE Barred List
The role will require you to embed and work to the college’s values; working with Integrity, having Ambition to help our learners succeed and being Inclusive to learners and colleagues alike.
Further details including a Person Specification are included within the attached Job Description.

Casual College Waiter

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Closing Date: Thursday 3rd November 2022 at 12 noon BST
*Casual work/variable hours* 
The Role
Gonville & Caius College is looking for a number of enthusiastic individuals to join our team of waiting staff as soon as possible. As a Casual College Waiter your role will involve assisting in the delivery of food & beverage services and maintaining a high level of food service and cleanliness.
The College offers flexible hours of work, with a variety of shifts available throughout the week, and a free meal per shift is included. The salary for Casual Waiting Staff is £10.34 per hour, and several positions are available. No experience is necessary as full training will be provided. 
Further Information
Equality of opportunity; the College actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and we encourage applications from all sections of society and in particular, from people who may be under-represented in our community.
Entry into a position with the College will be determined by the application of criteria related to the duties of the post. In all cases, ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration.
During the applications process candidates are requested to complete the Equality & Diversity section as part of our Equal Opportunities Policyand monitoring process. The contents of this form will not be disclosed to the selection or interview panels, and all applicant data is managed in accordance with our Data Protection Policy.
The College has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
In applying for this role, you will provide personal data which the College will process in accordance with its data protection obligations and its Data Protection Policy.
Application Process
To register and apply, please click the ‘Apply’ button. 
Applications close at 12 noon BST on Thursday 3rd November 2022. 
You are encouraged to make an early application as the vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. We are hiring suitable candidates for this role with immediate effect, so early applications are strongly encouraged. 
Your application must be complete and include an up to date CV.
If you have any questions in relation to an application or require any adjustments during the applications process, please contact [email protected]

Hotel Reception Manager

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Open-ended, Full time 35 hours per week
Are you an experienced Reception/Front of House Manager looking for a fresh challenge? This is a fantastic opportunity to join our hotel team in a newly created role, where you will be responsible for leading our reception teams across our 3 hotels.
The University of Edinburgh, through its Accommodation, Catering and Events (ACE) department, manages a large portfolio of hotels, venues, student and seasonal accommodation. This includes year round hotels with circa 200 beds, 10,000 student bedrooms, which during the summer are used for large group bookings and individual leisure guests, and over 70 meeting and event spaces.
The Opportunity:
The exciting new post offers significant opportunities to make a difference, joining us at an exciting time following a period of significant investment in our hotels. The post holder will be integral to the future success of our hotels and will play a key part in driving growth and delivering an excellent guest experience in collaboration with the hotel’s senior management team.
You will be responsible for:
Leading the hotel reception team to ensure that agreed service levels and standard operating procedures are consistently delivered and guests receive an exceptional level of service when staying with us
Managing resource, recruitment, induction and training
All elements of quality assurance, carrying out regular observations and training
Continuous improvement and product development plans in collaboration with the hotel management team based on guest feedback and competitor benchmarking
The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336. Is e buidheann carthannais a th’ ann an Oilthigh Dhùn Èideann, clàraichte an Alba, àireamh clàraidh SC005336.

Education Support Officer

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St Christopher’s CARE exists to advance palliative and end of life care around the world through the delivery of cutting-edge and high impact products. We are keen through a strong team of educationalists, lecturers, associates and others to continuously create and deliver a wide variety of new learning opportunities for a broad range of professionals and others who share our vision of a world in which more people who are dying and those close to them receive high quality services and support.
The ESO is an important member of this team. They are expected to take pride in the successful support of every education course and event and be confident with using data and communications to achieve this. A positive, engaging and personable member of the team who is organised, proactive and understands their role in increasing activity, reach and revenue for the Centre.
Your new role
As an Education support officer, you will be responsible for:
Connecting with and supporting individuals and groups interested to learn with CARE throughout their experience of booking, attending and evaluating programmes on offer, to ensure a high-quality experience on their part
Supporting members of the delivery team working in CARE to deliver engaging learning events, advising and working alongside associates and lecturers to plan and provide a rich mix of programmes
Working as part of the CARE team to create and sustain a physical and learning environment in CARE that is welcoming, informative and nurturing in nature for learners, other visitors and the wider hospice team
Contributing to, and utilising data related to learners and their experience of learning, as a basis for constant improvement of the programmes of learning and their marketing/delivery
To succeed in this role
Other Skills:
Good level of general Education (i.e. minimum of 5 GCSEs or equivalent including English and Maths) / A – Level or equivalent
Experience of working in an education or learning focused organisation
Experience of co-ordinating courses, conferences and events including virtual activities, successfully
Highly organised with ability to plan and co-ordinate a range of activities simultaneously and able to work autonomously and in a team
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
Confident using a wide range of technology including all MS Office programmes, video conferencing, event management systems (i.e. event booking, database) and online learning platforms (or learner management system)
Able to manage time and prioritise work effectively and able to work effectively under pressure and to deadlines
Positive attitude and commitment to the core values of the organisation
Benefits of joining St Christopher’s
You’ll have:
Access to excellent training and development opportunities
Season ticket loans
A number of health and wellbeing schemes
A competitive contributory pension scheme and life assurance scheme with generous beneficiary plan
Access to plenty of free local street parking.
In the event we receive a high amount of applications, we reserve the right to close the job earlier than the initial closing date.

Recruitment Events Assistant

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This is an exciting opportunity to join our Recruitment Events team within our Marketing and Student Recruitment department, 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.
Duties of the Role
The successful candidate will be part of a team responsible for delivering the University’s recruitment events, such as Open Days, Open Evenings and Applicant Days. Recruitment events play a critical role in showcasing our University’s campuses and the Essex experience to prospective students and their guests.
Duties will involve supporting event delivery, managing internal and external relationships with important stakeholders, working with suppliers, evaluating event performance to inform future strategy, alongside others to support the Recruitment Events team. The post holder will also work closely with the Marketing and Student Recruitment teams.
The post holder will be required to work some weekends and evenings.
Skills and qualifications required
The successful candidate will possess excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills, with experience of delivering high levels of customer satisfaction. They will be motivated and proactive, with an ability to work flexibly, on their own initiative and to deadlines, as this role requires both team and independent working.
The post-holder a degree or equivalent level of qualification or experience, as well as an interest in, and knowledge of, the higher education sector.
Please use the ‘Apply’ button to read further information about this role including the full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role. You will also find details of how to make your application here.
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Catering Assistant – Coffee Shop/Cafe (Jubilee Campus)

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Location: Jubilee Campus

Jubilee Campus
The University of Nottingham has been providing an outstanding student experience for over 140 years and is a leading university of worldwide significance with established campuses in UK, China and Malaysia.
Your role as a Catering Assistant:
We are looking for an enthusiastic Catering Assistant to join our Catering Team at Jubilee Campus. Based within the Atrium main duties will include serving a wide range food and beverages, using the till, clearing tables and general cleaning within the unit providing excellent customer service at all times. Experience of working in a similar role/environment is essential for this role.
Further details about the duties and responsibilities can be found on the attached job role profile.
What’s in it for you
Ongoing support to develop your skills and gain industry recognised qualifications to further your career ambitions that may lead to different career paths and career progression.
An excellent holiday allowance of 25 days, plus additional university closure days and bank holidays.
Employee Assistance Programme and Counselling Service- 24/7 support.
Supplier discounts, travel, and reward schemes.
Staff Networks, events and activities and state of the art sports facilities.
A permanent post with all the tools you need to do a great job.
 Uniform provided
Hours of work are full time, 36.25 per week, worked 5 days out of 7 to be arranged, mainly Monday to Friday between 11:30am and 7:45pm for 34 weeks of the year. Flexibility to work occasional weekends will be required. Job share arrangements may be considered.
Due to the current cost of living issues our rates of pay are under review and the university will seek to ensure staff are appropriately rewarded in line with local employers and national guidance, advertised rates such as the weekend working allowance is subject to review/ removal following the review.
All of our vacancies are available to view at:
Informal enquiries may be addressed to David Butler, email [email protected] Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted. Please quote ref. NHE430922
Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.
For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependants accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see the our webpage on Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge.

March 2023