Employer Engagement and Internships Officer

King's College London

Want to join a team where you will be interacting daily with employers across sectors and locations, from large blue-chip companies to start-ups to charities? Want to use your networking skills to build relationships to support student employability where innovation, collaboration and strategic thinking will be key? If so then join the King's Employer Engagement team as one of our Employer Engagement and Internships Officers. 

King’s Careers & Employability is contributing to an ambitious university programme of development to create global employability opportunities for students as part of our role as a world-leading university. 

The Employer Engagement & Internships Officers will engage employers both in the UK and Internationally with current students through events, internships and in-curriculum activities.

The role of the Employer Engagement & Internships Officer is to engage employers across a range of sectors, both in the UK and internationally, to support the employability of King’s students and the successful launch of our graduate’s careers. 

Working closely with colleagues in a faculty as well as careers and external relations colleagues, you will develop and maintain relationships with key employers, to ensure that King’s is a target university for the widest range of graduate recruiters. 

As part of the university’s international profile and reach, a key part of the role will be to extend networks outside the UK, to create internship or other employability enhancement opportunities for students to develop their global employability, and to support business engagement to enhance the student experience. 

We are looking for strong networkers who enjoy building relationships and working strategically to meet targets. Experience of developing and maintaining client relationships is essential, as is demonstrating that you are able to deliver a high level of customer service, both internally and externally, and experience of liaison with external stakeholders would be a benefit.

The ability to maintain positive relations across multiple departments will be key to success, as will a flexible and innovative approach to engaging employers working in very different sectors and geographical areas.

This is a 0.4 FTE indefinite contract.

Salary Details: Grade 5, £27,328 to £31,656, pro rata, Per annum - Allowances£2,623 LWA, pro rata 

To apply for this post you will need to register with the university’s recruitment system, HireWire, to download and submit the application form. Please note, if you are submitting a CV or a short statement these will need to copied and pasted into the application form as part of the same document, as the system only allows you to submit one document. Application forms must also be in word format, not PDF. Please also note, once submitted, your application cannot be edited.

Closing date for applications will be: Midnight - 7th December 2016

Interviews will be held during week commencing 12th December. 

Equality of opportunity is College policy

To apply for this role, please go to the King’s College London HireWire Job Board and register to download and submit the specified application form.

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