Student Recruitment Officer

Edge Hotel School Ltd

Edge Hotel School, Wivenhoe House, University of Essex

1 year fixed term contract

The Role

The Edge Hotel School is looking to recruit a dedicated and proactive individual who has excellent team work and communication skills to assist with promoting its degree courses and recruiting students. The post-holder will be responsible for ensuring that the School is represented at a number of events throughout the admissions cycle, actively engages with schools and colleges to develop link partnerships and timely communications with prospective students and their influencers.

The Person

We want someone with integrity who cares about doing things right and gets things done and will understand that the primary objective of the role is positively promoting the School whilst maintaining excellent records.

It is essential that the candidate possesses appropriate skills in communication, IT literacy, and organisation due to spending a lot of time out of the office at events and visiting schools and colleges. You will be able to use initiative, work under pressure and meet deadlines. The ability to work effectively while coping with frequent interruptions and being away from the office is also essential.

The ideal candidate will be bright, numerate and ambitious with a passion to inspire young people in to higher education and the hospitality industry.

The role will involve direct liaison with students, teachers and influencers and other stakeholders so the successful candidate should enjoy interaction with others and have a genuine interest in the success of our students, our school and our hotel.

The School

The Edge Hotel School is the UK’s first hotel school based in a fully operational hotel, Wivenhoe House hotel in Colchester. It combines a country house hotel and innovative hotel school, where the future leaders of the hospitality industry learn their profession.  

Further Information

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If you would like to apply please fill in the application form and send it to clearly stating which post you are interested in applying for.  Candidates should apply at the earliest opportunity.

Closing Date: 04 April 2018
Interviews will be held on: 10 April 2018

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