|Salary:||Competitive financial package plus benefits|
|Placed On:||21st March 2019|
|Closes:||21st May 2019|
No closing date set, open until successfully recruited
Do you have a recruitment OR student placement OR business development background? Would you like to make a difference and help our undergraduate and postgraduate students gain industry experience through our internship programme?
About the role: As Internship and Employer Engagement Manager, you will have the networking skills to develop new and existing relationships with employers and businesses to enhance our student experience by promoting QAHE and its students; you will attract meaningful employer activity on campus and also support students to obtain internships. Working with our Head of Careers, you will develop an employer engagement strategy; responsible for all aspects of employer engagement and for managing the Internship and Placement Service that supports students who undertake internships as part of their studies and also those wishing to boost their employability and gain industry-related work experience. Our role will involve attending events, client meetings, calling potential employers alongside working with the academic faculty
Day to day:
Develop and strengthen links with existing and new employers to attract their participation with activities on campus such as talks and workshops and to act as internship hosts in order to increase the number of opportunities available
Undertake research, market analysis and networking opportunities to identify and target potential employers to participate with
Match suitable students for particular internships by shortlisting CVs, preparing students for interviews, making offers and ensuring university regulations are met where necessary (the post holder will work in conjunction with the central Careers Services to provide employability activity)
Work with the campus Employability Officer to oversee all administrative and student-facing activity of the Internship and Placement Service
Represent the Internship and Placement Service at institution validations, academic meetings and ensure and monitor the quality of internship programmes with reference to QAA, ASET and other relevant codes of practice and apply best practice across internship programmes;
Work closely with faculty to ensure internships meet any academic requirements
Bring your experience:
As this role involves considerable lead generation and client management, the successful candidate will have excellent networking and relationship building skills, ideally with experience within higher education and/or recruitment; ideally candidates will have experience in working with businesses and/or students across a range of industries and programme disciplines, from computing/IT to luxury brands.
Working at QAHE: At QAHE you will be surrounded by staff who love teaching and prioritise the student experience. We specialise in teaching as our main focus and ensuring a good experience for the learner is the number one priority for the team.
How to apply and who to contact: Using the apply link, please submit your details and we will be back in touch shortly. Should you have any queries and wish to speak with us please call the recruitment team on 01753 898671. We look forward to hearing from you!
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