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Student Recruitment Officer (UK)

University of Stirling - Student Recruitment - Directorate for Communications, Marketing and Recruitment

Location: Stirling
Salary: £27,116 to £33,309 per annum (Grade 6)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 8th September 2021
Closes: 30th September 2021
Job Ref: SERV01310

The Post

Student Recruitment sits within the Directorate for Communications, Marketing and Recruitment and holds responsibility for the planning and implementation of effective recruitment strategies to grow student numbers, in line with the University’s Strategic Plan.  The Student Recruitment Officer will report directly to the Head of UK and European Recruitment, with whom they will work closely.

The primary objective of the post is to support UK and European recruitment and conversion efforts.  This front-facing role, requires the post-holder to possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be comfortable in presenting information to diverse audiences in a knowledgeable and articulated fashion.  You will be required to continually review and report on all market conditions, and work in partnership with the Head of UK and European Recruitment to implement and deliver change accordingly to maximise all opportunities.

Holding an understanding of the broader context of recruitment across the HE sector, this post-holder will be responsible for building a strong commercial network through collaborative working practices with internal colleagues and external stakeholders.

Additionally, the post-holder will be responsible for supporting and enhancing the quality of the student experience, providing information and support to enquirers, applicants and key University partners and stakeholders. The role will involve significant periods of travel within the UK and occasional travel overseas as required.

Description of Duties

  • Assist the Head of UK and European Recruitment in the implementation of strategies to generate enquiries and applications, build customer relationships and assist conversion from enquirer to registered student
  • Plan, organise and deliver regional specific events designed to provide enquirers with further information about the University and assist recruitment
  • Participating in a range of events in the UK and on occasions overseas, using your skills to engage audiences and represent the University to encourage recruitment and raise the profile of the University

Essential Criteria

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Relevant and recent work experience in a student recruitment or marketing environment
  • Demonstrate understanding of higher education recruitment and marketing

For further information, including a full description of duties, essential criteria and details on how to apply, please see Vacancy details | About | University of Stirling

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