Employer Engagement Assistant

Communication and Information Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences
United Kingdom
28 Oct, 2019 to 31 Aug, 2020
27 Oct, 2019

General information

12 months

This is an exciting internship/placement opportunity to join the Careers+Placements Team at Aston University.


Working hours: preferably full time Monday-Friday or part time combined with studies at Aston University during an Erasmus Exchange

Start date: October -November 2019 (negotiable)

Duration: 6 to 12 months negotiable

Remuneration: The intern will receive the Erasmus grant from their home university

Closing date: 27th October 2019

To apply: Email a short motivation letter and a CV to Fatima Ahamed, Employer Engagement Manager to [email protected]

As an Employer Engagement Assistant, you will sit within the Employer Engagement team and will be part of a high-profile, fast-paced and high-performance department.


The main responsibilities of this role will be:

  • Provide assistance with updating and managing the networking calendar for the Employer Engagement team and providing support at the Careers Fairs as required throughout the year.
  • Provide support to the business development leads with sending follow up emails or mailers to employers


  • Collating and formatting content for employer newsletters


  • Support local and national employers to advertise and promote their opportunities to undergraduate and graduates.
  • Match and shortlist students, finalists, graduates and postgraduates to vacancies as part of the internal recruitment and selection service offered to employers.
  • Any other duties that support the Employer Engagement activities


Through this placement, you can expect to gain:

  • Customer service skills
  • Project management experience
  • Problem solving skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Recruitment and selection experience
  • Marketing experience

 Person specification

  • Currently studying at Degree level.
  • Experience of delivering excellent customer service to diverse stakeholders, including supporting customers remotely and face to face.
  • Experience of working to targets or KPIs.
  • Experience of relationship building, both face to face and over the telephone.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines and achieve targets.
  • Able to analyse problems and use judgment to provide pragmatic and workable solutions.
  • A flexible and collaborative approach.
  • Develops relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent IT skills: including MS Office suite




Financial compensation
English: Proficient User C2
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