Employer Engagement Assistant

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

General information

Duration: 
12 months
Commitment: 
Full-time
Description: 

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

 

 

 

Compensation: 
Financial compensation
Other
Requirements
Languages: 
English: Proficient User C2
Level of Studies: 
Bachelor