Student Recruitment Officer (Ambassadors) Ref: 6529

School/department: UK Recruitment, Communications, Marketing and Advancement
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 36.5 hours. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 6529
Salary: Starting at £30,497 to £34,304 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 14 September 2021
Closing date: 30 September 2021
Expected Interview date: TBC
Expected start date: As soon as possible

Job description

This vacancy is only open to those currently employed by the university.

The UK Recruitment team is seeking a self-motivated and enthusiastic Student Recruitment Officer to oversee a variety of projects that are integral to the team’s work, including the Student Ambassador Scheme and prospective student interactions project. The post-holder should have exceptional organisational skills and demonstrate a strong ability to manage multiple projects at one time. They will have excellent communication and project management skills and will thrive in delivering talks and workshops to a range of audiences.

The post-holder will be a key member of the UK Recruitment Team. They will be expected to lead by example and provide support and mentoring to junior members of staff. The post-holder will be integral to the delivery of key recruitment events, have budgetary responsibility and be expected to contribute to a variety of strategic objectives to ensure the team meets its targets.

The successful candidate should have a strong understanding of Higher Education in the UK, including experience of student ambassador and/or mentoring projects. They should possess excellent IT skills, be flexible in their approach to work and be an enthusiastic and supportive team player.

Please contact Kevin Betts or informal enquiries

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref 6529 [PDF 165.31KB]

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How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 110.00KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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