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University of the West of England

Marketing and Recruitment Events Coordinator

Full Job Description

About the vacancy:

Located within Future Students, Communication and Marketing service, getting the right applicants enrolled on the right course is key to all activities undertaken by the department and crucial in a competitive marketplace.

In this role, you will manage and oversee the operational delivery of the University’s student recruitment events, including undergraduate and postgraduate open days, offer holder days, campus tours etc.

You will work in collaboration with stakeholders across the University to deliver an integrated and coordinated approach to event delivery, monitoring and evaluation, and ensure an outstanding experience for the target audience.

You will proactively lead the development of University Open Days, working across the institution to influence, contribute and build the knowledge and understanding of staff and ensure an optimal cross-university approach to these events. You will develop and deliver streamlined and efficient administrative processes to ensure events deliver value for money methodology.

You will contribute to the provision of summary evaluation to demonstrate clear outcomes, conclusions and recommendations to inform and influence future planning and development of student recruitment event strategy.

About you:

We are looking for an experienced events professional who can demonstrate a positive, proactive and customer focused approach to ensure the delivery of an excellent enquirer and applicant experience.

You will have excellent communication skills and be able to demonstrate the ability to work confidently with a wide range of stakeholders, build relationships, understand a variety of viewpoints, resolve difficult issues and tailor your approach in a way that is relevant to a particular audience. The ability to build consensus around key objectives and maintain strong working relationships with multiple stakeholders is critical to this role.

You will possess excellent planning and organisational skills and be able to carry out detailed assessment and analysis of complex issues and problems using specialist knowledge to identify appropriate solutions.

This role includes line management of four Marketing and Recruitment Assistants who are responsible for supporting events, activities, and administrative processes across all areas of the wider Recruitment and Admissions team.

Where is this role based?

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give both our staff and students access to everything they need to succeed – £300m has been invested in new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation while we continue to develop incredible new facilities to enhance our offer even further.

Frenchay campus has excellent transport links; as well as being located near the motorway network we are within walking distance of two train stations, our bus terminus connects us to the local bus and metrobus network and we also have a range of cycling and changing facilities.

Why UWE Bristol?

We are one of the largest providers of Higher Education in the South West with 32,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 4,000 staff from across the globe. We are both globally connected and regionally embedded, with a strong network of employer and partner connections.

We have a lot to be proud of at UWE, our achievements include scoring above sector average for student satisfaction, we are ranked 24th in The Guardian Best UK Universities and 39th in the latest Times Higher Education ‘Table of Tables’.

We are an ambitious and values-led university. We’re focused on solving future global challenges through outstanding learning, world-leading research and a culture of enterprise and we are looking for people who share our core values to help us achieve those aims.

With inclusivity as a core value, UWE Bristol recognises the power of a truly diverse university community. We support and celebrate the diversity of our staff and students as a key driver for innovation and success, promoting pathways and achievements to inspire and generate confidence and ambition.

In addition to progressive pay rates, we offer a wide range of employee benefits including:

  • a generous holiday allowance of 27 days pro rata if part time
  • up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year
  • hybrid working
  • career average pension schemes available for all staff groups
  • access to employee assistance programme
  • 1st month free to our Centre for Sport facilities for all new starters
  • family friendly policies and wellbeing initiatives
  • onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus.
  • Retail savings via the Wider Wallet scheme
  • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme

We also offer a wide variety of in-house training courses and development programmes and provide a tailored professional programme to support our academic colleagues in delivering the highest in professional teaching standards.

Add your individuality to ours

Proud to be part of a vibrant, multicultural city that celebrates diversity, we’re always on the lookout for talented people from all backgrounds to join us. Our people are our strength, and diversity enhances our creativity and leads to better decision-making and problem-solving.

Bring your talent and ambition to our growing staff community of over 4,000 individuals and find yourself in a stimulating and supportive environment where you’ll thrive. Add your individuality to ours to help set us apart.

We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian, Multiple Heritage or Other Minority Ethnic candidates as we are currently under-represented in these areas within UWE Bristol however all appointments are made strictly on individual merit.

Further information

This is a full-time, permanent post working 37 hours per week.

Job Share: This post is available on a job share basis for applicants wishing to work part time.

UWE Bristol is a campus-based University and it is important for our success and the delivery of an outstanding experience for our students that our campuses are dynamic and vibrant places to learn and spend time. This role is therefore campus based with the opportunity for remote working.

The University’s normal practice is that new appointments will be made at the starting point of the grade.

We may be able to sponsor qualifying candidates for this role under the Home Office Skilled Worker visa route. Please read our Skilled Worker Guidance to assess if you will be eligible to be sponsored under the criteria.

Please also refer to the Home Office Right to Work Checklist which provides details of which documents are acceptable to prove your right to work in the UK. Should you be shortlisted you will be asked to produce your right to work documents at your interview.

Please note that UWE does not cover any visa or health surcharge costs.

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