Student Recruitment Officer (UK) X2


Academic Development and Services
UAL - High Holborn
Full time
Marketing and Student Recruitment

21 June 2018 23:55

6 July 2018

Working within the University of the Arts London’s Student Marketing and Recruitment Department, and with guidance from the Student Recruitment Manager (UK), you will support the University in realising its student recruitment targets for the UK.

You will work closely with other colleagues in the department, particularly those with expertise in marketing, CRM and content, to contribute to and implement a marketing and recruitment activity plan for the UK, with the objective of increasing student recruitment from target regions. You will work collaboratively to increase brand awareness of UAL; promote the benefits of studying at UAL to prospective students, parents and tutors; and represent UAL at recruitment events. You will also build key internal and external relationships to support recruitment, both with staff in UAL’s network of feeder and partner colleges, and with academic and professional colleagues from across UAL engaged in student recruitment and marketing.

The role requires a knowledge of and interest in the factors affecting UK student recruitment, as well as exceptional interpersonal skills; the ability to build strong internal and external relationships and communicate effectively across a diverse set of audiences; and negotiation and influencing skills.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, target-driven, and a strong team player with a flexible approach to their work. The role will require regular travel within the UK.

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. Every position within the University plays an important part in shaping future creative professionals, and impacts on the future of so many creative industries.

This role will contribute to the successful delivery of UAL's student recruitment strategy in the UK. The role will be pivotal to the success of a growing department, tasked with guaranteeing the continued success of the University's recruitment strategy in the UK.  This role will provide opportunities to work across a number of established and new student recruitment projects. All colleagues are encouraged to apply their creativity, experience and expertise to improve process and outcome. 

Proven track record of successfully delivering student recruitment activities in a higher education context, including developing and implementing operational marketing and recruitment plans.

Experience of working with schools and colleges in a higher education/student recruitment context.

Experience of working collaboratively with other departments to ensure the delivery of effective student recruitment strategies.

An understanding of the issues affecting UK student recruitment to HE. An awareness of issues facing art and design education in the secondary, FE and HE sectors is desirable.

Experience of building and maintaining relationships with influencers at schools and colleges and other key relationships, and of developing effective communication plans for these audiences.

Plans, prioritises and manages resources effectively to achieve objectives on time.

Works collaboratively in a team and where appropriate across or with different professional groups.

Builds and maintains positive relationships with students or customers.

Uses initiative or creativity to resolve problems.

Appointment to this role will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from employment. This will depend on the circumstances and background to your offence(s).
At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.

This opportunity is closed to applications.