Graduate Futures Consultant (Careers)
8 March 2021 23:55
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Careers Consultant to play a key role in helping to shape the future of the fashion industry with the Graduate Futures Team at London College of Fashion.
Graduate Futures help students and graduates get ahead in the creative industries, either as employed or self-employed professionals. The programme includes practical and inspiring talks and workshops, one-to-one support, employment and graduate opportunities and industry networking.
As an Careers Consultant for Graduate Futures, you will design and deliver extra-curricular careers support as part of the Graduate Futures service to:
- Enable our students and graduates to fulfil their career ambitions through employment or self-employment
- Acknowledge their individuality, support their growth and encourage them as contributors to a civic society and innovation-led industry
- Create opportunities through connection and collaboration with our community of alumni and industry partners
You will work closely with students and graduates to help develop their enterprising skills, facilitating and delivering tailored workshops, and 1-1 coaching sessions, as well as coordinating specific events.
You will also build and nurture links across the University and other external organisations to develop networks with opportunities for students.
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.
London College of Fashion is extremely proud to be a global leader in fashion education, research and consultancy. Much of its success is down to its dedicated employees, and you will play an important role in shaping future creative professionals, and impact on the future of so many creative industries.
London College of Fashion, UAL is undertaking an unprecedented programme of change. In 2023 we will be consolidating our existing six sites into a new purpose built campus as part of a new education and cultural district on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Ahead of this move, we welcome applications from candidates who live in and around East London, as well as from those keen to join us on this exciting and unique opportunity in our College’s history.
A relevant coaching/mentoring qualification or related experience is essential, with knowledge of industry and careers within the HE sector, as well as a proven ability in identifying the skills required in different fashion and lifestyle roles along with the ability to identify talent.
Experience of building networks and managing contacts within the UK and specifically EU and Internationally is also important, as is project management experience.
If you have any queries about this role, you may contact the LCF Staffing Team at firstname.lastname@example.org
UAL is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive university - a place where we all can be ourselves and reach our full potential in our work, learning and creative practice. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.
Candidates are advised to submit applications early.