UK Student Recruitment Events Manager (Fixed-Term)

Job details
Posting date: 24 September 2021
Salary: £30,497 to £35,326 per year
Additional salary information: Starting salary from £30,497 - £35,326 per annum (pro rata) with further progression opportunities to £38,587
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 24 October 2021
Location: Bournemouth, Dorset
Company: Bournemouth University
Job type: Contract
Job reference: MC295

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Bournemouth University’s vision is worldwide recognition as a leading university for inspiring learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society through the fusion of education, research and practice. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences that help to build our global learning community.

Working within the UK Marketing & Student Recruitment Team, this position will take a lead role in the development, management, implementation, and evaluation of high-quality student recruitment events. This includes all BU open days, on-campus and virtual recruitment events, external student recruitment fairs and exhibitions and online events to support undergraduate and postgraduate recruitment objectives.

You will be a natural leader who can manage and motivate a team to deliver impactful and effective recruitment activities. With significant experience in planning and organising large and complex events, including monitoring and evaluation, you’ll bring enthusiasm, motivation, and a proactive approach to this busy and rewarding role. You’ll have excellent interpersonal skills and possess strong project management, communication, and time management skills.

This position is offered on a fixed-term basis until 7 December 2022, to cover the maternity leave of an established member of staff. Consideration may also be given to the position being offered as a secondment opportunity, but this would need to be discussed with their line managers prior to application.

For an informal conversation about the role, please contact Sophie Cherrett, UK Marketing & Student Recruitment Manager by email:

A detailed job description and person specification are available from our website together with an online application form. Alternatively, please email the HR Services Team at quoting the appropriate reference (MC295).

BU values and is committed to an inclusive working environment. We seek a diverse community through attracting, developing and retaining staff from different backgrounds to contribute to inspirational learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society. To support and enable our staff to achieve a balance between work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

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