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Events and Applicant Experience Assistant

Home Student Recruitment - Post 16 Outreach & Recruitment Events

Location:  Sunderland Campus
Salary:  £21,015 to £25,219 per annum
By annual incremental progression
Hours per Week:  37
Closing Date:  Sunday 20 June 2021
Interview Date:  Thursday 01 July 2021
Reference:  0236-21
Further details:    Job Description    

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Events and Applicant Experience team to support the coordination and delivery of our applicant interviews, events and open days within the Home Student Recruitment Service. You will have the opportunity to be part of a dynamic and fast paced team where customer service and student experience is at the forefront of what we do.
Do you thrive on working with others and providing excellent customer service? If so, then we would love to hear from you.

As a member of Home Student Recruitment, you will be part of an innovative and fast-paced service, where no two days are the same. There will be opportunities to work across different areas as well as training and development as part of your role. The service is made up of 3 teams who work closely with each other, providing access and support to ensure that attending university is an option for all.

We are looking for someone who has excellent planning and organisation skills and has had previous experience of events and/or interview organisation. You will have excellent communication skills, the ability to build and develop relationships with a wide range of individuals and teams and a working knowledge of risk assessment and safeguarding requirements.

For informal enquiries, please contact Carley Price - Student Recruitment Manager (Events & Applicant Experience) via

Please note that this vacancy is also being advertised to staff eligible for redeployment via the University redeployment portal.  Applicants who are eligible for redeployment will be interviewed before any other external candidates are considered.

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Please note that this role is not eligible for the Skilled Worker Route in accordance with the Home Office Points Based Immigration System. Should you require further information, please visit the Home Office website

The University of Sunderland is proud to be an equal opportunities employer, treating all applicants equally and ensuring recruitment is based on merit. However we particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are underrepresented within the University of Sunderland at this level/in this area.

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