Schools and Colleges Liaison Officer
- Job Reference: 0690-23
- Date Posted: Tuesday, 5 September 2023
- Application Closing Date: Tuesday, 26 September 2023
- Location: Preston Campus
- Salary: £28,759 to £32,982 per annum
- Basis: Full Time
- Contract Type: Indefinite
- Job Category / Type: Professional Services
- School / Service: UK Recruitment and Partnerships
- Hours: 36.25 hours per week
- Interview Date: To be confirmed
We are seeking an enthusiastic Schools and College Liaison Officer to help grow the University’s undergraduate market share from across the UK. The Schools and College Liaison Officer helps grow the University’s undergraduate market share from across the UK as part of the UK Student Recruitment (UKSR) team.
The role holder works with selected schools and colleges within a designated geographical region of the UK. This involves developing and delivering informative and compelling presentations, workshops, and activities for prospective undergraduate students.
They account manage feeder schools and colleges, maintaining relationships with staff there to raise awareness of UCLan and its programmes, identifying opportunities, and reporting back to the Schools and Colleges Liaison Manager. The Officer represents the University at UK-wide higher education exhibitions, supports the delivery of campus visits, and contributes to the execution of open days and offer holder days as a member of the UK Student Recruitment team. The nature of this work means that the officer is required to work weekends and evenings and undertake regular travel regionally and nationally.
The successful applicant will be educated to degree level and have experience of working in a role requiring the production of engaging and informative presentations and delivering these to young people. Past experience of working with external and internal customers and contacts with tact, diplomacy, and sensitivity to their individual needs is also essential as is experience of working to support the delivery of events for different audiences.
The successful applicant will have the ability to plan and work to deadlines both individually and collectively as part of a team whilst having fluency in English with excellent written and oral communication skills. You will also be innovative with the ability to carry through creative ideas into practice as well as working accurately and efficiently under pressure when working on multiple projects and deadlines.
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