Student Recruitment & Conversion Manager Salary: Starting from £44,577 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Closing Date: 20/09/2023 Reference: PS100S2023-R

University of East London


Docklands Campus


Starting from £44,577 per annum inclusive of London Weighting

Post Type: 

Full Time

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Closing Date:

Wednesday 20 September 2023



Engage and nurture our future students through every step of their journey. Join our UK Student Recruitment & Conversion team and support our continuous innovation and advancement of our student recruitment journeys.

University of East London

We’re the University of East London (UEL) founded in 1898 and proud to change lives through education. Our goal is to advance industry 5.0 careers-first education and provide a clear path to the jobs and opportunities of the future. We’re committed to driving diversity in the 5.0 talent pipeline, working in partnership to promote talent wherever it is found and creating a balanced, inclusive, and green future.

But we can’t achieve this goal alone. We need forward-thinking, innovative, and curious individuals like you to join our community and help us craft our future. As part of our team, you’ll have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of people who share your passion for creating positive change. We’re an inclusive and welcoming community that is constantly moving forward, never satisfied with the status quo.

About the Job

Ongoing student recruitment growth is essential to UEL’s long-term sustainability. The UK Student Recruitment & Conversion Manager will play a vital role in driving lead generation and conversion across all channels, maximising applications, and acceptances from initial enquiry through to enrolment, by delivering customer-centric engagement plans to create a truly personalised recruitment journey. Leading on the execution of a high-impact touchpoint plan, they will take an innovative approach to conversion at all stages of the student recruitment journey, placing applicant experience at the heart of all activity. The role holder will also oversee innovative projects outside of BAU which focus on longer term process and delivery optimisation. Working as a key member of the UK Recruitment & Conversion team, the postholder will develop, deliver, and evaluate strategies, plans and campaigns to meet student recruitment targets.

This role will be based at our Docklands Campus 2-3 days per week, remote working for the remaining days.

About You

This is an exciting time to join a directorate where technology, advancement and customer experience sit at the heart of our work.  

We are looking for a forward-thinking and innovative recruitment/marketing professional, with significant experience in developing and implementing strategic recruitment plans. With strong project management skills, you’ll be able to balance competing priorities whilst delivering excellent customer service in a busy, creative environment. The successful candidate will be an expert in student recruitment/marketing, ideally within the higher education sector. A true all-rounder, you will bring your knowledge and experience to advance our planning, execution and evaluation towards an expanding recruitment and engagement calendar, delivering a cycle of continuous improvement.     

Benefits Package

Here at UEL we understand it’s about more than just a salary. It’s about the entire package on offer along with our outstanding work environment and inclusive culture. We know the market rates for this vacancy and will offer a genuinely competitive salary DOE.

We care deeply about your wellbeing and our benefits includes: 20% pension (4% from you, 16% from us), 25 days holiday (plus 3 days over Christmas) plus bank holidays, hybrid working for most positions, and we’re always open to consider flexible working arrangements. We have a shared success bonus of £4,250 pa, subsidised gym membership, 3 times base salary life assurance, a cashback healthcare scheme and wide variety of other generous benefits including discounts on; Apple and Samsung products, holidays, clothing, fitness, lifestyle, dining out and weekly shopping.

Equal Opportunities

UEL is an inclusive equal opportunities employer and are proud of our Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity achievements, including: zero gender pay gap, members of Stonewall and have won Athena Swan awards. We expect all employees of UEL to accept our EDI policy and will not tolerate discrimination in any form.

So, if you’d like to take your career to the next level with us here at the University of East London and are inspired by our environment and commit to success, we want you to apply today!

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To contact the recruitment team please phone +44 20 8223 3000 x 4600 or e-mail [email protected]

CVs without a completed application form will not be accepted.

At UEL we are committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive.

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