UK Student Recruitment Officer x2 Salary: Starting from £33,661 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Closing Date: 20/09/2023 Reference: 2426-23-PS

University of East London


Docklands Campus


Starting from £33,661 per annum inclusive of London Weighting

Post Type: 

Full Time

Post Type: 


Closing Date:

Wednesday 20 September 2023

Interview Date:

Tuesday 03 October 2023



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 Us

As the UK Student Recruitment Officer, you will play a pivotal role in promoting the University of East London as the destination of choice for students across London and beyond. Working closely with schools, colleges, and prospective students, you will be the driving force behind increasing our recruitment numbers. Your commercial approach and expertise in the UEL portfolio will enable you to develop a strong network and foster market growth to drive the recruitment pipeline.

About the Job

In this front-facing role, you will actively engage in off-site student-focused recruitment activities, representing the university as a passionate ambassador at recruitment events. You’ll plan and coordinate our attendance at various external exhibitions, including undergraduate and postgraduate recruitment fairs, careers events, and wider sector activity. Your expertise in the UEL proposition will be invaluable as you provide timely and accurate advice to prospective students and develop effective relationships with key influencers. Additionally, you’ll be involved in identifying new markets and opportunities, using data and insight to inform recruitment strategies. Your meticulous research and analytics skills will help you evaluate the effectiveness of our recruitment events, ensuring a focus on return on investment.

About You

We are looking for passionate and engaging colleages, with a passion for higher education and understanding of student recruitment in an ever-changing sector. Your exemplary customer service and communication skills will allow you to build rapport with various audience groups. Being digitally-focused and adept at using new technologies will enhance your ability to deliver exceptional results. With first-rate organisational skills, you’ll have a proactive can-do attitude towards all elements of operational delivery. Your passion for higher education and understanding of student recruitment will be evident in your approach. This is an exciting opportunity where innovative ideas to develop meaningful recruitment pipelines, interactions and engagement are both encouraged and supported.

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.

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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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