Placements and Business Development Executive
Kingston University
Kingston upon Thames
2 months ago

As a Placements and Business Development Executive for the School of Law, Social and Behavioural Sciences, you will have a key role in supporting our students at the highest level, helping them identify and access work placement opportunities that will enable them to develop their skills and employability prospects.

You will be working proactively and closely with the School's students and staff, exploring and creating opportunities for our students, organising and coordinating employability events to promote and develop further our placement and internship schemes, and generating income prospects, in line with our courses, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

The Person

Our ideal candidate will be educated to degree level. An in-depth understanding of employability skills and graduate recruitment is essential. You will have excellent IT, statistical data analysis and problem solving skills. In addition, you will be highly organised, with strong interpersonal and networking in professional environments skills, and the ability to build and maintain collaborations with key contacts. Relevant experience in Higher Education is desirable.

The Faculty

The Faculty of Business and Social Sciences combines Kingston Business School and the School of Law, Social and Behavioural Sciences. Driven by a forward-thinking approach, the faculty is dynamic, innovative and ambitious. We focus on business and social challenges that impact us all such as decision making, sustainable development and individual resilience.

Together, the schools strive to nurture socially responsible, well-informed and actively engaged members of society who graduate as adaptable, ambitious and solutions-focused professionals.

The School of Law, Social and Behavioural Sciences offers a range of courses in politics, economics, human rights, international relations, law, psychology and criminology. Students graduate equipped with the theoretical tools, hands-on experience and critical thinking necessary to understand individual and social group behaviour, problem solve and influence the future.

Further information

This is a permanent full time position with a starting salary of £34,295 per annum.

Interviews are expected to be held remotely on Thursday 1st October 2020.

For informal enquiries, please contact Helen Miller. PA to the Head of School of Law, Social & Behavioural Sciences.

Kingston University values the diversity of its student and staff body. We are committed to providing a fully inclusive environment to ensure consistent and holistic support for our whole community, including staff, students and visitors. We recognise our duty under the Equality Act 2010 to prevent discrimination, advance equality of opportunity and foster good relations between different people when carrying out their activities.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required, this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

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