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Careers Engagement Assistant - Employer Relations & Development

 

Job Description

About us



King's Careers & Employability facilitates excellent career management and employability services, supporting our students, researchers and alumni, enabling them to develop effective career skills and build a platform for future success.



The role

We are recruiting a Careers Engagement Assistant (CEA) to support with the work of our Employer Relations & Development Team, specifically supporting our strategic ambitions to diversify support for international students.



We pride ourselves on being the trusted partner of choice in sourcing and developing talent for organisations around the world. Our Employer Relations & Development team develop, manage and build relationships with corporates, SMEs, business chambers, non-profit organisations, NGOs and government agencies across all sectors on a global scale developing partnerships to enhance opportunity development and labour market intelligence for our stakeholders.



As part of our King’s Careers & Employability 2022-2025 Strategy, we are developing our work supporting international students. The Careers Engagement Assistant will work with the Employer Relations & Development Manager to explore and enhance our intelligence around international employer insights, produce rich content for King’s undergraduate and postgraduate taught students and communicate relevant activities to students.



Key responsibilities:




  1. Provide reports on international opportunities listed on King’s CareerConnect to enhance our Advisers’ work in regions and sectors of focus.

  2. Create content for our KEATS resources focused towards international students, alongside blog posts and other digital resources.

  3. Conduct market research on international student aspirations for future careers both in the UK and aligned to our five core regions of focus (China & Hong Kong SAR, USA, India, SE Asia and the Middle East).

  4. Support our Careers in China and proposed Careers in the USA series of virtual events, including event administration, communication and social media campaigns.

  5. Maintain relationships with active nationally-centred student societies aligned to our core regions of focus to engage their leadership and promote relevant activities and labour market insights.



The above list of responsibilities may not be exhaustive, and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks and responsibilities as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post.



The role holder is expected to work 10 hours per week and set working patterns will be agreed upon job offer (in accordance with role-holders availability). Our teams are currently working on a hybrid basis, meaning that the role holder will spend part of their working week on campus and the remainder working remotely. There may be occasions where role-holders are expected to travel to other King’s campuses.



Please note that the deadline for this vacancy is Sunday 1st October.



Interviews will be held via Teams on Friday 6 October and applicants must be available on this day for interview.  Full training and support will be provided.



If you have any questions about the role, please email careers@kcl.ac.uk.




Qualifications

N/A



Skills

Formal work experience is not essential for this role. We are seeking candidates with an interest and commitment to supporting our work.



However applicants with knowledge, experience or an interest in one (or multiple) of the following areas are desirable:




  • Strong research skills and a willingness to explore best practice across similar higher educational environments to provide intelligence to King’s.

  • Interest/experience in marketing and communication (e.g., digital marketing, design work, photography, and social media content creation).

  • Interest/experience in creating digital resources or developing digital systems (e.g., blogs, podcasts or creating tools such as chatbots).

  • Proficient with using Microsoft Office, Teams and computer systems.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including a good knowledge of professional English, grammar and spelling.



For this particular post, we are keen to hear from applicants who have lived experience of studying in the UK from overseas, including an understanding of differences between the UK labour market and their home country.



In your covering letter, please explain what your motivations are for applying for this role and include any relevant skills, experiences or interests you have.

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Event assistant for an SSPP event on 25 June (Tuesday) in The Exchange, Strand campus. Shift timings are 5-8pm BST.



Duties include checking in guests, helping with the roving mic. 



Event details: 'General Election 2024: Manifestos Under The Microscope'.  



In this event on 25 June polling expert Sophie Stowers (King's Policy Institute) will moderate an expert discussion on the proposed policies in their published manifestos. The panel will seek to answer whether what the parties are proposing is feasible, affordable, or evidence-based. The event will cut through some of the noise of the campaign to provide insights into key policy areas including security, the environment, immigration and the economy.



More: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/events/general-election-2024-manifestos-under-the-microscope



Qualifications

Students who have not completed the Right to work check will not be considered.



Skills

Preference to SSPP students. Prior event experience is desirable but not essential. 

The KCLWP Pre-16 Team are looking for a group of ambassadors to support at our annual Family Day on Saturday 13th July 2024. The shift time will run from 08:45am-3:30pm. Family day will take place on the Stand Campus.



If you are selected for this shift, there is a compulsory PAID briefing on Friday 12th July from 2:00pm-3:30pm on the Strand Campus. Please do not apply for this shift unless you can attend this complusory PAID breifing. 



We will be expecting around 200 guests for a fun and informative day filled with academic skills sessions, subject workshops, parent talks, free lunch etc.



Ambassadors will be supporting with:




  • - Registering guests on arrival

  • - Directing guests to the right rooms

  • - Supporting with the pupil sessions/workshops

  • - Leading campus tours

  • - Sharing your experience as a student at King's

  • - Setting up and packing down the event and more...

  • Any confident medic ambassors will also be potential used to lead clinical skills workshops.



This will be a fun shift where you will get to work with many of our Scholars and their families. Lunch will be provided for you on the day.



If you are selceted for this shift, you will be sent a Microscoft form to fill out with some additional details.



Please do not apply for this shift if you are unavailable to attend the compulsory PAID briefing on Friday 12th July from 2:00pm-3:30pm on the Strand. Campus.



Qualifications

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Skills

N/A

We are seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented Research Documentation Assistant to support us in documenting our “Inclusion in Experience-Based Learning” project activities. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in ensuring the accuracy, completeness, and clarity of all project documentation. This position offers an excellent opportunity to gain experience in research documentation, project management, and writing for academic audiences.



Key Responsibilities 



   - Assist in the creation, organization, and maintenance of comprehensive project documentation, including research notes, reports, and summaries.



   - Ensure all documentation is accurate, up-to-date, and adheres to the required standards and formats.



   - Collect, organize, and manage qualitative and quantitative data related to the research project.



   - Draft and edit documents such as short reports and blogs.



   - Proofread and format documents to ensure clarity, coherence, and consistency.



   - Work closely with the researcher to understand project goals and requirements.



Qualifications

Undergraduate course completed 



Skills

- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and familiarity with documentation management tools.



- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.



- Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy in documentation.



- Strong organizational and time management skills.



- Ability to work collaboratively with a research team and independently as needed.

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