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Student Recruitment Coordinator

Date: Dec 23, 2020

Location: Bristol, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

Job Purpose

This role supports the student recruitment team through effective organisation of assessment events alongside outreach and attraction activities to recruit across a range of student programmes – from work experience and apprenticeships through to graduate roles. The coordinator role plays a key part in a team that is dedicated to ensuring KPMG’s student recruitment programmes have a strong profile at target schools and universities, and its recruitment process is leading within its industry. The co-ordinator will provide an efficient, high quality, client focused service for applicants and the business alike, throughout the entire recruitment process.

We are open for applications in multiple locations in the UK Birmingham, Bristol, Watford, Glasgow, Manchester


- Assist with organisation of recruitment Events, including event logistics
- Manage candidates throughout recruitment process providing an exceptional candidate experience
- Deal with any cancellations from candidates and assessors, as and when these occur flagging any issues to the manager for that region
- Work closely with the manager population to flag backlogs or availability issues
- Complete screening of applications
- Other related duties as required
- Manage centralised recruitment inboxes and respond to queries within SLA
- Support the recruitment officer with delegated business as required and assist with any ad-hoc operational duties as needed
- Process of expenses on e-payables and dealing with candidate expense queries
- Collate reports on activity and feedback to management to aid evaluation of recruitment events and any outreach activity.
- Respond to telephone enquiries ensuring that the phone is answered within SLA
Attraction and Outreach Activities

- Work with wider team to assist with organisation, promotion and delivery of internal and external events. This will include working with schools, universities, students and a variety of internal departments
- Liaise with staff event volunteers to brief prior to each event and send meeting requests and joining instructions
- Book events, venues, catering and related event administration
- Liaise and build relationship with key stakeholders such as colleagues at schools and university careers services
- Manage event distribution, invitation lists and newsletter lists
- Track stock levels and locations of marketing materials
The Person

- A keen interest in student recruitment
- Ability to demonstrate empathy and a knowledge of the student recruitment market place
- Drive and commitment
- A confident presenter
- Strong IT skills including Excel, Power Point, databases and internet research
- Ability to build and maintain relationships with a variety of stakeholder
- Excellent organisation and time management skills with a keen eye for detail
- Flexibility to work within a fast paced environment
- Ability to adapt to change quickly and positively
- Forward thinking and proactive approach
- Self-motivated to work autonomously and also a good team player
Whilst this role is office based, you will be required to travel to KPMG offices and some events around the country – this will require overnight stays on an ad-hoc basis throughout the year (Covid-19 dependent).

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