Position: Gap Year Engagement Officer Location: Hybrid role (1 day per week in the Newbury office) with regular travel across the UK and overseas opportunities Salary: £25,000 – £28,000 basic salary(+ bonus) Hours: Full-timeworked flexibly over a 5-day week(requires attending events in the evening during busy periods) Benefits include: 33 days annual leave (including public holidays), enhanced pension contribution, attractive health benefits upon confirmation and after completion of the first years’ service, summer working hours and overseas travel to visit hubs Experience: Gap Year Engagement, Recruitment, Internship Recruitment, Student Engagement, Overseas Programme, Overseas Travel, Charity, Education, Engagement Officer
Thompson & Terry Recruitment are working with a purposeful business and charity who inspire young people to volunteer overseas. They arelooking to recruit a passionate, value driven and engaging Gap Year Engagement Officer to join their team and add value to a vital part of the business.
As Gap Year Engagement Officer, the focus of your job will be to work closely with, engage and recruit UK students to work within their overseas hubs as part of an internship, sandwich year or post-graduation.
This role has real scope for an autonomous person to make the role their own and whilst this is a hybrid role, it will also involve travelling to universities, attending freshers’ fairs, doing presentations and communicating with students across the country both in groups and on a 1-1 basis.
As their charity’s sole focus is international development, it is essential that the successful candidate has a passion for making a difference to communities globally and is really excited by the opportunity to recruit other students to make a tangible difference.
In addition to the day-to-day duties required, the Gap Year Engagement Officer will also be responsible for posting on social media platforms and building relationships with both students and universities across the UK.
This vacancy could be well suited to a candidate who has experience in graduate recruitment or within a role that involves engaging with and inspiring young people.
Thompson & Terry Recruitment is working with a truly special organization with UK offices based in the south. They work with schools, universities, and students to inspire them to take part in once-in-a-lifetime overseas volunteering opportunities.
The entire business is socially driven and lives by a set of strong core values, with all of their trips supporting their charity. Therefore, it is important that the successful candidate completely buys into this mission.
The successful Gap Year Engagement Officer will be supported by an experienced and passionate team, all driven to inspire young people to make a genuine difference in the lives of overseas communities.
In exchange for your hard work, you will be rewarded with comprehensive training, a genuine career path, and an incredibly rewarding job.
Experience of recruiting graduates or working within a student engagement type capacity
The confidence to present to groups of students both virtually and in person in an inspiring and engaging way
A strong and engaging communicator at all levels with a strong level of English (both written and verbal)
The ability to manage your own diary and be flexible to adapt and adjust to situations due to time differences between overseas hubsbut also evening event requirements (freshers fairs as an example)
As there would be some travel associated with the job, a Full UK driving license with your own car would be required
Thompson & Terry Ltd, trading as Thompson & Terry Recruitment (thompsonandterry.co.uk), are an Abingdon based recruitment agency specialising in placing candidates into jobs in Oxford and across Oxfordshire. We typically source candidates into Office Administration Jobs, Sales Jobs and Marketing Jobs. No terminology used in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of any of the protected characteristics.
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