Student Recruitment Officer in England - London, United Kingdom

at Ernst & Young

Staffing and Recruiting
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Male or Female

Job Description

To work within the student recruitment team to meet volume recruitment targets and KPIs by building strong campus relationships; implementing quality events at target universities and ensuring excellent candidate/assessor experience at all assessment events. 


  • Specific responsibility for managing events, relationships and candidate pipelines at two or three assigned UK universities.
  • Develop campus strategies in conjunction with campus team manager and campus team members using knowledge of campus and detailed analysis of candidate statistics
  • Plan, prepare and attend good quality campus activities at regular intervals across the year
  • Identify and build strong campus relationships eg Careers Service, academic staff, placement officers
  • Identify and implement new brand building activity on campus
  • Implement diversity strategy on campus
  • Develop network of student contacts at each university including strong relationships with campus ambassadors; ex SIP/IP students and all accepted or outstanding offers (with a view to maximising conversion rates)
  • Management and direct ownership of campus pipelines at an individual student level from attraction through to conversion and 'keep warm' activities
  • Meet if not exceed all campus KPI's and targets
  • Management of appropriate campus team budgets providing detailed monthly analysis of spend and activities
  • Provision of campus statistics to campus teams and campus team manager
  • Liaise with HRSSC Marketing Administrator to ensure appropriate administrative work has been completed
  • Build in-depth portfolio of campus knowledge and use to support campus strategy and make effective use of resources available
  • Overall responsibility for running regular final stage selection events. This will include managing the candidate experience from start to finish, facilitating the debrief session and ensuring the smooth running of all aspects of the day.
  • Providing good quality feedback to assessment centre candidates within an established time frame
  • Work with student managers on key aspects of recruitment process such as systems management, reporting, interview and assessor training
  • Produce reports from candidate management system for inputting into student management information pack where required
  • Ownership of or involvement in new student initiatives and projects where necessary


  • Thrives on working to high standards by exceeding targets and KPI's in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven recruitment experience, skills and knowledge (ideally student recruitment) and able to manage high volume candidate pipelines
  • Able to work in a client driven environment
  • Able to work independently on campus building strong relationships with both candidates and staff
  • Strong team player
  • Positive personal impact
  • Adaptable
  • Ideally educated to Degree level or equivalent with qualification in Level A (Psychometric testing)
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