Want to stick around Newcastle next year?

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Newcastle University is recruiting for 16 Graduate Ambassadors!

This 1-year scheme looks really varied and interesting work, plus the fact it’s a 1-year contract means you’re not tied down and it is a good stopping gap that will look valuable on your CV if you need more time to think about what you want to do. It will be a competitive scheme and looking at the job ad below, it looks like the emphasis will be on proven experience of getting involved in all aspects of Uni life (e.g. Course Rep, Dance society committee member, volunteering with SCAN), teaching/public speaking experience and marketing. DON’T WORRY there are a few weeks left before the deadline if you love the scheme and need to quickly get involved with some activities on campus… (write for us!)

ALSO, the salary is £20,198 brut (brut = before tax, net = after tax/what you actually get) which is certainly not to be sniffed at – just think, you could continue living low-maintenance as a student and save up for that travelling/car/qualification…

*TOP TIP: Get in touch with one of the current Graduate Ambassadors and ask them more about the job and what the recruiters will be looking for in your application! I can spot several on LinkedIn…*

Here’s the job ad:

Are you:

A Newcastle University student due to graduate from an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in 2015?

Enthusiastic about your time at Newcastle and keen to share this with prospective students?

Interested in a great experience to boost your CV?

We are currently recruiting 16 full-time Graduate Ambassadors to undertake a variety of marketing and student recruitment roles across the University.

Graduate Ambassadors support the University¹s outreach and student recruitment work and promote undergraduate and postgraduate study to prospective students through a range of activities, which may include: delivering aspiration-raising activities in schools and colleges, subject-specific recruitment activities, attending recruitment events throughout the UK and providing a student voice for print and digital publicity.

Graduate Ambassadors are employed on a one-year, fixed term contract and deployed in one of the following teams across the University:

  • Undergraduate Student Recruitment Team
  • Postgraduate Marketing Team
  • Marketing and Student Recruitment Team, Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering
  • Marketing and Student Recruitment Team, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Marketing and Student Recruitment Team, Faculty of Medical Sciences

These positions are open to Newcastle University undergraduate and postgraduate students who graduate in 2015, or graduated in 2014, from any degree programme.  Male applicants are particularly welcome, as males are currently under-represented within the Graduate Ambassador Team.

If you’re interested in finding out more, an information session will be held on Wednesday 18 February from 1.15-2.15pm in G36, Barbara Strang Teaching Centre.  Attendance at this session is optional.

For more information, job descriptions and how to apply visit www.ncl.ac.uk/vacancies.Salary: £20,198

Closing date for applications: Thursday 26 February

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