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Employer Engagement Adviser


Location:  Ormskirk
Salary:  £24,461 to £26,715 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Monday 25 January 2021
Interview Date:  Tuesday 09 February 2021
Reference:  EHA1269-0121

Make a difference, every day, to the lives of our students.

About You

With excellent interpersonal and networking skills, you will have experience of successfully engaging with employers and developing new client relationships, with an ability to identify appropriate employment opportunities for students and graduates. 

You will have experience of successfully providing advice and guidance to employers on recruitment and selection activities and will be interested in the development of online networks and the use of social media to engage employers. To be successful, you will also be professional and courteous in representing the University. 

About the Role

This role provides an exciting opportunity to join an innovative Careers team, whose focus is on providing the best careers support for out students and graduates, and through our excellent partnerships with graduate employers. 

You will work with organisations and faculties to successfully organise and deliver high profile employer related events, engaging the student community and increasing engagement between the business community and the University. In this role you will seek out new contacts and create, monitor and develop relationships with employers to provide relevant opportunities for our graduates and students.


You will benefit from 23 days annual leave plus 13 bank holiday and University closure days per annum. We aim to provide our staff with a positive work life balance and have a range of schemes in place to support this. Your continued professional development is as important to us as it is to you and we demonstrate this through our investment in your CPD activity. 

You will be automatically enrolled into the Local Government Pension Scheme and have access to our staff benefits platform, which provides you with discounts across the high street to help you save money on your everyday spending such as supermarket shopping, cinema tickets, dining out and more. We also offer discounted membership to our state-of-the-art sport and leisure facilities.

About Us

Edge Hill University is “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education. 

The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact: Paul Ledsham, Employer Engagement Manager at  

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

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