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Subject Outreach and Events Coordinator

Student Recruitment - Education Liaison

Location:  Ormskirk
Salary:  £21,814 to £23,754 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Sunday 20 June 2021
Interview Date:  Friday 02 July 2021
Reference:  EHA2033-0621

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

About You

You will have a demonstrable understanding of student needs in relation to Higher Education and be able to respond to the changing sector, market and expectations of prospective students. 

You will have excellent organisational and project management skills with a creative approach to developing and delivering engaging presentations for large groups and creating persuasive high-quality materials in print and online. You will also demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to develop effective working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders. You must be able to work accurately under pressure to meet tight timescales and be able to work without direct supervision and apply an innovative approach to problem solving.

About the Role 

You will coordinate the collation and communication of a range of subject specific activities such as taster sessions, masterclasses and curriculum enhancement sessions, developing internal relationships to work with subject areas and departments to plan, deliver and coordinate these activities. Establishing an effective and monitored method of communication, you will promote these activities to key contacts in schools and colleges, enhancing our reputation and attracting high quality students to undergraduate courses. 

Working alongside academic colleagues, you will deliver targeted activities and events for a range of priority schools and colleges in order to increase applications from these institutions. In addition, you will work within the Events team and will support the administration, organisation and delivery of high impact university-wide recruitment events, designed to enhance the level of interest and encourage applications to the University.  


You will benefit from 22 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. 

You’ll be working for a multi award-winning institution that has been named University of the Year in the Educate North Awards (2021) in recognition of our continued commitment to deliver an exceptional student experience and the exceptional progress we have made to deliver investment and innovation over the past 12 months, while placing students at the heart of everything we do.

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:
 Rachel Collinson, Student Recruitment Events 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.

Further details:    Job Description & Person Specification    
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