Student Recruitment Coach / Careers Advisor

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P12354
  • Date Posted: 25 June 2024
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: South Kirkby, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: £27,850
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Benefits
  • Sector: Recruitment
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

 Student Recruitment Coach Jobs, Careers & Vacancies in South Kirkby, West Yorkshire Advertised by AWD online – Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services

Student Recruitment Coach with the ability to provide career support to students, excellent written and verbal communication skills and some experience of recruitment, resourcing or careers advice is required for a well-established organisation based in South Kirkby, West Yorkshire.


SALARY: £27,850 per annum (Opportunity to earn up to £32,850 per annum if progression targets achieved) + Benefits

LOCATION: South Kirkby, West Yorkshire (WF9)

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

WORKING HOURS: 40 hours per week, 8.30am – 5.30pm Monday to Friday (occasional weekend and evening work will be required)



We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Student Recruitment Coach with the ability to provide career support to students, excellent written and verbal communication skills and some experience of recruitment, resourcing or careers advice.

The Student Recruitment Coach will be responsible for delivering career support to students.  You will provide support across all areas of a student’s journey which may include, job search strategies, CV & Portfolio creation, building networks, interview preparation and running mock interviews along with other activities to help guide them into positive outcomes.

As the Student Recruitment Coach you will work closely with the wider Student Experience and Outreach team to build and maintain a strong pipeline of prospects, meet KPIs and advocate a first-class student experience across the applicant cycle.   You will also be responsible for engaging with key customers by building and preserving trusting relationships. 



The Academy provide the best possible training for the live events and entertainment sector, with fantastic industry links and state-of-the-art production facilities.

As a privately funded organisation, they bridge the gap between industry and education, working closely with leading professionals to respond quickly to current skills shortages and deliver degree programmes in line with specific demands. They provide relevant, up-to-date education so that students get a real taste of what life is like in the live events and entertainment industry, with a significant focus on employability.



Your duties as Student Recruitment Coach will include:

  • Career Advancement - Build plans with students for advancing within current organizations, negotiating salary increases, seeking promotions, or transitioning into new roles or industries
  • Complete progress review meetings with learners
  • Career Exploration - Support individuals identify their interests, strengths, values, and career aspirations through assessments, discussions, and exploration of various career options
  • Interview Preparation: Offer mock interviews, feedback, and coaching to improve interview skills, including techniques for answering common interview questions and showcasing relevant experiences
  • CV/Portfolio and Cover Letter Writing: Guide students in crafting effective CV’s and cover letters tailored to the industry, positions, and companies, highlighting the individual's skills and experiences
  • Organisation of interviews with potential companies who are the right fit for student and client
  • Provide full wrap around support of each graduating student on the CA courses to ensure highest chance of successful milestone 3 outcomes
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of interactions and outcomes in the CRM system
  • Meet agreed KPI’s and Milestone 2 & 3 targets
  • Research local companies to establish which partners should be targeted based on courses
  • Stay updated on industry trends, competitors' offerings, and the needs of potential students
  • Provide insights and recommendations to the admissions team based on market research and prospect feedback
  • Continuously improve recruitment strategies by implementing data-driven insights




  • Experience of Student engagement, recruitment, careers and employment advice and support
  • IT Literate (MS Office, emails, internet & social media use)
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and experience in dealing directly with a wide variety of people
  • Flexible approach to working, excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team



  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Pension
  • Company Sick Pay Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Paternity Package
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Employee Lunches Provided
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Free Car Parking
  • Staff development and training opportunities



To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.


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