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Postgraduate Marketing and Recruitment Officer

Contract Type
Education, Media & Communications
London, GBR
Expiry Date
Postgraduate Marketing and Recruitment Officer Description Summary of role We are looking for a proactive Postgraduate Recruitment Advisor to engage potential applicants through a wide range of channels and who will rigorou...

Job Description

Postgraduate Marketing and Recruitment Officer


Summary of role

We are looking for a proactive Postgraduate Recruitment Advisor to engage potential applicants through a wide range of channels and who will rigorously manage the applicant journey. The post-holder should be keen to make their mark on a suite of Postgraduate and Short Course programmes, drawing on their previous experience within a recruitment or marketing role.

Key Responsibilities

Conversion and Marketing

  • Meticulously follow up with enquiries for the postgraduate and short course programmes at Pearson Business School.
  • Manage and implement postgraduate and short course conversion activities, designed to convert hot leads to applicants in line with annual student recruitment targets. Activities include but are not limited to emails, direct mail, on-site events, phone calls, online and in-person activities.
  • Work together with the Marketing team to develop materials such as apply guides, fees and finance brochures and other promotional materials.

Recruitment and Events

  • Work closely with the events team to design and deliver presentations for Postgraduate and short course applicants at Open Days and Taster Days, suitable for a diverse audience.
  • Support the admissions team in coordinating applicant workshops.

Enquiries and Team Support

  • Ensure accurate and timely updates to the CRM system (Salesforce) through recording activity with prospective students.
  • Support the enquiries team with direct enquiries via phone, email and live chat
  • Support the Undergraduate Conversion and B2B activities during busy periods of the year (such as clearing and recruitment fairs and events).

Pearson is an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate against employees or job applicants and select the best person for each job based on relevant skills and experience.

We are also committed to building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce and encouraging equality and diversity.

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  • Naturally methodical, with a keen eye for detail
  • Organised and proactive, evidence of planning and continual improvement to build long-term success.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, able to tailor copy writing and presentation style to suit different audiences
  • Ability to analyse applicant data to inform decisions
  • A positive attitude and flexibility in your approach to work and colleagues.
  • Able to make decisions independently based on your knowledge of recruitment and marketing
  • Demonstrate resilience and creativity in solving problems.
  • Personal gravitas to inspire confidence in others.
  • Able to take bold and decisive action to deliver ambitious outcomes, and champion a culture of high performance
  • Willingness to travel and work some evenings and weekends throughout the year.



  • Degree or equivalent

IT Literacy


  • Good working knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint.


  • CRM/Salesforce experience
  • Email Marketing experience (Pardot, Marketing Cloud etc)
  • An aptitude for Google sheets, docs and other apps.

Previous Experience


  • Experience of working in a fast paced environment, with multiple priorities
  • Experience managing projects, delivered within budget and to tight deadlines.


  • Experience of managing successful relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
  • Experienced and competent in designing and delivering engaging content, copy writing or presentations
  • Experience within Recruitment or Marketing
  • Detailed knowledge of Higher Education

Primary Location: GB-GB-London

Work Locations: GB-London-190 High Holborn 190 High Holborn London WC1V 7BH

Job: Sales

Organization: Core

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Job Posting: May 15, 2019

Job Unposting: Jun 5, 2019

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1906401

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.