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Account Manager
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF40943-R

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 02/09/2022

Job live date: 04/08/2022

Salary: £31,406 - £40,927

Employment type: PM-ALC

Department: Henley Business School

Division: Dean's Office

Hours per week: 35.00

Employment Basis/Type: Full Time, Permanent

Henley Careers is a vibrant department with an aim to be one of the most innovative career practices in Higher Education. The Employer Relations team plays an important role within Henley Careers by continually evaluating industry trends to ensure our careers delivery is reflective of industry requirements in terms of skills, knowledge and behaviours needed, whilst acting as a consultant to industry – it’s a two-way street. This Account Manager role is an exciting opportunity to shape not only the relationship activity in Henley Careers – but also influence the School in Graduate/MBA/MSc talent acquisition development. The Account Manager will lead engagement with a range of organisations to increase the employment opportunities for Henley undergraduates and graduates through creative and innovative opportunities to engage with our student population. The Account Manager will also be responsible for event managing a number of Employer Relations events e.g., Employer Panels, Placement Fairs and Poster Fairs. The successful candidate will grow employer relationships, have great people skills with both internal and external stkaholders, and possess sound recruitment knowledge.

You will have:

  • Ability to develop relationships with employers
  • Excellent networking skills
  • Ability to drive collaboration and inclusion both internally and externally
  • Experience of graduate, internship or Experienced Hire recruitment
  • Some knowledge of local, national and international graduate labour markets

Experience of managing both in-person and online events.

Interview Date: 22/09/22

Informal Contact Details

Alternative Informal Contact Details

Contact Role:

International Account Manager

Contact Role:

Careers Consultant

Contact Name:

Yuning Zhen

Contact Name:

Dominic Prosser

Contact Phone:

+44 7790 815888

Contact Email:

Contact Email:

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Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. By reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship may be possible under the Skilled Worker Route.  Applicants should ensure that they are able to meet the points requirement under the PBS.  There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.


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