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Careers Information and Events Assistant
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF42727

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 12/10/2022

Job live date: 12/09/2022

Salary: £21,630 - £24,285 per annum

Employment type: AAS-Clerical

Department: Student Services

Division: Careers & Employability

Hours per week: 36 hours

Employment Basis/Type: Full-Time, Permanent

Could you help our students achieve careers and jobs they love?

The Careers Centre at the University of Reading is seeking a Careers Information and Events Assistant to work in our busy team.  This varied role will be key in planning, coordinating and delivering a range of careers events including careers fairs, employer presentations, an annual workshop programme and bespoke events.

You will help promote the full suite of services, workshops and events using a variety of channels and a creative flair would prove an advantage.

We need someone who excels in customer service and can manage a varied workload and conflicting priorities.  The successful candidate will focus mainly on events but will also support the wider work of the team, specifically spending a few hours a week staffing our reception area.

Working in a Careers Centre environment, opportunity for development is at your fingertips and the role would suite a recent graduate as well as more experienced individuals.

You will have:

  • Excellent IT skills, particularly Excel;
  • Attention to detail, with a high degree of accuracy;
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written;
  • Organisation skills and the ability to prioritise;
  • Experience of working in a customer-focussed environment;
  • Interest in graduate recruitment and a motivation to go the extra mile to help our students work towards their dream job.

Please take a look at the detailed job description via the link before completing an application.​​​​​​​

Interview date: 19 October 2022

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Head of Careers Information and Events

Contact role:

Senior Administrator

Contact name:

Jacqui Payne

Contact name:

Amanda Clutson

Contact phone:

0118 378 8351

Contact phone:

0118 378 8359

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. However, non-UK candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that by reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship will not be possible under the Skilled Worker Route. 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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