Philosophische Fakultät   Institut für Sozialwissenschaften

Sozialwissenschaftliches Institut

Newcastle University

Datum Eingang: 14.06.2018
Firma: Newcastle University
Branche: International Office
Ort: Newcastle, UK
 Be a current Undergraduate or Postgraduate student (Undergraduate students must have
completed a minimum 2 years of higher education)
 Have C1 CEFR level in English
 Undertake placement as part of the Erasmus Programme
 Have experience of an office or customer service environment
Aufgabe: Newcastle University has 2 work placement opportunities available in its international divisions (1 x International Recruitment Operations; 1 x International Student Mobility and Integration).

The placements are designed for a student who requires a placement as part of their degree programme and who would be supported by the Erasmus Programme.
The placements would be of particular use to those students who intend to seek a career in the following areas;
- Higher Education Administration/Student Support;
- Marketing and Recruitment;
- Event Organisation and Management;
- International Marketing and Business

1. To provide high quality support for activity/projects within the international divisions. Examples of possible activities/projects include:
- Promotion of exchange programmes
- Recruitment Agent Liaison
- International meet-and greet services and orientation for
international students
- Liaison with international partners
- Event organisation
Typical tasks undertaken in support of activities/projects include:
- dealing with follow-up enquiries
- telephone and e-mail interaction with key contacts
- dealing with application forms
- maintaining databases and producing reports
- undertaking research
- making arrangements for occasional large events
- up-dating web templates/pdf documents
- support in the organisation of overseas visits
- market intelligence and statistics
- campus tours for potential international students

To undertake general duties as agreed with the Line Manager to ensure the smooth functioning of the entire office.
3. To assist with overseas visit arrangements for staff in the international divisions.
4. To assist with arrangements for visitors to the University on international business.
5. To undertake staff development training sessions deemed relevant and appropriate to the role.

Individual Projects (a sample)
 To undertake research and marketing support for international recruitment operations
 (with appropriate supervision and support) To undertake planning and organising of “remote” recruitment activities (including production of marketing materials, logistical support and remote staff training).
 To undertake promotion of international opportunities for existing Newcastle students
 To create profiles of international partners and other web appropriate materials
 To organise integration activities for the student community
 To contribute to the preparation of an International Partnerships database.
 To contribute to an Internal Communications Project, disseminating key information to all stakeholders

Personal Outcome Dimensions of Work Placement
On completion of the work placement the individual should be able to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and experience:
 Evidence of substantial relevant office experience, particularly with an international dimension
 Knowledge of international markets
 An understanding of the major issues relating to international student recruitment and
higher education
 Be a team player, able to initiate, develop and maintain productive working relationships
 Have good oral and written communication skills
 Able to manage a diverse and complex workload
 Creative approach to problem solving
 High level of literacy and numeracy , particularly in a second language
 Good IT skills and competence in the use of Microsoft Office
 Ability to work to tight deadlines with a high level of accuracy
 Excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise workload
 Strong customer-focused approach
 Collaborative and flexible work style, with evidence of the ability to work effectively as part
of a team.
 Flexible attitude to the constantly changing demands of an international work situation
 Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate a positive impression of the
Beginn/Dauer: Length: 6-12 months

submit to:
 Curriculum Vitae
 500 word personal statement detailing why they believe they are suitable for the placement and its
purpose within their studies and for their future career plans
 Recent academic transcripts
 Proof of English Language ability
 Names and contact details of two referees
 Completion of Statements of Disclosure
 Shortlisted applicants must be willing to undertake an interview via Skype

Application Deadline: 1 July 2018
Vergütung: Free en suite accommodation
will be provided in one of the University’s Halls’ of Residence.
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