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Interim Student Engagement Officer

Application deadline: 5pm Monday 15th March

UKCISA is recruiting an Interim Student Engagement Officer on a fixed term contract to end July 2021, with the potential to extend or convert to a permanent role. This role will support the delivery of a suite of projects and campaigns that contribute to our #WeAreInternational Student Ambassador Programme.

The role
This is an exciting role providing frontline project and administrative support for UKCISA’s dynamic #WeAreInternational campaign and its student ambassadors. Reporting to the Strategic Partnerships Lead, the Interim Student Engagement Officer will support the delivery of a suite of projects and campaigns that contribute to UKCISA’s flagship #WeAreInternational Student Ambassador Programme. It works with international student ambassadors, the wider international student community, UKCISA members and stakeholders to support the Programme’s engagement with national and institutional policy objectives.

In addition to engaging with the international student network and communities via the #WeAreInternational campaign, you will also work closely with other teams across UKCISA, including communications, to generate engaging and authentic student-focused content. The post holder will have a chance to be creative and innovative and contribute to the development of the campaign and its student ambassador programme.

The role’s main functions are to:

  • Support the delivery of Student Ambassador Programme and UKCISA’s Annual Conference, provide administrative and project support to Strategic Partnerships Lead
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with external stakeholders to profile student ambassador programme and student-facing activities
  • Work with the communications team to generate student-focused content, including editing and shaping content made by international students for social media and other communications channels

The successful candidate will be proficient in Microsoft Office and experienced in working with students, with excellent communication skills. The ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with international students will be crucial to the role, as the post holder will enhance internal communications to gather insight on and synthesize key issues facing Student Ambassadors, and support their mental and physical wellbeing. The role would therefore suit a dynamic and approachable individual who thrives in a supportive and collaborative environment.

This is a Fixed Term Contract to end July 2021, with the possibility to extend the contract or become a permanent role. Our preferred working pattern is five days per week, but there is flexibility for the right candidate. Working patterns can be discussed at interview stage. Immediate start is preferred. Our office is in Islington, London, but our staff are currently working remotely.

Download the full job description and person specification

How to apply
To apply for this role, please submit a CV and covering letter (two pages max) to In the covering letter please explain how your experience is relevant to this role and how you meet the key criteria in the job description. 

Application queries, including reasonable adjustment requests, can be made by emailing For urgent queries please call 020 7288 4330.

Application deadline: 5pm Monday 15th March
Interviews will take place on Monday 22nd March