Graduate Support Assistant



Heriot-Watt University


3 Months

3 hrs per week. Days to be agreed with successful candidate.

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Careers and Graduate Futures (C&GF) at Heriot Watt University provide careers support to our current students and our graduates. Graduate appointments, events and workshops are delivered by a Careers Consultant as part of the wider Careers team. We are seeking a Graduate Support Assistant to support the administration of graduate careers services at our friendly office on the Riccarton campus. In addition, the postholder will provide administrative support for the wider team during busy times as needed. This position would be ideal for a current student who is keen to gain work experience in a client facing administrative role and who has a flexible, 'can-do' attitude.

As well as a relevant CV please include a short paragraph outlining your interest and suitability for this role.

Closing date for applications is Midnight Sunday 10 December with a predicted interview date of Monday 18 December. 

Duties and responsibilities
Track and follow up clients to offer services and opportunities, encourage engagement with the Graduate Outcomes survey and collection of destination data.

Skills and experience
Current student at Heriot Watt University. Good IT skills and ideally a competent user of MS Word, Outlook, Excel. Experience of social media platforms including Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn would be an advantage. Effective written English communication skills- able to use a professional style to compose emails to graduates and colleagues.

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