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Employer Engagement Officer

Posted on 2023-10-18


Greenwich, United Kingdom
Job Description

Twin Group is an award-winning provider of education, travel, work experience, accommodation, and employment services.  We offer a diverse number of life-enhancing services to our clients and every member of our team is essential in achieving this.

In this role, you will source professional placement opportunities for international university students, and help students apply and prepare for interviews.

Working with the Twin Employability Team, and alongside the universities’ own careers services, you will source placement opportunities for postgraduate university students and help them build their employability skills as they prepare for a year in industry as part of their course. You will help them with their role search and interview strategies so that they can be effective when they interview. You will also source suitable placement opportunities with companies and promote to companies the benefits of hiring home and international students.


  • Use sales, business development, marketing techniques and networking to attract business from client companies.
  • Identify employer recruitment needs.
  • Visit and engage with employers to source placements and develop positive relationships.
  • Develop a good understanding of employers who offer university placement years, what they do, their work culture and their environment.
  • Advise employers on the benefits of hiring students, including international students.
  • Seek placement roles from employers and match students to companies.
  • Advise students on final application and interview techniques and hold mock interviews and application form reviews.
  • Prepare students with employability advice in the specific industries of pharmaceutical sciences and engineering.
  • Deliver career fairs and career-related workshops.
  • Research and write information on placement opportunities and produce marketing material, newsletters, and vacancy bulletins.
  • Engage with students to assess their job search process and brief them about the responsibilities, salary, and benefits of the job.
  • Attend career events to expand the employer's network and liaise with them to generate new opportunities.
  • Vet the placement companies by ensuring Health & Safety rules and regulations are met and company GDPR and Safeguarding policies are adhered to.

Education /Qualification 

  • Degree or equivalent
  • Information Advice and Guidance or Career advice experience

Skills and Experience


  • A good working knowledge of graduate recruitment.
  • Experience in sales, marketing or recruitment.
  • Fully IT literate in using a range of Microsoft Office programs including 365 products and modern digital technologies, i.e. Microsoft Teams
  • Experience working in a target-driven environment.
  • Experience in delivering services to meet contractual and quality standards.
  • Ability to work independently on own initiative.
  • Ability to prioritise your own workload and complete tasks without supervision.

Desirable, but not essential:

  • Knowledge of career coaching.
  • Attention to detail and ability to work positively and proactively to resolve problems.
  • Experience working with international students, preferably at the university level.

Additional Information

Salary: £30,000 per annum 

Location: Hybrid / Greenwich 

Contract:  Permanent - Full-Time

Hours: Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:30

Benefits: up to 25 days annual leave + bank holidays + Birthday Day off, per year; Long service award, an extra day annual leave per year completed, up to 5 additional days; 5 days paid sick leave per year; Employee referral scheme, up to £500 per successful referral; Sabbatical Leave the right to request up to 1 months unpaid sabbatical leave; Season ticket loan of up to £1000 per year; Pension contributions; Career development opportunities; 2 volunteering days per year; ability to purchase an additional 3 days annual leave per year; Death in service benefit, including an Employee Assistance Programme.

Please Note:  

The successful candidate must be able to work in the UK. 
Twin is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 
Successful applicants will be required to undertake a standard or an enhanced disclosure via the DBS, depending on the role itself. 

  • All gaps in CVs must be explained satisfactorily.
  • Proof of identity and qualifications will be required.
  • Successful candidates will be required to complete a one-hour online safeguarding training prior to commencing employment.

We are dedicated to ensuring that all job applicants and members of staff are treated equally, without discrimination on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability, or age. 

Disability Confident Employer 

Disabled applicants should indicate in the Equality of Opportunity section of the application form if they wish their application to be given consideration under the Disability Confident scheme.  

If you are invited to interview, please advise the recruitment administrator what adjustment you would require at the interview in as much detail as possible to enable arrangements to be put into place.  

We ask all applicants if they want to be considered under this scheme.  By opting in to this scheme, you are disclosing that you have a disability solely for the purpose of the interview guarantee and we will not assume nor infer that you wish to disclose or record your disability in any other way – including any reasonable adjustments you may need if you are employed. 

Access to Work Scheme  

You can apply for Access to Work if you need support to get back to work. 

You can apply using the online service or apply by phoning Jobcentre Plus on: 

Telephone: 0800 121 7479 

Textphone: 0800 121 7579 


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