ISPO - International Recruitment Assistant

Placement:ISPO - International Recruitment Assistant
Placement Location:Nottingham
Application Deadline:31st December 2017

Vacancy Description

Start Date: January 2018

Duration: 5/6 months

The Host Company

The host company is the East Midlands ChamberĀ  (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire) (EMC) who offers the ISPO service. This recruitment service is a means by which to further a company's international links with the introduction of skilled International students, who bring a wealth of cultural and linguistic awareness into the organisation. The service team actively seek companies in the UK, to host an international student placement and then advertises the placements on its website and to universities throughout Europe. Placements are offered in various study fields and the service guarantees high quality placements.

The Placement

The host organisation is looking for an international student to help them deliver this service and the successful applicant will be working in the international department, being involved in all areas of the service, which will provide him/her with and enhance a thorough understanding of international business.

For the recruitment service the host company is looking for a student wanting to gain experience in a high-paced, sales orientated, international recruitment environment. The successful candidate will be working on a programme for international undergraduate and graduate students and be part of a fast developing placement services team. Tasks will include promoting the service to business, universities and students, processing of applications, updating the website and general administration tasks. Furthermore, the candidate will be speaking to applicants, speaking to companies to discuss their placement requirements as well as advertising and promoting vacancies. With the acquired knowledge of the applicants and companies the candidate will be responsible for matching them together; making sure the placement is a success.

A fluent command of English and an excellent telephone manner is essential. The organisation is looking for an outgoing, flexible and motivated person, who will make this opportunity a success and who will be of great benefit to the organisation.

The Ideal Student

  • Has an excellent level of written and spoken English
  • Social Media Platforms; Facebook, Linked-in and Twitter - knowledge and confidence to generate new content, advertise vacancies, get students to apply and generate new sales leads
  • Promote the service to European Universities and students and act as an ambassador of the programme whilst on placement.
  • Is an excellent communicator with a confident, polite and professional telephone manner
  • Has strong IT literacy including Microsoft Office applications and the use of databases and directories
  • Internet research skills encompassing search engine querying
  • Able to prioritise and to recognise what's important for the business
  • Work to deadlines and to targets
  • Experience in recruitment and working in a fast paced environment
  • Business Development ideas and implementation of such
  • Tenacious and resilient approach to desk research
  • Has experience of working in an office
  • Good understanding of European political and business environment
  • Outgoing, flexible personality, self-motivated & driven