24 May, 2024

Events Recruitment Assistant

£11.99 hourly
  • Joblink
  • Leeds University Union, Lifton Place, Woodhouse, Leeds, UK
Full time Administration Customer Service Leeds University Union Jobs Sales, Brand Ambassador and PR

Job Description/Duties

Are you looking for an opportunity to begin your career in Recruitment? Do you have the skills to create new and exciting partnerships with employers and workers that make a difference and enhance the lives of our students? Do you love live Events?

Leeds University Union (LUU) is a charity that helps over 38,000 students Love their time at Leeds. Located at the heart of campus, the Union is a space to meet people, make new friends and get involved.

Joblink is LUU’s On-Campus student employment service whose core focus is to provide students with quality employment so they can earn as they learn, pick up new skills and make friends. It also builds and maintains strong partnerships with local employers seeking to connect with our students.

What we’re looking for

The summer months are some of the busiest months of the year for the Joblink team.

We work with a variety of hospitality, festival and events companies where we recruit, and coordinate large volumes of staff.

Events include music festivals, weddings, conferences, gigs and sporting.

We’re looking for a team player, who has a passion for delivering excellent customer service, and a keen eye for detail. The ability to multi-task is key as you will be working on multiple tasks and small projects at any one time. You will also have a flexible approach to work due to some events being into evenings and at weekends.

Our culture is based around five core values; inclusive, serving, enterprising, empowering and fun. These values inform everything we do and so we’re looking for these values in our ideal candidate.  

What will you be doing?

  • Screening job applications, shortlisting and inviting applicants for interviews/inductions
  • Interviewing and skills testing applicants
  • Onboarding appointments, recruitment administration and registering new workers
  • Assisting the Joblink team with recruitment tasks
  • Coordinating temporary staff during events, on occasion being the main point of contact for Joblink
  • Providing a high level of customer service to applicants, workers and hiring manager

More about Joblink

Joblink is a recruitment agency that employs 100’s of students per week working within a variety of local employers across multiple sectors, and operates a job site utilised by many local and national employers looking to reach out and advertise to students at the University of Leeds. Additionally, Joblink organises events for employers to visit the University of Leeds campus and engage directly with our students.

Duration of role

This is a temporary role for up to 3 months. (A similar permanent year round role is planned to be advertised shortly)

Hours of work

Full time 36.5 hours per week  5 days over 7 (including some weekends.) Start and end times may vary but on a standard day will ne 8.50am - 5pm 

Location of work

In LUU plus with site visits to events

Sounds good? 

To apply please send a relevant CV (ensure you have uploaded a CV to your profile on the job site)

AND answer these questions.

1. What appeals to you about this role and why you have chosen to apply?

2. What skills/experiences have you gained from your studies, voluntary or paid work that you feel will help you be successful in this role?

3. What do you feel you will gain from this role?

4 How would this role benefit your future career plans?

(Please note: Add a short notice about why you are interested, attached you CV (if you have one) and ensure you answer the questions above)

If you have any issue with your application, please contact joblink@leeds.ac.uk

For any information queries about this role, please contact Alex, Joblink Operations Manager at:  a.r.harris@leeds.ac.uk


LUU highly values inclusivity and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.


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