Student Ambassador at Sheffield University Management School

Where: Sheffield

Deadline: October 6, 2017

Type: Part-time

Being a Student Ambassador for the Management School is a great way to get involved in your University and gain valuable skills for the future. You’ll learn more about the University, experience working in a professional and fun environment, improve your communication and interpersonal skills, gain experience of working with young people, develop essential customer service skills and earn money.

Student Ambassadors get involved in a range of activities so you can tailor your work to build up your experience.

Typical work includes:

  • Giving tours to and answering questions from prospective students and their families at Open Days and other events
  • Giving presentations at Open Days and other events about your experience as a student
  • Contacting prospective students via telephone or email
  • Taking part in webchats or online Q and A sessions with prospective students
  • Writing about your experience at the school and contributing to a student blog
  • Monitoring and responding to relevant chat forums on the Student Room
  • Contributing to our Facebook and Twitter content
  • Taking part in photo or video shoots to promote the school

You will receive a full training session after you are appointed giving you a general outline of the role of Student Ambassador and the type of work you will be doing, with individual briefing sessions held before most events.

Person specification:

Essential

  • Current student at Sheffield University Management School
  • Approachable and enthusiastic
  • Able to work independently and be proactive
  • Excellent communication skills – must be able to talk confidently and clearly to groups
  • Good team worker
  • Good understanding of UK University application process
  • Reliable and able to uphold commitments
  • Good organisational skills – must be able to manage their time to ensure work/study balance
  • Able to present self in appropriate and professional manner

Desirable

  • Experience of working in a customer facing or customer service role

How to apply:

Please send your CV and a short (400 words or less) covering letter explaining why you are suitable for the role to s.hawley@sheffield.ac.uk with the subject “Student Ambassador Application”