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Employability Digital Assistant

At NTU we're investing in more resources to strengthen our Employability team. As a Graduate Employability Project Officer you will provide information and advice to students about job seeking and recruitment practices.

Department: Employability
Location: City Campus
Salary: £23,500 p.a.

NTU is a great place to work. We take care of our staff with flexible packages, career progression and opportunities. We value all our staff because we know that it takes a strong and diverse workforce to maintain the kind of success we have achieved.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, well organised Employability Graduate Digital Assistant to join our large successful Employability Team. Employability at NTU is dynamic and forward thinking, one of the leading careers and employability services in the UK.

This role will be part of NTU Employability’s award-winning and growing Comms and Digital Content team. You will coordinate, create resources, write engaging messaging and produce materials for a variety of platforms and channels to maximise student and graduate engagement with our services.

Our services include careers; placements; recruitment practices and employment opportunities. More at:

You will have strong communication skills with a good knowledge of digital marketing, the graduate employment market and have ideas on how to contribute to the development and implementation of service delivery maximising the use of digital technology.

As part of this role you will also be joining our Graduate Development Programme, meaning you will benefit from all the unique development opportunities that you will be coordinating alongside your team in your day job. The programme is personalised and tailored to your skill set, to help you:

  • improve your workplace skills
  • develop your leadership skills
  • build your confidence
  • gain important employment experience.

Don’t forget, you can get support from the NTU Employability Team for all stages of the recruitment process. Visit their website or email for more information.

Please refer to the job description and person specification attached to this page when completing your application to demonstrate how you meet the requirements for the role.

Job description

Person specification

This is a Graduate Development Programme role available for a fixed term of 12 months. Applicants need to be current NTU students in their final year or have graduated from NTU within the last two years (2018 summer graduation).

Please note – The application form will ask you to confirm a date in which you can attend an Assessment Centre, as this was part of our initially planned recruitment process. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we’ve had to adjust our recruitment plan and this question is no longer relevant, however we cannot change the questions at this time. Therefore, please simply select any of the dates available and move on.

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Pauline Milligan by phone (0115 848 4626) or email (
If you have any questions about the NTU Graduate Development Programme, please email

Opening date: 08.07.2020

Closing date: 20.07.2020

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