Human Resources

Student Recruitment and Widening Participation Manager (HSS) - QMUL26001

Department: Marketing & Communications
Salary: £38,665 - £45,479 per annum (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL26001
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 15-Sep-2021
Closing date: 28-Sep-2021

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Directorate of Marketing and Communications

Recruitment and Widening Participation Manager (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences


About the role

Picture a job that blends public service with a commercial mindset, where you work with the brightest minds to create a future, we can all be proud of.

We are looking for an extremely motivated education liaison or student recruitment professional to join our team in the role of Recruitment and Widening Participation (WP) Manager. You will have a strong track record of working effectively in a highly collaborative environment and be able to demonstrate how you have achieved your objectives through your ability to influence others.

You will lead all aspects of school and college liaison and WP activities for the faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. You will lead on the end-to-end delivery and functional leadership of student recruitment and access programmes, including design, promotion, recruitment, delivery, monitoring, and accountability to access and participation plans and the University Strategy 2030.

If you are passionate about impactful marketing and communications, and impatient to make a difference, we look forward to receiving your application.

About the department

The Marketing and Communications Directorate is responsible for raising the awareness and reputation of Queen Mary among its target audiences, and for increasing the quality and quantity of Queen Mary applicants.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.




We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based between Whitechapel and our Mile End Campus in London. It is full time, permanent appointment, with an expected start date as soon as possible. The starting salary will be Grade 5, in the range of £38,655 - £45,479 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Jack Fox at

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The closing date for applications is 28 September 2021.

Interviews are likely to be shortly thereafter.

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