*** KiSS are recruiting Campus Coordinator ***
What’s it all about?
This is an exciting opportunity to manage our growing Campus Ambassador programme and assist in raising awareness of KiSS on a national scale all whilst gaining some vital experience for your CV. The Campus Ambassador programme has already proven exceptionally successful and we are looking for talented and passionate individuals to ensure that we continue this growth.
What does it involve?
- The main objective of your role is assisting Campus Ambassadors in their role on campus.
- We ask for a commitment to the role for one year with a flexible working schedule
- We have identified five Areas of Responsibility with any successful applicant leading one area and assisting in the delivery of the others as required. All applications should highlight the areas in which they are most passionate about working.
What makes a good Coordinator?
- This is primarily a role aimed at final year university students, postgraduates and recent graduates, however, is open to all.
- Have bucket loads of passion for KiSS and what we do
- Have the focus and commitment to bring this role to life
- Have the confidence to manage and improve a key section of a national student programme
What are the Areas of Responsibility?
- Social Media – responsible for coordinating and executing our social media strategy, working across key social media channels including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Promoting the incredible work that our Campus Ambassadors do is key to the success of the scheme and we are looking for an individual who can bring a creative approach to this work.
- Ambassador and Society Contact – responsible for ensuring regular contact with universities through coordinating catchup calls, event logs and feedback. As our Ambassadors are our most important asset, this role forms the backbone of the Campus Coordinator group and would allow any successful applicant to help manage a range of exciting events for KiSS.
- Student Union Outreach – responsible for building new, and strengthening existing, relationships with key university institutions as well as assisting our CA’s with any issues that arise from forming societies. A key element of the Campus Coordinator support is assisting our Ambassadors in working with their universities and a successful applicant must be able to solve problems efficiently and in a manner that reflects the professional standards of KiSS.
- Material Preparation – responsible for identifying and delivering a range of high-quality content for publicity and advice (posters, signs, articles, testimonials). The resources that we currently provide is a key area for improvement and so this crucially important role has huge potential to help in supporting our Ambassadors both in the upcoming cycle and beyond.
- Ambassador Recruitment – responsible for the sustainability of the programme by working with individuals, societies, schools and other groups to find and recruit exceptional talent. We want to bring the opportunities of the Campus Ambassador programme to as many individuals as possible and this position offers significant scope for individual initiative in this goal.
Why should you apply?
- You will be playing a key role in the growth of KiSS
- Have the fantastic opportunity to attend a KICA trip to Uganda at cost price
- The skills you will develop will help you in your future career; written and oral communications skills, leadership skills, stakeholder management skills.
- The benefit of having an extracurricular activity on your CV.
- References for future job applications from the charity Trustees
- Opportunity to be paired with a mentor from financial, educational, digital marketing, medical and construction industries.
What support will you get?
- Support from the Lead Campus Coordinator
- A training period, if required, over summer
- Support from the campus ambassador network
- Receive a briefing meeting with KiSS trustees.
- Regular calls with members of the team to assist in big projects
Sign me up! How do I apply?
Initial applications can be found here and may be followed by a short telephone interview discussion about prior experience, areas of interest and plans for the role.