Job reference: 011951
Location: Hybrid
Closing date: 03/02/2023
Salary: Grade F (£25,766 - £28,901 p.a. pro rata)
Employment type: Permanent
Team: Employability
School / Directorate Employability Services

About the role

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An opportunity has arisen to join the Business Development team as a Placement & Business Coordinator.  The role is to co-ordinate the Placement & Business Adviser team to develop and provide an outstanding service to business clients to support their talent recruitment needs and to develop the number and quality of graduate and placement opportunities.  We are looking for customer focused individuals who are able successfully coordinate a team of people to achieve results, in a busy and varied environment. This post would suit a confident and target driven individual with business to business experience. You will be a confident communicator with excellent organisational skills, with the ability to influence others through persuasion and negotiation. The ability to build positive relationships with a variety of stakeholders is crucial. Experience of working in a recruitment, careers or placement related sector would be an advantage.


Role job descriptions and person specifications are attached below. The job description details the responsibilities of the role, and the person specification identifies the skills, knowledge, experience and competencies we are seeking for each role. Please use these documents to assess your suitability for a role, and refer to these documents when completing your application to ensure you demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the role.

The post holder is expected to support across campus Schools, however we offer opportunity for hybrid working and this role is primarily based at our city campus . Limited travel is possible and on occasions some evening or weekends work may be required


Interview Date: W/C 13th February 2023

If you have queries about this role, please contact Kayleigh Farrell, Placement and Recruitment Manager, Kayleigh.Farrell@ntu.ac.uk


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We provide a range of core and additional voluntary benefits, discounts, and savings for all colleagues. They're flexible and adaptable to your lifestyle.

  • Generous annual leave package of 25 days per year plus statutory bank holidays and an additional 5 University closure days pro rata.  
  • Excellent Pension Scheme.
  • Bonus for exceptional performance and contribution.
  • Hybrid, and flexible working patterns.
  • Voluntary benefits such as travel season tickets.
  • Gym membership for colleagues and their family members.
  • Comprehensive training & development programmes.
  • And a whole lot more…

Come and be part of our success.  Apply today.


NTU prides itself on being an inclusive employer. We value and celebrate equality in opportunities, and we welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of our communities.

We’re proud of how far we’ve come. With a shared vision, we are a community of more than 4,000 colleagues, all committed to our goal of becoming ‘the university of the future’. Do you have the passion to help us to go even further? www.ntu.ac.uk



This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by UK Visas & Immigration to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Therefore, we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK. Please ensure that you have the appropriate right to work in the UK for this role and consult the Home Office website for further information.​​​​​​​

Please note that this role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and successful applicants will be asked to declare any unspent criminal convictions. 

Please note that is role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and successful applicants are required to declare all unspent conditional cautions and convictions; and also any adult cautions (simple or conditional), and spent convictions that are not protected as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2020).​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Nottingham Trent University is committed to safer recruitment practices. This appointment is subject to an enhanced reference and a standard or enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) being obtained and any other statutory checks required for this post.


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