Want to be a Campus Brand Manager next year?

April 30, 2009

Are you interested in being a Campus Brand Manager or Ambassador, and representing a company on campus during the next academic year?  If you are, you may be interested in the jobs below – full details and application information can be found on the Careers Service website.

Campus Brand Managers or Ambassadors carry out work on campus to help promote their organisation’s opportunities on campus to fellow students –  job details, requirements and pay will differ depending on the company.  Being a company’s representative on campus can give you an invaluable insight into marketing and brand management, help develop your skills, give you great first-hand experience to put on your CV and is an opportunity to learn about the organisation as well!

Here are just a few examples of roles available at the moment – for more, please search the vacancies section of our website:

  • Deutsche Bank Campus Ambassadors – they are looking for FIRST years to represent them on campus. If you’re a proactive and enthusiastic team player and want to join the financial sector, you’ll need to apply by Wednesday 6th May!
  • Teach First Brand Managers – they are looking for SECOND years to represent them on campus for up to 3 hours each week.  It’s a flexible role so you can fit it round your studies. If you’re sociable, well connected around the university, able to work as part of team as well as independently, make sure to apply by Friday 15th May.
  • GlaxoSmithKline Campus Brand Manager – they are looking for a student to help them achieve their campus marketing strategy in this part time job. If you’re committed, motivated and pro-active, they want to hear from you by Sunday 17th May.
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Jobs Seen on the Street 30.4.09

April 30, 2009

Part time jobs for this week are:

Seen on the Job Centre Plus website
(Enter job ref and click ‘GO’ for details)

 

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Jobs Seen on the Street 23.4.09

April 23, 2009

Part time jobs seen this week include:

Seen on Oxford Road – Courtesy of our roving reporter Anna…

Maplin Electronics

  • Part time Sales Advisors at Maplin Electronics (opposite BBC)
    Required at weekends, approx 16 hrs per week
    Apply in store  or online at www.maplin.co.uk
  • Bar Staff and Promotional Staff at Odder (opposite BBC)
    Ask inside the bar for details – they have already had lots of applications so don’t wait too long!

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Long hot summer…

April 21, 2009

With the end of the academic year fast approaching, now’s a good time to think of how to boost your CV over the summer months.   Work experience can be invaluable.  The Shell Step scheme is now open to second year/penultimate year and final year students and offers eight-week paid placements with small and medium-sized companies and community organisations.   For other work experience ideas go to the work experience section of the Careers Service website. If you fancy doing a bit volunteering check out Time Bank and Do It.  Both will help you find something near to where you live.  And, of course, there’s volunteering info on the careers site that’s easy to register for and browse.   If you want to brush up your IT skills, or learn something new, why not ring the government backed careers advice service tel 0800 101 901, and ask about short courses.   However, it’s worth seeing what’s out there before you commit.   Finally, don’t forget to register for vacancies on our website so you don’t miss out!


Careers Forums – Have your say…

April 20, 2009

dsc_3408v41As of today there’s a new way for you to get some of your careers questions answered and have your say about anything careers related – you can use our new Careers Forums.  They are really easy to use as all you need to do is login in with your university username and password. Once in there, you can view the current discussions and categories, post a comment, or start a discussion.

The forums have been launched as an opportunity for you to ask any questions you have to fellow students and graduates, and to get advice from others who may be in the same situation as you (or have been in it recently).  Discussion categories on the forums include: ‘Help! I don’t know what I want to do!’, ‘Applications, Interviews and Psychometric Tests’, ‘Job Hunting’, ‘Staying in Manchester’ and more.

When you’re in the forums, make sure to have a look at the short  ‘House Rules and the ‘Getting started with the Careers Service Forums’ guides before you start.  Apart from that, you’ll be ready to go and we hope that you find the forums useful!


My Career in …

April 17, 2009

This is a new thread looking at people who have chosen careers outside the mainstream or who work in a more unusual setting.  All too often we hear about the same big corporate career opportunities and it is easy to forget that there are alternative careers and routes into careers available. We hope that by reading their stories it will inspire you to think more widely and creatively about your career options.

Coming soon – My career in… Video editing


Jobs Seen on the Street 16.4.09

April 16, 2009

Part time jobs seen this week are as follows. You might notice we started splitting the posts up as they were getting rather long, so don’t forget to click ‘read the rest of this entry’ for the full list of jobs. Hope people are finding these useful!

Seen on the Arndale Centre website

Seen on Employment 4 Students website

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