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University Relations/Events Admin Support- Student Recruitment (Talent Acquisition)



Administration, People & HR, Customer Service
Dublin, Ireland
Posted on Friday, July 5, 2024

University Relations/Events Admin Support– Student Recruitment (Talent Acquisition)

Location: Dublin
Available for Work Visa Sponsorship: No
Business Area: Student Recruitment, Talent Acquisition, Core Business Services (CBS)
Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract (9 months)

About EY

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets. Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through consulting and help clients grow, transform, and operate.

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture, and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too.

The EY Talent (HR) Team sits within our Core Business Services (CBS) function, providing crucial support to EY Ireland’s 5,000+ employee strong workforce. The team is involved in every stage of the employment cycle; from attracting talent to supporting them on their career journey.

Here you can seek out the experiences, learnings, skills, and relationships that will shape your career and beyond and be inspired by great leaders so you can lead and inspire others throughout your career journey.

The opportunity

At EY, student recruitment is one of the key pillars to our success and a strategic focus for the entire firm. We seek to hire the best in order to be the best and to be the employer of choice on university campuses across Ireland. We are seeking someone to join our team and work on all activities related to university engagement and student events.

This is a hands-on role, supporting the EY University Relations Lead in Dublin. EY’s student recruitment team is responsible for attracting top student talent for all EY early careers programmes such as the EY Summer Internship, Work Placement and Graduate Programme, resulting in over 600 new hires per year.

As a University Relations and Events Administrator, you will be assigned tasks relating to university activity and external/internal events where you will support our University Relations Lead and Employer Brand and Marketing team with the end-to-end event and project delivery, with the main aim of attracting top student talent.

This is a fast paced role, which will require maintaining and managing large volumes of data, liaising with external and internal vendors, having a great working relationship with university stakeholders and being on top of student trends in order to provide the best in class events and branding opportunities.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a collaborative, high-performing team with a focus on innovation and recruitment excellence in the early careers space.

Your key responsibilities

• Work with the University Relations Lead to manage internal student engagement events such as Discover EY insight days in each of our offices- create marketing material with our Creative team, manage venue booking, plan sessions, arrange speakers and invite attendees.
• Manage the day-to-day running of university club and society sponsorships- arrange internal speakers and events in collaboration with the committee members, oversee invoices and arrange catch up meetings.
• Manage an annual calendar of campus recruitment events and oversee all coordination of planning and material and resource requirements.
• Work with the University Relations Lead and Recruiters to promote EY at campus events- career fairs, workshops and Q&A sessions.
• Work with the University Relations Lead to oversee the day-to-day running of campus competitions, academic awards, university specific events and branding partnerships.
• Work closely with our Employer Brand and Marketing team to ensure we are engaging students and universities in the correct way through our social channels recruitment campaigns and external branding.
• Liaise with our service line and university stakeholders to ensure we have a strong and successful relationship with each.

To qualify for the role, you must have

• Bachelor’s degree preferred with a strong academic record
• Minimum of 1 years’ experience within event management, marketing, recruitment or university engagement is desired
• Excellent attention to detail, be highly organised and used to working in a fast-paced environment
• Strong knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, social media platforms
• Stakeholder management experience is an added advantage
• Previous project management experience is an added advantage

Skills and attributes for success

• Previous experience working in a professional services environment
• Familiarity with relevant industry regulations and compliance standards
• Good analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a keen attention to detail
• Demonstrated organizational skills and the ability to juggle multiple tasks at once
• Ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively as part of a wider team when needed
• Experience and comfort in adapting to change
• Strong presentation and public speaking skills
• Resilience and the ability to work under pressure in a complex business

What working at EY offers

Firstly, EY offers a competitive and wide-ranging package. When you work hard, it’s important to know you’re being paid fairly.

In addition to competitive salary, we know that when you can shape work around your life, you’re likelier to be happier and more productive. That’s why we have several benefits to support your health and wellbeing.

• Recognition awards
• A flexible, Hybrid working environment
• Free gym membership
• 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme & wellbeing support
• Pension contribution
• Discounted health insurance
• Ability to buy 5 extra holidays per year
• 2 charity days per year
• 5 learning days
• Graduation day paid leave
• Referral programmes
• Travel pass
• Bike to work scheme
• The opportunity to earn a FREE Tech MBA, or Masters in Sustainability or master’s in business Analytics while working with EY through Hult International Business School
• Many D&I Networks including the Ability, Family, Unity, Women, International& Mental Health networks

IMPORTANT: Where Agency assistance is required, our Talent Team will engage directly with suppliers. CVs / Profiles should not be shared directly with Hiring Managers. Unsolicited CVs / Profiles supplied to EY by Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted for this role.