Graduate Futures Consultant (Enterprise)

University of the Arts London


9907


London College of Fashion

College Office

LCF – Stratford, London UK

Grade 4

£37,532 – £45,865 per annum

Permanent

Full time – 35 hours per week

11 July 2023 23:55


24 July 2023

Graduate Futures Consultant (Enterprise) JDPS.docx – 45KB

Converted File Graduate Futures Consultant (Enterprise) JDPS.docx.pdf – 54KB


Candidate Information Pack Feb 2023.pdf – 1419KB

The opportunity

The role of Graduate Futures Consultant (Enterprise) is to design and deliver extra-curricular Enterprise support as part of the Graduate Futures service to: 

•    Enable our students and graduates to fulfil their career ambitions through employment or self-employment 
•    Acknowledge their individuality, support their growth and encourage them as contributors to a civic society and innovation-led industry 
•    Create opportunities through connection and collaboration with our community of alumni and industry partners

This role works closely with students and graduates to help develop their entrepreneurial/enterprising mind set and attributes, facilitating and delivering tailored workshops, and 1-1 coaching and mentoring sessions, as well as co-ordinating specific events. The impact of the role is seen in the development of the pipeline of LCF graduate start ups to realise the objectives of the LCF Knowledge Exchange strategy and achieve Knowledge Exchange performance indicators. 

The post holder builds and nurtures links across the University and other external organisations to develop networks with opportunities for students and works collaboratively across the Graduate Futures & Business Innovation team to maximise the potential of the resources and expertise available. 

About you

The successful candidate will ideally have a relevant coaching/mentoring qualification supported by knowledge of the fashion industry and enterprise within the HE and or Creative sector. Key to this role will be knowledge of start-up companies and SMEs.

If you have experience of building networks, both in the UK and overseas, and offer project management expertise we would like to hear from you. Event management experience will be advantageous.

We are UAL

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.

London College of Fashion is extremely proud to be a global leader in fashion education, research and consultancy. Much of its success is down to its dedicated employees, and you will play an important role in shaping future creative professionals, and impact on the future of so many creative industries. 

London College of Fashion, UAL is undertaking an unprecedented programme of change.  In 2023 we will be consolidating our existing six sites into a new purpose built campus as part of a new education and cultural district on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.  Ahead of this move, we welcome applications from candidates who live in and around East London, as well as from those keen to join us on this exciting and unique opportunity in our College’s history. 

If you have any queries about this role, please contact the recruiting manager Frances Odell on [email protected].

If you have any queries about the application process or need any reasonable adjustments for your application, please contact  the Resourcing Team at [email protected]   

Our culture

UAL is home to a diverse body of over 6,000 academic, professional and technical staff who support more than 21,000 students from 130 countries. We are proud of our international student and staff community and are committed to ensuring that the University offers an inclusive and supportive environment for everyone.

We are a proud Stonewall Diversity Champion and in 2022 achieved a Gold Award in the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index, helping us to ensure all LGBTQ+ people are valued and included at work. We are a member of the Race Equality Charter (REC), to help us reduce barriers that negatively impact Black, Asian and minority ethnic staff and students. We are a Disability Confident Scheme Committed employer and a member of the Business Disability Forum, which help us to recruit, retain, develop and improve the lives of disabled people in the workplace.

9907


London College of Fashion

College Office

LCF – Stratford, London UK

Grade 4

£37,532 – £45,865 per annum

Permanent

Full time – 35 hours per week

11 July 2023 23:55


24 July 2023

Graduate Futures Consultant (Enterprise) JDPS.docx – 45KB

Converted File Graduate Futures Consultant (Enterprise) JDPS.docx.pdf – 54KB


Candidate Information Pack Feb 2023.pdf – 1419KB

The opportunity

The role of Graduate Futures Consultant (Enterprise) is to design and deliver extra-curricular Enterprise support as part of the Graduate Futures service to: 

•    Enable our students and graduates to fulfil their career ambitions through employment or self-employment 
•    Acknowledge their individuality, support their growth and encourage them as contributors to a civic society and innovation-led industry 
•    Create opportunities through connection and collaboration with our community of alumni and industry partners

This role works closely with students and graduates to help develop their entrepreneurial/enterprising mind set and attributes, facilitating and delivering tailored workshops, and 1-1 coaching and mentoring sessions, as well as co-ordinating specific events. The impact of the role is seen in the development of the pipeline of LCF graduate start ups to realise the objectives of the LCF Knowledge Exchange strategy and achieve Knowledge Exchange performance indicators. 

The post holder builds and nurtures links across the University and other external organisations to develop networks with opportunities for students and works collaboratively across the Graduate Futures & Business Innovation team to maximise the potential of the resources and expertise available. 

About you

The successful candidate will ideally have a relevant coaching/mentoring qualification supported by knowledge of the fashion industry and enterprise within the HE and or Creative sector. Key to this role will be knowledge of start-up companies and SMEs.

If you have experience of building networks, both in the UK and overseas, and offer project management expertise we would like to hear from you. Event management experience will be advantageous.

We are UAL

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.

London College of Fashion is extremely proud to be a global leader in fashion education, research and consultancy. Much of its success is down to its dedicated employees, and you will play an important role in shaping future creative professionals, and impact on the future of so many creative industries. 

London College of Fashion, UAL is undertaking an unprecedented programme of change.  In 2023 we will be consolidating our existing six sites into a new purpose built campus as part of a new education and cultural district on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.  Ahead of this move, we welcome applications from candidates who live in and around East London, as well as from those keen to join us on this exciting and unique opportunity in our College’s history. 

If you have any queries about this role, please contact the recruiting manager Frances Odell on [email protected].

If you have any queries about the application process or need any reasonable adjustments for your application, please contact  the Resourcing Team at [email protected]   

Our culture

UAL is home to a diverse body of over 6,000 academic, professional and technical staff who support more than 21,000 students from 130 countries. We are proud of our international student and staff community and are committed to ensuring that the University offers an inclusive and supportive environment for everyone.

We are a proud Stonewall Diversity Champion and in 2022 achieved a Gold Award in the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index, helping us to ensure all LGBTQ+ people are valued and included at work. We are a member of the Race Equality Charter (REC), to help us reduce barriers that negatively impact Black, Asian and minority ethnic staff and students. We are a Disability Confident Scheme Committed employer and a member of the Business Disability Forum, which help us to recruit, retain, develop and improve the lives of disabled people in the workplace.

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