Become a Student Ambassador.

Why should you become a Student Ambassador?

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Being a Student Ambassador for the Information School is a great way to get involved in your University and gain valuable skills. You’ll learn more about the University, experience working in a professional and fun environment, improve your communication and interpersonal skills, gain experience of working with others, develop interpersonal skills and earn money.

Hours: Your hours will be flexible throughout the year and we will email you when work comes up for you to do.

Closing date: Your application should get to us no later than 5pm on 22 October 2019.

What you will be doing:

  • Blogging / Vlogging
  • Giving tours to and answering questions from prospective students at Open Days
  • Contacting prospective students via telephone or e-mail
  • Taking part in webchats or online Q and A sessions with prospective students
  • Writing about your experience at the school and contributing to a student blog
  • Contributing to the School’s Facebook and Twitter content
  • Taking part in photo or video shoots to promote the School

How we will train you:

You will receive a full training session after you are appointed giving you a general outline of the role of Student Ambassador and the type of work you will be doing, with additional briefing sessions before most events.

To apply for a role as a Student Ambassador, it’s essential that you are:

  • A current student and the Information School
  • Approachable and enthusiastic
  • Able to work independently and be proactive
  • Able to talk confidently and clearly to groups
  • A team player
  • Reliable and able to uphold commitments
  • Organised and punctual
  • It would also be beneficial if you have experience of working in a customer facing or customer service role.

Want to apply?

Please send your CV and a short (400 words or less) covering letter explaining why you are suitable for the role to v.wood@sheffield.ac.uk with the subject “Student Ambassador Application” by 22 October 2019.