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Lead Campus Recruiter

London, United Kingdom
Human Resources

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Job Description

You’ll do more than the expected. You’ll do the unexpected. 

The UK Campus Recruitment Team is responsible for developing and executing Campus recruitment strategies for American Express and managing all Intern, Graduate and MBA recruitment across various lines of business.


These strategies include enhancing the prospective and full-time student experiences in addition to partnering with Human Resources and line of business colleagues in order to acquire and retain the best early talent for American Express.


The Campus Recruiter will be responsible for cultivating and maintaining relationships with Career Services and societies at several targeted universities and business schools and managing the campus recruitment and selection process for various business areas. Additionally, this person will be responsible for the management of recruiting activities and events, as well as marketing American Express on campus for these schools.


The Campus Recruiter will be a consultant and client manager for internal business partners, responsible for building strong relationships and assisting those groups in attracting and building a Campus talent pipeline.


The Campus Recruiter will be responsible for analysing recruiting metrics and external data and creating new recruiting strategies based on this information. Additionally, working with the team the Recruiter will have responsibility for the Summer Internship Programme and Graduate Programme both in planning and execution of various programme components.

Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.



  • Recruitment and/or relevant human resources background
  • Educated to degree level


Skills Required:


  • Demonstrated Campus recruitment experience
  • Demonstrated project management skills: ability to manage multiple projects and prioritise accordingly
  • Excellent organisational skills with experience of managing events
  • Proven competency in driving results in collaboration with others
  • Ability to analyse data effectively, report key findings and work with key stakeholders to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Demonstrated internal and external relationship management skills and ability to manage relationships with senior stakeholders
  • Excellent customer service skills and ability to problem solve
  • Strong presentation and analytic skills
  • Excellent oral communication with the ability to present to large audiences at in-house events
  • Demonstrated passion for recruiting and the ability to represent American Express on-campus
  • Some travel and flexibility required for evening events 

Why American Express?

There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference.


American Express has been making a difference in people’s lives for over 160 years, backing them in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards.


We’ve also made a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learning and collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We have their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time to spend with their family or community. And when they’re ready to take on a new career path, we’re right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into the best future they envision.


Because we believe that the best way to back our customers is to back our people.


The powerful backing of American Express.

Don’t make a difference without it.

Don’t live life without it.

To complete your application please click on the links below. However, if you require any assistance with the completion of this process – or need any reasonable adjustments to be made – then please contact the Recruitment Team on or 00800 83 000038 (free phone, subject to individual carrier charges). For Russia based candidates on 810 800 83 000038.

ReqID: 19002732
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Mar 14, 2019, 5:10:12 AM
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