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Whatever your recruitment needs the Employer Relations Team are here to help, you can contact us through any of the channels below.

Meet the Team
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Phill

Phill Williams (Project Officer)

I am a qualified Career Guidance practitioner with experience in both IAG and Employer Relationships, whilst I also have responsibility for curriculum delivery within the School of Law. I predominately account manage employers within the legal sector, alongside the transport, logistics and the public sector.

0116 294 4862 phill.williams@leicester.ac.uk
Will

William Freestone (Project Officer)

I studied Economics and Politics at the University of Leicester graduating in 2013. My work is predominately focused on account managing employers from the following areas/sectors; Accountancy, Banking, Finance & Professional Services. I also lead on the Spring Careers Fair and manage the employer side of our Careers portal MyCareers.

0116 252 2721 william.freestone@leicester.ac.uk
Martin

Martin Perfect (Employer Relations Manager)

I lead a team focussed on the account management of key employer relationships. I have previous experience of the Higher Education sector having spent three years at Coventry University developing employer engagement strategies. These efforts were recognised the ‘EC Futures’ twice winning the NUE award for ‘Best University Placement Service’.

0116 252 2068 mjp75@leicester.ac.uk
Tom

Tom Ledgard (Project Manager)

I work with employers largely in Engineering and Technology. Other responsibilities include the Festival of Careers, Professional Mentoring Programme and student competitions. Previously, I worked in an employability and placements unit at Coventry University, part of the team recognised as ‘Best University Placement Service in the UK’ for 2016 and 2015 at the NUE awards.

0116 223 1301 tom.ledgard@leicester.ac.uk
Caroline

Caroline McNee (Project Co-Ordinator)

As a Project Co-Ordinator for the Employer Relationships team, I work with employers to help facilitate their student engagement activities on campus. I also offer application and selection coaching appointments, supporting students with different styles of job applications.

0116 229 2002 cm671@leicester.ac.uk
Jess

Jess Waelchli (Project Co-Ordinator)

I graduated in 2014 with BA English at the University of Leicester and am currently working as a Project Coordinator within the Career Development Service. My main role is coordinating the Professional Mentoring Programme for which I liaise with students, professionals and alumni. Also provide application coaching to students.

0116 229 7008 jessica.waelchli@leicester.ac.uk

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