Welcome to 180 Degrees Cambridge! We’re excited to bring the world’s largest and most prestigious university consultancy to Cambridge! We aim to provide the highest quality consulting services to worthwhile organisations, and provide highly talented university students with life-defining experiences!

We are currently recruiting our 2017/18 committee, please see below for role descriptions and how to apply. If you are interested to join as a consultant/team leader, please click Apply Now to be added to our mailing list!

We’re currently recruiting for someone with:

  • Willingness and ability to take responsibility
  • Proven leadership ability
  • Entrepreneurial drive
  • Enthusiasm, drive, and a sound work ethic
  • Proactive, professional, diplomatic, and efficient communication skills
  • Genuine interest in consulting, not-for-profits and/or social entrepreneurship
  • Beneficial: experience in management consulting (internship, student projects etc.)

Commitment Requirements:

  • At least 8 hours per week to dedicate to 180 Degrees, up to 10 hours a week during peak periods (this includes attending the weekly meetings and consultant training sessions in Michaelmas and Lent term)
  • The ability to commit to this position for 1 academic year (starting in Lent 2017)
  • In addition to the role-specific duties, each committee member will oversee at least one consulting project that we run throughout each term (Michaelmas and Lent)

What you will gain:

  • A management position in a local branch of the world’s largest student consultancy
  • Invaluable leadership and communication skills in different capacities
  • Direct influence and responsibility in projects that create social impact
  • Expertise and insight into the consulting industry and career
  • Access to a global network of like-minded individuals and resources across 180 Degrees Consulting branches

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Lead the committee and society with a sustainable vision & overall strategy
  • Oversee the Executive Committee and make final decisions
  • Represent the society in public events
  • Liaise with a range of individuals in different capacities, from clients, guest speakers, trainers, to students and consultants)
  • Be the focal point for the Global Leadership Team reporting on project outcomes
  • Facilitate cohesion amidst the committee and content continuity between consultants, trainers and clients

Vice President

  • Understand our value proposition and be ready to communicate that to potential clients
  • Attend networking events to actively look for potential clients
  • Maintaining client relationships
  • Set client expectations before commencing a consulting project
  • Liaise with clients during and after a consulting project for feedback
  • Explore continued partnership post-engagement


  • In charge of the society’s finances and budgeting, including making payments
  • Arrange and negotiate payments from clients
  • Applying for university grants
  • Draft sponsorship proposals and look for commercial sponsors


  • Main contact point between the committee and consultants
  • In charge of the administrative side of things – taking minutes, booking rooms etc.
  • In charge of recruitment of consultants
  • Responsible for organizing social events for consultants and committee
  • Liaise with relevant contacts from the university bodies (Careers Office etc.)

Consulting Directors (x2)

  • Organize the logistics and content of consultants’ training (finding trainers, guest speakers, editing training materials, reforming the weekly training programme for consultants)
  • Provide additional expertise and supervision to consultants and team leaders
  • Provide professional feedback on draft versions of project reports throughout the client engagement
  • Ensure projects meet Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and deadlines
  • Provide feedback and advice on project progress to individual teams and team members
  • Previous consulting experience preferable

Marketing Director

  • Advertise our projects to prospective consultants
  • Preparing promotional materials for events like fresher’s fair
  • Online marketing (Facebook advertisements, emails)
  • Liaise with student bodies like JCRs, Careers Services, for promotion partnerships
  • Attend networking events to find both prospective consultants and clients
  • Liaise with clients and communicate the society’s purpose in commercial settings

Application Process

Send to the following to cambridge.recruiting@180dc.org:

  • CV & Contact phone number
  • Top 3 role preferences (ordered 1-3)
  • Maximum 200 words on your personal experience and motivation for the role
  • Availability (specific times) on the 13th & 14th of May (for a 30-minute interview)

Deadline: 11th May 2017 (23:59); Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed once all applications are reviewed.



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