Here are some of the answers to your most frequently-asked questions about becoming a brand ambassador.

What is a student brand ambassador?

As a Brand Ambassador, you are responsible for representing your employer’s brand at university. Through posting on social media and organising events on campus, you will promote their brand and career opportunities to your fellow students.

What is an example of a brand ambassador?

For example, Effie was one of our Brand Ambassadors in 2022/23. As part of her role, Effie represented Linklaters, one of the world’s leading law firms. This involved promoting Linklaters’ recruitment campaigns on social media, and helping to organise in-person events on campus for students who were interested in working at Linklaters. Read more about Effie’s experience here.

Do brand ambassadors get paid?

At On-Campus Promotions we pay our brand ambassadors £13 per hour, which is one of the highest brand ambassador salaries in the UK.

Some of our roles pay up to £16 per hour, plus we provide generous bonuses for hitting key targets. For example, you could get a £10 bonus for hitting your target of 20 event sign ups - that’s 50p per signup!

The salary and bonus scheme at On-Campus Promotions makes becoming a brand ambassador one of the best paid student jobs you can get!

How do I become a brand ambassador?

The easiest way to become a brand ambassador is by filling out the short application form here. It should only take a few minutes to complete. Once you’ve made your profile, you’ll be able to apply for an individual role at your specific university.

Learn more about how to apply here.

What skills do I need to become a brand ambassador?

To become a brand ambassador, the only requirement is that you are a current university student. However, some skills that are good to have include: social media skills, communication skills, and the ability to work independently.

Here are the top skills for brand ambassadors.

How do I get paid as a brand ambassador?

Once you’ve started working as a brand ambassador, you submit timesheets every month through our online portal. Your pay is then transferred straight into your UK bank account. It’s that simple!

Apply to become a brand ambassador today.

I applied for a role but I haven’t heard back yet, does that mean I am unsuccessful?

We try to get back to all applicants within at least two weeks. However due to the high volume of applications we receive, occasionally this may take a little longer.

You can check out our hiring timeline to see when our busiest recruitment periods are.

What type of activities will I be doing as part of the brand ambassador role?

Each brand ambassador role is different. Typical activities include:

  • Social media activity (typically includes promoting career opportunities, events and competitions)

  • Lead generation (attracting students to sign up to the client’s mailing list)

  • Event organisation (on-campus and online events, either individually or as part of a team)

Remember that every brand ambassador receives fully-paid training from the On-Campus Promotions team before starting their role.

Can I work on more than one campaign?

If you apply to become a Brand Ambassador for multiple employers, you can work on up to three campaigns at the same time.

If you apply to become a Brand Ambassador for a single employer, you will exclusively represent one employer until the end of your campaign.

After your campaign finishes, you can apply for any other available brand ambassador roles at your university. Read more about our different brand ambassador roles here.

Where do I log in?

If you want to check the status of your application or complete any additional tasks, you can sign in through the log-in page here.

How do I submit feedback?

If you’ve previously worked as a Brand Ambassador for On-Campus Promotions and want to have your say, you can leave us a review on Glassdoor or alternatively you can reach the team directly via email at


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