International Officer

  • £35,326 to £39,739 per annum
  • Canterbury, Kent
  • University Of Kent

Location: Canterbury

Salary: £35,326 to £39,739 per annum

Grade: Grade 7

Post Type: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Release Date: Friday 27 May 2022

Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Sunday 12 June 2022 (unless otherwise stated)

Interview Date: Thursday 23 June 2022

Reference: CSF-516-22

Do you have experience of working in an international student recruitment and marketing environment? Do you have a passion for connecting international students with the right study opportunities? If so this full time ongoing role could be ideal.

In this role you will be responsible for planning and delivering international student recruitment strategies and activities for a number of designated markets and achieving overseas student recruitment targets.

This is an exciting opportunity where you will contribute to the growth of international student recruitment to Kent, the development of Kent’s global network of international schools, progression partners and student recruitment agencies and to enhance Kent’s profile internationally.

What will you be responsible for?

Recruit international students in designated countries to ensure international student recruitment targets and objectives are met

Monitor the return on investment and use statistical data and market intelligence to inform future marketing campaigns and recruitment activities

Build up expert cultural knowledge, market intelligence and relationships with key influencers and stakeholders to ensure we take advantage of new opportunities for international recruitment

Manage the relationship with external organisations such as overseas embassies, funding bodies, overseas schools, HE institutions and progression partners

What can you bring to this role?

Proven experience of working in an international student recruitment and marketing environment

Experience of using market intelligence and data to inform the development of targeted recruitment strategies and plans

Experience and awareness of the global student recruitment market and of the issues impacting on HEIs within this market

Experience of working with International Recruitment Agencies

What can we offer you?

a friendly, open and collaborative working environment and support in your development and wellbeing, along with a range of great staff benefits including:

hybrid working options allowing a flexible blend of office and home working (to be agreed in line with business needs)

43 days' leave per year (personal leave, bank holidays and additional days allocated for the Christmas period, pro rata for part-time staff)

an excellent pension scheme with generous employer contributions

on-campus cinema/theatre, sports facilities, library, nursery and food outlets, set among green, open space overlooking the Cathedral

study while you work discounts, cycle to work scheme, local business discounts

on-site parking

Please see the links below to view the full job description and to apply for this post. If you require further information regarding the application process, please contact [email protected] quoting reference number CSF-516-22.

  • Advertiser: Direct Employer
  • Reference: CSF-516-22