International Officer (Middle East and Africa)

University of Hertfordshire
  • Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
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  • Posted
    Mar 14

Position description

Based just 20 minutes by train to Central London, the University of Hertfordshire aims to be internationally renowned as the UK’s leading business-facing university and we are fast becoming a recognised brand for being career focused, as one of the top UK universities for graduate employability.

Following strong growth in the development of our international recruitment strategy, we are looking to expand our team to build upon this success and we want you to be a part of it. You will work to develop new and existing relationships in our key markets in the Middle East and Africa; at an aspirational University placing stronger emphasis on our international strategy moving forward.

Main duties and responsibilities

The International Officer for Middle East and Africa is operationally responsible for delivering the University's corporate international agenda within the region. The primary purpose of this role is to develop and manage the sales / recruitment channels, delivering against agreed international student recruitment targets for the territory. The post holder will represent the University at relevant international higher education events within the region and conferences to enhance the reputation and the brand image of the University. The post holder will help support partnerships with overseas institutions and build successful relationships with external stakeholders as well as manage marketing and sales activities with these institutions, agents and sponsor bodies. The role has a strong service focus and requires a high standard of service to both external and internal stakeholders.

Skills and experience required

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of successfully working in a comparable international or sales role . A track record of achieving international sales targets is essential. The successful candidate will have the ability to work and build relationships with people from a range of environments, cultures and backgrounds. Excellent IT skills and strong organisation and planning skills are essential.

Qualifications required

Hold a minimum of a degree, or equivalent qualification, or substantial experience of international student recruitment.

Please view the job description and person specification for a full list of the duties and essential criteria. Please attach a personal statement showing clearly how your skills and experience match the Person Specification.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: Mr James Farren, Head of International Recruitment, email [email protected]

Closing Date: 27 March 2023

Interview Date: 6 April 2023

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