International Officer (North America) supporting University of Bradford

  • United States
  • Part time
  • Education Consulting
  • 1 - 3 years
Job Title:

International Officer (North America) supporting University of Bradford

Job Description:

Sannam S4 helps leading educational institutions develop and succeed in high-growth education markets, including North America.

Sannam S4 is seeking a part-time International Officer (North America) to provide recruitment support and partnership development for a leading UK university, the University of Bradford.

The University of Bradford - with over 50 years of academic excellence we continue to grow our international reputation, course provision, and research impact.

Bradford has always been pioneers in developing new course subjects and modes of teaching, reflecting and anticipating the needs of employers, our students, and of society as a whole; our course provision and research strategy is designed in response to the changing business, social, scientific and environmental landscape.

Today our associations and networks span the globe; from strong links to leading local and national employers, to academic partner institutions, to the World Technology Universities Network, we are an outward facing institution committed to the creation, dissemination, and application of knowledge for the benefit of global society.

Bradford has an alumni community of more than 140,000 graduates in over 175 countries worldwide.
This role, as a member of Sannam S4’s higher education advisory team, will support the University’s international admissions team, focusing on the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the USA.

The role will be home-based in either the Northeastern or Mid-Atlantic recruitment area. The role reports into Sannam S4’s Client Success Manager.

Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. Sannam S4 does not sponsor employment visas.

Experience Range:

1 - 3 years

Educational Qualifications:

Any graduation, and Any PG

Job Responsibilities:

To enhance the capacity of the University, which is seeking to strengthen its presence in the US, this role will work to develop and implement outreach, marketing and recruitment strategies to increase the number of full-time on-campus undergraduate (UG), postgraduate taught (PGT) and postgraduate research (PGR) students from North America.

- Identifies opportunities and effectively communicates these opportunities in the form of written strategic plans, to increase market visibility for the University, advising and developing marketing and communication strategies and viable advertising opportunities in the US market and other means of raising awareness about study at the University.

- Provides market insight on North America trends and makes recommendations to support informed decision making for the development of the marketing strategies of these markets.

- Develops and manages relationships with key stakeholders including high school counselors, prospective students, and parents.

- Liaises closely with a range of colleagues in the Directorate of Outreach, Recruitment and Marketing and the University’s faculties, and acts as a key contact for this office’s staff and other University personnel visiting the USA.

- Represents the University at education and recruitment fairs, conferences and school visits. Comfortable preparing and delivering presentations to a range of audiences. Confident in the logistical planning and coordination of the travel details for the above events.

- Contributes to the development of online and offline marketing tools, including social media, and presence on relevant online media; and will also contribute in the development of printed materials to support the University’s international recruitment activities.

- Liaises with the University’s Division of Alumni Relations to develop a system for best utilizing local alumni networks focusing on recruitment activities.

- Is a team player providing mutual support and encouragement to other team members.

- Develops effective internal and external working relationships with a range of campus communities, and external partners, representatives, and professional organizations, leveraging these networks to achieve targets set by the University.

- Perform other such duties as required.

Skills Required:

Stakeholder Engagement, Stakeholder Management, Student Recruitment, Social Media Marketing, Study Abroad Programs, Marketing Event Planning, Marketing Strategy, Brand Management, Strategic Planning, Public Speaking,

Candidate Attributes:

Knowledge of the higher education industry with a focus on UK higher education
Knowledge of the North American secondary and post-secondary education systems
Experience in event planning or program administration
Experience delivering presentations and other public speaking activities
Willingness and ability to work both independently and part of a team
Ability to work remotely from a home office
Willingness to work off-hours to accommodate the UK time-zone
Desire and ability to travel regularly (in North America and abroad)
Holds a valid US driver’s license
Minimum bachelor’s degree
Proficiency in the use of all MS office applications
Prior experience working within a CRM system
Strong commitment to the student experience