Sannam S4 is seeking an International Officer (North America) to provide recruitment support and partnership development for a leading UK university.
The University, an elite university based in London, operates a large international marketing team. This role, as a member of Sannam S4’s higher education advisory team will support the clients’ international marketing team, focusing on the U.S. and Canada.
The initial contract will be for a period of one year with the potential for two, one year extensions, subject to success deliverables during the period of the initial contract and Sannam S4’s approval.
The role will be based out of Sannam S4 offices in Washington DC.
The role reports into the Director of Education, North America at Sannam S4.
Overview of Role
To enhance the capacity of Sannam S4’s partner university, who is seeking to engage internationally, and to strengthen their partnerships and presence within the U.S. and Canada this role will lead on the development and implementation of outreach, marketing and recruitment strategies for the U.S. and Canada across undergraduate, graduate, study abroad and summer school programs:
Key responsibilities and objectives of the job :
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 U.S. and Canadian markets and other means of raising awareness about study at the university.
Provides advice on North America trends and makes recommendations to support informed decision making for the development of the marketing strategies of these markets.
Liaises closely with a range of colleagues in the International Marketing Office and acts as a key contact for this offices’ 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 with the above events.
Contributes to the development of on and off-line 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 Alumni Office to develop a system for best utilizing local alumni networks focusing on recruitment activities.
Identifies other opportunities for the University such as partnering with scholarship bodies, joint research collaborations or feeder institutions for English Language and other programs.
Identifies and initiates links with universities, government agencies and other organizations in the designated countries, in close collaboration with the Regional Manager and Head of International Marketing and senior academics.
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.
Perform other such duties as required.
Knowledge of the higher education industry
Knowledge of the North American secondary education systems
Experience in event planning or program administration
Experience presenting and public speaking
Willingness and ability to work independently
Willingness to work off-hours to accommodate the UK time-zone
Willingness and ability to travel regularly (in North America and abroad)
Minimum bachelor’s degree
Proficiency in the use of all MS office applications
Prior experience working within a Client Relationship Management (CRM) system
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience.
Sannam S4 enables globally-ambitious institutions to explore, enter and expand into dynamic, high-growth markets throughout the world. The Education Team, the largest within Sannam S4, serves 40 higher education institutions from eight countries. These range from five of the top ten institutions in the world and half a dozen Russell Group universities in the UK, to leading institutions in the USA,... Canada, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Turkey and the UAE. Sannam S4 provides in-country support to partner institutions, helping them realize their internationalization goals in emerging and dynamic student markets around the world.