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International Officer
Job Title: International Officer
Location: Sussex, UK
Company: University of Sussex
Job Summary: To support the University’s international recruitment ambitions through the period of the next University strategic plan.
Job Description: We are seeking to appoint a dynamic International Officer to join our highly successful International Office and support the University’s international recruitment ambitions through the period of the next University strategic plan. The University of Sussex was acclaimed in a 2017 THE article for having grown international student numbers faster than any other UK university between 2010/11 – 2015/16. In recent years, the International Office has been shortlisted for a range of international awards including HEIST and THE awards. We have established offices in four locations throughout the world and have developed new engagement strategies in a range of regions. Joining at an exciting time for the University as we launch a new strategic framework through to 2025, you will work alongside a Senior International Officer within your region to further development of the University’s international recruitment strategy in a range of countries. You will support regional strategy implementation and work with Divisional colleagues to develop a comprehensive cross channel marketing strategy promoting Sussex as a destination of choice.
Requirements: We’re looking for a skilled international recruitment practitioner to drive results in an international recruitment environment. You will have a clear understanding of the issues relating to international student recruitment and business development and the ability to use this knowledge to ensure the effective implementation of strategy. The post holder will need to be professional, flexible and self-motivated as they engage in a range of international recruitment and marketing activities, and be willing to travel overseas for several weeks at a time. The candidate should be able to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills in order to develop strong working relationships with external organisation such as representatives, institutions, sponsors and government agencies that support the University’s international strategy. The role will involve significant periods of overseas travel, therefore the successful candidate must be comfortable with travelling independently in assigned markets. Market allocations for this role have not yet been determined but will be confirmed prior to interview.
How to apply: For full details and how to apply see our vacancies page The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.
Closing Date: 17/08/2018
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