USW International is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and proactive Regional Recruitment Manager to join the busy and dynamic International Recruitment team. Reporting to one of USW International’s International Managers, you will play a key strategic role in developing and implementing the University’s international marketing and recruitment strategy with specific focus on recruitment to USW’s Dubai campus. The post-holder will be expected to innovate and forge partnerships and work with agents, schools, colleges and other stakeholders in the GCC providing information, advice and guidance and delivering presentations to agents, students, parents and teachers, and generating new recruitment leads for the University of South Wales’ Dubai campus.
This position will be based at USW’s campus in Dubai South and involve extensive travel within the UAE and the wider GCC region, therefore knowledge of the area is essential for this position. The post holder will also be required to visit the University’s UK campuses as required.
The Regional Recruitment Manager will be a regional specialist for student recruitment to USW’s Dubai campus. The post-holder will initiate and develop links with schools, colleges and other stakeholders across the GCC through visits, presentations, events and other communications and evaluate the effectiveness of these links. They will also work face to face with students at Open Days at the campus to maximise the recruitment potential. The post holder will have an in-depth knowledge of the education system in the UAE and the potential for international universities delivering in-country.
The post-holder will work closely with the UK-based International Executive with responsibility for Dubai and the wider International Recruitment team. They will support the USW Dubai Marketing and Engagement Plan and will make a significant contribution to the development and implementation of an annual student recruitment plan based on the latest market intelligence and competitor analysis. The post holder will contribute to the development and implementation of an effective digital content strategy and social media campaigns, working in close cooperation with the Marketing and Student Recruitment team.
There is a strong liaison element to this role, which requires advanced negotiation skills and the ability to act as an advocate. You will be a graduate and a self-motivated individual with a strong attention to detail and understanding of other cultures. You will be able to deal with multiple demands concurrently and be able to prioritise your work independently and efficiently. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be able to maintain productive relationships and provide creative, innovative and competitive ways of securing international enrolments for the University.
This position is based at the Dubai Campus of the University of South Wales.
The terms and conditions of the post (including grade and salary) will be those of the University of South Wales.
- Competitive Pay Package
- *Appointment will be made to the minimum of the scale
- Fixed term contract (2 years)
- External Vacancy
To apply for this job please visit jobs.southwales.ac.uk.