Deputy Director International Student Recruitment

University of London

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Student Recruitment
Location:  Egham

£60,418 to £63,957
per annum – including London Allowance
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date: 
23.59 hours GMT on Thursday 16 March 2023
Reference:  0323-096

Full-Time Permanent

Starting Salary is £60,418 per annum (including London Allowance)*

*This is the expected starting salary for this post however appointment at a higher point may be made for candidates who demonstrate exceptional skills and experience relevant to the role.

Applications are invited for the post of Deputy Director of International Student Recruitment in the Marketing and Communications Department

Royal Holloway is looking to appoint a Deputy Director of International Student Recruitment who will have overall operational, financial and team management responsibility for Royal Holloway’s global recruitment activities, including the university’s relationships with education providers, agents and influencers, in turn promoting the university’s reputation for world class research, teaching excellence and a high-quality student experience.

This is a new role and the successful applicant will lead and develop a team of student recruitment professionals in the planning, delivery and evaluation of targeted in-market recruitment events, digital and above the line campaigns, and activities including education fairs; school engagement and agent/stakeholder relationship management. The role holder will ensure that all international recruitment activity supports delivery of the university’s strategic plan and are aligned with marketing and student recruitment objectives.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the spend, management and return on investment of a significant marketing budget and be responsible for the delivery of the application numbers from international territories.

Candidates should have substantial marketing or student recruitment experience and an understanding of a range of international markets along with experience in setting and meeting both institutional and team strategic objectives; alongside managing budgets and resources to deliver maximum value for money. Candidates should also be able to demonstrate knowledge of the issues and trends facing the Higher Education sector in the UK in relation to international student recruitment. 

Candidates should have strong communications skills and demonstrate integrity, confidentiality and flexibility.  

 In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking 

 The post is based in Egham where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London. 

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit . For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: [email protected] .

Please quote the reference: 0323-096

Closing Date:   23:59, 16 March 2023

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. 

The university has adopted hybrid working for some roles therefore some remote working may be possible for this role.

Royal Holloway is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI), and encourages applications from all people regardless of age, disability, gender, marital status, parental status, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or trans status or history. More information on our structures and initiatives around EDI, including information on staff diversity networks, can be found on our Equality and Diversity Intranet page .

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