International Officer (Agents, Schools and Sponsor Relations)

University of London

Department: External Relations
Salary: £37,348 – £43,592 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL32585
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 19 May 2023
Closing date: 12 June 2023

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About the Role

We are seeking an International Officer (Agents, Schools and Sponsor Relations) to join the Global Engagement team at Queen Mary University of London. The Global Engagement Office (GEO) sits within the External Relations Directorate. Its function is to recruit International Students, promote inward and outward mobility options for students looking for short term study opportunities and lead on Queen Mary’s International Partnership activity. The International Officer (Agents, Schools and Sponsor Relations) post will support the International Student Recruitment and International Partnership teams. The role will involve managing the Universities network of overseas agents, coordinating engagement with the international school sector and supporting our work with sponsor bodies. The role will be perfect for someone looking to gain experience in both student recruitment and partnership activities.  

About You

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual with an interest in international education and student mobility. Strong communication skills and the ability to manage a busy and varied workload are essential. Experience of working in Higher Education is not a prerequisite. The postholder will be expected to travel and represent the University both overseas and within the UK.

About the Department

You will join a forward-thinking and proactive team within the External Relations Directorate. Our directorate is responsible for raising the awareness and reputation of Queen Mary among its target audiences, and for increasing the quality and quantity of Queen Mary applicants. We collaborate with stakeholders, we support staff, students and prospective students to achieve more.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum, a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at Department W in Whitechapel, London. It is a full-time permanent appointment, with an expected start date of 1st August 2023. The starting salary will be Grade 4, in the range of £37,348 – £43,592 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Jake Duffin at [email protected]

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 12th June 2023.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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