Senior International Officer (Africa and The Middle East) Ref 8374
School/department: International Office/ Division of Communications, Marketing and Advancement
Hours: Full time hours considered up to a maximum of 1 FTE
Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Salary: starting at £42,149 to £50,296 per annum, subject to experience
Placed on: 25 April 2022
Closing date: 26 May 2022 Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date
Expected Interview date: 8 June 2022
Expected start date: As soon as possible
We are seeking to appoint a Senior 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.
You will lead our Africa and the Middle East team in implementing the international recruitment strategy and work with Divisional colleagues to develop a comprehensive cross channel marketing strategy promoting Sussex as a destination of choice.
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 when physical travel resumes.
We’re looking for a skilled international recruitment practitioner to drive results in an international recruitment environment, particularly through partnership network. 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 candidate should be able to demonstrate excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills in order to develop strong working relationships with external organisation such as representatives, partner institutions, sponsors and government agencies that support the University’s international strategy.
If physical travel resumes during the post’s term, the role will involve significant periods of travel, therefore the successful candidate must be comfortable with travelling independently in assigned markets.
Please contact Martin Hookham-Simms (firstname.lastname@example.org) for informal enquiries.
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