Partnership Business Development Manager
Application closing date 28/08/2019
Faculty / School or Service Academic Partnership Unit
Salary £32,243 - £40,802 per annum
Package As one of Coventry's biggest employers, we offer some pretty impressive benefits including a final salary pension and generous holiday allowances.
Job category/type Professional Services
Do you thrive on hitting and exceeding targets? Are you ambitious with an international vision?
Are you a natural networker who can build rapport quickly? Can you turn hot prospects into sales?
Coventry University is now one of the leading UK universities for students studying one of our degrees overseas. We have put ourselves on the global map by building partnerships with over 70 academic institutions in more than 34 countries, and we will be building even more to achieve our 2021 corporate plan targets. You need to be part of this with us.
Our Academic Partnership Unit shows a young and vibrant worldwide audience exceeding 16,000 students how a UK degree from Coventry University in their home country will change their lives. Because of this are in the Top 5 UK Universities for students studying a UK degree award overseas (HESA 2017/18) and one of the fastest growing universities in the UK over the last 15 years (WMCU Report 2018). We move at a fast pace and love the buzz of new ideas that keep us ahead of the competition.
To succeed in our team you need to be fully committed to understanding the"Coventry way" inside out and showcasing this to our partners and prospective students around the world. You also need a proven track record of delivering against target!
Reporting to the Head of International Partnership Recruitment and Progression, you will be responsible for a set of targets to drive enrolments to Coventry programmes overseas. You will work in conjunction with key internal stakeholders and partner institutions to drive incremental growth in student numbers through the planning and implementation of student recruitment activities. You will be expected to report regularly on your pipeline and outline your recruitment plans to ensureyou will achieve target.
This unique and exciting opportunity will suit an ambitious, commercially-minded and target-driven individual who wants to join a well-known international business and gain invaluable experience in an education sales environment. You will need to commit to extensive overseas travel which is likely to be 12 weeksa year and will include frequent weekend working.
Interview date: 13th September 2019
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