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International Student Recruitment Officer

Surrey, United Kingdom
£30,487 to £34,980 per annum
Closing date
10 Mar 2024

International Recruitment

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £30,487 to £34,980 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Sunday 10 March 2024
Reference:  010224

The University of Surrey is a global community of ideas and people, dedicated to life-changing education and research.

We are ambitious and have a bold vision of what we want to achieve - shaping ourselves into one of the best universities in the world.  

Our culture empowers people to achieve this aim and to collectively, and individually, make a real difference.  

The role

As the International Officer for Pakistan and the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region you will play a pivotal role in representing the University of Surrey globally, fostering high-quality engagements with prospective students, their families, agents, sponsors, and school counsellors. Using a variety of recruitment methods, you will work with colleagues to effectively promote the University to potential students - this will include organising virtual and in person events overseas and in the UK, for example pre-departure briefings or campus visits by international schools.

You will be expected to lead on the development and implementation of regional recruitment plans with minimal supervision, delivering growth and directly contributing to the University’s international student intake targets.

About you

We’re looking for an applicant with experience working in higher education in an international recruitment role. You’ll have experience of dealing with overseas recruitment, and will possess a broad awareness of the international recruitment sector, both commercially and culturally. You’ll be confident in delivering presentations, complex projects, and running events, and will be able to demonstrate good IT skills (particularly using Word, Excel, Dynamics, and email).

International travel to your region is expected in this post, so we require all applicants to hold a valid passport and be willing to travel.

What we can offer

In addition to salary, you will receive a yearly incremental pay rise, generous annual leave entitlement of 25 days holiday plus 7 university closure days and 8 bank holidays, a generous pension, access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes, and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

Further Information

To apply for this role, please upload a CV and cover letter.

If you could like an informal conversation about the role, please contact Becca Hill - Director of International Student Recruitment

Interviews will be held remotely via Microsoft Teams w/c 18th March 2024.

The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.

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