The Higher Education sector has changed dramatically over recent years; it is a genuinely global market and it has never been so competitive or challenging to attract students, academics and funding. The University of Reading has an ambitious vision for the future and our Global Recruitment and Admissions function plays a key role in achieving this. At the forefront of attracting and recruiting the brightest foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate students, we continually work to increase our reputation and profile, and to deliver an exceptional and personalised experience for prospective students and applicants.
Working within the Global Recruitment Team (International), you will take the lead on developing and delivering key front-line recruitment activities to attract international students from Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan, as well as supporting other regional activities within Asia.
Working directly with Senior Regional Manager Asia & Oceania, the post holder will take responsibility in international student recruitment activities in Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan, maximising return on investment to achieve ambitious targets.
The preferred candidate will have:
- A strong understanding of the key factors influencing international student recruitment
- Outstanding communication skills including the ability to present effectively to diverse audiences
- Ability to work effectively within a team, and the tenacity to work independently
- Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills, and the ability to build rapport with a wide range of people from different cultural backgrounds
Interview date: 11 January 2021
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Senior Regional Manager
The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.