The Business Development Manager (BDM) is responsible for pro-actively driving agent and direct channel performance throughout the United States. The BDM will focus actively on developing new partnerships with agents and institutions. They will support the development and execution of the strategic marketing plan with the aim of driving market development, diversification and achieving international student enrolment targets for all Navitas business units.  To do this they will work closely with their Regional Manager and the Colleges’ Marketing Team. They will work closely with the Colleges’ Marketing Team for training and ensure support to all channels. The BDM will support the Regional Manager in relationship management of all the agent channel partners in its region.  The role requires a practical knowledge of marketing and sales within the international education environment and specifically student recruitment through agent networks and institutions such as High Schools and English Language Schools.  


The ideal candidate we seek will ideally have the following:


  • Understanding of the international and/or domestic higher education industry, with 3-5 of experience is Business Development and/or Student Recruitment roles.
  • Demonstrated experience developing partnerships across multiple channels for student recruitment
  • Successful sales and marketing experience
  • Has used CRM tools to drive business decisions
  • Customer focussed
  • Demonstrated innovative thinking and proactive work habits including an eye for detail and for new sales opportunities
  • Demonstrated and proven ability to support marketing campaigns and sales tactics which have made a strong contribution to sustainable business growth
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver to tight deadlines, changing priorities and to take accountability for decisions and outcomes
  • Good interpersonal, negotiation, presentation and communication skills
  • Demonstrated flexible attitude to work (e.g. in hours and content), including a willingness to work weekends and evenings in support of recruitment activities both locally and internationally
  • Demonstrated and proven ability to work autonomously and collaborate as a team player
  • Relevant tertiary education
  • Is an advocate of the benefits of
  • Collaborative
  • Culturally sensitive, ethical and globally aware
  • Creative yet analytical, organised, structured


What we can offer you:


  • Career progression and professional development pathways
  • A strong, positive and values driven workplace culture
  • Collegial and collaborative environment with a commitment to education
  • Access to, and support from, a comprehensive and experienced sales and marketing workforce
  • Mobility within the business and global locations
  • Health & Wellbeing initiatives for you and your family




About Navitas


Navitas is a leading global education provider that delivers an extensive range of educational services to over 80,000 students annually through more than 120 institutions in 31 countries.

We are proud to be an ASX 200 listed organisation and strive for continuous growth and excellence with students at our forefront.


With a large diversified global footprint, Navitas are committed to improving lives through education, passion for student outcome and growth through conviction and rigour.

Teaching and students are at the heart of what drives us. We are proud of our graduates, teachers and support staff and excited about our future, and the future of delivering accessible and effective education.


Navitas promotes and embraces an inclusive and diversified workforce. We believe equality, flexibility and diversity in the workplace will deliver a rich and collaborative environment for our employees, students and clients. We encourage applications from candidates with disabilities, of all ages and genders, and diverse community groups.


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To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to Manuel Peinado at and position title “Business Development Manager – USA”. Applications closing date is 31st  March, 2019


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