We are looking for a curious, well organised and results driven individual to help support and drive KI’s strategy to grow international student recruitment from the ed-tech channel. A growing and ever-expanding area, the ed-tech sector provides large recruitment potential which this role will look to support the increase of. At the innovative end of student recruitment activities, the myriad of ed-tech companies now in the marketplace presents the need for KI to expand its team supporting this recruitment method. The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of international student recruitment methods and have a curious interest in the development of the ed-tech sector as means to support international students in their decision making.  

 

About Kaplan International Pathways
Kaplan International Pathways, a division of Kaplan Inc., offers international students a wide range of flexible study options - from university preparation programmes in the UK, Australia, USA and Japan through to full degree programmes in Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia. Through our academic partnerships with leading universities, our expertise in student recruitment, our exceptional teaching and a focus on customer service and pastoral care, each year we are proud to welcome thousands of students from more than 100 countries onto our programmes. As a commercially successful business which has experienced strong growth in recent years, there are excellent opportunities for long-term career progression.  

 

About the role
We’re looking for a curious, target driven individual, who will support and drive the growth of Kaplan’s activity with international student recruitment Ed-Tech platforms, working across a number of teams to ensure strong performance 


Reporting to the Director. Recruitment, your responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting and inputting to the development of a long term strategy that will deliver significant growth in student enrolments from the ed-tech sector
  • Being on the front foot of all developments within the fast paced and ever evolving international ed-tech sector through conducting research as well as attending and supporting on events
  • Horizon scanning to understand and analyse the ed-tech marketplace and make recommendations on KI’s future activities and strategies
  • Supporting and contributing in meetings and negotiations with ed-tech companies as KI continues to advance engagement in this area
  • Ensure that Kaplan International Pathways’ CRM is fully operational and supports all activities with Ed-tech platforms
  • Liaising closely with Kaplan’s global recruitment team to ensure that opportunities and strong working relationships with ed-tech company teams located across the world are in place
  • Prepare and keep live a full analysis of the sector and Kaplan’s position within it
  • Liaising closely with other Kapan International Pathways’ recruitment functions such as Admissions and Marketing to ensure that all opportunities are fully taken advantage of
  • Working closely with ed-tech agencies to ensure that KI’s recruitment priorities are fully implemented and acted upon 
  • Other duties within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job as requested by your manager 

About you

  • Background in and passion for international education recruitment 
  • Ability to communicate well and influence with a wide range of audiences
  • Curious nature with a desire to learn more 
  • Highly developed interpersonal, negotiation, presentation, and communication skills combined with a finely tuned customer focus 
  • Demonstrated team player
  • Goal-driven and results oriented profile 
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadline, to meet challenging targets
  • Strong organisational and planning skills, self-motivated and committed. 
  • Experience of customer relationship management software (particularly Salesforce) 

What we can offer

  • A role at the cutting edge of international student recruitment, placed within a sector that is new and developing quickly
  • A supportive environment in which to grow and develop
  • Dynamic, international environment with colleagues located around the world
  • Career development and training
  • Benefits including pension, medical cashback plan, ride2work scheme, and discounts at leading retailers and wellbeing providers, financial wellbeing programme

To Apply: 

Please submit a CV and covering letter explaining why you believe you are suitable for the role. 


Closing date: Friday 6 May 2022 


At Kaplan International, we are committed to working in a diverse organisation and strive to provide equality of opportunity for all. We encourage and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or identity, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership. If you would like to be considered for an interview under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme, please complete this form or email us on disabilityconfident@kaplan.com


As part of our commitment to safeguarding, successful candidates may be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. 


Applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

About the Kaplan group


Kaplan Inc. is one of the world’s largest and most diverse education and assessment providers with a more than 80-year history of expanding access to academic opportunity and global revenues of more than US$2 billion. We operate in over 30 countries and maintain relationships and partnerships with more than 1,000 school districts, colleges and universities, professional bodies and over 10,000 businesses.

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