Hotcourses Group
Account Director, International


Hotcourses Group is an innovative digital media organisation producing the world's
busiest and most trusted course search websites. Used by over 61 million prospective
international students annually, our sites offer tools and guidance to help students find
the right education opportunity for them.

Hotcourses is an IDP company, a global student placement organisation listed on the
Australian Securities Exchange. This allows some of our university partners to gain the
benefits of both Hotcourses digital reach, insights and campaigns, and IDP in-market
counselling expertise. This can also enable us to deliver an end-to-end solution for our
students, from initial research and discovery, through to application and ultimately,


The Account Director role has been created to accelerate the implementation of
commercial strategy, to provide indispensable services and solutions throughout the
student decision making process. As the global market leader for planning, marketing &
recruitment services to education providers, the successful candidate will develop longterm
strategic partnerships with our clients.


  • Establish key contacts and build relationships with key stakeholders and budget holders within your client base, growing client advertising spend.
  • Identify pain points & operational challenges, offering compelling solutions and implementation plans which offer measurable return on objectives
  • Negotiate scalable contracts at Director and PVC level.
  • Inform clients and add value to the wider team through exceptional sector, market and product knowledge
  • Track, measure and communicate results internally and externally, building your sector profile.
  • Roles may have additional areas of responsibility dependent on individual candidate skills and team structure
  • Use SMART reporting and sales analysis to manage individual pipeline and forecast


  • You have at least 5 years’ experience proactively working within the UK education sector
  • Exceptional understanding of education marketing and recruitment, with a particular understanding of the importance of data in informing strategic decisions
  • Detail-driven, allowing for the composition and communication of sophisticated business proposals & campaign reporting
  • A strong influencer with experience of engaging stakeholders and assimilating technical, commercial and analytical information to form compelling solutions
  • You have proven ability to establish and grow client relationships up to and including at director level
  • You are a graduate


To be considered please click on "Apply For This Job" and upload your CV and a Cover Letter clearly explaining your interest and suitability for the role; your salary expectations; along with confirmation of your availability.

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

Successful candidates will be contacted directly.

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