As Australia’s first private, not-for-profit university, Bond University is consistently rated #1 in Australia for the student experience, offering a personalised study environment with small class sizes and Australia’s lowest student: teacher ratio. This personalised teaching philosophy is why we are ranked #17 in the Times Higher Education Rankings of the Best Small Universities in the World.

The Office of Future Students at Bond University has a clear vision to raise the University’s global reputation as a premium institution with a distinct value proposition, to generate growth opportunities and to encourage more students to consider, engage with, and ultimately choose to study at Bond University. As part of the Office of Future Students, Bond International is responsible for the recruitment of high quality, genuine international students to the University’s pathway and degree programs.


Bond University is seeking an experienced and highly motivated person for the role of International Representative (China), to increase the university’s profile and develop and grow recruitment channels in China, leading to growth in the quality and number of Chinese students choosing to study at Bond.

The successful candidate will represent Bond University at student recruitment events and exhibitions, assist applicants through the enquiry to enrolment process, and develop and manage relationships with external stakeholders including agents, high schools and institutions.

This position is being offered as a work from home position full-time fixed term, with the successful candidate’s location within China to be negotiated. The position reports directly to the Associate Director, International and works closely with the International Regional Manager – China and Hong Kong.

The successful candidate will be required to travel regularly, including internationally at times, and work outside normal business hours.



  • Tertiary qualification, preferably in business, marketing or related field, plus at least three years’ experience representing international higher education institution/s in the Chinese market and counselling students for overseas study.


  • Demonstrated success in sales / student recruitment and marketing of educational services to support international student recruitment.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet and exceed targets
  • Experience building strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders


  • Detailed knowledge of the international and tertiary education sector and its regulatory framework, including ESOS and Department of Home Affairs (DHA) requirements, agent and institutional networks and market trends.
  • An understanding of tertiary admissions and GTE procedures.


  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills (Mandarin and English), including high-level presentation skills
  • Demonstrated organisational, time and resource management skills
  • Demonstrated analytical and research skills to inform decisions and ensure ROI on activities


  • Strong commitment to client service ethos and a strong work ethic.
  • Ability to work independently and to work under sustained pressure.



  • Familiarity with use of CRM systems to effectively manage a pipeline of new business opportunities.
  • Knowledge of China market, including experience developing university partnerships and knowledge of relevant policies within China (e.g. MOE, Sino-foreign cooperation policy, CSCSE accreditation, degree/recognition and quota/non-quota degree recognition, as well as internal university policies), including but not limited to articulations, joint degrees and pathway partnerships.


Position specific enquiries can be made to the Associate Director, International Ms Sharon Bignell via email at sbignell@bond.edu.au. 


Applicants should send the following documents to support their application:

  • A cover letter including the position title
  • A curriculum vitae/resume which includes the name and contact details of three referees
  • A concise statement addressing each of the selection criteria outlined above

Completed applications should be sent to Sharon Bignell via email at sbignell@bond.edu.au. 

Note: Applicants who do not submit a document addressing each of the selection criteria above will not be considered. 

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