We are looking for a highly organised and results driven individual to support global sales and recruitment teams reach ambitious enrolment targets for UK and US partner universities. The successful candidate will be a key member of the Sales team and instrumental in ensuring that processes within the sales team are fully optimised and constantly improving The successful candidate should have a strong interest in higher education and supporting international students.
 
 
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 international student recruitment activity by ensuring Sales operations are performing to a high standard and constantly evolving in the fast paced and ever-changing landscape of global, international student recruitment.
 
Reporting to the Director. Recruitment, your responsibilities will include:
·       Driving management and execution of the Sales Operations Calendar through proactive engagement with multiple stakeholders across different business units
·       Managing the process for travelling members of the staff sharing their travel plans and improving this process as required
·       Enhance sales productivity by Rallying and supporting Sales teams with CRM engagement and advising where improvements can be made
·       Driving the recording and tracking through CRM of activities with partner universities and agency partners
·       Supporting and managing the process for onboarding of new staff within the Sales team
·       Organising and executing industry leading Pre-Departure events for international students
·       Support the execution of scholarship launches including the budget planning, allocation and launch
·       Organizing and supporting yearly re-assessment of agent commission plans, driving updates where appropriate and supporting their launch
·       Supporting the planning and execution of Sales offsites to ensure effective events
·       Leading role within Sales team to driving activity around the admissions clearing period, working closely with partner universities
·       Administration of SharePoint as an effective intranet for Sales team use
·       Other duties within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job as requested by your manager
 
 
About you       
·       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
·       Ability to take ownership of projects starting with planning through to final execution
·       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 an expanding team
·        A supportive environment in which to grow and develop
·        Dynamic, international environment with colleagues located all 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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