‘Learn, live and develop'

 

At Eerde, we inspire students to develop to  their full potential academically, athletically, artistically and ethically.


Through inquiry-based and experiential learning within an international community, students acquire the skills they need to make a difference.


ABOUT EERDE INTERNATIONAL BOARDING SCHOOL NETHERLANDS

Located on a tranquil country estate only one and a half hours from Amsterdam, Eerde is the only international school in the Netherlands to offer day school, weekly boarding and full boarding facilities. The learning experience at Eerde is international, intercultural and individual, with personal attention for each pupil, based on universal personal values. A place where children (aged 4-19) can learn, live and develop. Our small class sizes (maximum 15 students) ensure that we focus intensively on the development of each child.


 

Position– 1.0 FTE

[Start date: as soon as possible)

Closing date for applications: 26th October 2019

 


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES


To contribute to the continual and sustainable growth of Eerde International Boarding School 

Engage and develop relationships with external parties, such as  international companies, foreign embassies in the Netherlands, Dutch embassies abroad, relocation companies, expat centers, etc. 
Through the above mentioned contacts and relationships build links and student flow to the school and Head of Admission
Drive the school’s market position through networking and strategic marketing.
To work in collaboration with our marketing department ensuring that the offer is aligned with school and market demands
To represent Eerde International Boarding School on an international platform exhibiting, networking and recruiting students, developing relationships with student recruitment agents,, with international traveling involved throughout the year including weekends. 
To ensure that all leads and contacts are continually  informed and updated
To engage and develop relationships with prospective parents of potential students prior to passing the care to Head of Admissions
To ensure all prospective families are fully abreast of appropriate information  prior to Head of Admission completing the enrolment process.
To work with partners building a network 

To work with current partners and continue to build these relationships with a mind to the growth of Eerde and future student recruitment
To develop, negotiate and manage agency relationships in targeted worldwide markets
To ensure identified networks feel valued

To develop strategy and develop market research supporting student recruitment

To develop recruitment planning, targets and activities on an annual basis
To develop business plans for student recruitment campaigns
To develop and conduct market research supporting recruitment
To build public relations and community outreach programmes supporting student recruitment nationally and internationally
To provide accurate, timely feedback regarding  target markets/market trends/ market activity
To provide accurate student recruitment status
To develop social media presence

To further develop current social media presence
To increase following and social media involvement worldwide
To channel school activities and events through social media 
To ensure that school is regularly represented on all appropriate and relevant platforms


Personal Specification

Several years of sales and marketing experience  preferably within the (international) education sector
Proven ability of strategic planning and knowledge of building client base
Qualified to degree level
Self-starter with High Energy Level: Ability to work independently and equally skilled to collaborate in a team, 
Strong attention to detail.
Experience of independent international travel
Fluent communication skills in English and preferably Dutch
A working knowledge of another world language 
Preferable knowledge of and experience in setting up and executing a social media strategy
Experience and knowledge of cultures worldwide and anticipating this
Excellent interpersonal skills, working efficiently and effectively with others
Proven ability to meet deadlines
Self motivated with a flexible approach
Willing to work outside office hours
Willing to travel internationally on a regular base (including weekend commitments)

 The successful candidate will work closely with the Head of Admission and Marketing.

 

THE OFFER

A full time position in an international team. Salary and benefits will be reflective of qualifications and experience.

 

PROCEDURE

Candidates who meet the requirements are invited to send their letter of motivation and their curriculum vitae in English to recruitment@eerdeibs.nl  for the attention of the Head of Admissions Mrs. Niki Holterman indicating: Senior Sales and Marketing Executive. The closing date for this vacancy is  26th October 2019. Candidates located outside the Netherlands will be interviewed by Skype.

Please note that early applicants may be invited to interview prior to the deadline due to qualifications and experience.  

 

 

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