Studyportals have disrupted the way universities all around the world recruit international students.

In 2021, our websites will have received ca. 50 million unique users. Students around the world use our platforms, searching for their best matching education. At the same time, we help educators diversify their (international) student population. This makes us the most popular study choice platform worldwide.

We are looking for a Senior VP Sales, with substantial work experience within the Higher Education Industry (ideally in the OPM or pathways industry) to strengthen our North American presence.

If this sounds like you, then this is your opportunity to utilise your business development skills to the full and engage the network you have developed throughout your career.

Studyportals' mission is to bring transparency to the wealth of study opportunities in the World’s Higher Education Market. We aim to empower the world to choose education. You will be at the Core of the Study Choice Giant the world education market is waiting for. You will be also revolutionizing the global scene!

What you will be doing:

  • Utilizing your industry contacts to connect with top universities to help them diversify and grow their international student body, as well as providing them challenging insights on international student mobility and ways to grow quality and retention of their international cohort.
  • Multi-level business development with a focus on connecting and building trust with the board and Decision-making units of top institutions resulting in multi-year partnerships.
  • Supporting the North American team achieving their targets alongside managing and growing your own individual territory.
  • Proactively developing an area of new clients, by using referrals and networking as well as reaching out directly.
  • Optimizing the complete commercial cycle: from lead generation, attending and scheduling (face to face & virtual) meetings up to contract negotiations evaluation.
  • Arranging and executing face-to-face meetings with senior stakeholders at prospective clients.
  • Living our Studyportals’ vision and mission and expanding our industry presence.
  • Reporting directly to the CCO for the strategy and approach of growth targets
  • within the North American region.


  • At least 3 years of proven commercial track record within the Higher Education industry, hungry to quickly capture the market (Higher Education experience is required).
  • A strong and sustained track record of delivering on and surpassing targets
  • Strong network of senior contacts within the North American and/or Canadian university landscape
  • Positive and self-disciplined high achiever with a sense of urgency and organization.
  • Client and market share orientation; committed to creating client value in the long term.
  • Assertive, and optimistic. Energetic and persistent, with an entrepreneurial attitude you drive for results and are 110% committed to success.
  • Open team player – independent yet supportive – thriving in an entrepreneurial atmosphere.
  • Able to get in the minds of prospective international students. Having experienced an international study period is not a requirement, but a plus!
  • Eagerness to continue to grow and share your experience alongside a young and dynamic company, with the ambition to quickly grow in role and responsibilities.
  • Our mission and corporate values match yours.


  • The opportunity to be a key driver of a fast-growing company that delivers sustainable added value in North America’s and the world’s Higher Education market
  • An annual personal development budget because personal growth is KEY
  • A fulltime position, with competitive salary
  • Competitive bonus scheme
  • Ambitious, informal, entrepreneurial, and flexible atmosphere where self-initiative is highly appreciated. Apart from your contribution to the company, your personal development has high priority
  • A company environment that is serious about having fun with everything we do
  • The opportunity to make our world a little better
  • Home working with regular engagement with a high performance and driven team

Studyportals will make reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

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To Apply

If you’re interested in being considered, we’d love to hear more about you, your experience and why you’d like to join the team.

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