Interim Director of International Office



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    05 November 2019

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Ref: GSi60429

Director of the International Office

The director will be responsible for driving international student number growth on behalf of an East Midlands university, through direct recruitment. The Director will be responsible for delivering agreed income targets in line with clearly defined KPIs. They will play a key senior management role, directing and leading a team of regional sales managers across all of the universities target markets, and a locally-based Operations team. The post holder will lead on the development and implementation of the overall international recruitment strategy and sales plans, and will maintain oversight of the university’s overseas offices. 

The Director will:

1. Direct, manage, lead and develop a high performing sales team. 

2. Develop and implement a sales strategy, tactics and sales plans.

3. Develop a strong internal and external network to support sales and income generation.

4. Develop highly effective policy, governance, systems and processes through leadership of a high performing Operations team.

The role will be inside of IR35 and expected to last 6 months whilst they recruit a permanent candidate for the role. The expected day rate will be between £550-£600 per day and they are looking to appoint as soon as possible.

If you are available and interested please respond to confirm your interest.

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Sophie Younger: 07384 810 211