Education Services (Account Manager) - University of Kent (CHI-AES-0037)
Region
East Asia
Country / Territory
China
Location
Guangzhou
Department
Education & Society
Job Category
Business Development/Partnerships
Pay Band
Pay Band 6
Vacancy Description
Contract: 2-year (fixed term) | Location: Guangzhou, China | Salary: Pay band 6 (from RMB 12,000 per month) | Start Date: ASAP | Deadline for Applications: 25 August 2019 (23.59 UK time)
 
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Education Services (Account Manager) - University of Kent (CHI-AES-0037)

 

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT/TEAM

Education Services Team supports the UK education sector in its strategic engagement with China and help UK institutions to expand their presence and student recruitment in the China market. The team contributes to the planning and implementation of University’s strategies by working with the University’s International Office and colleagues to achieve business development plans and deliverable results in order to meet on-campus student recruitment targets.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING AND WHY

The post holder will be working closely with colleagues at the University on a daily basis under the supervision of the Senior International Officer within the University’s International Recruitment Directorate. You will be the point of contact for China, for staff across the University and the external parties and facilitating the University’s plans in China, including to initiate, plan and execute recruitment activities

 

WHAT IS INTERESTING ABOUT IT

You will implement the University’s international student recruitment strategies, provide support for its stakeholders, as well as plan and deliver a diverse portfolio of activities. The job involves extensive travel with short notice and sometimes for up to three weeks at a time, therefore the ability and willingness to work evenings, weekends and unsocial hours are essential.

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

To be considered successful, you should have a bachelor’s degree in Marketing or equivalent with at least three years of working experience in student recruitment. Essentially, you should have experience in an international environment, preferably in higher education. Experience of working with Chinese institutions and related government organisations would be desirable.

 

Please be informed that interviews will take place on 4th and 5th September 2019.

 

BENEFITS OF WORKING AT THE BRITISH COUNCIL
- Enjoy more than 20 days of Annual leave (depending on role grade)
- Year-end bonus and annual bonus scheme

- Supplementary pension saving scheme

 

Our work makes a lasting difference by building more inclusive societies and supporting people’s prospects.

 

Together, we can do more.

NEXT STEPS

For more information please see Role profile and British Council Generic Behaviours

 

ABOUT THE BRITISH COUNCIL

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

 

Valuing diversity is essential to the British Council’s work. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to try and avoid unjustified discrimination, recognizing discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights.

All staff worldwide is required to ensure their behavior is consistent with our policies.

The British Council is a full member of Keeping Children Safe (KCS) and has achieved level 1 child safe certification. We believe that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC, 1989 and that every child matters - everywhere in the world. In line with the British Council's Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks including criminal record checks, in line with legal requirements.

KINDLY TAKE NOTE

While various measures have been put in place by the government to help curb pollution in China, there are still potential health issues associated with the poorer air quality. The British Council does its utmost to provide a working environment that minimises employees’ exposure to pollutants, however, anyone wishing to work in the cities of Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou or Chongqing should be aware of the situation.