CRCC Asia is currently hiring for a dynamic mid-level position within its University Partnerships department. The position will be based remotely or in US head office in Philadelphia and will report to the Director of University Partnerships based in Philadelphia, PA, USA. Our University Partnerships team focuses on two roles: New Partnership Development and Partnership Account Management. The position will work collaboratively with our regional and global teams to strengthen existing partnerships as well as establish new relationships at higher education institutions across the US.
Business development duties (45%):
Lead Nurturing and Development -
Manage a portfolio of pending university partner programs; overseeing strategy for finalizing programs with potential partner institutions
Establish new university partner leads through direct outreach, conferences, and networking
Develop, conduct, and evaluate campaigns to initiate contact with new institutions across their designated region
Conference Attendance and Planning-
Attend international education conferences as well as submit successful session proposals with university partners
Assist entire University Partnerships teams in preparing for conferences
New Program Development-
Operate as a consultant on the establishment of new programs to university partner contacts as they navigate the creation of new international internship programs on campus (Not every university will require this)
Conduct campaigns to grow relationships with new departments and contacts laterally across campus
Account management duties (45%) -
Manage a portfolio of university programs spanning a variety of program models including standard, custom, faculty-led, and partial services programs.
Collaborate with university partners to plan the logistics of each year’s program, passing on key details and descriptions to program location teams
Marketing and Communications
Work with digital teams and marketing colleagues to create co-branded marketing materials for custom programs
Student Support and Recruitment
Visit partner institutions on campus to conduct recruitment and/or pre-departure events as required or requested by each partner institution
Work with admissions teams to establish correct protocol for pre-departure
Work with university partners to foster relationships with participants and alumni of the program, growing the number of global ambassadors at partner universities
Work with program location staff members to collect weekly and bi-weekly reports on student progress, and reporting back any incident or medical reports to the partner institution
Conduct thorough evaluations of each program following their close each term
Create post-program reports and sharing with key team members
Admissions Support (5%):
Liaise with Admissions team to translate your university partners needs
Confirm student applications and follow-up with Admissions
Support digital marketing campaigns, webinars, or outreach
General Tasks (5%):
Attend and/or plan, networking events
Data management in our CRM system
Email marketing campaigns
2-5 years experience in business development or account management
Experience of higher education and/or international education
Passion for travel and education
Creative, entrepreneurial, and flexible
Organization and project management skills
Able to effectively prioritize requests and projects
Prompt and effective communicator via email and telephone
Self-motivated and independent
Able to maintain oversight of projects while conducting semi-frequent to frequent outreach trips to universities and conferences
Data management or previous use of a CRM system
Experience traveling to, living in, or academic understanding of program locations: China, Japan, South Korea, Vietnam, India, USA or the UK
This is a full-time role based in the US.
All applicants should currently hold the right to work in the United States.
Some travel required, 25-30%, mainly within the domestic US, with the potential to travel outside of the US to some of CRCC Asia’s programs or global conferences within 12-18 months.
Work will be based in our CRCC Asia HCMC offices with flexible working- can work from home once a week
THIS JOB MIGHT BE FOR YOU IF
You are highly organized. You will be supporting 20+ partnerships including standard and custom programs while maintaining logistics with program teams and conducting outreach travel.
You can communicate effectively. You will need to adapt tone and message to support both your students and partners, as well as translating programming aspects into digestible pieces of information for your external stakeholders.
You are highly motivated. This role marries account management with business development and therefore you’ll need to be passionate about promoting and selling our programs to universities.
Up for a challenge. We’ll give you as much responsibility as you can handle, as soon as you’re ready.
You are proactive and resourceful. You don’t like hanging around waiting for things to happen- you get out there and make things happen! Taking initiative and utilizing creative problem-solving will be a must for all aspects of support.
You are passionate. You have some experience studying and/or working abroad and want to share those stories with potential participants or you want to enhance student employability and career outcomes!
You are adaptable. Each day may bring a variety of tasks and challenges your way, but you will be able to take each challenge with a new perspective to increase success.
Competitive salary + commissions
Opportunity to participate in a staff familiarization trip to one or more of our locations after at least 8 months of employment
Professional Development Budget
Option to work from any CRCC Asia office for up to 5 days
Annual leave on your birthday!
Incentives for achieving targets
Annual volunteer / corporate social responsibility event
Colleagues from around the world (13 nationalities at the last count!), who are ambitious, entrepreneurial, and share a passion for international education/travel.
At CRCC Asia we truly believe that responsibility should be rewarded according to ability and performance, and this is reflected in the internal career prospects and progression opportunities available within our company.
HOW TO APPLY:
Complete the following application: http://bit.ly/UPMapplication
Please include the following items:
Resume (max 1 page) in PDF format
Cover letter including your professional experience specifying how it relates to the duties listed in this job description, international travel experience, and anything else you find pertinent to your candidate profile.
We are interviewing candidates on an ongoing basis, so please apply before it’s too late!
STEP 1: Submission of full application including resume, cover letter, and short answer questions.
STEP 2: Phone Interview with the Director of University Partnerships
STEP 3: If selected CRCC Asia will provide you with an assignment to complete and present at the final interview.
STEP 4: Final phone/in-person interview with the assigned presentation Director of University Partnerships
STEP 5: Submission of 2 references
STEP 6: Official offer with an ideal start date ASAP
About CRCC Asia
CRCC Asia specializes in connecting students with applied work experience in dynamic international settings. As the leading provider of internships in Asia, CRCC Asia is active in the international education community, collaborating with colleagues in the field to establish best practices for international internships and setting the standard for innovative professional development program models in Asia and beyond. Our programs include extensive training and support during pre-departure, on the ground, and during re-entry phases of programming. CRCC Asia has led internship programs for over 9,000+ students and graduates from more than 100 countries. We offer a range of program models built to satisfy the interests of each of our partner institutions, including a wide range of unique custom and faculty-led programming.