Sannam S4 helps leading educational institutions develop and succeed in high-growth education markets, including North America.
Sannam S4 is seeking an International Officer (North America) to provide recruitment support and partnership development for King’s College London.
King's College London is one of the top 10 UK universities in the world (QS World University Rankings, 2020) and the fourth oldest university in England. It is research-led and based in the heart of London. King's is dedicated to internationalization: The College's diversity, curriculum, interdisciplinarity, London location, and global reach all combine to develop successful students, staff and alumni who can contribute to building a better, fairer world around them.
This role, as a member of Sannam S4’s higher education advisory team, will support the College’s international marketing team, focusing on the USA. The role will be home-based near a regional hub and reports to Sannam S4’s Operations Manager.
Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. Sannam S4 does not sponsor employment visas.
To enhance the capacity of the College, which is seeking to strengthen its presence in the US, this role will lead on the development and implementation of outreach and student recruitment to increase the number of full-time degree-seeking undergraduate, postgraduate and study abroad students from North America.
Key responsibilities and objectives of the job:
Identifies opportunities – and effectively communicates these opportunities in the form of written marketing plans – to increase market visibility for King’s, advising and developing marketing and communication plans and viable opportunities in the US market across all relevant on and offline marketing channels
Provides market insight on North America trends and makes recommendations to support informed decision making for the development of the marketing strategies of these markets.
Liaises closely with a range of colleagues at King’s, with the first point of contact being the International Marketing Manager, and acts as a key contact for personnel visiting the USA.
Represents King’s College London at education and recruitment fairs, conferences and school visits. Comfortable preparing and delivering presentations to a range of audiences.
In conjunction with the Head of Digital, Content and Event Marketing, the development of online and offline marketing tools, including social media, and presence on relevant online media; and will also contribute in the development of printed materials to support international recruitment activities
Working with the International Marketing Manager, liaises with the Alumni office to develop a system for best utilizing local alumni networks focusing on recruitment activities.
Is a team player providing mutual support and encouragement to other team members
Develops effective internal and external working relationships with a range of campus communities and external partners, representatives, and professional organizations, leveraging these networks to achieve targets set by King’s.
Plans recruitment travel as part of a team, and independently executes travel and manages travel budget and expenses.
Perform other such duties as required.
Knowledge of the higher education industry with a focus on UK higher education
Knowledge of the North American secondary and post-secondary education systems
Experience in event planning or program administration
Experience delivering presentations and other public speaking activities
Willingness and ability to work both independently and part of a team
Willingness to work off-hours to accommodate the UK time-zone
Holds a valid US driver’s license and personal car insurance.
Minimum bachelor’s degree
Proficiency in the use of all MS office applications
Prior experience working within a CRM system
Strong commitment to the student experience
Desire and ability to travel regularly in North America and abroad.
About Sannam S4
Founded in 2008, Sannam S4 is a rapidly expanding international market entry services organization operating in over twenty countries worldwide.
A market leader in international higher education, with very high annual client retention, Sannam S4 is proud to serve half of the world’s top twenty one ranked universities, as well as many valued globally ambitious mid-ranking universities, vocational training colleges and education organizations. Sannam S4 is honored to advise five international governments on their international higher education engagement strategies in key growth markets. The firm also serves a diverse range of international corporations from Fortune 100 multinationals, to venture capital backed start-ups and globally ambitious small and medium sized exporters.
Providing in-country expertise and a range of practical support services in key overseas markets, Sannam S4, supports over 150 international organizations as they seek to explore, enter and expand internationally. Delivering a unique turn-key service model, Sannam S4 offers local market research, partner search and selection, staff recruitment, HR advisory and financial, accounting, tax, payroll and strategic consulting.