Admissions, Recruitment/Workforce Development Services, Staff/Administrative
St. George’s University (SGU) has the world’s largest English language Doctor of Medicine degree program and is the number one provider of doctors into the US healthcare system. The University has four Schools – Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Arts and Sciences and Graduate Studies - and 52 academic programs filled with students from over 100 countries.
The role of the Recruitment Manager, UK Partnerships is primarily to manage and deliver student recruitment from UK based Schools, Colleges and Universities (feeder schools) into the SGU Doctor of Medicine degree program at our campuses in Grenada and Northumbria University (NU). In addition, the role of Recruitment Manager, UK Partnerships will have a special focus on growing enrollment into the SGU/NU programs.
Working with colleagues within International Recruitment, contribute to the achievement of SGU’s international student recruitment targets and overall international strategy to recruit eligible students to SGU
Represent SGU in the UK to raise its international profile and to achieve recruitment targets from the UK feeder school channel
Develop, deliver and evaluate successful recruitment strategies ensuring lowest possible cost of acquisition and within agreed budget
Manage feeder school network including training, application management, performance monitoring and relationship development
Increase portfolio of feeder schools and programs, and establish key partner contacts
Visit new and existing partner schools, colleges and universities as required
Attend exhibitions and organize info-sessions providing professional educational advice and counselling services to schools, agents, parents and students.
Provide and maintain accurate, relevant and appropriate timely communication to prospective students and their influencers and provide accurate reporting on CRM
Work with the SGU Marketing Team to inform marketing strategies to aid recruitment from UK feeder school channel
Work collaboratively with Northumbria University International Office staff
Manage the initial student application process in close association with the Admissions Officer, ensuring a smooth and efficient process at all times, via CRM
Provide regular reports to line manager, market updates and performance updates against targets
Provide high quality market intelligence, expert knowledge and data analysis to inform key activities
Build strong relationships with SGU functional areas (admissions, sales, marketing, academic) to ensure the highest levels of customer service, efficiency and problem resolution
Ensure local information on Medical Associations, rules and regulations is current and update SGU functional areas and line Manager
Fulfil any other duties commensurate with the post as may reasonably be required by the post holder’s Line Manager, the Director of International Recruitment & Commercial Engagement and the Head of International Recruitment
SGU / NU University Specific Functions
Champion the SGU/NU program and be a point of contact (external and internal) for all questions relating to the program.
Work closely with the regional recruitment teams to ensure maximum student recruitment from all regions into the program.
Work closely with NU International Office, attend events together and help promote strong collaborative working practices between SGU and NU recruitment teams.
Plan and organize a series of SGU/NU specific seminars and info sessions both for prospective students and the wider SGU recruitment team.
Coordinate partner visits and fam-trips to SGU/NU.
Essential Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
?Student recruitment background or related (example: Admissions)
Demonstrable sales & commercial skills
Track record of success in international student recruitment
Experience of working within an international environment
Excellent presentation, communication and interpersonal skills and experience of dealing directly with a wide variety of people including students, parents and institutions
Ability to make connections and good networking skills
Able to work independently and as a team player, with a high level of initiative and professionalism
Ability to meet deadlines and thrive under pressure
A friendly professional manner and appearance
Results orientated and target driven
Work Environment/Physical Demands
This job is performed in a positive, creative and collaborative environment. Office location: London (possibly based from home)
Hours and Travel
Regular travel will be required across UK
Unsociable hours and weekend work required at certain periods.
Performance Measures (KPIs)
Annual recruitment target (individual) and overall Team and Country targets.
Feeder school portfolio development
?Application generation and conversion
Work closely, professionally and in an efficient manner with wider SGU network
3-5 years working in international education industry
Minimum 3 years working in international student recruitment
About University Support Services/St. George's University
About University Support Services: University Support Services LLC is a Delaware limited liability company located in New York providing services under contract to St. George’s University Limited, a Grenada corporation and the owner and operator of St. George’s University, which includes the St. George’s University School of Medicine and the St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine.
About St. George’s University: St. George’s University is a top center of international education, drawing students and faculty from 140 countries to the Caribbean island of Grenada, in the West Indies. With more than 17,000 graduates across the world, the University offers medical and veterinary medical degrees, as well as undergraduate and graduate degrees.