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Head of Marketing and Student Recruitment

Job Title: Head of Marketing and Student Recruitment
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dubai
Salary: £45000 - £55000/annum
Reference: 204251435
Contact Name: CV-Library
Job Published: June 30, 2016 06:23

Job Description

Mackenzie Stuart is working with a leading provider of post graduate qualifications in placing a Head of Marketing and Student Recruitment. They will be responsible for all business development strategy and delivery within the UAE and wider Middle East region. Mackenzie Stuart is a leading executive search and selection business. From our offices in Leeds, London & Toronto we provide retained and contingency recruitment solutions across industry and have specialist recruitment consultants that work within the Oil & Gas, Mining, Infrastructure & Built Environment, Medical & Scientific, Healthcare, Education, Finance & Accountancy, Insurance, Water, Chemicals, Ingredients & Flavours, Automation, FMCG and Logistics sectors. Company: Our client are a reputable, international provider of postgraduate qualifications. They are highly respected and the courses they offer are ranked highly compared with other university groups. They are looking to continue their international campus growth and overall student numbers - specifically for their MBA courses. Role: The successful candidate will be expected to devise student recruitment and marketing strategy for the UAE and wider Middle East Region. They will be set revenue and recruitment targets for the academic term times and will be tasked with ensuring that all recruitment and marketing activities are competitive and supportive of the university group's overall mission and brand. They will manage a small team of marketing and recruitment staff and will be expected to lead them to also achieve performance targets. The role reports into the Director of Middle East and will require flexibility for travel across the region to promote and represent the business. The successful candidate will be tasked with reporting on market trends and changes and adapting their business development models according to the data they collect. They must also assist the operations team in ensuring that the admissions process is efficient and streamlined to save costs and time. A successful candidate will: * Hold a marketing degree or related business degree * Have an extensive proven track record in sales and marketing - preferably within the higher/vocational education sector * Have proven success in hitting targets and performance KPIs * Have experience of working to set budgets and timescales under pressure * Have held a management post within sales and marketing for at least the last 2 years * Speak fluent English * Be self-motivated, entrepreneurial, dynamic and hold a 'can do' attitude * Be flexible for domestic and international travel If you feel you are suitable for this role please apply below. Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to notify unsuccessful applicants. If you have not been notified of the outcome of your application within one week of the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion