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Sr. International Student Recruitment Manager - China



Ontario, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, September 27, 2023

ApplyBoard simplifies the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process by connecting international students, recruitment partners, and educational institutions on one intuitive and personalized platform. ApplyBoard is a mission-driven, hyper-growth organization. It has been attracting dedicated individuals for more than eight years who are inspired every day to break down barriers to international education and take their careers to new heights at a company that will invest in their career growth. Our six core values are our compass in our mission to Educate the World and the foundation of our unique company culture. As an organization built on a foundation of diversity, it’s important that our team members are representative of the students from more than 140 countries that we support.

The Opportunity:

We are looking for an experienced, well connected, organized Senior International Recruitment Manager for the China market (Based in Ontario) to join our growing Sales team and take our company and platform to the next level!

What you’ll be doing every day:

  • Represent the ApplyBoard brand to promote ApplyBoard services to agents and international

  • Increase the international student enrolment at ApplyBoard by implementing strategies and create effective account planning with agents

  • Negotiate terms of engagement, provide training to recruitment partners and their staff, and keep the recruitment partner contacts engaged with ApplyBoard through regular communication

  • Seek new business relationships through relationship building, net working, and strategic partnership presentation

  • Train and guide recruitment partners to improve the quality and volume of international applicants, ensuring top quality

  • Implement marketing and recruitment strategies through research and market analysis to drive results that align with targets

  • Proactively undergo recruitment partners outreach, agent account management, create and execute sales plans to achieve enrollment targets

  • Liaise and collaborate with internal teams on cross-function projects

What you bring to the table:

  • Exceptional communication verbal and written skills in English and Mandarin is a must

  • Minimum 2 years of international agents/student recruitment experience for secondary and post-secondary institutions in Canada

  • Knowledge and experience in applying sales techniques

  • Post-secondary education or equivalent experience

  • Excellent people skills and easily connect with diverse personalities at all levels of organizations

  • Autonomous self-starter with the ability to work independently within a team-based environment

  • Aptitude for prioritizing tasks with an attention to detail to ensure information accuracy

  • Exceptional problem-solving skills under ambiguous circumstances to ensure you provide the best outcome for our customers while maintaining integrity with our partner relationships

  • Experience working with a CRM (Salesforce); considered an asset

  • Must be available to travel to ApplyBoard’s headquarters and within Ontario

About ApplyBoard

ApplyBoard empowers students around the world to access the best education by simplifying the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process to more than 1,750 institutions across Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, and Ireland. Headquartered in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, and with an additional operational office in Gurugram, India, ApplyBoard has helped more than 600,000 students from over 150 countries fulfill their study abroad dreams since 2015.

In 2022, Deloitte named ApplyBoard one of the fastest-growing technology companies in Canada for the fourth consecutive year, ranking #30 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 and #170 on the 2022 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 list. ApplyBoard ranked on LinkedIn’s 2022 Top Startups List in Canada in 2020, 2021, and 2022 and was recognized as CIX’s Innovator of the Year 2022 and the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2022 Ontario Winner. In 2023, ApplyBoard India was Great Place to Work® Institute (India) certified for outstanding employee experience and workplace culture.

Thank you for your interest in joining ApplyBoard on our mission to Educate the World. Please note that only qualified applicants that have been selected for an interview will be contacted.

ApplyBoard welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.