Partner Relations Manager - Ontario
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.
We are on the lookout for an experienced and innovative Partner Relations Manager to join our expanding Canada Partner Relations Team. In this role, you will play a pivotal part in propelling our company and platform to new heights, particularly in Ontario, Canada.
What You'll Be Doing Every Day:
Strategic Collaboration: Collaborate closely with our Sales and Marketing teams to achieve enrollment objectives for our valued institution partners.
Relationship Cultivation: Develop and nurture strong relationships with key decision-makers at partner institutions.
Data-Driven Excellence: Craft data-driven strategies and tactics to meet regional international student recruitment objectives. This includes achieving conversion metrics, driving enrollment growth, and increasing seat availability.
Prospecting Prowess: Seek out new partner institutions through proactive outreach, networking, and compelling presentations.
Tech Advocacy: Implement strategies to showcase our technology solutions to stakeholders effectively.
National and International Impact: Craft and deliver compelling presentations at national and international conferences, establishing our presence as industry leaders.
Cross-Functional Collaboration: Internally collaborate with cross-functional teams and partner institutions to drive new initiatives and process improvements.
Partnership Prowess: Negotiate and execute institutional partnership agreements with precision and professionalism.
Central Point of Contact: Serve as both an internal and external point-of-contact for partner institutions, ensuring smooth communication.
Resolution Expertise: Collaborate across teams to promptly address program inquiries and manage partner institution escalations.
What you bring to the table:
Seasoned Expertise: Possess 5+ years of experience in the international education industry, with a preference for recruitment or admissions experience.
Valuable Connections: Boast a strong network of existing contacts in the Canadian international education sector.
Passion for Excellence: Demonstrate a deep commitment to excellence, a strong work ethic, accountability, and an unwavering attention to detail.
Project Management Savvy: Ideally, have experience and/or training in project management.
Problem-Solving Pro: Showcase strong problem-solving skills and the ability to deftly handle objections.
Prospecting Prodigy: Bring a successful track record in prospecting, qualifying, and cold calling to the table.
Adaptability: Thrive in a collaborative, fast-paced environment where change is the only constant.
Communication Guru: Possess exceptional interpersonal, verbal, presentation, and written communication skills.
Initiative and Prioritization: Exhibit the ability to prioritize tasks effectively and take initiative to drive results.
Contract Knowledge: Be experienced in reviewing and negotiating contracts.
Tech-Savvy: Have a working knowledge of Google and Microsoft productivity software, as well as data-based solutions.
Ready to make a significant impact on the future of international education in Canada? If you're a driven, innovative, and experienced professional seeking a dynamic role, we invite you to apply today. Join us in reshaping the landscape of education and forging lasting partnerships that empower students and institutions alike. Your expertise is the key to unlocking our shared potential.
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.