Welcome To Eastern College - Applying For The Manager of International Recruitment Position

Job Title:  Manager of International Recruitment

Company: Eastern College

Location: The ideal candidate must reside in New Brunswick.

Hours:  Full time. Monday to Friday, 40 hours a week

Start Date: Immediate

About Us:

Eastern College Inc. is a leader in the Private Career College industry in Atlantic Canada. Established in 1983 we have delivered training in a modular approach to students to enable them to fast-track to job readiness.

At Eastern, we're not just looking for employees; we're seeking passionate individuals who want to join our mission to work collaboratively towards our common goal of preparing job-ready graduates. We're dedicated to providing a dynamic, innovative, and engaging learning environment. If you're ready to shape the future of business education and inspire students, this is the place for you!

Primary purpose:

The Manager of International Recruitment’s major purpose is to meet and exceed International Student Recruitment targets.

This position is responsible to build, implement, and measure strategic recruitment strategies that attract a diverse international student base to Eastern College. The successful candidate is also responsible for establishing and ensuring mutually beneficial relationships exist with commission-based international agents and international institutional partners.

The Manager of International Recruitment will design, develop, and achieve an integrated enrollment strategy that admits and retains students; optimizing the use of financial aid resources and coordinate the enrollment-related efforts of the campuses. The role will train and advise campus Education Consultants (ECs) to successfully drive the international admissions process at the campus level.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Provide strategic and inspirational leadership, as well as oversight and direction to international student recruitment and student services employees.
  • Oversee international student recruitment and maintain transparent communication. This includes appropriately communicating organization information through team meetings, one-on-one meetings, appropriate digital messaging, and regular interpersonal communication.
  • Support New Brunswick and Nova Scotia campuses with the administration and management of their international student population.
  • Develop and implement student recruitment strategies for international markets.
  • Investigate, identify, and develop specific and targeted recruitment strategies for each major country (India, Mexico, Brazil, South Korea, China and Caribbean countries, for example).
  • Lead the design of international student recruitment efforts and partnership strategies, including all educational fairs, international display events, government education fairs and agency tours to all countries specified within the enrolment strategy.
  • Support Education Consultant and Agent questions on international student admissions requirements and ensure that all admissions requirements are met and verified, including language proficiency requirements.
  • Ensure all admissions requirements and financial commitments are completed and approved prior to start dates.
  • Review and approve Provincial Attestation Letter issuance in conjunction with Regulatory Officer.
  • Be primary contact to support International Agents through training, Q&A and policy creation.
  • Ensure consistent communication and messaging among the Educational Consultants and international agent partners.
  • Follow-up and respond to international student inquiries relating to admissions requirements, study permits, and be an expert on the New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program and post graduate working opportunities for international students.
  • Strategically deploy Eastern College international student recruitment resources locally, nationally, and internationally, including travelling and participating in relevant meetings and events, as approved in an annual travel/marketing plan.
  • Establish and maintain agent screening and maintenance processes to mitigate reputational risk, while also providing agent support and services that reflect industry best practices and facilitate the productivity of the partnerships.
  • Develop new on-shore and off-shore agents aligned with Eastern College’s recruitment strategies.
  • In partnership with Marketing, develop content, resources and provide agents with all the necessary marketing materials to help promote the programs (i.e., brochures, display units, PDF files, agent certificates).
  • Facilitate agent seminars and training electronically and in assigned source countries when required.
  • Work closely with key internal stakeholders to develop a dynamic agent portal streamlining ongoing agent training, student application tracking, and agency fee payment.
  • Provide monthly enrollment reporting and projections to the Regional Director of Admissions.
  • The duties and responsibilities listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the role expectations if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position

What you bring to the position:

  • Post-Secondary degree in sales or business required.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with demonstrated success in international admissions/recruitment, sales/marketing, or business development.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working with International Agents.
  • Must have knowledge on IRCC policies and regulations.
  • Familiarity with issues and trends in student recruitment, marketing, and cross-cultural communications.
  • Excellent knowledge of policies and regulations related to student recruitment, transition, development, academic programming, and services at an institutional level.
  • Excellent written and spoken command of the English language.
  • Experience creating and delivering high level presentations.
  • Ability to travel internationally and in Canada is required. Extensive travel required.
  • A valid passport is required.
  • Must own a reliable vehicle, have a driver’s license and a credit card.

Why You Should Join Us:

Exciting Challenges: You'll be at the forefront of international admission innovation, tackling exciting challenges that will keep you engaged and motivated.

Growth Opportunities: We believe in investing in our talent. You'll have access to continuous learning and development opportunities to advance your career.

Collaborative Team: You'll be working alongside a group of passionate, like-minded professionals who are as excited about their work as you are.

Rewards and Benefits: Competitive salary, generous benefits package, group RRSP match and more!

How to Apply:

If you're ready to embark on this thrilling journey with us, please apply directly through the "Apply" button on our website or the job posting platform.

Additionally, please note that a mandatory assessment is part of our application process. Your participation in the assessment is a crucial step in our selection process, allowing us to better understand your qualifications and fit for the role.

We are committed to building an intentionally inclusive environment that engages, supports, and empowers diversity and belonging in the workplace and communities we serve.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from candidates regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age.

Applicants with disabilities may notify us of any reasonable accommodations needed to support your participation in the recruitment process.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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