Associate Director, Business Development (North America)

Global Education Provider

Business development role in United States

  • Global Education Provider
  • Business management role
  • Location: flexible in United States

About Our Client

Our Client is a global education consultancy that provides international engagement services for higher education institutions.

About the Role

The Associate Director will support the growth of the institution’s business in the United States. The role’s primary responsibility will be the achievement of significant sales targets, while providing leadership on sales operations and lead generation. From a skills perspective, it’s important that the successful candidate possess a solid understanding of international student recruitment and an expertise in relationship building and consultative selling.

Key Requirements

  • Minimum of 4-5 years of Work Experience in international student recruitment and/or a sales or business development role.
  • Industry Knowledge: Deep understanding of the international higher education landscape, including a solid grounding in international student recruitment
  • Industry Networking Expertise: Well regarded within the international education sector, with a talent for fostering professional relationships.
  • Consultative Selling Skills: Demonstrated expertise in consultative selling, with a focus on listening to prospects, understanding their needs, and crafting tailored strategies that align with their goals.
  • Relationship Management: Excellent communication and relationship management skills to effectively interact with clients, executive management, and other team members at the institution’.
  • Highly Collaborative and Adaptable: Desire and willingness to be an integral part of a diverse, growing, and busy management team, contributing actively to the organization’s success.
  • Must have the legal right to work in the United States or Canada.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced international education professional with an entrepreneurial spirit and strong communication and collaboration skills.

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