International Recruitment Officer

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Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 26 Mar 2023

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International Recruitment Officer

Implement and manage student recruitment, conversion and retention activities with the goal of meeting international student targets for the University.

Mō te tūka | The role

Seeking applications for a motivated recruiter to be part of our International Office. 

You will be responsible for implementing and managing student recruitment, conversion and retention activities to meet international student targets for the University.

You will utilise a variety of communication channels such as face-to-face meetings, phone follow ups, and digital marketing to reach out to potential students.

Key tasks of the role include:

  • Student recruitment
  • Enquiries and lead management
  • Marketing and promotion
  • Student retention
  • Relationship management

The position requires domestic and international travel, as well as a requirement to work outside of normal business hours.

This is a permanent role working 37.5 hours per week based at our Lincoln Campus.  Remuneration for this role is set at Grade 5: $67,271 - $82,562

Kā tino Pūkeka/Whēako | Essential skills/experience for the role

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in business management, international relations, or marketing (preferred)
  • At least two years of sales or marketing work experience
  • Experience in contributing to planning, and delivering, successful marketing and sales strategies.
  • Knowledge and experience of international markets, including the international education industry would be an advantage
  • Knowledge and experience of the tertiary education environment
  • Have strong cross cultural communication skills and able to work with diverse cultures.
  • Demonstrate a high level analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Be able to work under pressure, maintain effectiveness when faced with demands of variable workloads or tight deadlines
  • Full, clean, New Zealand Driver's Licence

Kā hua ka riro ki a koe | What's in it for you?

As an employee of Lincoln University, you can reap the rewards of working with a supportive organisation that cares about you.

From day one you will be eligible to our staff benefits such as:

  • Professional growth with our staff training & development programme
  • Annual salary reviews
  • Six weeks paid leave per year (based on 1.0 FTE)
  • Work-life balance with a family-friendly, flexible work environment
  • Free on-site car parking
  • Employee Assistant Programme (EAP) for staff wellbeing
  • Access to employee member benefits with Southern Cross Health Insurance
  • A state of the art, on-campus gym with discounted fees
  • Access to on-site early childhood centre with discounted staff rates
  • Boost benefit programme that offers retail & service discounts

Mō mātou | About us

As the longest-running land-based university in the Southern Hemisphere, Te Whare Wānaka o Aoraki | Lincoln University is here to enhance and enrich lives, growing the knowledge of our students so they can shape a world that benefits from a greater understanding of the relationship between our land, people and ecosystems.

With three academic faculties, one teaching division, several research centres, and a range of corporate service units, Lincoln University draws its students from throughout New Zealand and from over 60 countries. Lincoln University has a student roll of around 3,000 and approximately 600 staff.

Based on the outskirts of Christchurch with a beautiful campus on the plains of Te Waipounamu, Lincoln is the ideal location for outdoor adventure as well as city life with access to excellent schools, health, and recreation facilities.

Tono ināianei | Apply now

Please apply online with your CV and cover letter. 

We do not accept applications via email, however specific enquiry relating to the role can be made to

Job Details
Reference # 2023-10287
Posted on 01 Mar 2023
Closes on 26 Mar 2023 18:00 NZST
Location(s) Lincoln University Campus
Expertise Customer Service, Marketing, Sales
Work type(s) Permanent full-time
More details (document) PD International Recruitment Officer February 2023.pdf

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