University of York West Africa Representative
University of York
The University of York is a high-performing, research intensive Russell Group university and one of the world’s premier institutions for inspirational and life-changing research.
Our focus on teaching and research excellence has resulted in consistently high rankings in the UK and a first-class reputation across the globe.
The International Recruitment team, within International Recruitment, Partnerships and Mobility (IRPM), is tasked with developing a strategy to achieve substantial growth in our overseas student population at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Kaplan International Pathways works in close partnership with universities and colleges around the world. With an established network of recruitment offices including an office in Lagos, Nigeria - Kaplan helps students enrol onto academic programmes run in partnership with our affiliate universities.
Kaplan has been working with the University of York since 2015, supporting recruitment onto undergraduate and postgraduate pathway courses delivered either at the University of York’s International College (on the campus of the University of York) or at Kaplan International College London.
The University of York is seeking to appoint an experienced representative to exclusively represent the University of York in Nigeria, Ghana and in other key West African markets, promoting the University to prospective students and managing day-to-day recruitment activity on behalf of the University.
The representative will engage with students, attend events and build the University’s profile across West Africa, primarily in Nigeria and Ghana.
The representative will take a lead role in supporting applicants through the recruitment and admissions process, with a focus on conversion at key points in the recruitment cycle.
The representative will establish and maintain relationships with recruitment agents, schools and colleges, funders and scholarship bodies and other similar organisations in the market.
The representative will be based out of Kaplan International’s offices in Victoria Island, reporting directly to the Kaplan Regional Director.
However, the representative will collaborate closely with colleagues in the International Recruitment team in York, as well as associated teams (such as Admissions and Alumni).
Main Responsibilities and Duties
and also contribute to the development of marketing messages and collateral development to support the University’s international recruitment
Please apply with a CV and covering letter highlighting why you believe you are suitable for this role. Closing date : 30th June 2022
At Kaplan International, we are committed to working in a diverse organisation and strive to provide equality of opportunity for all.
We encourage and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or identity, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership.
As part of our commitment to safeguarding, successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
Applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in Nigeria.