English education – Asia Regional Sales & Marketing Manager

Salary:  $40,000 - $60,000 Location:  Singapore, Singapore
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Job Description

About BlueSky Education

BlueSky Education is a London-headquartered education group. We deliver communicative English language courses that focus on leadership and public speaking skills among other bespoke programmes in the UK, Singapore and Australia. Our summer schools are mostly residential and offer academic courses along with an extensive programme of excursions and group activities. Our flagship Young Leaders programme is designed to give students an opportunity to develop new leadership skills and build confidence through hands-on learning and cultural immersion. We also design and deliver other bespoke programmes such as environment-focused/ green-tech, industry visits, university visits, robotics/STEM, university prep course, film-making, music programmes.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, flexible and highly experienced Asia Regional Sales & Marketing Manager to be based in BlueSky Singapore office (Suntec Tower 3). This is a full-time position and the company will sponsor the candidate for work visa in Singapore ( Employment Pass).

In this important and high profile position the successful candidate will represent BlueSky Education Group internationally, manage existing agent relationships and develop new partnerships. The successful applicant will play a direct role in the achievement of the Summer School’s targets for international student recruitment. The Asia Regional Sales & Marketing Manager will work closely with BlueSky Education Senior Management Team.  This role requires overseas travel and a high level of professionalism as well as relevant sales experience. Strong organisational and interpersonal skills are essential for this post.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with Senior Management and global sales team to develop and oversee BlueSky Education sales &  marketing function and student bookings, with a focus on Asian markets. Overseas business travels mainly in Asia will be necessary.

  • Provide strategic oversight for the commercial and admissions to BlueSky Education Singapore programmes as well as other global programs by developing strategies to target new international student markets and maintain and grow existing ones as part of the strategic objectives

  • Manage student recruitment and marketing activities in diverse markets in accordance with agreed targets

  • Maintain and develop relationships with study-abroad agencies , schools , English language centres in Asian markets with the aim to recruit students to BlueSky programmes.

  • Research target markets and analyse sector data in order to strategically develop marketing and recruitment plans

  • Cultivate and maintain a network of student recruitment agents by successfully managing existing agent relationships and developing new ones

  • Undertake direct marketing activities

  • Assist  with all Summer School staff recruitment & excursion bookings among other operational support tasks

REQUIREMENTS

Essential

  • English native speaker

  • Degree level or equivalent

  • Relevant sales experience in education or educational travel industry

  • Excellent communication and influencing skills, able to adapt style in relation to differing stakeholder groups

  • Commercially minded with experience maintaining international partner relationships, you will have a background in customer service and international marketing

  • Demonstrate an international outlook and be sensitive to foreign cultures

  • Reliable, enthusiastic, highly organised and able to work unsupervised with excellent attention to detail

  • Proactive and self-motivated

  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team

  • Good-humoured with the desire to achieve the highest standards

Desirable

  • Professional Marketing qualification and/or relevant leadership experience

  • Extensive networks of overseas agencies and schools

  • Previous budget management experience

  • English-teaching qualifications

  • Previous experience of staff recruitment

  • Previous experience in an international summer school setting

  • Excellent knowledge of social media and the ability to develop and manage social media

FURTHER INFORMATION

The salary is dependent on candidate’s qualifications and relevant experience. Year-end performance-based bonus is awarded depending on the candidate’s performance.

Other benefits:

  • 17 days of holiday a year, excluding public holidays

  • Insurance benefits: health insurance and global travel insurance

 

How to Apply

To apply, please email enquiry@bluesky-education.com

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