Permanent, Full Time
Start date: As soon as possible
Reporting to (TBD), the Manager, International Marketing (Central & Latin America) is a member of the International Education Marketing team. Working collaboratively within IE, the Manager, International Marketing (Central & Latin America) undertakes a range of marketing activities targeted at Central & Latin America jurisdiction international students to increase enrolment amongst this emerging market.
The scope of responsibilities includes developing a targeted International Student Marketing Plan, facilitating the development of international partnerships and training contracts, and working with overseas and local education agents and partners. The activities of the Manager will vary depending on the time of year and departmental needs and will include international travel for periods of two to three weeks 3-5 times per year.
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Education & Experience
- Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline, such as Business Administration with a major in marketing, Cross-cultural Studies, or International Education field.
- Minimum five (5) years of directly related experience in managing Central & Latin American student marketing and strategic alliance development, including administrative and financial management.
- An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
- Written and oral fluency in a secondary language such as Brazilian Portuguese or Spanish, preferred.
- Excellent knowledge of the British Columbia education system.
- Good knowledge of world geography, history, politics and current and local affairs.
- Experience in international education, particularly working in cross-cultural environment.
- Experience in negotiating agreements in an international setting.
- Experience providing informational seminars to international students and partners.
- General knowledge of Canadian immigration policy and procedures as they relate to international students.
- Experience with issues related to cultural integration and intercultural communication.
Skills & Abilities
- Effective written and verbal communication skills in English and Spanish/Portuguese.
- Superior ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with students, staff, faculty, government, other college/universities, external agencies, and the general public.
- Demonstrated commitment to a student-centred service model.
- Good organization, program research and design skills to achieve strategic objectives.
- Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
- Ability to establish good working relationships with other administrative personnel, faculty, staff, students, and the public.
- Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds, interests, and abilities.
- Exceptional ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
- Ability to develop and manage staff, including organizing, prioritizing and scheduling work assignments.
- Superior ability to make sound decisions by exercising judgment, diplomacy, tact and discretion in a high pressure, high volume environment with changing and conflicting priorities.
- Extensive interpersonal, organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
- Excellent presentation skills.
- Strong information literacy and computer skills.
- Superior ability to develop, interpret and apply College, government, agency, and departmental policies, procedures and guidelines.
- Ability to exercise high degree of confidentiality.
- Although most of the work for this position will be done at the College, applicants should be prepared to travel internationally for periods of two to three weeks, twice or thrice a year.
- Hold a valid passport and be able to acquire a visa into countries that the College fosters relationships.
- Travelling overseas will involve risks and hazards to health and personal safety. Living and sanitary conditions may not be up to Canadian standards.
- The Manager will be required to carry heavy promotional materials and equipment to hot and humid locations, work long and non-traditional hours, and eat a variety of ethnic foods.
- There will also be a requirement to travel within the Lower Mainland to attend various career fairs, secondary schools, or post-secondary institutions, or other student recruitment events. A valid Class 5 Driver’s License and access to a vehicle is required.
- Have no criminal record that would interfere with carrying out duties of the job.
- May occasionally work weekends and weeknights to attend functions, events, etc.
- The incumbent works primarily on campus in the International Education Department; to meet operating requirements and deadlines, vacation time will need to coincide with low service periods.
Salary Range: $63,391 - $84,521* - $92,973 Annualized (Pay Grade 9).
*Compensation beyond the mid-point requires approval by the Public Sector Employers’ Council Secretariat (PSEC).
Employee Group: ADMIN
Hours & Days of Work: 8:30am - 4:30pm. Monday to Friday, however, hours may vary according to the needs of the department. This position is not subject to the compressed workweek schedule.
Please note that internal applicants may be given first consideration.
Competition No.: A031-18
Closing Date: 4:30PM on July 13, 2018.
Application Information: Please read the posting carefully and ensure you have your documents ready prior to applying. Please submit your resume and cover letter by the closing date and time.
Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide proof of educational and professional credentials noted on their resume.
We thank you for your interest and advise that only those shortlisted will be contacted. Langara is committed to enhancing our diverse workforce.