International Market Manager


Reference number: JR233282

Location: London Bridge

Working pattern: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Number of roles: 1

Salary: Competitive Salary + OT Bonus




We are looking for an International Market Manager to join our team. 


We are looking for a dynamic, energetic, and target driven International Market Manager to drive student recruitment from Europe for Kaplan Pathways products. Reporting directly to the Senior International Recruitment Manager, you’ll bring an unmatched understanding of international student recruitment, preferably with professional working background and knowledge and strong understanding of the market. You will be able to demonstrate an awareness of at least one major market in the region, and you will have excellent organisational skills and will be a self-starter with experience of working internationally. 



A detailed job description can be viewed here 


What you’ll bring to the role 

  • Background in international education sales. 

  • Experience recruiting for or working with UK/US/Canada universities 

  • University education 

  • Awareness and understanding of the UK/US/Canada visa system. 

  • Fluency in English and another modern European language  

  • Highly developed interpersonal, negotiation, presentation and communication skills, across a wide range of audiences 

  • Demonstrated team player with a “can do” attitude to overcoming obstacles 

  • Goal-driven and results oriented profile 

  • Ability to prioritise and plan work effectively under tight deadlines, under pressure and with competing priorities 

  • The ability to identify and manage risk and knowing when to escalate areas of risk where applicable 

  • Ability to learn independently and to master and apply new knowledge and skills quickly 

  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadline, to meet challenging enrolment targets 

  • Awareness and appreciation of cultural differences 

  • Strong organisational and planning skills, self-motivated and committed to achieving organisational goals. 

  • Must be willing to travel extensively throughout the region very soon into the role 

  • Flexibility with working hours including working over weekends when required 

  • IT literate (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)  





  • Experience of working with international students. 

  • Fluency in another European Modern Language  

  • Experience of customer relationship management. 



What we do 


Kaplan International Pathways, a division of Kaplan Inc., offers international students a wide range of flexible study options - from University preparation programmes in the UK, Australia, USA and Japan through to full degree programmes in Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia. Through our academic partnerships with leading universities, our expertise in student recruitment, our exceptional teaching and a real focus on customer service and pastoral care, each year we are proud to welcome thousands of students from more than 100 countries through the doors of our colleges.  


In the UK, we operate 9 campus-based colleges in partnership with Bournemouth University, University of Glasgow, University of Liverpool, Nottingham Trent University, University of Nottingham, University of Brighton, University of Essex, University of York and University of West of England, Bristol and an off-campus college in London offering pathways to 7 leading well-ranked UK universities. 




What we offer 


As well as a competitive salary, hybrid/home working where possible, and paths for career progression, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes: 


  • 28 days annual leave* 

  • Big discounts on Kaplan courses for you and your family

  • 24/7 confidential helpline providing counselling and other support services 

  • Company pension contributions 

  • Maternity, Adoption, Shared Parental and Paternity/Partner pay which is well above statutory levels 

  • Medicash Health Cash Plan 


*Please note that the annual leave entitlement will be calculated on a pro rata basis if the role is part time. 



How to apply 

To apply for this role please submit a CV along with a Cover Letter detailing how you meet the requirements of the role no later than 30th September 2023. Note, we recommend that you apply at the earliest as we reserve the right to close the role before the closing date if we have gathered a suitable shortlist.  



Additional Application Information 


As part of our commitment to safeguarding, depending on the nature of the role, successful candidates may be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.  

Applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK. Applicants working outside the UK may be required to produce a police check from the relevant country. 


Application Support  

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Disability Confident Scheme and Reasonable Adjustments 

At Kaplan International Pathways, we're dedicated to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive global workforce. As equal opportunity employers, we ensure fair treatment for all employees, safeguarding them from discrimination based on protected characteristics as defined in the Equality Act 2010, and beyond. 


We actively welcome individuals from varied backgrounds to apply for roles within our organisation, appreciating the distinct viewpoints and contributions they offer. We especially encourage applications from underrepresented groups, including diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+ individuals, women, people with visible and hidden disabilities, and individuals of any age or family status. 


Furthermore, we proudly endorse and provide a platform for our Employee Resource Groups, such as Kaplan Pride, Higher Ground Race, Ethnicity and Cultural Heritage Group, and Parents and Carers. These groups serve as vital forums for support, connection, and advocacy within our company

Following the submission of an application, applicants will receive details of how to request their application be considered under our Disability Confident Scheme.  Applicants will also be given information on how to request reasonable adjustments if selected for interview. 

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