We are recruiting for an energetic and motivated marketing professional with experience in SEO and analytics to join our team as Marketing Executive, focussing on the North American region. Working within an exciting and dynamic business, this is the perfect opportunity for a marketer who is looking to develop their career.


About the Kaplan Language Group

Kaplan Language Group (KLG) is a leading business in the language travel industry, providing high quality, language-travel programs across the world. The group consists of some of the biggest names in educational language tourism: Alpadia Language Schools, ESL Languages, and Kaplan International Languages.

With more than 130 combined years of experience and thousands of happy and satisfied alumni, KLG offers a wide range of language and cultural programs in more than 100 countries across the world, allowing students to embark on a unique, life-changing journey specifically tailored to their needs and goals. As one of the largest providers in the sector and as part of Kaplan Inc, a large US-listed business, the Kaplan Languages Group is ideally placed to meet the high demand from students now wishing to travel abroad and get back into the classroom to build their language skills.


About the role

You will be joining the KLG Marketing department which is part of the wider global Marketing team. The team is multilingual and multinational, made up of market and channel experts who are passionate about the business of education and language learning.

As Marketing Executive, you will focus on driving qualified traffic to Kaplan International’s website and generate leads that will help the business achieve its revenue targets. You’ll be involved in building brand awareness, especially within the North America region.

Reporting to the Marketing Manager, your responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting in the development and implementation of a Regional Marketing Brief, focussing on high growth in revenue and ROI in marketing costs.
  • Networking with a rage of stakeholders including customers, colleagues, suppliers and partners.
  • Organising events such as conferences, seminars, receptions and exhibitions.
  • Project-managing the website, landing pages and content initiatives, including our blog.
  • Supporting the development of the Performance Media strategy in conjunction with the wider Marketing department, to support the optimisation of campaigns.
  • Developing, evaluating and optimising marketing campaigns, creating and reporting results on CRM and Social Media calendar plans.
  • Localising (and/or translating) global campaigns and assets.
  • Supporting the development of SEO strategy, seeding content and link building. 
  • Sourcing and securing affiliation partnerships and influencers.
  • Arranging the distribution of marketing materials.
  • Monitoring competitor activity.
  • Other duties within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job as requested by your manager

About you

  • Innovative and creative in your approach to marketing challenges.
  • Experience managing SEO and CRO, Paid Search, Paid Social, affiliates, eCRM and Email Marketing.
  • Experience with website analytics tools.
  • Knowledge of HTML and experience using a CMS.
  • Skilled and experienced in Project management
  • Ability to work within a multi-national, matrix structure environment
  • Bachelor’s degree or above (or relevant experience).
  • Fluency in Spanish would be desirable


What we can offer

The role is hybrid, with 3 days in the office and 2 days working from home. You’ll be working in a friendly, supportive team in a stunning space in Hammersmith which has amazing facilities including free gym membership, free onsite barista and evening drinks gatherings amongst many others.

Our employee benefits include;

  • Life assurance and income protection schemes
  • 25 days holiday
  • Medical cash plan
  • Cashback scheme through Perkpal
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Discounted course through the Kaplan employee "Gift of Knowledge" scheme

We are committed to developing your career within Kaplan and will support you to grow through training (on the job and formal) as well as a wide variety of internal job opportunities within KLG and the wider international Kaplan group.


To Apply:

Please submit an up-to-date CV and covering letter that details your suitability and motivation for applying.


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. If you would like to be considered for an interview under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme, please complete this form or email us on disabilityconfident@kaplan.com


As part of our commitment to safeguarding, 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.


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