• Graduate Job Openings at Navitas

  • Posted on: 28 September, 2016 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Navitas, or PIBT as it was then, was founded in Australia in 1994 with the goal of helping more international students succeed at university via improved student support and an extended academic year. Since this time, Navitas has significantly expanded the services it offers students and clients and is creating opportunities through lifelong learning for more than 80,000 people in 27 countries per year.

    Navitas listed on the Australian Securities Exchange in 2004 and is now an ASX100 Company, employing more than 5,800 staff globally. Navitas operates across three Divisions.

    We are recruiting to fill the position of:

    Student Recruitment Officer - West Africa

     

    Location: Ikeja, Lagos (do not apply if you are unable to work 5 days per week from Ikeja)
    Functional Area: Navitas Group Marketing
    Reports to: Marketing Manager - Navitas
    Full time or part time: Full time

    Overview and Objectives of the Position

    • The role will significantly contribute to the day to day and strategic operations of the Navitas Nigeria & West Africa Office.
    • Focusing on sales and marketing opportunities in a predominantly business to business environment, the Student Recruitment Officer will assist in the management, development and implementation of the Regional Strategic Sales & Marketing Plan on behalf of Navitas Limited.
    • The role will enhance opportunities for new market development, market diversity and program implementation by providing a focus for more cost effective penetration, interaction and communication within the market and the distribution network through a Nigerian based sales & marketing function.
    • The Nigeria Student Recruitment Officer will be based in Lagos and will aim to achieve the business objectives of each business unit active in the region with a direct report to the Marketing Manager - Navitas.

    Key Relationships

    • Marketing Managers - Navitas
    • Operations Manager - Nigeria & West Africa
    • Regional Sales Director - Europe & West Africa
    • Marketing Directors and/or Marketing Managers, Navitas business units
    • Navitas Nigeria Agents, Government and Institutional partners

    Key Result Areas
    Business Development (20%):

    • Through market research activities identify demand for Navitas products & services in new and existing markets within Nigeria.
    • Assist in the development and/or improvement of Navitas products & services.
    • Assessment of new and existing stakeholders (agents, government organisations, etc) within the region.

    Sales (35%):

    • Participate in market development activities including travel and promotion of the company’s products and services to agents (B2B), sponsorship bodies and potential students/candidates (B2C).
    • Prepare sales forecasts through the analysis of market trends.
    • Compile sales figures relating to market volume and share of market.
    • Enquiry management – agents, students & potential clients.

    Marketing (20%):

    • Develop an appropriate marketing strategy and manage implementation within new and existing regions.
    • Promote the company, actions and products by undertaking necessary and appropriate liaison with various external stakeholders including both government and non-government agencies.
    • Control the preparation and release of publicity in accordance with established policies and procedures and maintain good relations with press, radio, television and other media.
    • Provide monthly reports on all aspects of marketing activity, including student recruitment targets, promotional activities, expenditure, competitor activity, market trends & issues.

    Financial (5%):

    • Prepare budgets and forecasts associated with Navitas products/services.
    • Day to day management of marketing budget for the region and evaluate the effectiveness of products and strategies.

    General (20%):

    • Ensure effective implementation of agreed sales and marketing strategy.
    • Manage and coordinate the day to day operations within the Nigeria Office.
    • Provide administrative & logistical support when required.
    • Work with Navitas Group Marketing, printers and others to develop promotional materials.
    • Maintain and monitor stocks of Navitas promotional materials.
    • Process requests for agency agreements with potential agents, in accordance with Navitas policy and procedures.

    Qualifications and Selection Criteria
    Essential:

    • Possess a Bachelor’s/tertiary degree level qualification and / or marketing experience
    • High Level English skills
    • Demonstrate high level interpersonal communication skills inclusive of writing, communication and presentation skills
    • Demonstrate a proven ability as a team player
    • Demonstrate a flexible attitude to work (e.g., in hours and content), including a willingness to work weekends and evenings in support of recruitment activities both locally and abroad
    • Demonstrate innovative thinking and proactive work habits
    • Demonstrate a commitment to self-development to enhance skills and abilities
    • Have the ability to work to tight deadlines, changing priorities, on their own initiative
    • Be self-motivated and good organiser
    • Have extensive knowledge and experience in using Windows-based software applications
    • Willingness to undertake international travel

    Desirables:

    • International study experience
    • Possess knowledge of international Education Services Industry and overseas education system

    Marketing Support Officer - West Africa

     

    Location: Ikeja, Lagos (do not apply if you are unable to work 5 days per week from Ikeja)
    Division: Navitas Group Marketing
    Reports to: Operations Manager - Nigeria & West Africa

    Overview and Objectives of the Position

    This role forms an integral part of the Navitas Group Marketing team and will be based in the Lagos Regional Office (Nigeria). The position reports to the Operations Manager - Nigeria & West Africa and will be expected to act as a supportive member of the Nigeria & West Africa group marketing team, providing cover (domestically and on occasion internationally) when required.

    The Marketing Support Officer role will be responsible for sales and marketing support to the following destination countries:

    • USA
    • Canada
    • UK
    • Australia

    The overall objective of the position is to support the Navitas West Africa Group Marketing team in their goal of market development, diversity and growth.

    Key Relationships

    • Operations Manager - Europe & West Africa
    • Marketing Manager(s) / Officer(s) - Nigeria & West Africa
    • Business Unit Marketing Staff
    • Europe West Africa - Source Country Office (SCO) Staff

    Key Result Areas
    Administrative Responsibilities (60%):

    • Assistance with the organisation and management of international events
    • Providing administrative support to staff regarding travel and events
    • Managing distribution of required promotional materials domestically & internationally
    • Processing requests for agency agreements with potential agents
    • Maintaining up-to-date made offer (international students) records utilising CRM systems & reporting
    • Office administration support i.e. contractors, mail, office orders, etc.

    Sales Support (10%):

    • Follow up with agents / students regarding admissions related issues e.g. document requests
    • Ensure that all student / agent enquiries are effectively followed up within agreed time parameters, including coordinating/distributing and/or responding to direct enquiries
    • Preparing and maintaining training / sales PowerPoint presentations

    Marketing Support (10%):

    • Contribute to & support the development & implementation of the West Africa sales and marketing strategy
    • Liaise with key stakeholders on Navitas updates & changes
    • Provide administrative support when required
    • Working with designers, printers and others to develop promotional materials

    General (20%):

    • Provide administrative support when required
    • Working with designers, printers and others to develop promotional materials

    Qualifications and Selection Criteria
    Essential:

    • Possess a Bachelor's/tertiary degree level qualification and / or marketing experience
    • High Level English skills
    • Demonstrate high level interpersonal communication skills inclusive of writing, communication and presentation skills
    • Demonstrate a proven ability as a team player
    • Demonstrate a flexible attitude to work (e.g., in hours and content), including a willingness to work weekends and evenings in support of Marketing activities both locally and abroad
    • Demonstrate innovative thinking and proactive work habits
    • Demonstrate a commitment to self-development to enhance skills and abilities
    • Have the ability to work to tight deadlines, changing priorities, on their own initiative
    • Be self-motivated and a good organiser
    • Have extensive knowledge and experience in using Windows-based software applications (primarily word and excel)

    Desirable:

    • International study experience
    • Possess knowledge of international Education Services Industry and overseas education system

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

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