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Head of Global Student Recruitment (Maternity Cover)

Vacancy Details

Salary: Grade 9 £55,487 - £64,296 per annum
Job Type: Support
Closing Date: 02/21/2024
Date Posted: 02/09/2024
Reference: S2091



Head of Global Student Recruitment

Pittville Student Village

1.0FTE, 37 hours per week

12 month fixed term maternity cover post 


The University of Gloucestershire is embarking on an exciting journey to transform the institution. The university has real opportunities over the next few years, building on its strong foundations in delivering excellent education outcomes in business, computing, education, arts and creative and health and social care. With recent strong growth in international students, this a great time to join University.


We now have an exciting opportunity for a 12-month fixed term contract (FTC) to join the University as The Head of Global Recruitment. Reporting into the Chief Marketing Officer, this role is fundamental to the senior leadership team in our marketing function and the future direction of our international strategy.


You will be responsible for developing and implementing global recruitment strategies and shaping the direction of the recruitment cycle. You will work closely with the Head of Digital and Brand and collaborate with Heads of School to implement marketing strategies across a range of markets and regions. 


You will provide leadership to the global recruitment team whilst directing the full recruitment cycle through market strategy, agent networks, acquisition and conversion activity from enquiry to enrolment.


Building on recent significant international growth, you will deliver on existing recruitment plans, looking to secure existing growth from core markets whilst diversifying and securing sustainable growth for the university.


If you would like an informal conversation about the position, please contact Tom Kidd, Interim CMO  or Hayley Histed, HR Recruitment Lead


To apply please click on APPLY at the bottom of this page, you will be asked to complete our application form, alternatively, you can submit a CV and Support Statement showcasing how you meet the essential criteria, CVs alone will not be considered. Please see applicant guidance for help and advice on how to complete the application process.


For more information about out benefits and working for the University please click here


Closing date - 21st February

Interview date – W/C 26th February


Due to the nature of this FTC, we do require someone to be able to start, no later than the middle of April 2024





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