Head of Student Recruitment

GEDU Global Education

  • Permanent
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Head of Student Recruitment
Date posted:15th September 2023

Anderson Quigley is delighted to be continuing our campaign of leadership recruitment with GEDU Global Education, the parent company of GBS and GBS Dubai, on the appointments of 2 x Heads of Student Recruitment (preferably one with strong international experience and one with a domestic or mixed background). Please note, these are fully on-site roles, to be based from their Headquarters in Greenford (West London).

Who is GEDU?

GEDU is a leading educational institution with a global footprint and a valuable mission: to break down barriers and empower non-traditional student demographics to access high quality education through inspiring and practical programmes, based on cutting-edge educational methodology and technology. Possessing a vision to become a globally respected, trailblazing provider of education, they promote learning as a key driver of socioeconomic progress, whilst maintaining a strong commitment to quality and innovation. With c.30,000 students worldwide, GEDU is fast becoming the challenger education provider of choice for career-focused education.

Overview of the role:

As Head of Student Recruitment, you will play a vital role in leading and implementing strategies to attract a diverse and qualified student population to GEDU’s institutions. Reporting to the CMO, you will oversee the recruitment team and collaborate with various departments to meet enrolment goals and promote the institution’s offerings. Your priorities will include developing and executing student recruitment strategies to achieve enrolment targets and ensuring that the strategies are aligned with the institution’s mission and values. You will also manage a growing team and work closely together with the international direct team to achieve enrolment targets.

Essential Criteria:

The ideal candidate will have several years of experience in senior student recruitment, admissions, or related leadership roles within Higher Education, preferably within fast growth, scaling education organisations. Strong leadership and team management skills are essential, with the ability to motivate and inspire others. Candidates are also expected to have knowledge of marketing and communication strategies, particularly in the context of student recruitment. Some UK and international travel is also expected as part of this role.

Next Steps:

Please get in touch with Akhil Yerneni on +44 (0)7808 649 556 or akhil.yerneni@andersonquigley.com or Aino Betts on +44 (0)7743 934 723 or aino.betts@andersonquigley.com to discuss further.

GEDU Global Education

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