Partner Relations Manager - UK (Remote)

London

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We’re building a movement - an education revolution.
We’re building a world where anyone, anywhere can have access to the best education regardless of where they were born. At our core, we believe education is a right, not a privilege. To that end, we’re building a company and a suite of products to lead the charge in transforming access to education. 
ApplyBoard is an online platform that empowers students around the world to access the best education by connecting international students, recruitment partners, and academic institutions. We simplify the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process. Not only do we help students with their study abroad journey, but we also help academic institutions to find the best students globally. Our goal is to help enable better, more diverse, schools that are enriched with cultures from all over the world.
The RoleWe are looking for an experienced and creative Partner Relations Manager to join our growing Sales Team and take our company and platform to the next level!

In this role, you will:

  • Prospect for new partner schools through outreach, networking, presentations
  • Establish positive and fruitful relationships with existing school partners
  • Work internally with cross-functional teams to improve processes
  • Elevate the interest in the UKmarket internally and externally
  • Develop strategies and tactics to deliver on regional objectives
  • Negotiate and execute school partnership agreements
  • Act as an internal point-of-contact for partner schools
  • Ensure CRM is up-to-date
  • Work across teams to respond to program and school inquiries as well as requests
  • Maintain up-to-date records of program requirements

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years’ experience in education industry, especially in recruitment or admissions
  • Strong network of existing university contacts (especially in international recruitment)
  • Passion for excellence, a sense of accountability, strong work-ethic, taking pride in a job well-done, and attention to detail are all must-have traits
  • Project management experience and/or training
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to handle objections
  • Successful track-record in prospecting, qualifying, and cold calling, as required.
  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative, quick-changing environment
  • Exceptional interpersonal, verbal, presentation, and written communication skills
  • Ability to properly prioritizing tasks and take initiative
  • Experience in reviewing and negotiating contracts
  • Working knowledge of Google and Microsoft productivity software


Life at ApplyBoard: By joining our team, you have the opportunity to be part of one of the fastest-growing technology companies, not only in Canada but the world. With that, you will have many opportunities for professional growth and advancement. Work alongside a globally diverse team of more than 1,000 team members from 25+ countries, representing 30+ nationalities, and speaking 50+ languages.Make a difference in the lives of thousands of students as they explore educational opportunities.
About ApplyBoard: ApplyBoard empowers students around the world to access the best education by simplifying the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process to more than 1,500 institutions across Canada, Australia, the United States, and the United Kingdom. ApplyBoard, headquartered in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, has helped more than 200,000 students from more than 125 countries along their educational journeys since 2015.
ApplyBoard was named the fastest-growing technology company in Canada by Deloitte, ranking #1 on the Technology Fast 50™ list in 2019 and #2 in 2020. ApplyBoard was also been named to LinkedIn’s list of Top Startups in 2020 and TechTO’s list of top Canadian Rocketship companies to accelerate your career in the Tech Industry. 
In 2021, ApplyBoard announced a C$375M Series D funding on a C$4B valuation. This funding will allow us to further invest in our technology, grow our team around the world, and serve more students on our mission to educate the world. Thank you for your interest in ApplyBoard. Please note that only qualified applicants that have been selected for an interview will be contacted.
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