Swinburne University of Technology

Swinburne University of Technology

Regional Manager, International 


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  • Integral role within Future Students
  • Full time, ongoing position at our Hawthorn campus
  • HEW 8 - Attractive salary and benefits with flexible working options
  • About the Role An exciting role has become available for a Regional Manager, International to come join our Future Students team. This is a fantastic opportunity for a driven individual to significantly contribute to the recruitment of international students at Swinburne University.

    Reporting to the Director, International Recruitment and Admissions, the Regional Manager, International is responsible for executing strategies for the successful attraction of fee-paying international students from within the designated region(s) through agent, direct, sponsored, partner and study abroad channels. You will be responsible for understanding existing and emerging opportunities for student recruitment in their region(s) across all Swinburne offerings.

    In this dynamic role, you will develop region-specific marketing initiatives and oversees the development of annual and quarterly marketing plans in support of regional recruitment activities, including deployment of new and emerging digital technologies.

    To achieve set recruitment targets for the region, the position is responsible for the end-to-end selection, training and management of education agency partners and building strong successful relationships between agency staff and Swinburne.

    Additionally, you will oversee for student recruitment activities with dedicated articulation, pathways and transnational education partners, in partnership with colleagues across the University responsible for managing these relationships.

    Swinburne University has significant global partnerships and utilising your strong stakeholder management skills you will be responsible for coordinating joint recruitment activities in the region with delivery partners, including UP Education, ECA, Swinburne Vietnam and Swinburne Sarawak, to ensure Swinburne is represented in a coherent manner in the region.

    You will also maintain a high level of market intelligence, displaying subject matter expertise to act as an advisor to internal and external stakeholders.

    About You To be suitable for this role you will need to have experience in the below key accountabilities:

    · Significant experience and demonstrated success in profitably managing indirect and direct sales channels. · Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills occasionally providing strategic support or advice combined with the ability to generate practical and effective solutions. · Demonstrated experience of the digital environment and use of digital capabilities to effectively manage and support direct and indirect sales channel. · Superior self-management and time management skills, and ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.

    Qualifications · Postgraduate qualifications or progress towards postgraduate qualifications and extensive relevant experience; or completion of a relevant degree level qualification with relevant work-related experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.

    About Swinburne University of Technology Swinburne Horizon 2025 draws upon our understanding of future challenges. With this new strategic plan, we choose to build Swinburne as the prototype of a new and different university – one that is truly of Technology, of Innovation and of Entrepreneurship, and proud of it. We are committed to a differentiated university proposition in education and research, so that:

    • Every Swinburne learner gets a work experience

    • Every Swinburne graduate gets a job

    • Every Swinburne partner gets a tech solution

    • Swinburne is the prototype of global best practice

    The achievement of our 2025 moon shots depends on our capacity to work collectively, always, as One Swinburne.

    To Apply Please submit your CV and cover letter addressing your suitability for this position.

    To review the Position Description and to apply, please scroll down to the bottom of the page.

    If you are viewing this advert from an external site, please click ‘apply' and you will be redirected to Swinburne's Jobs website to access the Position Description at the bottom of the page.

    Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check.

    If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Swinburne Talent Acquisition Team on [email protected].

    Applications Close: 5pm, Wednesday 27 September 2023

    Swinburne offers flexible working options, leave and parenting/carer policies to support work life balance.

    Equity and Diversity Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion through key initiatives. For further information on all our initiatives visit our Equity & Diversity website.

    We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

    We are committed to making the recruitment process fair and equitable for all our candidates. If you have specific accessibility or support requirements please contact [email protected]

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

    For any support please contact [email protected] or for more information on our Indigenous strategies please follow the link to our RAP Reconciliation Action Plan

    We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant


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    Regional Manager, International 


    Swinburne University of Technology




    September 15, 2023

    Application deadline

    September 27, 2023

    Job type



    Business and Economics,Education,Social Science

    About the employer

    Swinburne University of Technology (often simply called Swinburne) is a public research university based in Melbourne, Australia. It was founded in 1908 as the Eastern Suburbs Technical College by George Swinburne in order to serve those without access to further education in Melbourne's eastern suburbs. Its main campus is located in Hawthorn, a suburb of Melbourne which is located 7.5 km from the Melbourne central business district.

    In addition to its main Hawthorn campus, Swinburne has campuses in the Melbourne metropolitan area at Wantirna and Croydon as well as campuses in Sarawak, Malaysia and Sydney.

    In the 2022 QS World University Rankings, Swinburne placed 19th in Australia and moved up 50 places to 321st globally. In the 2020 Student Experience Survey, Swinburne was ranked equal 1st place in Victoria for the ’entire education experience’ for undergraduate students, with an overall satisfaction rate of 80 per cent.

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