Country Director, China

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  • Executive level
  • Leadership and strategy role
  • University pathways sector

Location: Beijing or Shanghai

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Our client is an international education company that specializes in university pathway programs and operates a large recruitment team in China.

They’re seeking a highly accomplished sales and business development professional, preferably with experience in student recruitment, to lead their China sales and operations team.

Our preferred candidates will be able to show:

  • Demonstrated innovative thinking and proactive work habits including an eye for detail and for new sales opportunities
  • Demonstrated and proven ability to initiate and implement account and channel management strategies and tactics which have made a significant contribution to sustainable business growth
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver to tight deadlines, changing priorities and to take accountability for decisions and outcomes
  • Highly developed interpersonal, negotiation, presentation and communication skills
  • Demonstrated 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 internationally
  • Demonstrated and proven ability to work autonomously and collaborate as a team player

Successful candidates will also likely possess these skills and qualifications:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English
  • Fluent in Mandarin and a deep understanding of Chinese business culture and mentality.
  • Culturally sensitive and open-minded. Savvy in multi-cultural settings.
  • Relevant tertiary level qualification/s and/or significant marketing and sales experience
  • Salesforce experience desirable
  • An understanding of the international education industry and visa process
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Finance skills in the form of experience/qualifications

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