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Thursday, 8 December 2016

Admissions & Marketing Specialist

Posted By on Thursday, December 08, 2016

Job Title: Admissions & Marketing Specialist

Reports to: Director of Business Services

Purpose: The Marketing & Admissions Specialist with lead, plan, direct, and implement overall strategies for marketing, communications, and recruitment at KICS. S/he will oversee and participate in the creation, design, and production of school recruitment events and publications. S/he will coordinate all advertising, publicity, and public relations for KICS. His/her primary objective is to create and communicate a compelling story about KICS, which in turn should lead to increased admissions applications.  The Marketing & Admissions Specialist will work closely with the School Director and Director of Business Services.

Requirements: All candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years working in communications and marketing. Experience in marketing, recruitment, and school admissions procedures.Experience in an international school setting preferred.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receives and gives tours and information to prospective families
  • Manages the admissions process for all new students, including the application, testing, and acceptance/decline letters
  • Communicates on a regular basis with applicants and the status of their application
  • Communicates final admissions decisions to finance and staff
  • Schedules and leads admissions meetings with principals, counselor, and director
  • Develops and maintains up-to-date student enrollment spreadsheet, including student names, nationalities, tuition status, and learning support needs
  • Communicates this list to Director of Finance for tuition/billing purposes
  • Prepares admissions reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
  • Manages student withdrawal process
  • Communicates with the Finance Office regarding admissions and withdrawals.
  • Coordinates the withdrawal process to all staff for students not returning.
  • Coordinates new student and parent orientation nights
  • Develops a network of alumni by identifying and training successful alumni willing to help recruit students; coordinating the network's activities.
  • Maintains recruiting operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes.
  • Maintains RenWeb student and family information
  • Communicates new student information and transcripts to registrar

  • Digital Activities
  • Plan and manage all digital activities, including website, online campaigns, email marketing, social media, etc.
  • Update social media, including Facebook and Twitter
  • Publicity Material
  • Develop marketing and communications strategies that advance KICS
  • Manage the school’s use of brand and logo. Oversee graphics designers and production of all printed and electronic material
  • Events
  • Schedule and host regular meetings with market segments within the national and international communities (embassies, NGO’s, businesses, etc.)
  • Build and maintain an active network within the KICS community for recruitment events

  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks with excellent attention to detail.
  • Very strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships with stakeholders.  
  • Expert level written and verbal communication skills in English.  
  • Proactive approach to problem solving and strong decision making ability.  
  • Emotionally mature.  Highly resourceful team player.  
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to competing demands, and demonstrate highest level of customer service.  
  • Ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines.  
  • Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions.  


Please CLICK HERE to apply online.

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