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Regional Recruitment Coordinator – EMEA

Dubai , United Arab Emirates

About Us

Shorelight is reinventing the international education experience for both students and universities. In partnership with leading U.S. institutions, we build innovative degree programs—whether on campus or cloud-based, in the United States or students’ home countries—that help students thrive and create a new generation of successful, globally minded alumni.


Job Overview

Shorelight is seeking to hire a Regional Recruitment Coordinator to assist in executing a student recruitment strategy in EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa), targeted at international students seeking a US university degree.  The role will include the execution of business development initiatives and provide administrative support and assistance with various aspects of the student recruitment process.

Regional Recruitment Coordinator will be responsible for aspects of the student recruitment process assisting the EMEA Recruitment team. This employee will be an integral member of the recruitment team and reports directly to the Regional Director EMEA and works closely with the regional recruitment team to assist with localized recruitment and marketing strategy to drive recruitment of international students. The Regional Recruitments Coordinator must have a positive, can-do attitude and exceptional communication skills.

Essential Functions

  • Assist RM and ARMs with managing their channel accounts and partnerships to achieve enrollment targets for all university partnerships
  • Help in implementing recruitment and outreach activities, seminars, conferences, meetings, and training events in order to build strong and lasting relationships with current and prospective students, families, faculty, staff, agents, partners, and other external institutions and vendors
  • Execute Shorelight’s university partners’ student recruitment strategies, partnering with Shorelight’s Global Marketing Team for all marketing and advertising strategies and collateral responsibilities, and liaise with local marketing vendors
  • Work closely with RM/ARM, assisting with any recruitment-related support, such as drafting and sending out regional newsletters, preparing presentations, etc.
  • Assisting recruitment managers in English language proficiency testing: working closely with recruitment team in Boston, providing test codes and test scores to the regional team
  • Ensure events meet quality and brand expectations
  • Research venues, negotiate, and finalize contracts

 Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with 1+ years of experience in recruitment
  • Strategic-minded and sales-driven attitude, with a strong drive for results, and pressure-resilience
  • Proficient with technology and basic knowledge in reporting programs/systems
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Exemplary customer service skills and ability to foster a customer service ethic within the work team
  • Open to new ideas with the ability to adapt to change, take on new responsibility and remain calm under pressure
  • Accurate and consistent high attention to detail
  • Excellent project and time management skills with demonstrated ability to multi-task, prioritize and deliver results
  • Experience and/or strong interest in the higher education industry
  • Strong work ethic, commitment to excellence, and proven ability to work independently

Shorelight is an Equal Opportunity Employer.