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Director - Student Recruitment

The WorldGrad
Full time
Apply by 12 November 2021

Job description

About The WorldGrad

The WorldGrad works with Australian, American and UK universities and colleges to develop and deliver a part of their degrees online. Students can complete up to 1 year of their overseas degree online and transition on-campus to complete the rest. This allows students to save up to INR 20L in costs as well as be better prepared for success overseas.

Currently The WorldGrad's online programs lead students to over 100+ qualifications across 3 continents. The WorldGrad has been identified as among the top Study Abroad platforms by India Today, and its programs have generated a lot of interest amongst students in India leading to thousands of enquiry over the past few months. The WorldGrad is well funded by international and Indian investors. 

To learn more about The WorldGrad, head to their website.

About the role | Director - Student Recruitment

The WorldGrad is seeking a talented sales and recruitment professionals to set-up and grow our student acquisition capabilities. This is a unique role, responsible for driving student acquisition and growth for the online programs targeting Indian students. This will be an exciting opportunity for a keen professional to establish student recruitment capabilities for the company by building a team, processes and assets from near ground zero. The person will report directly to the founders.

As an important part of a growing start-up, a potential hire will get the opportunity to learn, develop and expand professional skills alongside an experienced leadership team. At the same time, The WorldGrad team values collegial, small-team environment which offers a balance of flexibility, ownership and accountability. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing the sales strategy for online feeder programs in conjunction with the founders. 
  • Developing the sales organization structure looking at both tele-sales and center based sales efforts.
  • Building a team under them to execute sales strategy spanning all channels.
  • Collaborating with marketing teams to help improve quality of leads.
  • Being responsible for program revenue targets.

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Critical requirements for the role (Must-Haves)

  • 10-15 years of professional experience with current focus on customer acquisition (Inside Sales). Experience in education sector is strongly preferred.
  • MBA/equivalent Master's from leading institutions in India.
  • Previous experience with handling leads from various sources including through digital, partner or physical channels.
  • Demonstrated leadership and team management skills.

Preferred requirements (Nice to Haves)

  • Proven leadership in complex consultative sales.
  • Global exposure.

Candidate attribute (Culture Fit)

  • Entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Has grit/persistence.

About The WorldGrad

The WorldGrad is a pioneer in online study abroad education with a first mover in online paths to overseas education at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. 

The company is founded by seasoned professionals coming from IIT / IIM / ISB backgrounds and with 30 years of combined education sector experience. The company is well funded by a leading global online education and career enablement provider.

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