Company Lancaster Uni...
Industry Education
Category Marketing
Location Accra
Job Status Full-time
Salary GHS
Education First Degree
Experience 3 years
Job Expires Nov 30, 2023
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Company Profile

Lancaster University Ghana is a partnership between Transnational Academic Group and Lancaster University, UK. Our campus is a branch campus of Lancaster University, UK. We provide excellent and inspiring teaching and places great emphasis on a strong student experience, employability and gives students access to academics who are experts in their field. Lancaster University Ghana offers the exact same degree to the degrees offered at our Lancaster University main campus in the UK. This means that you will be awarded the same qualifications - as if you were studying at the main campus.

Job Description

Are you a dynamic and driven sales professional with a passion for promoting educational opportunities? Are you fluent in both spoken and written French? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

 As we move onto the next exciting phase of our mission to develop African leaders of tomorrow, we are seeking a French-speaking Business Development Officer who will be an integral part of our Recruitment & Admissions team. In this role, you will be promoting and selling educational programs and facilitating student admissions into the university's programs. This presents a distinct opportunity for you to leverage your sales proficiency and fluency in French to connect with a diverse pool of potential students.

The Role

  • Conduct outreach to potential students in the French-speaking market.
  • Present and articulate the benefits of our educational programs.
  • Build and maintain relationships with prospective students and key stakeholders through quantifiable pipelines/channels.
  • Provide exceptional customer service to guide students through the enrollment process.
  • Validation and verification of application and academic documents submitted by applicants.
  • Ensuring that all foreign certificates and relevant credentials have been evaluated by the appropriate regulatory bodies.
  • Ensuring that all names and dates of birth stated on applicants’ results, passport or IDs correspond with Offers issued.
  • Issuing signed offers within 24 to 48 hours of receiving completed application.
  • Creating and maintaining an Application Status sheet.

Required Skills or Experience

  • Fluency in both spoken and written French is essential.
  • Proven experience in sales and business development, with a track record of smashing targets.
  • Interest in and enthusiasm for working within the educational sector.
  • Working knowledge of Higher Education system, in particular recruitment cycles.
  • Excellent knowledge of the university’s programme portfolio and entry/admission requirements.
  • In-depth knowledge of student recruitment processes and procedures.
  • Knowledge and understanding of cultural differences and how to manage these in the context of student recruitment and marketing.
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ working experience in similar/related roles.
  • A first degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Marketing Communications, Public Relations, Social Sciences or in a related discipline.
  • Proven ability to develop nurture relationships with partner organisations.

How To Apply

Qualified persons should please send their Curriculum Vitae (CV) together with a Cover Letter to and cite Bilingual Student Recruitment Officer in the subject line.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


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