Director of Admissions and Marketing, United Arab Emirates

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The British International School, Abu DhabiUnited Arab Emirates

Date posted:
Start date: 3rd March 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

About the school:

Nord Anglia Education is the world’s leading premium school’s organisation. Our family of 56 schools is united by a common philosophy - to be ambitious for our students, people and schools.

The British International School Abu Dhabi is a highly successful school which educates over 1,800 young people from more than 75 nationalities. The school has a highly committed team of staff and extensive international links as part of Nord Anglia Education. These include collaborations with The Juilliard School, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Kings College London and UNICEF. Students and staff within our organisation are connected with colleagues and friends from around the world, connected through our innovative Global Campus and Nord Anglia University initiatives.

What we are looking for:

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to create a world-class parent experience, looking at all aspects of how both prospective and current parents are engaged by the school.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about customer service and education and committed to delivering a first-class experience to our families throughout their journey with the school, including getting to know each families’ unique needs and situation. You will be highly capable in all aspects of sales and marketing across the customer (parent and student) journey, including strategic planning and execution of marketing and prospective parent conversion plans.  In addition to possessing excellent attention to detail and superb communications skills, you will be goal and results orientated, and you will also bring a deep understanding and passion to deliver best in class customer service. You will be an avid team player, keeping admissions colleagues, the School Leadership Team and the wider staff involved and informed throughout the journey, as you engage prospective families whilst maintaining loyalty amongst our current families.

Ideally the successful candidate will:                             

  • Have had experience in a customer facing and/or business development role (for example in the hospitality/hotel or private school sectors)
  • Have had success in building and optimising networks
  • Possess exceptional follow-through and analytical skills
  • Exceptional experience in campaign development and event management
  • Have a demonstrable track record of success in a senior sales, marketing or business development role
  • Be able to take advantage of data and metrics-driven performance enhancement
  • Have at least five years’ experience managing and leading teams.

Application Process

We welcome applications from those that are passionate about education and have the skills and experience to make a signifcant impact on our students and school community.

To learn more about our school, please visit

All applications should include a CV, the name of two referees and a covering letter.

Closing date: 31st January 2019

Start Date: 3rd March 2019

Interviews: Details to be confirmed


Job location

More about The British International School, Abu Dhabi
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Al Ain Road (E22 Road), Khalifa City B, Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 2 5100100
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