Director of Admissions and Marketing, Qatar

Closing date:

Nord Anglia International School Al Khor Qatar

Date posted:
Start date: 1 August 2018 or earlier (depending on expansion timelines)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Job Reference : 03308

Hours Per week : 40

About Nord Anglia Education

Nord Anglia Education is the world’s leading premium schools organisation. We are a fast-paced and growing family of 47 international schools in China, Europe, the Middle East, South-East Asia and North America, providing outstanding education to over 45,000 students from preschool through to the end of secondary education. Our schools are united by one philosophy - we are ambitious for our students, our people and family of schools. This means that we want every student to achieve more than may have ever thought possible, which we ensure through personalised learning enhanced with unique global opportunities.

The Nord Anglia International School Al Khor is a highly successful school which educates approximately 900 young learners from more than 41 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 and Kings College London. 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. We are currently undergoing an extensive review of our school’s vision and mission, providing us direction for our upcoming curriculum review as we look to ensure our students are prepared for the ever changing world of the future. The implemented curriculum is broad and balanced drawing on the best academic practices from across the world. Together, the English National Curriculum combined with the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) ensure that our students have creative and challenging learning experiences that will prepare them for IGCSE and beyond. The school has been accredited by Qatar National Schools Accreditation (QNSA) and is a member of the British Schools of the Middle East (BSME).

What we are looking for:

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 family’s 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 creating 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.

The successful candidate will: 

  • Ideally have at least three years’ experience in a customer focused setting and/or business development role (for example in the hospitality/hotel or private school sectors)
  • Ideally be based in Qatar
  • Have had success in building and optimising networks
  • Possess exceptional follow-through and analytical skills
  • Have 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 experience in managing and leading teams.

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Selection process

The closing date for application is Sunday 11 February 2018.

Interviews will be conducted by Skype or telephone with the Regional Director of Admissions and Marketing (Europe and Middle East) and final interviews will take place at the school. Candidates are encouraged to apply early as the school reserves the right to appoint before the closing date.

To apply

Online applications should contain a CV, a one-page letter of application and the details of three professional references.

At Nord Anglia Education, we are committed to providing a world-class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people are able to thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender or culture.

All post holders in regulated activity (having regular unsupervised contact with children) are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both country of residence/birth and any country of residence within the last 10 years.

Job location

More about Nord Anglia International School Al Khor
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 16 years
Address: P.O Box 60256, Building 3, Taimiyah Street Zone 74, Al Khor, Qatar
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