Senior Student Recruitment Officer, Netherlands/to be confirmed

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Eerde International Boarding SchoolNetherlands/to be confirmed

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Temporary


We are looking for an experienced student recruiter who will report directly to the School Director and work with the management team.  Eerde is a small school,  and we seek a professional who can be instrumental in creating and contributing to the growth of our student population. We are looking for someone with experience of developing agent networks and assisting in developing marketing strategies. Applicants should be self motivated and able to work autonomously, while at the same time report progress and strategic planning regularly.  

To contribute to the continual and sustainable growth of Eerde International Boarding School 

Through regular, sustained annual student recruitment

Drive the school’s market position through networking and strategic marketing.

To work in collaboration with our marketing department ensuring that the offer is aligned with school and market demands

To represent Eerde International Boarding School on an international platform exhibiting, networking and recruiting students, developing relationships with student recruitment agents,, with international traveling involved throughout the year including weekends. 

To ensure that all leads and contacts are continually  informed and updated

To engage and develop relationships with prospective parents of potential students prior to passing the care to Head of Admissions

To ensure all prospective families are fully abreast of appropriate information  prior to Head of Admission completing the enrolment process.

To work with partners building a network 

To work with current partners and continue to build these relationships with a mind to the growth of Eerde and future student recruitment

To develop, negotiate and manage agency relationships in targeted worldwide markets

To ensure identified networks feel valued

To develop strategy and develop market research supporting student recruitment

To develop recruitment planning, targets and activities on an annual basis

To develop business plans for student recruitment campaigns

To develop and conduct market research supporting recruitment

To build public relations and community outreach programmes supporting student recruitment internationally

To provide accurate, timely feedback regarding  target markets/market trends/ market activity

To provide accurate student recruitment status

To develop social media presence

To further develop current social media presence

To increase following and social media involvement worldwide

To channel school activities and events through social media 

To ensure that school is regularly represented on all appropriate and relevant platforms

Personal Specification

Several years of student recruitment experience,  preferably within the (international) education sector

Proven ability of strategic planning and knowledge of building client base

Qualified to degree level

Self-starter with High Energy Level: Ability to work independently and equally skilled to collaborate in a team, 

Strong attention to detail.

Experience of independent international travel

Fluent communication skills in English and preferably Dutch

A working knowledge of another world language 

Preferable knowledge of and experience in setting up and executing a social media strategy

Experience and knowledge of cultures worldwide and anticipating this

Excellent interpersonal skills, working efficiently and effectively with others

Proven ability to meet deadlines

Self motivated with a flexible approach

Willing to work outside office hours

Willing to travel internationally on a regular base (including weekend commitments)

 The successful candidate will work closely with the Head of Admission and Marketing.



A full time position in an international team. Salary and benefits will be reflective of qualifications and experience.



Candidates who meet the requirements are invited to send their letter of motivation and their curriculum vitae in English to  for the attention of the School Director Mrs. Niki Holterman  indicating: Senior Student Recruitment Officer.  The closing date for this vacancy is  31st January 2020.. Candidates located outside the Netherlands will be interviewed by Skype.

Please note that early applicants may be invited to interview prior to the deadline due to qualifications and experience.  Eerde International Boarding School is a safer recruiter and as such all offers are subject to police clearances and references.



Agency calls regarding this advertisement are not appreciated.

More about Eerde International Boarding School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: Kasteellaan 1, 7731 PJ Ommen, Netherlands. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +31 529 451452
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