University Partnership Manager - International

Unite Students
Bristol (City Centre)
Dependent upon experience
28 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
We have a fantastic opportunity for an International University Partnership Manager to join us on a permanent basis. This role will require regular travel to China. WHAT THE INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIP MANAGER JOB INVOLVES: Working closely with our China office, you'll play a vital role in identifying and managing our strategic relationships with key Universities across China. Your responsibilities will include: -Developing and implementing effective strategies and supporting the business in the delivery of excellent client relationship management practices -Managing positive and beneficial relationships with our Chinese University partners -Identifying key sponsorship opportunities and promoting our brand and our range of services -Attending industry conferences and providing insight on the Higher Education sector in China WHAT WE LOOK FOR: Although you may not have worked in the accommodation, property, or real estate sectors before, it's really important to us is that you have: -Excellent financial and commercial awareness -Strong client relationship management background -Excellent HE sector knowledge -Fluent English and Mandarin language skills -Demonstrable success in influencing on an international basis -The ability to develop new strategies and align plans with the business objectives -Flexibility to travel internationally ABOUT UNITE STUDENTS: Unite Students revolutionised student housing in 1991, opening the first private and large-scale accommodation, created specifically for students. From pioneering to leading a thriving sector in the UK, Unite is now a FTSE250 company. We offer safe, high quality and bills-inclusive homes for more than 50,000 students in 140 properties, across 28 university cities, working with 60 Universities. Our 1,250 employees are committed to listening to our students and growing our business to anticipate and nurture their needs. Investors in People (IiP) recently awarded us 'Gold Status' an accolade which recognises that Unite Students offers a great place to work with a clear commitment to developing employees. We are also accredited as a Living Wage employer by The Living Wage Foundation. Through our charity, The Unite Foundation, we have awarded free student accommodation and generous scholarships to 116 young people. Unite Students is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome people of all ages, ethnicities, religions or sexual orientations. We're only interested in your talent, your potential and your personality and in offering you an environment where all three can develop and grow - regardless of your background. Your application will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence. This job was originally posted as