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Partner Relations Manager - Canada ( K-12 )



Multiple locations
Posted on Wednesday, July 26, 2023

ApplyBoard simplifies the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process by connecting international students, recruitment partners, and educational institutions on one intuitive and personalized platform. ApplyBoard is a mission-driven, hyper-growth organization. It has been attracting dedicated individuals for more than eight years who are inspired every day to break down barriers to international education and take their careers to new heights at a company that will invest in their career growth. Our six core values are our compass in our mission to Educate the World and the foundation of our unique company culture. As an organization built on a foundation of diversity, it’s important that our team members are representative of the students from more than 140 countries that we support.

The Opportunity:

We are looking for an experienced and creative Partner Relations Manager - Canada to join our Canada Partner Relations Team and take our company and platform to the next level!

What you'll be doing everyday:

  • Collaborate closely with Sales and Marketing to meet enrollment objectives for institution partners

  • Develop and nurture relationships with decision-makers at partner institutions

  • Prospect for new partner institutions through outreach, networking, presentations

  • Work internally with cross-functional teams and partner institutions on new initiatives and processes improvement focused on growth and diversity recruitment

  • Develop strategies and tactics to deliver on regional and institutional objectives

  • Negotiate and execute school partnership agreements

  • Act as an internal point-of-contact for partner institutions within a provided portfolio

  • Work across teams to respond to program and school inquiries as well as requests

What you'll bring to the table:

  • 5+ years’ experience in education industry, especially in recruitment or admissions

  • Strong network of existing contacts in Canadian international education sector

  • Knowledge of the K-12 international recruitment sector as an asset

  • Passion for excellence, a sense of accountability, strong work-ethic, taking pride in a job well-done, and attention to detail are all must-have traits

  • Project management experience and/or training

  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to handle objections and work independently to meet KPIs in a timely manner

  • Successful track-record in prospecting, qualifying, and cold calling, as required

  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative, quick-changing environment

  • Exceptional interpersonal, verbal, presentation, and written communication skills

  • Ability to properly prioritizing tasks and take initiative

  • Experience in reviewing and negotiating contracts

  • Working knowledge of Google and Microsoft productivity software

Life at ApplyBoard:

By joining our team, you have the opportunity to:

  • Join one of the fastest-growing technology companies in Canada, with many opportunities for growth and advancement.

  • Work alongside a globally diverse team of over 1,500 team members based in over 25 countries, who speak more than 75 languages.

  • Make a difference in the lives of thousands of students as they explore educational opportunities

  • Want to learn more about ApplyBoard, read our Life at ApplyBoard Blog, and be sure to follow us on our LinkedIn page.

About ApplyBoard

ApplyBoard empowers students around the world to access the best education by simplifying the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process to more than 1,750 institutions across Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, and Ireland. Headquartered in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, and with an additional operational office in Gurugram, India, ApplyBoard has helped more than 600,000 students from over 150 countries fulfill their study abroad dreams since 2015.

In 2022, Deloitte named ApplyBoard one of the fastest-growing technology companies in Canada for the fourth consecutive year, ranking #30 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 and #170 on the 2022 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 list. ApplyBoard ranked on LinkedIn’s 2022 Top Startups List in Canada in 2020, 2021, and 2022 and was recognized as CIX’s Innovator of the Year 2022 and the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2022 Ontario Winner.

Thank you for your interest in joining ApplyBoard on our mission to Educate the World. Please note that only qualified applicants that have been selected for an interview will be contacted.