International Student Recruitment Officer

International Student Recruitment Officer

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24 Sep 3 Oct Rotterdam

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Internationalisation is a focal point for Erasmus School of Economics. As the International Student Recruitment Officer you will help consolidate the school’s internationalisation and education marketing strategies during a maternity leave. This role entails the recruitment of international students (with a strong focus on MSc), including developing, organising, and implementing marketing and recruitment activities.

Job description

What you will be doing:

You will be cooperating closely with education marketing, event management and student admission colleagues both within Erasmus School of Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam in order to achieve the goals and targets set for internationalisation and education marketing.

As the International Student Recruitment Officer, you are responsible for the correct positioning of our educational programmes (BSc/MSc, with a strong focus on MSc) on the international market and you play a key role in the international education marketing activities of the school. You build on existing strategies for international marketing & recruitment.

You will be organising and potentially participating, in virtual and/or physical education marketing activities, like education fairs, online presentations/webinars, open days or other international events. The promotion of Double degree programmes (BSc and MSc) at partner universities abroad and within Erasmus School of Economics (in collaboration with colleagues at the school) is also one of your responsibilities. Besides, you will be in touch with prospective students to answer their questions through email and other direct marketing channels.

In this role, you will be part of the school’s Communication, Internationalisation, Marketing and Alumni team. You will work closely with the Online Marketing Advisor to monitor and improve SEA/SEO, study portals and social media as marketing tools for the recruitment of international students. You will be collaborating with the student-assistant Leads management regarding international leads management as well as quarterly newsletters to prospective students via CRM (Microsoft Dynamics/Clickdimensions)


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)


What we expect of you:

  • An academic BSc/ MSc degree in Marketing/Business/Communication or equivalent.
  • Hands-on experience with either organising or presenting & participating in virtual events or on online platforms.
  • Previous work experience in education (marketing) and/or international marketing is preferred.
  • Affiliation with higher education, marketing, economics and international student mobility
  • You are creative, customer orientated and proactive; someone who works accurately, is flexible and able to work efficiently in a high pressure and dynamic environment.
  • You have a track record in getting people on board to partner in recruitment activities.
  • You have excellent and fluent writing and presentation skills in English, a good working knowledge of Dutch is preferred.
  • A team player who also shows a strong self-directed way of working.
  • Open to potentially travelling abroad, on occasion working in the evening or on weekends.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: max. 7 months.

We offer an internationally-oriented and varied job within an enthusiastic team at an ambitious school, with attractive fringe benefits in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO-NU). The start date of this position would preferably be as soon as possible up until June 2022.

The successful candidate will be offered a temporary part-time (0.6-0.8 fte) contract for a maximum of 7 months with Erasmus University Rotterdam. In accordance with the conditions applied at Erasmus University Rotterdam as indicated in the Collective Labour Agreement (CAO NU) of the Dutch universities, the salary is dependent on the candidate’s experience and is set at a maximum of CAO NU scale 9 or 10 with a minimum of €2.836,- and a maximum of €4.474,- gross per month, on a fulltime basis. In addition, EUR pays an 8% holiday allowance and an end-of-year payment of 8.3% and offers excellent secondary benefits, and a very generous leave scheme. Furthermore, EUR is affiliated with ABP for the pension provision, and we offer partially paid parental leave, fully paid extended birth leave for partners, a personal education budget, work-life balance coaches and more. Employees can also use EUR facilities, such as the Erasmus sports center and the University library.

Erasmus University Rotterdam aspires to be an equitable and inclusive community. We nurture an open culture, where everyone is supported to fulfill their full potential. We see inclusivity of talent as the basis of our successes, and the diversity of perspectives and people as a highly valued outcome. EUR provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, functional impairment, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique. We look forward to welcoming you to our community.

Applications are invited from internal (EUR) and external candidates. Internal candidates will be given preference over external candidates when possible.

Nature of contract: temporary, during maternity leave. Contract will not be extended upon termination.


Erasmus University Rotterdam

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) is an internationally oriented university with a strong social orientation in its education and research. Our scientists and students work in close collaboration with internal and external parties to solve global, social challenges, inspired by the always dynamic and cosmopolitan Rotterdam. Our mission is therefore "Creating positive societal impact". Our academic education is intensive, active and application-oriented. Our research increasingly takes place in multidisciplinary teams, which are strongly intertwined with international networks. With our research impact and thanks to the high quality of education, EUR can compete with the top European universities. The Erasmian values ​​function as our internal compass and make Erasmus University recognizable to the outside world: engaged with society, world citizen, connecting, entrepreneurial and open-minded. www.eur.n


Erasmus School of Economics

Erasmus School of Economics offers university-level bachelor’s and master’s programmes in Dutch and English. Our research focuses on a variety of economic issues and is affiliated in part with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. What makes economists trained in Rotterdam stand out is their effectiveness, drive and commitment. We not only devote attention to the issues of today, but we also focus on possible solutions to the problems of tomorrow. Visit www.ese.eur.nlOpent extern for more information about the School.


  • Education; Marketing and communications
  • Economics
  • 24—32 hours per week
  • €2836—€4474 per month
  • University graduate
  • ESE/CIMA/20210924


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

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