Are you motivated to make a difference in the international education sector? Are you determined to deliver optimal results? We’re looking for a Director Media and Events to be part of our MSM team. This is a highly influential role within the company that requires you to spearhead campaigns and initiatives to promote the business in globally.
MSM is looking for a qualified, organized, passionate, and committed Director- Media and Events . The role of a Director of Media and Events will be to lead the development and implementation of a comprehensive media and events strategy for the MSM. This includes building relationships with key media outlets and influencer’s in the international education industry, planning and executing events to promote MSM and its programs, and developing and implementing social media and digital marketing campaigns.
The Director is responsible for managing the department’s budget for media and events activities, monitoring and analyzing media coverage and event attendance to evaluate the effectiveness of the media and events strategy, and staying up-to-date on trends and developments in the international education industry.
The Director is also responsible for supervising and mentoring a team of media and events professionals, representing the department at external events and meetings, and collaborating with other departments and organizations within the institution to develop and promote international education initiatives.
Overall the role of Director of Media and Events will be to promote the department and its programs and build brand reputation, generate leads and increase visibility of international education opportunities through various channels and events
What You’ll Do:
- Develop and implement a comprehensive media and events strategy for the MSM.
- Build and maintain relationships with key media outlets and influence’s in the international education industry.
- Plan and execute events, including conferences, seminars, and networking opportunities, to promote the MSM and its programs.
- Develop and implement social media and digital marketing campaigns to reach target audiences and promote the department and its programs.
- Collaborate with other departments and organizations within the institution to develop and promote international education initiatives.
- Manage the department’s budget for media and events activities.
- Monitor and analyze media coverage and event attendance to evaluate the effectiveness of media and events strategy.
- Stay up-to-date on trends and developments in the international education industry to ensure that MSM remains relevant and competitive.
- Supervise and mentor a team of media and events professionals.
- Represent MSM at external events and meetings.
Who We’re Looking For:
- A bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, marketing, or international education.
- A master’s degree or higher in communications, public relations, marketing, or international education will be preferred.
- At least 5-10 years of experience in media and events management, preferably in the international education industry.
- Proven track record in developing and implementing successful media and events strategies.
- Strong knowledge of digital marketing and social media, and experience using analytics tools to measure the effectiveness of campaigns.
- Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills.
- Strong project management skills and ability to multitask and work on multiple projects simultaneously.
- Strong understanding of the international education industry and current trends and developments.
- Familiarity with budget management and financial reporting.
- Experience in supervising and mentoring teams.
- Strong understanding of the cultural and language nuances for target audiences in different regions.
In addition to these qualifications, an ideal candidate for the role would be someone with a strategic mindset, a passion for international education, and the ability to think creatively and develop innovative solutions.
- Can work independently with minimal supervision
- Can exercise sound judgment and maintain a high degree of confidentiality
- Exceptionally well organized and driven by success
- Can thrive in high-pressure situations
- Analytical thinker with superior problem-solving skills
- Decisive and committed
- A natural leader who motivates and inspires people around them
What we offer
- To work with a brilliant and globally diverse team
- To engage in new markets and with multiple partners across the globe
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