Student Recruitment and Admissions Executive

  • Job Reference: SRAE
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2023
  • Recruiter: Gray & Associates
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £31,000 to £35,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Excellent Benefits
  • Sector: Higher Education & Charity
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Contact: Rachel Ho
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 02080591997

Job Description

Position: Student Recruitment and Admissions Executive

Type: Permanent; Full-time; Hybrid-working available

Location: Central London

Salary: £31,000 to £35,000

Are you ready to embark on a rewarding career journey with a globally renowned institution?

My client is seeking a dynamic and accomplished Student Recruitment and Admissions Executive to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of their international business school. As a leader in education, my client is dedicated to empowering students to achieve their academic and professional goals. As a Student Recruitment and Admissions Executive, you will serve as the vanguard of the institution, actively engaging with prospective students and guiding them through the admissions process.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Be the first point of contact for prospective students, answering enquiries about applications, required documents, and the admissions process.
  • Liaise with candidates, faculty, and administrative peers to arrange interviews and campus visits.
  • Spearhead student recruitment efforts, including fostering relationships with potential candidates from around the globe.
  • Streamline the enrolment process, ensuring seamless experience for prospective students.
  • Participate in external events (academic fairs, open days, school fairs) around the UK and overseas.
  • Collect data related to admissions using the appropriate software and relevant sources.
  • Maintain weekly statistics and regularly report to senior admissions members on admissions-related matters, provide recommendations, and support them improving the admissions process.

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 3-5 years in higher education admissions administrative and office management roles.
  • Experience in student recruitment, specifically in recruiting international students.
  • Proficiency in admissions processes, including screening, assessing, and corresponding with applications.
  • Professional experience and knowledge in the higher education sector, especially in the UK and US markets.
  • Experience in student visa procedures, specifically for the UK.
  • Knowledge and experience in marketing and recruitment events (school fairs/open days)
  • Willingness to travel frequently (within the UK and abroad) for student recruitment and international recruitment fairs.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and maintain consistent communication with staff at various levels.
  • Strong project management, organizational, collaborative, and communication skills.
  • Excellent IT skills (Google Workspace: Sheets, Word, Slides, AdobePro)
  • Ability to use platforms such as Zoom, Teams, Google Hangouts
  • Experience working as part of an international team is a plus.


  • 30 days annual leave + Bank Holidays
  • Company pension scheme with exceptional employer contributions
  • Permanent health scheme
  • Death in service insurance
  • Private healthcare after successful probation period
  • Enhanced paid maternity and paternity with length of service
  • Enhanced sick pay with length of service
  • Hybrid working available
  • On-site café with staff discount
  • Exclusive discounts with surrounding local businesses
  • Language lessons available (Spanish, Italian, German, French)


If you are interested in applying or have questions about the role, please contact me at

Gray & Associates is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.