International Engagement Officer

Research / Academic

Are you a professional that knows how to engage international students and build a global community? As an International Engagement Officer, you will be responsible for engaging with prospective and current students and partners and for strengthening our community. Furthermore, you will be responsible for raising the global visibility of the Nijmegen School of Management.

As an International Engagement officer, you will be responsible for engaging with prospective and current international students through a targeted programme of events, initiatives and activities, with a view to ensuring NSM is a study destination of choice and where they can integrate and feel part of our community. Furthermore, you will be responsible for raising the visibility of the Nijmegen School of Management internationally through engaged interactions with partners, networks and stakeholders.

You will be responsible for the implementation and evaluation of an engagement and visibility strategy for NSM in order to attract and engage international students and meet international targets; organise, lead and participate in international visits and delegations representing NSM, online and abroad; create and use offline and online marketing and communication tools (portals, social media, webinars) in close cooperation with the marketing, alumni and careers teams in order to successfully build on NSM's visibility, community, reputation and brand; undertake data and competitor analysis and reporting in support of the engagement and visibility strategy; and communicate with prospective international students and internal influencers to maximise conversion of the highest quality students and to ensure target numbers are met.

Furthermore you will be expected to become a market expert and act as a key source of information to NSM and the wider University, providing high quality market intelligence and identifying business opportunities to support NSM's student engagement and marketing objectives; liaise with programme coordinators, alumni and career officers and central services such as the Marketing and Communication Division and Academic Affairs Division; network with colleagues, marketing professionals, and alumni; undertake work for global forums when required; and provide support for the International Advisory Board when required.


  • You have a completed (international) communication and marketing qualification at a university of applied sciences or a research university level.
  • You have proven work experience in the field of international marketing and marketing communication, preferably in higher education.
  • You possess a motivated and enthusiastic approach with the ability to lead and take on initiatives, and are committed to provide an excellent service.
  • You are an inspiring person with a creative mind and great network skills, as well as excellent social and communication skills, both written and oral.
  • You possess proven time and project management skills.
  • You have a near-native proficiency in English. Near-native proficiency in Dutch is preferred.
  • You possess excellent Microsoft Office skills Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and have professional experience with content creation.

Salary Benefits:

  • It concerns an employment for 0.6 FTE.
  • The gross monthly salary amounts to a minimum of €3,377 and a maximum of €4,640 based on a 38-hour working week, depending on previous education and number of years of relevant work experience (salary scale 9).
  • You will receive 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus.
  • It concerns a temporary employment for 1 year, with the prospect of a permanent position after positive evaluation.
  • You will be able to use our Dual Career and Family Care Services. Our Dual Career and Family Care Officer can assist you with family-related support, help your partner or spouse prepare for the local labour market, provide customized support in their search for employment and help your family settle in Nijmegen.
  • Working for us means getting extra days off. In case of full-time employment, you can choose between 30 or 41 days of annual leave instead of the legally allotted 20.

Work and science require good employment practices. This is reflected in Radboud University's primary and secondary employment conditions. You can make arrangements for the best possible work-life balance with flexible working hours, various leave arrangements and working from home. You are also able to compose part of your employment conditions yourself, for example, exchange income for extra leave days and receive a reimbursement for your sports subscription. And of course, we offer a good pension plan. You are given plenty of room and responsibility to develop your talents and realise your ambitions. Therefore, we provide various training and development schemes.

Work Hours:

24 hours per week


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