Business Development Manager (international project)

StudentMarketing s.r.o.

Place of work
in one of our offices (Bratislava, Banska Bystrica, Vienna), or home office anywhere, Croatia, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Ireland, Germany, Poland, Austria, Spain, Italy, Great Britain, Abroad - Others
Contract type
full-time, trade licence
Start date
Feb 2017 (ideally)
Salary offered (gross)
upon agreement

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

StudentMarketing helps organisations and businesses to better know and succeed in international education-related sector.

Namely, we help governments, destination agencies, associations, investors, universities and individual brands to promote their education-related products internationally.

Our clients are from USA, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Malta, Spain, France, Germany, China, Australia, New Zealand, find our profile here:

We are UNWTO Affiliate Member and individual ESOMAR member, present and publish around the world, conduct projects on high standards, find more here:

Our development department is looking for a new colleague to expand the team. We are looking for an enthusiastic talent with previous experience and passion for business development, who will help expand knowledge and distribution of one of our education-related products in Europe and beyond.

The role includes:

- getting familiar with education-related product and international student sector

- using thorough in-house market data to drive strategic approach

- selecting countries, cities and partners to build or flourish partnerships

- actively search for and develop sustainable partnerships with stakeholders in the sector of international education and English language travel worldwide

- travel and conduct business meetings with potential partners in numerous countries across the globe (an initial focus on Europe and English-speaking destinations);

- participate at international exhibitions, workshops, conferences to maintain or develop product awareness and new business relationships

- participating in the coordination of the internal research of potential B2B partners for the project;

- continuously motivating and supporting contracted partners to active usage and production;

- developing, planning, executing and monitoring communication strategies and tactics across all channels;

- constantly looking for ways to support old and develop new business;

- later, managing own team dedicated to further development;

- sending regular reports on progress with partners and business improvements;

- administration and support to partners and company management.

Employee perks, benefits

- work environment with strong values - we have clarity in mission, vision and core values that are needed for success in business (externally and internally)

- work in fine environment - we work with international high level professionals from education and marketing

- the opportunity to experience vibrant international business environment, we are from 8 nationalities and conduct business with professionals from over 40 nationalities;

- support of an experienced team of our professionals, there are many experienced colleagues and a lot of market intelligence around you to assist you;

- the opportunity to work with and in a fantastic team of people who love to hang out together, organize attractive team buildings and create an extraordinary working atmosphere;

- opportunity to travel and do business around the world (USA, Canada, UK, Europe, Russia, Turkey, UAE, China, Australia, New Zealand are some of those you may visit for business);

- special budget for professional development of your language, skills, career, through training and couching program;

- motivating reward structure that will not only be a promise before you are hired,
but will be followed as mutually agreed;

- open google-like working atmosphere, with flexible work schedule around a mandatory core of 5 hours per day (from 10:00 to 15:00);

- possibility to work from home;

- company technical equipment;

- other benefits and social programs.

Information about the selection process

Please, send us your CV and cover letter, both in English, in order to proceed to the next round.

We let all applicants fill short assignment to assess their abilities. Based on the assignment and CV we invite suitable candidates for in-person interviews (two rounds).

As we usually receive many applications, our reply may be delayed.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Educational Specialization

business development, sales, marketing, management, tourism or international business

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Administrative and economic skills

Business correspondence - advanced

Computer skills - user

Microsoft Excel - basic
Microsoft Windows - basic
Microsoft Word - basic

Personality requirements and skills

The position is a great opportunity for candidates with at least 2-3 years of experience in the field of international business development, sales or marketing with ACTIVE and FLUENT English.

Other requirements:

- enthusiastic attitude
- commitment
- communication and networking skills
- smartness
- humility
- honesty
- sense of humor
- out-of-the-box thinking
- independence
- thoroughness
- reliability
- need for success and perfection
- previous experience in either study or work abroad (preferably in English-speaking countries, but not required)


Brief description of the company

StudentMarketing is an established reputable consultancy in international student sector (UNWTO Affiliate member, ESOMAR member, 10 years market experience). We provide market research and development to over 100 governments, institutions, investors and diverse group of high ranking companies all over the globe. Our international team (30 pax, 8 nationalities, 4 offices - in Vienna, Bratislava, Banska Bystrica, Tianjin (China)) is highly dynamic and innovative. Our employees are committed to great outcomes and extraordinary results.

Our clients are from USA, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Malta, Spain, France, Germany, China, Australia, New Zealand, including British Council, Manchester United Soccer Schools, State University of New York, and many others.

Company profile -

Affiliate member of UNWTO -

Member of ESOMAR -

Industry authority -

Industry speaker -

Number of employees

25-49 employees

Company address

StudentMarketing s.r.o.
Bakossova 8
974 01 Banská Bystrica
ID: 2810861   Dátum zverejnenia: 28.12.2016