If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.

Riley Evans

Job summary/responsibilities

Riley supports the full cycle of the client journey, with a primary focus on online student engagement and recruitment. This includes implementing, monitoring, and optimizing strategies, consulting with clients, verifying enrollments, renewing partnerships, and more. Riley works closely with partner institutions to ensure the continuation and growth of relationships with clients, and is also responsible for sales when necessary. Riley develops lasting relationships with partner representatives to better understand and fulfill their needs and strategic objectives.

General introduction/background

Riley started his education with a bachelor’s degree in International Studies at Deakin University in Melbourne, with two semesters at Coventry University in the United Kingdom. Riley then completed his formal education with a master’s degree in Political Science at Leiden University in the Netherlands.

Since graduating, Riley has worked as a copywriter, and more recently a Partnership Success manager for Studyportals. Originally working for partners in the United Kingdom, Riley now works predominantly with the Netherlands and Scandinavia, as well as Hungary and Cyprus.

Key challenge

Understanding and adapting recruitment strategies with changing political landscapes is a difficult challenge, but something that keeps you on your toes and allows you to get creative!

Favourite Listed Programme

Breda University of Applied Sciences has a super interesting course called Imagineering! Go check it out!