Marketing and Admissions Director

Location:  Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Schedule:  Full-time
Department:  Marketing and Admissions Department

Job Summary

The Marketing and Admissions Director will shape and advance the University and High School’s Marketing and Admissions strategy, messaging, and brand across local and global communications. The Marketing and Admissions Director will work closely with an external firm in developing the University’s news and disseminating it.

The position will report directly to the Associate Vice President, Finance and Administration and work closely with the faculty, staff, and marketing/admissions team to ensure a comprehensive and coherent strategy through which the University and High School messaging is disseminated.

The work of the Marketing and Admissions Director will promote the work, prominence, and staff accomplishments of the AUPP staff and faculty through the media, thought leadership opportunities, website content, social media, live and virtual events, and other digital platforms. This includes but is not limited to media relations and content development, including press releases, blog posts, social media posts, the website, e-newsletters, and the AUPP Podcast.

The Marketing and Admissions Director assists in developing a marketing and admissions strategy for the AUPP brand and will develop, oversee, and conduct public presentations designed to promote the AUPP. The Marketing and Admissions Director will be responsible for ensuring an accurate representation of the AUPP brand on the internet, including social media platforms which will include responsibility for budget development, implementation, and fiscal approval of communications and media-related projects.

Job Responsibilities

Provides vision, leadership, and counsel for the University’s communications, including articulating and overseeing integrated communications and student enrollment plans.
Creating and overseeing the creation of original content across a variety of platforms across current and emerging channels.
Formulating and managing a comprehensive media relations strategy and program at the local and national levels encompassing print, television, and social media outlets.
Overseeing budget, implementation, and fiscal approval of communications and media-related projects
Developing and managing agreements and contracts with external communications firms
Engaging with key media outlets proactively and reactively to generate high-quality, high-impact media coverage.
Managing communications for events, live and virtual, including student recruitment initiatives.
Proactively identifying strategic communication opportunities with internal and external partners.
Developing benchmark criteria to track and regularly evaluate the communications strategies’ effectiveness.
Developing and implementing a stakeholder communications strategy to share the University’s work with key stakeholders, including but not limited to university leadership, industry partners, and policymakers.


Bachelor’s degree in communication, marketing, business or a related field. Master’s degree preferred
A minimum of 5 years of related experience is required to develop and implement complex and comprehensive communication or advocacy strategies.
Information Technology knowledge is required. Journalism experience is a plus.
A holistic understanding of all communications, positioning, and messaging aspects, including industry best practices in traditional and emerging media platforms, and experience with state-of-the-art communications technology.
Significant experience working with national media outlets and digital media channels.
Demonstrated leadership experience designing and executing a strategic communications plan in a complex organization with varied priorities and stakeholders.
Outstanding management and planning skills, including handling multiple projects simultaneously in a decentralized environment.
Excellent and nuanced writing ability and range. Chinese speaking is a plus.
Strong interpersonal skills, persuasive presentation, and public speaking skills.

How To Apply

To apply, please submit the following documents to the Human Resources Office via [email protected] or our online job application form:

Curriculum Vitae & Cover Letter
COVID-19 Vaccine Card & ID Card/Passport

Chat to Recruitment team via (098888742)

We would appreciate it if you could use the designation: “[Marketing and Admissions Director] – Applicant Full Name” in the subject line.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Inquiries can be directed to the email provided.