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Student Recruitment Hub

Business Development Officer (interim)

Gemma O'Donnell

Email:   Tel: 028 9097 5385

  • Leading and managing the AHSS Faculty Student Recruitment Hub. That includes the design and implementation of a global student recruitment strategy for AHSS
  • Improving the Faculty profile and achieving ambitious domestic and international targets
  • Utilisation of marketing budget and return on investment to maximise recruitment outcomes
  • Representing the Faculty and its five Schools at numerous University committees and providing marketing and recruitment direction to each of the Faculty committees
  • Supporting Faculty Deans to deliver their portfolios; working particularly closely with the Dean of Internationalisation, Dean of Education and Dean of Graduate Studies.
International Marketing and Communications Officer

To Be Apppointed

Email:     Tel: 028 9097 5385  (interim contact)

  • Planning and overseeing AHSS Faculty Student Recruitment and its Schools’ international recruitment activities in order to meet student recruitment targets
  • Contributing to AHSS international conversion strategy to maximise the conversion of leads to applications and enrolments
  • Liaising with and providing support to in-market Queen’s staff in various regions worldwide
  • Undertaking some international travel to attend fairs, meet agents etc
  • Working with INTO Queen’s to ensure maximum student progression into the Faculty
  • Line management of International Recruitment Officer, QMS Recruitment and Events Officer, and Study Abroad Recruitment Officer.

Recruitment and Events Officer


To Be Appointed


Phone: 028 9097 3747

  • Coordinating international recruitment events and managing enquiries from prospective students and their families, agents and/or careers advisers
  • Organising and managing all AHSS international recruitment and conversion events on campus and online
  • Managing the end-to-end enquiry process for potential international applicants and Offer Holders
  • Undertaking international travel to support in-market teams, attend events and meet agents, prospective students and Offer Holders
  • Managing international student call centre.    


QMS Recruitment and Events Officer

Clare Gallagher


Phone: 028 9097 5303

  • Promoting student recruitment at the Queen’s Management School (QMS) in both domestic and international markets
  • Managing QMS programme updates for literature
  • Coordinating an annual calendar of events to meet student targets
  • Managing QMS platforms including website, social media and China microsite
  • Developing content for QMS email conversion campaigns
  • Nurturing relationships with QMS Partner Universities in China (includes running the direct applicant conversion campaigns).


Jennifer Dutton


Phone: 028 9097 2558

  • Student enquiry management
  • Lead Management
  • Clerical Support

China Digital Assistant

Qingying Lin


Phone: 028 9097 5351

  • Planning and producing content for student recruitment
  • Supporting student recruitment activities and digital campaigns in China market
  • Communicating with prospective Chinese students for enquiries, events & webinars
  • Coordinating digital student ambassadors
  • Supporting the recruitment hub for activities and partnerships in China 
  • Managing QMS social media accounts in China market
Marketing and Communications Officer

Glenn Morton


Tel: 028 9097 5374 

  • Developing and delivering marketing and communications for the AHSS Faculty Student Recruitment Hub, including strategic marketing plans that create competitive advantage for AHSS
  • Overseeing the recruitment activities in pursuit of domestic student recruitment targets
  • Coordinating marketing materials and collaborating with Schools on unique selling points
  • Working with other teams to shape content and drive a digital approach
  • Planning and overseeing domestic campaigns and Course Finder activity
  • Line management of Digital Marketing Officer, Domestic Recruitment and Events Officer, Digital Media Assistant, and Clerical Officer. 

Secretary to Business Development Manager

Vicki Bell


Phone: 028 9097 5242 

  • Providing a wide range of clerical support within the AHSS Faculty Student Recruitment Hub
  • Providing day-to-day clerical support including domestic recruitment and events
  • Supporting budget administration
  • Coordinating student payments as well as finance and purchasing processing
  • Assisting with student enquiries management.


Mark Fenning


Phone: 028 9097 1314

  • Production of creative visual assets to support a wide range of AHSS marketing and communications activity
  • Project managing video production
  • Filming and editing video content
  • Coordinating uploads to video channels used by AHSS
  • Creating organic content
  • Updating the Queen’s website and providing Course Finder support.

Recruitment and
Events Officer

To Be Appointed


Phone: 028 9097 5385 

  • Coordinating domestic recruitment events and managing contact with prospective students and their families, agents and/or careers advisers
  • Organising and managing all AHSS domestic recruitment and conversion events on campus and online
  • Managing the enquiry process for potential domestic applicants and Offer Holders
  • Overseeing the Faculty’s GB Student Ambassador Programme
  • Organising the GB Human Rights and Peace Building Summer School
  • Representing AHSS at NI school visits and supporting GB activity at UCAS Fairs etc.


Photo of Guy Corr, Digital Marketing Officer

Guy Corr


Phone: 028 9097 5351

  • Managing the Faculty’s digital activity across a range of platforms in the domestic and international markets:
  • Overseeing paid digital advertising campaigns to drive student recruitment
  • Developing digital content creation for student recruitment in all markets
  • Coordinating recruitment email communications
  • Coordinating AHSS social media student ambassadors
  • Supporting Course finder processes.


North America Team

International Officer 


Anya O'Connor


Phone: 028 9097 3493

  • Operational responsibility for delivering the University’s corporate international agenda within the USA and Canada, including development and management of sales/recruitment channels to deliver against the agreed international student recruitment targets
  • Management of QUB’s North America team, both Belfast and regionally based staff members, including development of rolling plans, implementation of activity and ongoing monitoring of performance
  • Working to develop new and existing relationships in the USA and Canada and support with the ongoing management of these partnerships
  • Support QUB Faculties and Schools in the consideration of institutional collaborations in the USA and Canada with particular attention to articulation arrangements contributing to the achievement of international recruitment targets
  • Planning and delivering appropriate promotional material and marketing activity to support UG, PGT and PGR level recruitment in countries within the prescribed geographical area including market-specific marketing collateral, country management and performance monitoring of agents and partners, attendance at exhibitions and providing advice to international students in such contexts.




Peter Brimstone


Phone: 028 9097 1041

  • Responsible for student recruitment from the US and Canada, for all full degree study levels
  • Main point of contact for enquiries from potential applicants and applicants from the US and Canada.

USA Partnerships and Events Officer                                         

Susan McCleary


  • Supporting academic colleagues in the development and delivery of business and operational plans for USA Strategic Partnerships, under the University’s USA Strategy
  • Ensuring efficient and effective delivery of proposed partnership interventions including inward and outward visits, showcase events, business plan proposals, education, research and profile raising initiatives
  • Monitoring developments and progress against partner plans and provide ongoing administrative support for meetings and activities
  • Supporting the financial administration and monitoring of USA partnership seed funding and progress against strategic objectives.