Admissions Consultant

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Admissions Consultant

Crawford Schools, Lonehill College

Apply by: 5 October 2022

Position Summary

  • Industry: Education & Training
  • Job category: Others: Education and Training
  • Location: Lonehill
  • Contract: Permanent
  • School: Lonehill College
  • EE position: No
  • Remuneration: Negotiable

Introduction

The Admissions Consultant will report directly into the Brand Marketing and Sales Manager. They will be responsible for meeting or exceeding weekly, monthly, and yearly sales targets. Assist the brand in identifying viable marketing and sales strategies and canvassing region to present company services to potential customers. Sales and Marketing diploma/degree required with sales experience. Experience in the educational industry will be an advantage.

Job description

Duties required:

1. Sales, lead follow up and conversion

  • Meeting or exceeding weekly, monthly, and yearly sales targets
  • Assisting management in identifying viable marketing and pricing strategies
  • Canvassing region to present company services to potential customers
  • Doing feeder school visits for lead generation and follow ups
  • Contacting leads and setting up appointments to visit the campus
  • Capture leads accurately on Stasy
  • Update lead status and close leads
  • Send info pack to lead, confirming tour date
  • Book the assessment, benchmarking test, class visit or sleepover. Create and send an Outlook Calendar confirmation of the tour date – include parents, principals and housemasters where necessary *
  • Do school and boarding facility tours*
  • Inform parents of the medical protocols and non-refundable enrolment fee as well as fee policy.
  • Request online application or assist the parent in creating the online application
  • Complete application enrolment once the payment has been received. And handover the enrolled student to the relevant client administrator*
  • Send weekly grade enrolments and boarding numbers to Head Office
  • Deactivate leavers and add to listing for Head Office. Call parents if reasons for withdrawal have not been stated.

2. Events

  • Assist with branding and overall awareness at Marketing (external) events
  • Obtaining marketing quotations, processing invoices and booking Expo’s.
  • Manage with and co-ordinating Open Days

3. Lead generation campaigns, marketing collateral and material

  • Drive lead generating campaigns
  • Creating and distributing advertising material and overseeing marketing functions when the need arises.
  • Ensuring quality and correctness of material
  • Updating of collateral
  • Initiate the acquisition and utilization of marketing material.
  • To oversee the implementation of a complete marketing programme and marketing initiatives.
  • Update and maintenance of website and social media platforms
  • Track and report on digital campaigns

4. Ad hoc admin

  • Attend school staff meetings as and when requested by the Principal
  • Assist brand manager with reporting and insights
  • Build relationships with local newspaper to see if content can get published
  • Budget and managing of marketing spend

Skill Requirements

  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Strong understanding of marketing principles (ATL, BTL, Digital)
  • Strong sales drive
  • Bachelor’s degree in Sales, Marketing, Business Administration, or related field is advantageous.
  • Proven sales experience.
  • Sound consultative selling skills.
  • Excellent networking skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of computer programmes, such as, and not limited to Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and any other computer programmes that may be of value to marketing.
  • Good analytical and creative problem-solving skills.
  • “People person” who is confident and has a positive personality.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills are critical – must adhere to deadlines, multi-task and be able to prioritise.
  • Ability to work both independently, with minimal supervision, and in a team environment.
  • Ability to learn quickly and manage workload in a cooperative and demanding environment.

Additional Criteria:

In addition to the specific skills listed above, the Admission Consultant must have:

  • Exceptional work ethic, with strong values and principles – takes all opportunities to go above and beyond the basic expectations.
  • Detail-oriented; an attention to detail for tasks with zero tolerance for errors.
  • A self-motivated individual who can work under stress and meet deadlines.
  • An absolute commitment to sales and customer value.
  • A positive attitude and open mind that approaches problems from all angles.

Minimum requirements

Qualifications:

  • Minimum requirement is Gr 12 with a proven sales record
  • Diploma / Bachelor’s Degree (NQF Level 7) an advantage

Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 – 5 years’ experience in a similar type of position and environment

Please apply online via the ADvTECH Career Portal:

https://crawfordschools.ci.hr/applicant/index.php?controller=Adverts&method=view&advertid=79fc0685-2d73-4bda-9dec-bdf41364ead5&source=7338468e-431c-41c7-a65b-a689947bf98e

(If you do not have an existing account on the ADvTECH Career Portal, you will need to register on their website. You do not need to register on the ISASA site)

ADvTECH is an equal opportunity employer. Only successful candidates will be notified. Preference will be given to EE candidates.

ADvTECH, in line with POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act) will attempt to ensure the confidentiality of all applicants for this role. All reasonable measures will be in place to protect personal information but will be used in the recruitment, selection and reporting process. By submitting your application for this position, you are recognizing and accepting this disclaimer.

Closing Date
05/10/2022
Crawford Schools, Lonehill College, Gauteng, South Africa
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