Student Advisor – Sales

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Student Advisor - Sales

Remuneration: Market related 
Location: Cape Town
Education level: Matric
Job level: Mid
Own transport required: Yes
Travel requirement: Occasional
Job policy: Employment Equity position
Type: Permanent
Reference: #SA(CTC02
Company: Vega School

Job description

Code/Reference: SA(CTC02
Applications accepted until:  4 May
Number of Openings: 3
Campus/Business Unit: Vega School - Cape Town Campus
Direct Reporting Line: Campus Head
Job purpose:

To achieve sales targets and implement campus sales and marketing initiatives and plans aimed at attracting students to register for graduate and post-graduate qualifications as well as short learning programmes.
Responsible for initiating and managing relationships with prospective students at every stage of the recruitment process to get them to register for Vega qualifications and report on campus sales activity per set targets.
  • Numeracy and literacy equivalent to grade 12
  • Relevant undergraduate Degree or Diploma advantageous.
  • Computer literacy - MS Office Suite
Functional competencies:
  • Customer service orientated
  • Target driven and ability to work well under pressure
  • Professional and confident
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Outgoing and passionate
  • Good telephone etiquette
  • Proactive and highly self-motivated
  • Computer literacy
  • Ability to work as a team player and individually
  • Must be able to travel
  • Own transport is required

Work experience:
  • Two years sales experience.
  • Experience in managing and closing sales cycle.
  • Experience in working on Customer Relationship Management software.
  • Experience in the higher education industry.
Key performance area:
  • Achievement of weekly, monthly application targets for qualifications and short learning programmes.
  • Participation in promotional activities to promote graduate and postgraduate studies.
  • Follow up with website queries and applications, and ensure that prospective students have a positive service experience.
  • Build and manage relationships with prospective students and their parents.
  • Conduct interviews with prospective students and provide feedback of those interviews.
  • Keep accurate record of student interaction and engagement
  • Capture data in respect of student leads on CRM, ensuring all relevant information is captured timeously and accurately
  • Receive, evaluate and processes applications from prospective students.
  • Ensure registration procedures are followed.
  • Preparation of sales figures and statistics reports as required, including daily reporting.
  • Attend weekly sales telecon and catch up meetings
Working conditions:
  • 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday
  • Might be required to work some Saturdays (Open days) or evenings (Career Expo etc)
Equity statement:
  • Preferably equity candidate.
  • Please note that only candidates who meet the requirements will be considered for this role, only successful candidates will be contacted within two weeks of applying. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of applying consider your application unsuccessful.

Posted on 23 Apr 12:53

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