Student Advisor (x 2) - N/A05812
Code/Reference:
N/A05812
Applications accepted until:
2017-01-20
Number of Openings
2

Campus/Business Unit:

Varsity College Westville

Direct Reporting Line:

Vice Principal Marketing

Job Purpose:

Varsity College, an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education (Pty) Ltd, is a registered private higher education institution.

The Westville campus is seeking 2 Student Advisors

Duties and Responsibilities:                                                                                                                                      

Creating Brand Awareness:                                                                                                                                        

  • Distributes marketing material
  • Markets the brand in new areas and educates opinion leaders                                                
  • Facilitates presentations at schools and hands out interest cards                                                                
  • Cold calls to parents to market the brand                
  • Represent the brand at career expos
  • Facilitates stakeholder events

Recruitment of Students:                                                                                                                                           

  • Conduct follow up calls to prospective students and schedule interviews                                                                                
  • Respond to on-line and telephonic enquiries                
  • Presents the Varsity College philosophy                
  • Advises students on the course of interest and explains Varsity College's entrance criteria

Competencies:

  • Interpersonal and communications skills                
  • Best suited to a friendly, organised person who works accurately and is able to handle pressure                                                                                                                                
  • Time management skills

 

Education:

  • Minimum of Advanced Diploma or Bachelors Degree in PR/Business/Marketing/Communications                           

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years sales experience

Working Conditions:

  • Prepared and able to work inconvenient hours during busy periods
  • Own car and driver€™s license essential