Student Advisor (Cape Town campus) - N/A08676
Code/Reference:
N/A08676
Applications accepted until:
2018-12-07
Number of Openings
1

Campus/Business Unit:

Varsity College Cape Town

Direct Reporting Line:

Vice-Principal Student Recruitment

Job Purpose:

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

The Cape Town campus has a vacancy for a Student Advisor.

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:

€¢ Best suited to a confident person who has a strong sales/marketing profile
€¢ Persuasive communication and dynamic public speaking skills
€¢ An organised individual who is target driven and proactive
€¢ Must have initiative and be able to formulate and implement plans
€¢ Prepared and able to work inconvenient hours during busy periods
€¢ Computer Literate

Education:

€¢ Minimum of a National Diploma (three year) or Bachelors Degree in PR/Business/Marketing/Communications

Work Experience:

€¢ Minimum of 2 years sales experience

Working Conditions:

€¢ Own car and driver€™s licence essential