Student Advisor - Waterfall Campus - N/A10159
Code/Reference:
N/A10159
Applications accepted until:
2019-11-08
Number of Openings
1

Campus/Business Unit:

Varsity College Midrand

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 IIE's Varsity College Waterfall 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 Education Requirements:

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

Work Experience:

Minimum Work Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years sales experience

Working Conditions:

  • EE/AA Position
  • Valid driver's licence and own vehicle essential.