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Admissions Advisor (Ref: 435)

REF: 435

Sales Executive

Pafos

Admissions Advisor (Ref: 435) 

Pafos, Cyprus

 

The Client 

Founded in 1866, the American University of Beirut (AUB) operates in Beirut, Lebanon as a not-for-profit, tax-exempt corporation under a charter granted by the New York State Board of Regents and administered by the New York Education Department. With a rich legacy reaching back more than 150 years, among its 70,000 graduates are some of the greatest minds in every field, celebrated artists and thinkers, builders of nations, and agents of change.

AUB has decided to establish a twin campus in Pafos, Cyprus. The campus will have a regional scope; hence, its name would be “AUB Mediterraneo” to reflect this scope and reach. This new addition will be a university for the region, attracting students from all over the Mediterranean basin (east Mediterranean, North Africa, southern Europe, and the Balkans) and beyond. Expanding outside Lebanon means extending the university’s influence to reach the many who desire the unique educational experience offered by AUB.

Responsibilities

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced student recruitment professional or for a skilled sales / customer service professional to assume the role of Admissions Advisor, in the context of a University recruitment strategy. The successful candidate will form part of the student recruitment and outreach team to promote AUB Mediterraneo as a higher education destination for students from across the world.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Develop, coordinate, and evaluate appropriate, targeted recruitment plans and activities
  • Act as an Account Manager for a group of schools and colleges, developing positive working relationships with prospective students
  • Provide specialist and up-to-date advice to prospective students and their families on a range of topics relating to applying and studying at the University
  • Act as an ambassador for the University by promoting the institution at various live and virtual recruitments events and expos, locally and internationally
  • Contribute towards the University’s communication with prospective students to foster influential relationships in an effort to reach annual conversion targets – including follow-up visits to schools, involvement with mass mailings, preparation of promotional materials, supporting social media strategies, as well as responding to requests via email and telephone
  • Deliver presentations to prospective students on a range of topics, such as finance, student life at the University, educational programs, and admissions criteria
  • Be familiar with the University’s admissions criteria, financial aid options, as well as its programs, and keep school principals and counselors informed of any relevant changes
  • Build and maintain relationships with principals and counselors at schools and colleges, providing information on enrollment policies
  • Receive, verify and store relevant exam results and scores (i.e. Bacc, GCE, IB, SAT, TOEFL, GMAT, etc.) and school grades
  • Prepare and compile application files, as well as accepted, waitlist, and rejected files for entry onto the CRM
  • Contribute towards reporting requirements, including conducting research and preparing statistical reports in line with student recruitment trends, inputting prospective student data into database, as well as drafting summary reports after each semester
  • Any other relevant duty which may arise in the context of the specific role, as per Management’s instructions.

Profile of the ideal candidate 

  • University degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, or a related field
  • At least 3 years of solid work experience ideally in a Student Recruitment role, or in a B2B Sales, Account Management, or Customer Service role
  • Customer Service and Sales oriented mindset
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Very good multitasking skills, with high level of attention to detail
  • Discrete, with an understanding of the importance of handling sensitive 3rd party information
  • Tech savvy – Microsoft Office, database operations, SIS and CRM systems, social media platforms
  • Able and willing to travel internationally
  • Very good knowledge of English. Knowledge of Greek will be considered an advantage.

Benefits

An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate according to qualifications and experience.

 

Apply now in strict confidence

 

Application deadline: 13 February 2023

 

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted