Temporary Student Recruitment Advisor - East Lothian


Now is an exciting time to join our client. They are operating in a dynamic, high growth environment and are looking to grow their team with people who want to make a positive impact on the world while growing their career. Our client is a value-based organisation that ensures a 'people first' culture is at the core of their business strategy. We know, beyond a doubt, that highly engaged employees are essential to the success of any business.

Primary Purpose

The Student Recruitment Advisor role is within our Sales and Admissions Team, based in Edinburgh, which is responsible for helping our prospective students progress their enquiry through to enrolment, using phone, email & live chat, and our bespoke online Admissions Portal.

This is a full time, permanent position. Our standard working hours are Monday to Friday 08 00 - 19 00, with advisors working on a rota basis. The role requires flexibility and some Saturday working at peak intake periods. (Currently working remotely as per government guidance

The role is focused on postgraduate business and finance programmes, recruiting on behalf of a leading UK university partner. All leads are warm, and through a consultative sales approach you will assist applicants once they have taken the first step to contact us. Applicants are predominantly from a professional audience, often senior leaders and executives who are prepared to conduct extensive research into the most appropriate programme and provider. As part of the sales process, you will provide detailed and at times complex, study & career related information about our online courses, to guide students through the important decision-making process.

You will be expected to work autonomously and be accountable for your targets, think for yourself, push the boundaries and above all bring a high level of energy and passion to the team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Meet and exceed both long and short-term sales targets as set by the business.

  • Respond to all prospective student enquiries in a timely and professional manner.

  • Provide and deliver clear and accurate course information to prospective students through outstanding verbal and written communication.

  • Demonstrate in depth knowledge of partner and course/programme information, highlighting course USPs and the benefits of online study in relation to the applicant's particular needs.

  • Follow up leads to meet lead to application, application to enrolment conversion targets.

  • Support and manage applicants during the online admissions process.

  • Accurately assess applicant's eligibility and escalate complex applications to a subject specialist /or university admissions team as appropriate.

  • Accurately complete all supporting documentation and records to reflect the offer and level of entry for applications.

  • Manage allocated leads and applicants in Salesforce CRM.

  • Prepare sales reports where required to accurately reflect sales performance and status of lead and opportunity pipeline.

  • Escalate process efficiency opportunities as required.

About You

  • Previous experience within a fast-paced sales environment

  • Demonstrated achievement of hitting sales targets

  • Motivated and passionate about sales

  • A keen interest in education and the busienss and finance sector

  • Flexible and responsive to customer needs

  • A team player with a "can-do" attitude

  • Demonstrated ability to actively contribute to a successful and positive culture

  • Call Centre experience advantageous

Working as a temp is an ideal way of exploring different job roles and industries. It's also gives you control of your own work/life balance. Here are just some of the benefits you can expect when you become part of the Office Angels team:

  • Employed directly with Office Angels, meaning we're always on hand to ensure you're being well looked after

  • Access to discount vouchers with many high street brands

  • Eye care vouchers and money towards glasses should you require them for VDU purposes

  • We can search for permanent work whilst you're in assignments and offer expert interview support and advice

  • Weekly pay

  • Pension scheme option (with employer contributions)

  • 28 days paid annual leave (Based on a weekly accrual)

  • Statutory Sick Pay in the unfortunate event you find yourself under the weather

  • Access to our assistance programme that provides free, confidential, and independent advice on a range of issues including grief, stress and legal issues

  • Should you wish to pursue a different career path, we have several sister businesses which cover almost every sector and specialism

  • We're proud to say our consultants are experts in recruitment and are more than happy to discuss the benefits in more detail; please contact your local Office Angels branch for further information.

Office Angels acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Office Angels UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Angie Ritchie