Student Recruitment Consultant

Cambridge or Newcastle (UK)

Salary: up to £38,000 + £20,000 OTE bonus, uncapped

Full time, part time considered 

Who are we?

CEG Digital helps create, market and deliver part-time online and blended University programmes to students around the world. We use cutting-edge technology, sector-leading pedagogy, and first-class student support to provide an outstanding educational experience.

We are looking to recruit several Advanced Student Recruitment Consultants to work with CEG Digital's new and existing university partners.

Our Advanced Student Recruitment Consultants (SRC's) are responsible for recruiting international and domestic students onto Post Graduate programmes on behalf of our University partners.

The Role

As an Advanced Student Recruitment Consultant, you will have an emphasis on lead conversion using consultative sales methods, such as building trust, listening, informing, showing an interest and presenting the product to prospective students across the world. You will nurture prospects through the whole recruitment process from the point of enquiry through to becoming an enrolled student.

To be successful in this position we are looking for candidates who have proven experience in a challenging sales market, preferably within education, who can effectively build rapport with customers. You will be confident, enthusiastic professional and sales oriented in your approach to converting enquires to confirmed students. You must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and be able to adapt to each prospect and achieve targets.

We will consider this role on a part time basis, please indicate the hours per week that you are interested in working in your application. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Professional and proactive sales activity by telephone, email, WhatsApp, LinkedIn Sales Navigator and other platforms to exceed student recruitment targets, using a service-oriented approach.
  • Utilise video meetings and screensharing to connect with and support prospective students in their decision-making process; demonstrate products and services to convey the reality of studying in a tailored and personalised manner
  • Guarantee that direct sales enquiries and direct applications are converted via focused follow-up activity using a consultative sales methodology.
  • Collaborate with the admissions team to ensure fast, efficient and effective follow-up of student leads and applications to increase conversion rates and achieve expected sales outcomes, whilst providing high standards of customer service throughout.
  • Training will be provided to the successful candidates and you will work in collaboration with an experienced consultant team, creating and innovating new ways of working, to ensure excellent performance.

Please note that we will be interviewing for this role as applications are received therefore may close the advert early. Please apply as soon as possible to be considered.

Why will you love working here?

This role has an uncapped performance-based commission, meaning you will have the potential to earn unlimited amounts. If you are looking to develop your career in a growing industry, we reward those who work well and hit targets by offering progression routes depending on personal preference.

Join a respected, global education organisation that provides a flexible, friendly and supportive work environment to its diverse range of colleagues. Cambridge Education Group’s flexible and fast-paced experts help learners around the world to Achieve More. 

What we offer:

  • Our salaries range up to £38,000 depending on experience with an OTE bonus of £20K by achieving realistic targets and the opportunity to earn more.
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life Assurance cover
  • Perkbox (includes hundreds of discounts)
  • Salary sacrifice car leasing Scheme from Tusker
  • Salary sacrifice Cycle to Work scheme
  • Salary sacrifice Technology Purchasing Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - giving caring and compassionate support to all staff, as well as dedicated
  • Mental Health & Wellness Champions
  • Discounted rates on Master’s degrees with CEG Digital Partner Universities (25% off)
  • Social committee - who organise social events across the Company

Pension - Royal London salary sacrifice pension scheme currently 5% employee minimum contribution and 3% CEG employer contributions.

Holiday - Enhanced holiday of 25 days plus 8 UK bank Holidays

Please visit our website for further details and to apply.

The closing date for all applications is 16th October 2022.

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