Location: London West End, England
Industry: Education and Training
Salary: £25k - £28k per annum + depending on experience

Dukes Education Group - a world leading education consultancy - are looking for an Education Consultant to join the Dukes US Applications team!

The role holder will support clients through the application process of applying to studying in the US whilst also assisting the MD in generating new business leads (UK & Global).

Your primary focus will be to guide clients through the college application process - from initial enquiry, through personal statement & test preparation up to securing a place at a US college. As the first point of contact for client enquiries, you will assist in selling and delivering private consultations that explore students’ study options and present at various networking events aimed at generating new business for Dukes US Applications.

A calm and confident communicator, you will develop positive client relationships through delivering bespoke support that facilitates a smooth application process. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to utilise their educational experience and develop an exciting career in education consultancy.

Duties and key responsibilities:

Client relationship management

  • Primary point of contact for students and parents – conducting introductory consultations (often via telephone) exploring student’s study options & the services & products we provide.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with all clients - liaising with them regularly, providing bespoke guidance and support throughout the application process.

Application support

  • Provide guidance and support to students throughout their application:
    - Conduct initial consultations on applying to US colleges and collate relevant application information.
    - Research admissions options & prepare admissions correspondence for a variety of colleges (as directed by the MD).
    - Conduct private client consultations advising on their studying options (initially supporting the MD, but eventually independently).
    - Track student’s academic progress and regularly update their application schedules (with consultation meetings, tuition sessions and school visits).
    - Assist students with personal statement prep, essay review, education and English language assessments.
    - Work closely with our external test preparation suppliers to ready students for admissions tests (ACT/SAT etc.).
    - Provide ongoing general admissions support for students, parents and teaching staff to facilitate the smoothest possible application process.

Business development

  • Represent the company at school talks, education conferences, seminars and events aimed at generating business leads (training provided).
  • Liaise with both the Head of Sales & Marketing to help generate new business for Dukes US Applications.
  • Work with the MD in creating valuable and sustainable business relationships and partnerships (UK & Global).
  • Any other duties as may reasonably be required, consistent with the grade of the post.

Person Specification

  • Degree from US college OR direct knowledge of US college application process.
  • Proven client management experience – able to build positive client relationships.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Committed to delivering excellent customer service.
  • Friendly, personable and presentable.

What we offer…

  • £25k-£28k depending on experience.
  • 25 days holiday.
  • Friendly, vibrant and challenging working environment.
  • Flexible working conditions.
  • Fantastic career development opportunities.

www.dukeseducation.com - http://www.jontabbert.com/

How to apply...

Click "Apply For This Job" or send your application directly to [dukes.30471.8850@dukeseducation.aplitrak.com]. 

Dukes Education Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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