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Education Advisor

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Position Job Title:                Educational Advisor

Location:                                Designated Campus

Reports To:                            Enrollment Manger

Primary Purpose

The purpose of the Educational Advisor is to promote and sell the programs of the College to potential students by identifying the appropriate programs that meet their individual career goals.

General Description

The Educational Advisor is responsible for responding to inquiries from potential students about various programs, providing counselling to help individuals clarify their employment goals and to identify the appropriate programs to meet these goals. The primary function of this position is to maximize each opportunity to market programs and to meet or exceed the enrolment targets for the College. This position will provide motivation to students to ensure their success in the program, and also perform related administrative and reporting duties.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Responding to all inquiries from potential students, media, case managers, etc; promoting the programs and services of the College, including ongoing networking and participation in industry promotional events as required
  • Interviewing potential students according to the College Admissions Presentation Structure to explore their background, interests and identify their individual career goals; advise on appropriate programs to meet their goals
  • Completing enrolment of new students including related paperwork and providing information on payment options and requirements, as outlined in the College Admissions Procedures document
  • Maintaining records to track and follow-up on potential leads, providing motivation and encouragement to potential students as appropriate
  • Tracking and reporting weekly activities (leads, appointments, interview, enrolment)
  • Providing ongoing coaching and motivation to students to support their success
  • Attending regular marketing meetings; Establishing and maintaining monthly targets
  • Following up on potential and actual cancellations
  • Participating in training of new educational advisors
  • Other duties as assigned to support the objectives and purpose of the College

Position Requirements

Competencies:

To be successful in the Educational Advisor position, individuals must be committed to developing, maintaining and demonstrating the following:

  • Excellent oral communication skills
  • Excellent sales and marketing skills based on integrity and professionalism
  • Excellent understanding of the programs and services provided by the College
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office including Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Basic math and accounting skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Good judgment and ability to prioritize assignments
  • Ability to always exhibit a professional attitude and image with a commitment to quality service

Education and Experience:

  • Post-Secondary Education – minimum of Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • One to three years’ sales experience in a results driven, service- oriented, fast paced environment

Other Requirements:

  • Ability and commitment to work hours in excess of regular shift as required
  • Ability to manage stress and thrive in frequently demanding situations
  • Able to travel among all campuses at any time

About Brighton College: 

Brighton College is a vocational training college located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia, near Vancouver. Our main campus is conveniently located in central Burnaby. We deliver high-quality education and support in a serious learning environment for students with a variety of backgrounds and abilities in order to improve their lives for a brighter future. The College is built on the belief that a technical and practical education with hands-on training is a solid foundation to prepare and guide students to enter their desired career path immediately after graduation.

HOW TO APPLY: 

If you are interested and you would like to apply, please apply by visiting our careers page and e-mail your cover letter and CV with the e-mail title being “[Your Full-name]_Education Advisor” to hiring@brightoncollege.com. In your cover letter, be sure to tell us what you would bring to this team and why you’d be perfect for this role. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank you!