Student Recruitment Advisor at Navitas Nigeria

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Student Recruitment Advisor

Job No.: 490.42.899.603.53
Location: Lagos

About the Role

  • The Student Recruitment Advisor (SRA) is responsible for driving sales and achieving student enrolment targets.
  • They will report directly to the Regional Team Leaders, providing critical pipeline reporting, student and stakeholder engagement and management of various referrals and inquiries.
  • To be successful, the SRA will have demonstrated sales experience to handle objections and overturn them via superior negotiation skills and closing techniques.
  • The ability to communicate confidently, build rapport and be mindful of culturally sensitive situations and environments.
  • The role requires an energetic and ambitious team player, resilient and detail orientated with a pragmatic approach to sales targets and a high level of accountability to identify opportunities and take the initiative.
  • The SRA will combine a demonstrated knowledge and experience of marketing and sales within the international education environment utilizing multiple sales channels.

Key Result Areas

  • Maximise sales conversions and meet agreed sales targets
  • Build rapport and viable networks with potential students and parents
  • Manage student-related enquiries aligned with service level agreements
  • Provide general enrolment advice, emotional support and technical assistance
  • Manage and maintain data integrity of student management system
  • Works with key stakeholders to set and achieve service levels
  • Works closely together with the Navitas sales teams to ensure optimal coverage of the market
  • Understands and uses the lead management policy (including CRM usage) as the guideline to contact and communicate with leads and opportunities

Qualifications and Selection Criteria
Essential:

  • Intimate understanding of student enrolment requirements, processes and procedures
  • Excellent interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills – English a must, and the following
  • languages will be beneficial in order of preference; Swahili
  • Has successfully worked in a KPI driven environment achieving sales targets
  • Ability to build rapport with students and parents with a personable approach
  • Previous experience within a customer service focused role
  • Excellent attention to detail due to specific course/visa requirements
  • Demonstrated teamwork capabilities and confidence in working autonomously
  • Legal right to work in Nigeria
  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent required
  • Competent MS skills with the ability to grasp new systems easily and quickly

Desirable:

  • Experience within the education sector and/or experience with international education as a student

The candidate will ideally have the following:

  • Relevant higher education and/or proven marketing and sales experience
  • Salesforce experience desirable
  • An understanding of the international education industry and visa process
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Innovative thinking and proactive work habits, including an eye for detail and new sales opportunities
  • Demonstrated and proven ability to initiate and implement account and channel management strategies and tactics which have made a significant contribution to sustainable business growth
  • Successfully delivered work in deadline-driven and agile environments
  • Highly developed interpersonal, negotiation, presentation, and communication skills
  • Flexible and accountable approach to work (e.g. in hours and content)
  • Demonstrated and proven ability to work autonomously and collaborate as a team player
  • Intimate understanding of student recruitment requirements, processes, and procedures
  • Excellent interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills – English a must
  • Has successfully worked in a KPI driven environment achieving sales targets
  • Ability to build rapport with students and parents with a personable approach
  • Previous sales experience, preferably in inside sales
  • Excellent attention to detail due to specific course/visa requirements
  • Demonstrated teamwork capabilities and confidence in working autonomously
  • Competent MS skills with the ability to grasp new systems easily and quickly.

What We Can Offer You

  • Career progression and professional development pathways
  • A strong, positive and values-driven workplace culture
  • Collegial and collaborative environment with a commitment to education
  • Access to, and support from, a comprehensive and experienced sales and marketing workforce
  • Mobility within the business and global locations.

Application Deadline
5pm, 10th December, 2021.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Diversity and Inclusion

  • Navitas promotes and embraces an inclusive and diversified workforce. We believe equality, flexibility and diversity in the workplace will deliver a rich and collaborative environment for our employees, students and clients.
  • We encourage applications from candidates with disabilities, of all ages and genders, and diverse community groups.
  • We reserve the right to progress or confirm applicants prior to close date.
  • Applications received after the close date may be considered pending the recruitment process.

Extra Information:

  • For further information or to view other opportunities, please visit navitas.com/careers
  • Successful candidates will require full working rights in Nigeria.
  • By submitting your application, you acknowledge and agree to Navitas’ Privacy policy. Further information can be found at navitas.com/careers
  • For inquiries about the role, please contact Atra Bromand at atra.bromand@navitas.com

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