Student Advisor (Sales) – Johannesburg Jobs at Vega School in Johannesburg, Gauteng

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Vega School company opens jobs for Student Advisor (Sales) - Johannesburg positions in the Gauteng region. The type of work we provide is Internship.

The criteria for the employees we need are having Education and Training skills with Entry level experience, as well as employees who are honest, disciplined and responsible.

The estimated salary offered by this company is quite competitive around R 4 800 - R 16 000 (per month). However, the salary can go up or down depending on the company that decides it.

The Headhunters company itself is engaged in Higher Education, of course if you are interested in applying for this company, you can register immediately.

Job Information

Company:Vega School
Position:Student Advisor (Sales) - Johannesburg
Region:Gauteng, Johannesburg - Gauteng
Job Function:Education and Training
Seniority Level:Entry level
Salary:ZAR 4.800 - ZAR 16.000 per Month
Employment Type:Internship
Industry:Higher Education

Job Description

Job Purpose
To achieve sales targets and implement campus sales and marketing initiatives and plans aimed at attracting students to register for graduate and post graduate qualifications as well as short learning programmes.
Responsible for initiating and managing relationships with prospective students at every stage of the recruitment process to get them to register for Vega qualifications and report on campus sales activity per set targets.
Working Hours
08:00 – 17:00 Monday to Friday
Grade 12
Marketing degree or related qualification
Functional Competencies

  • Customer service orientated
  • Target driven and ability to work well under pressure
  • Professional and confident
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Outgoing and passionate
  • Good telephone etiquette
  • Proactive and highly self-motivated
  • Computer literacy
  • Ability to work as a team player and individually
  • Must be able to travel
  • Own transport is required

Work Experience
2 years sales experience.
Experience in managing and closing sales cycle.
Experience in working on a Customer Relationship Management software.
Experience in the higher education industry.
Key Performance Areas
Student Acquisition

  • Achieves sales targets set for qualifications and / or short learning programmes.
  • Plans and schedules visits to allocated/ agreed schools / universities.
  • Visits and delivers presentations to schools / universities as per the minimum requirements of x amount of schools per week, month and year.
  • Initiates appropriate sales drives and promotional activities on and off campus so as to convert enquiries into enrolments and thus meet student intake targets, annually.
  • Participates in campus promotional activities to promote graduate and post graduate studies to existing students including career fairs, open days etc.
  • Daily monitoring and assistance of website enquiries and applications telephonically and via email within an hour (during normal business hours, on weekdays), which aims to assist with sales targets per Student Advisor.
  • Daily participation and service delivery on tawk & WhatsApp which ultimately aims to lead to converted student acquisition.
  • Creation of Student profile in STASY containing the correct collation and generation of the respective documents required per student file and ensuring the follow up of outstanding documentation of the student.

Relationship Management

  • Builds and manages relationships with students, prospective students and their parents at all relevant touchpoints during the application and / or enquiry process to the standards agreed
  • Attends to queries from students / parents either face-to-face, telephonically or on line, within an hour (during normal business hours, on weekdays), ensuring that prospective students have a positive service experience.
  • Receives, evaluates and processes applications from prospective students.
  • Establishes and fosters productive relationships with teachers, principals, corporates and other relevant partners.
  • Ensures registration procedures are followed.
  • Conducts interviews with prospective students and provides feedback of those interviews.
  • Liaises with Academic Operations Co-Ordinator for acceptance letters, ensuring proper tracking of requests pending and letters issued.
  • Liaises with Student Relations Co-ordinator on student registrations.
  • Keeps records of student interaction and engagement and tracking telephone conversations and ensuring the hard copy file is updated and not only CRM tracking.

Sales Administration

  • Prepares sales figures and statistics as required.
  • Compiles reports as requested.
  • Follows up on payment for applications and registration deposits.
  • Reconciles paid applications with registrations.
  • Liaises with Academic support to ensure acceptance letters have been disseminated. Tracking letters sent versus those pending.
  • All online website enquires and applications to be sent a follow up email/s and receive courtesy telephone call.
  • All tawk & WhatsApp prospects to receive the necessary documentation and follow up. Ensure adequate record keeping.
  • Ensuring student files are professional, up to date and contains on the respective student documentation, statement of results, ID, proof of payment, NBT paperwork and other documentation.

Working Conditions

  • Campus Environment
  • Must be able to work on evenings and Saturdays when required.

Equity Statement

  • Preferably equity candidate.


  • Comfortable environment
  • Taught when starting work
  • Salary bonus if there is overtime

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Company Information

Vega School

Industry: Higher Education

Vega School is a top provider of online education, based in London, with an international presence. Founded by a team of experienced professionals from the education sector, the school is dedicated to providing students with a uniquely personalised and robust education. Drawing on the latest research-backed technologies, the school facilitates access to a variety of courses and offers flexible and user-friendly tools to support learning in the modern era. Vega School aims to make a positive difference in the lives of its students and to enable them to achieve their educational goals quickly, effectively, and conveniently.

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