Student Admissions Advisor
Pearson Education Ltd
London, United Kingdom
4d ago

About Pearson

We’re the world’s learning company, with expertise in educational courseware and assessment, and a range of teaching and learning services powered by technology.

Ourproducts and servicesare used by millions of teachers and learners around the world every day. Our mission is to help people make progress in their lives through learning because we believe that learning opens up opportunities, creating fulfilling careers and better lives.

Our more than 30,000 employees across 70 countries worldwide share a simple set of values. In everything we do, we aspire to be brave, imaginative, decent, and accountable.

About the role

We are seeking an enthusiastic Admissions Executive, with excellent customer service skills, to join us as we expand our innovative online courses business.

You will play a critical role in our small, energetic team, working directly with prospective students and their parents, guiding them through the entire admissions process, for which you will have sole responsibility.

Your day-to-day life will be wide, varied and challenging. A critical task will be acting as the first point of contact for students and their parents, many of whom will be from overseas.

Excellent customer service, administration and coordination skills are a must. No previous admissions experience is necessary.

Outside-the-box thinkers are most welcome.

Location

While most of your time will be spent with the team in our London office, there will be the option to work from home.

Key responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for the full admissions process : answering enquiries from students and their parents; helping them complete the application form;
  • assessing completed application forms and letters of reference; coordinating tests and interviews; and, sending acceptance letters to successful applicants.

    Liaising with our friendly student recruitment partners.

    Creating and managing a database of the applicants.

    Coordinating open evenings, for prospective students, with the marketing team.

    Coordinating student recruitment roadshows with the marketing team.

    Thinking about how to improve the admissions process for students / parents.

    Pearson is an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate against employees or job applicants and select the best person for each job based on relevant skills and experience.

    We are also committed to building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce and encouraging equality and diversity.

    The information you provide will stay confidential, and be stored securely. It will not be seen by those involved in making decisions as part of the recruitment process.

    Role requirements

    You will need to be a highly organised, energetic, self-starter, with the ability to work with minimal supervision - but, not afraid to ask questions.

    You will need to possess excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills.

    You will need to possess an excellent standard of literacy and numeracy.

    You will need good computer / digital skills.

    A commitment to safeguarding and protecting children and young people.An enhanced disclosure with barred list check of the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) will be undertaken before an appointment can be confirmed.

    Job Unposting : Jun 18, 2019

    Schedule : Full-time Regular

    Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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