MATERNITY cover as Admissions Manager (at least 12 months) within the busy Marketing & Admissions team at this prestigious establishment, you will have responsibility for ensuring targets are met.

Working as part of a busy and professional department, we are looking for someone who is energetic, enthusiastic and targets driven, with outstanding communication and organisational skills.

Ideally, you will have previous experience in a similar role within the education sector.

Main Areas of Responsibility

  • To ensure that the Admissions team meets, or ideally exceeds, the annual pupil recruitment targets
  • To undertake responsibilities as line manager of two Admissions Officers
  • To ensure effective and accurate reporting of recruitment figures, and strategic analysis of recruitment trends and projections to key stakeholders
  • To provide strategic input to the development and implementation of the UK and international Admissions and Marketing plan
  • To work closely with prospective pupils and parents to understand their individual needs and effectively communicate how the school’s ethos and values align to those needs
  • To build, maintain and strengthen relationships with the school’s international agents to maximise the number of international enquiries generated
  • To undertake international recruitment trips to target markets to meet with agents, prospective students and current parents
  • To manage the end to end administration of individual applications
  • To ensure the school’s Admissions CRM system is kept up to date and accurate at all times
  • To organise and manage individual visits to the school by prospective families and international agents
  • To represent the school at recruitment events held at the school, as well as 3rd party events held across the UK and internationally
  • To work closely with the specialist visa lawyers to oversee the Tier 4 visa application process for international students
  • To undertake meticulous organisation of international recruitment trips

Key Skills and Experience

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following skills, experience and qualities:

  • Experience of working in a targets driven environment
  • Ability to analyse and disseminate sales figures
  • Ability to think and act strategically as well as operationally
  • Previous experience in a similar role within the independent schools sectors
  • Experience of managing and motivating sales / admissions staff
  • Experience of working in a customer focused environment
  • Excellent front of house skills
  • Persuasive communication skills (telephone, face to face and written)
  • Exceptional administration, time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to work under own initiative
  • An empathy for / understanding of the education sector
  • Willingness to undertake international travel on behalf of the organisation

 

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