This is a full-time position on a contract starting 1 June 2019.
The position of the Recruitment Officer needs to be filled by a friendly, respectful person that is enthusiastic, detail-oriented and always proactive in getting the job done. The person must be positively energised in driving the student recruitment process with a small team reporting to them. This position will be primarily answering to the National Recruitment Officer and is based full-time from the marketing office at the Afda Durban campus, but will travel to schools and events regularly for recruitment activities to the prospective student market. This position is a representation of the Afda education brand to the prospective student, parent and teacher markets, and must be presentable and efficient at all times.
Core Value Points of the position include:
Strategy Execution via programme and campus promotion, and coordinating small team to assist.
Student Recruitment via travelling to and visiting schools (relationship building with schools and teachers) to promote, present and recruit students for Afda's programmes to build a database of enquiries in order to achieve targets. Execute recruitment events on campus and workshops via schools. Facilitate regular consultations and individual contact with the prospective student market to keep up with targets.
Admissions Administration via processing of and communication with applicants with individual follow up and feedback systems, in order to keep up with targets.
Advertising and branding via seeking effective placement opportunities, facilitating production as needed and managing campus material stock.
Communication and Relationships through PR and Social Media alignment, bulk communication and feedback data
Inclusive within the Core Value Points, the following duties are an added elaboration of what is expected to be fulfilled:
Ensuring continuous and quality Calling (outgoing/follow-up) and Speaking to (incoming) enquiries interested in Afda
Ensuring all applications are processed timeously and accurately with prompt communication and excellent customer service
Identifying, booking and conducting presentations/exhibitions (recruitment activities) and representing Afda to the prospective student market (on and off campus) - own transport required
Coordinate team to ensure all processes are happening, targets and deadlines are met, deliverables are submitted
Managing the schedule, staff and stock for all recruitment activities
Confident communication with prospective students and related stakeholders (eg. parents) including booking and conducting face-to-face, email and calls as needed: consultations/Q&A, working on conversions and recruiting of new students
Assisting prospective students with the application process, booking and coordinating of consultations/contact time with prospective students and related stakeholders. Guiding applicants through the registration process in order to achieve optimum numbers (targets) for enrolment
Generating and/or providing relevant and accurate documentation and information to prospective students and parents
Preparing prospective students and related stakeholders for enrolment
Schedule, organise and attend all marketing activities and events including schools visits, expos, open days, workshops etc.
Drive the student registration process from application to enrolment
Submit Monthly requisitions to Group Marketing Manager with review from line manager as required
Proactively promote Afda’s image
Ensuring accurate and timeous data-capturing, filing, record keeping and management
Execute accurate weekly or bi-monthly reporting as required by line manager
Stock (marketing material) management and execution
Coordinating reception and ensuring there is always someone present at reception
Relevant undergraduate degree or preferably honours degree (Afda alumni is favourable)
Six months to two years' sales and/or customer relations experience
Afda is a private higher education Institution offer unique degrees and higher certificates for the creative economy through an outcomes-based education model.
Advanced computer literacy (using Excel, MS Word, MS Access and PowerPoint)
Takes initiative constructively
Excellent time management
Maturity to handle a range of situations
A personality for follow-through/delivery-driven style of work ethic
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Well spoken and polite and helpful to stakeholders – over the phone/in person
Loyalty and maintaining expected confidentiality
Honest and trustworthy
Respectful and open to learning and guidance
Confident with people skills
Influential and interesting to the prospective student market
Sets an example to junior staff and assisting students
Willing to learn
Culturally aware and sensitive
Proficient with English
Posted on 16 May 11:09
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