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Sponsor Account Executive

Deadline for applications: N/A

Contract type: Permanent

Job overview

Study Group offers a wide portfolio of higher education courses to international students across Europe, ANZ and North America. Recently, our Sponsorship student recruitment model has gone from strength to strength. We’ve enjoyed such success that we’re now looking for a Sponsor Account Executive to be join the team at our Brighton office (a stone’s throw from the train station.)

This front line sales job within the Sponsor team is focused on achieving student number and revenue targets across the full portfolio of Study Group Higher Education programmes in the UK, Europe, Australia and USA. You'll use your first rate sales and customer service skills to sell over the phone and by email and deliver outstanding customer service. You'll be working across the Middle East market, so Arabic skills are a must. If you don't speak Arabic, please don't apply!

Key responsibilities

  • Management of a sales pipeline from initial enquiry through to arrival in centre
  • To provide sector leading education counselling that helps students choose a Study Group Higher Education pathway programme
  • Liaise with Sponsors for students’ bookings.
  • Deliver excellent service to Sponsors and sponsored students.
  • Effective and impactful management of student data using Salesforce CRM to drive increased sales conversion
  • Provide quantitative and qualitative insights to management and stakeholders
  • Manage workload to maintain 100% compliance with Key Performance Indicators and Service Level Agreements
  • Collaborate with internal teams to obtain the best, most appropriate offer for the student based on their needs and ability

Experience and Qualifications

  • Able to speak and read Arabic to a proficient level
  • Proven experience in telesales with a demonstrable track record of achieving targets
  • Extensive CRM knowledge and experience of pipeline management, preferably salesforce.com
  • Experience of identifying a customer’s business drivers and influencing their buying behaviour in line with a customer value proposition
  • Knowledge and understanding of the international student marketplace and UK higher education system (desirable but not essential)

About Study Group

Study Group is a global leader in preparing students for international academic success and rewarding careers through a transformational learning experience. Our global recruitment teams enrolled over 30,000 students from 142 countries in 2018. The universities we work with trust us to increase their international footprint, access student diversity and provide assured progression, so they can continue to focus on academic excellence.

Organisational compliance

Study Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including checks with past employers, an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and overseas criminal records if appropriate.

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How to apply

We take pride in providing an excellent candidate experience to all potential candidates, so will ensure a timely response and process for all applicants. If you are interested in finding out more then please submit a CV on our jobs board and a member of the Recruitment Team will be in contact.

What does a role at Study Group mean?

Originality

We are a unique business within the sector, giving our people a completely different working experience.

Collaboration

We have a large global network and encourage collaboration across the whole business. We work with a number of partners across the network including top tier universities.

Innovation

We encourage innovation throughout our Centres, ensuring that our students are given an interactive, student centred, and creative, tailor-made learning experience. Our people are given an autonomy within their roles that is rarely seen within the industry.

Opportunity

We believe in continuous professional and personal development, and take pride in offering our staff ample opportunity to achieve their goals. Utilising our large organisational infrastructure, across our different brands, we invite our people to gain valuable experience, and maximise all the exciting tools available to help develop their career.