Pearson Enrollment Advisor in North York, Ontario
Pearson is on a mission to help people make progress in their lives through learning. We are moving that mission forward by keeping up with the top issues in education today and constantly embracing, testing, and innovating new technologies that adapt to our ever-changing lifestyles. As Pearson is currently experiencing ongoing rapid growth and expansion in our Online Program Management division, we are looking for talented, driven, focused candidates that can exhibit a positive, can-do attitude as well as approach their work with vigor and determination.
Facilitate prospective student through application process for bachelors, masters, doctoral and certificate programs. The Enrollment Advisor will discover the needs and concerns of prospects, demonstrate how our programs can best meet those needs, and support the prospective students through the admissions process to include registration completion. Demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively in a team focused environment to meet the needs of the prospective students and the Academic Partner.
Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.
Communicate with prospective students via call campaigns, emails, and faxes regarding the Program.
Advise prospective students using a consultative process.
Guide them through the admissions process with the goal of determining if the program is a fit for their educational needs.
Effectively follow departmental lead management guidelines for all leads.
Utilize database tools to efficiently track each interaction and the progress of all assigned leads.
Achieve daily efficiency metrics pertaining to Speed to Lead, Call Volume, Talk Time, 1st Time Contacts, and New Applications as established by the Director of Recruitment Services and/or the AD of Recruitment Services.
Achieve lead volume managed around 225 leads per month, achieve targets of 3 starts per program, makes approximately 60 calls per day with 2 hours average daily talk time.
Effectively communicate industry trends, quality of leads, and program updates for appropriate cross-functional and departmental team members.
Actively participate in weekly meeting rhythms being prepared to discuss performance data, prospective applicant concerns, and creative solutions to enhance team performance.
Conduct a self-audit to ensure efficiency and consistency of data base.
Monitor application process to ensure effective communication in tandem with application deadlines.
Implement an email cultivation strategy designed to re-engage leads that have fallen to inactive statuses.
Maintain minimum standard data base audit scores.
Review previous term’s conversion metrics to forecast future enrollment metrics
Update data base system to reflect current/upcoming term information (email templates, enrollment periods, filters, etc.)
Requires the ability to work a flexible schedule, weekends, evenings to accommodate student, departmental and company’s needs. This may include working more than 40 hours a week.
4-year degree from an accredited institution and/or appropriate combination of education and significant experience
One to 3 years sales and customer service experience preferred
General knowledge of college admissions and recruitment preferred
Exemplary verbal and written communication skills
The ability to multi-task and work well under pressure with tight timelines
Proficient in MS Office
Ability to work evenings until 9:00 PM
Ability to work weekends as business needs dictate
Pearson Canada is committed to providing accommodation for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.
Primary Location: CA-ON-North York
Work Locations: CA-Toronto-105 Gordon Baker 105 Gordon Baker Rd North York M2H 3P8
Job: Customer Service
Organization: North America
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: May 14, 2018
Job Unposting: Ongoing
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1804156
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.