Recruitment Officer

 

If you are looking for a fun, exciting and rewarding career that provides opportunity to travel, make a powerful difference in high school students’ lives and are outgoing, motivated and love to sell and make a very good salary then this job is for you! Fulford Preparatory College is looking for three Recruitment Officers as we re-design our Admissions and Recruitment Department.  Get in on the ground floor and help build the office, the school and a great career.

 

Established in 2012, Fulford Preparatory College is an international boarding school with a maximum enrolment of 60 students.  We enroll students 15 to 19 years old into one of three streams: i) grade 10, 11 and 12 credits towards the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD); ii) English as a Second Language (ESL) Foundation, and; iii) University Qualification Year.  Our average class size is 10 students and our graduates maintain a 100% university placement rate to their first-choice university.  In addition, we offer recreational co-curricular activities and ‘boutique’ residential living with queen size beds and en suite bathrooms.  Located in a former heritage inn in Merrickville, Ontario, previously honoured as Canada’s most beautiful village, we are close to Ottawa and Brockville and are adjacent to the Rideau River and Canal system, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

 

The Recruitment Officers play a hands-on critical role in the recruitment of students. Their primary function is to develop and implement strategies to sell the school to prospective boarding students and their families, recruiting mission appropriate top-quality international boarding students to the school.  The ability to sell, persuade and convince individuals, (agents, educational consultants, parents, students, etc) that we offer the best educational opportunities for the student, along with the ability to build relationships quickly, a warm and endearing personality and a strategic fast thinker are all critical skills; understanding the needs and interests of the student/family/agent and then finding a way to meet those needs through the educational programing we provide.  You will be responsible for market research to enhance existing markets and create new ones within your territory.  You will be responsible for one of the following three territories:

  1. Asia

  2. Africa and the Middle East

  3. Latin America and EurAsia

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Meet established recruitment and enrolment targets

  • Set strategic direction to stay ahead of recruitment trends

  • Maintain existing markets and develop new ones

  • Research and attend fairs, maintain and develop agent contracts and develop relationships with existing parents for recruitment purposes

  • Working with the Marketing Coordinator, ensure you have all the necessary marketing and advertising materials required to be successful.

  • Provide initial contact and follow-up services as needed to students, families and educational consultants

  • Respond to inquiries in a prompt and professional manner

  • Interview and assess applicants for admission

  • Ensure the maintenance, accuracy and integrity of the admissions database and files

  • Work collaboratively within a small school community

  • Extensive travel to recruit in your designated territory is required

 

Qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Ability to build relationships and trust quickly, and close sales

  • Familiarity with the high school and/or university admission environment

  • Proven track record of selling, ideally educational programs and specifically private boarding schools internationally

  • Target and sales driven, detail and process oriented

  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills

  • Strong computer and technical skills

  • Fluency in multiple languages is an asset

  • University degree in business, education or related field

Only those requested to attend an interview will be contacted.

 

Start Date: As soon as possible

 

Compensation: We provide a very competitive compensation package including phone, computer (Surface), luggage for travel, breakfast and lunch daily, RRSP plan and additional pay in lieu of health benefits.

 

Please forward cover letter and resume to Headmaster, Kevin Farrell: kevinf@fulfordprep.com

 

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