Admissions Advisor, British International School Shanghai

The British International School Shanghai, Puxi, is a well-established and highly successful school with a very strong reputation. Located in the Huacao area of West Shanghai, on a modern purpose-built campus featuring high quality facilities and resources, the school has capacity for 1700 students aged 2-18 and delivers outstanding academic success with a contemporary approach to teaching and learning.

As Admissions Advisor you will be a key front line member of our team, reporting to the Head of Admissions. You will act as a first point of contact for Admissions from enquiry through to enrolment, to ensure continuing high levels of on-going attraction, and recruitment of students.

Responsibilities include campus recruitment, visit management, enrolment, recording of accurate information, and liaison with key members of staff.

Educated to degree level, you will possess excellent communication and presentation skills and have at least 5 years’ previous experience in sales, customer care, public relations, or a related field. Experience within an educational institution would be advantageous. You will be an outstanding role model for the school and skilled at liaising with parents and students new to Shanghai from all cultures. The role will also involve building relationships with relocation, HR and corporate contacts to generate positive word of mouth comments and influence.

The Admissions Advisor must thrive within a premium sales environment. The role requires excellent customer service skills, and strong interpersonal skills.

Applicants should be well-organised, and demonstrate the ability to work effectively both as part of a team or independently. The role requires a native English speaker, and the ability to speak additional European language is highly desirable.

The school is a member of Nord Anglia Education, the world’s leading premium schools group. By joining our school you will become part of a committed and innovative team of educational professionals across the globe, with opportunities for personal and career development. As a member of the growing family of Nord Anglia Education Schools you will be part of an active network of like-minded people in China and across the world.

For your commitment, energy and enthusiasm you will be well rewarded and remunerated.

If you are a talented and innovative customer service professional, have a passion for education and people, and are looking to develop your career as part of a world class organisation, we look forward to hearing from you.

Please send your applications to Start time is January 2015 and Applications close on Friday 31 December 2014.

This is a full-time position which involves working during school holiday periods.