Educational Advisor (Sales / Admissions)

  • Brighton College
  • START DATE: 30/01/2018
  • Surrey, BC, Canada
  • CONTRACT TYPE: Full-Time (Permanent)
  • North America
Recruitment / Admissions Career College / Language School

Job Overview

Sales professionals who are passionate about changing people's lives through education, join our team! The purpose of the Educational Advisor (Sales/Admissions) is to promote and sell the programs of the College to potential students by identifying the appropriate programs that meet their individual career goals. The primary function of this position is to maximize each opportunity to market programs and to meet or exceed the enrollment targets for the College.

The Educational Advisor (Sales/Admissions) will provide motivation to students to ensure their success in the program, and also perform related administrative and reporting duties.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Reports to the Marketing and Admissions Manager, Dean of Academics

WORK HOURS: Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:30pm

*May require of commitment to work hours in excess of regular shifts

LOCATION: Brighton College, Surrey Campus (accessible by skytrain)

*Frequent travel between campuses and within the lower mainland is required


  • Respond to all inquiries from potential students, media, case managers, etc; promote the programs and services of the College, including ongoing networking and participation in industry promotional events as required
  • Interview potential students according to the College Admissions Presentation Structure to explore their background, interests and identify their individual career goals; advise on appropriate programs to meet their goals
  • Complete enrollment of new students including related paperwork and providing information on payment options and requirements, as outlined in the College Admissions Procedures document
  • Maintain records to track and follow-up on potential leads, provide motivation and encouragement to potential students as appropriate
  • Track and report weekly activities (leads, appointments, interview, enrolment)
  • Provide ongoing coaching and motivation to students to support their success
  • Attend regular marketing meetings; establish and maintain monthly targets
  • Follow up on potential and actual cancellations
  • Participate in training of new educational advisors
  • Other duties as assigned to support the objectives and purpose of the College


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum one to three years of sales experience in a results driven, service- oriented, fast paced environment, preferably in the educational industry
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent sales and marketing skills based on integrity and professionalism
  • Excellent understanding of the programs and services provided by the College
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office including Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Basic math and accounting skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Good judgment and ability to prioritize assignments
  • Ability to manage stress and thrive in frequently demanding situations
  • Ability to always exhibit a professional attitude and image with a commitment to quality service


  • We value the quality and success of our staff and promote a people-oriented work culture
  • We offer a competitive compensation package and professional-development opportunities

If you believe you meet the qualifications, please submit a cover letter and resume by responding to this job posting ASAP. Thank you!


  • We offer a competitive compensation package and professional-development opportunities
  • Extended health and dental after 3 months

Employer Description

Brighton College is an accredited institution under PTIB (Private Training Institutions Branch), with the BC EQA (British Columbia Education Quality Assurance) designation, assuring all our programs and instruction meet standards of quality. We are an established vocational college offering over 30 programs across our Burnaby and Surrey campuses. Brighton College provides students with the opportunity to develop professional skills that are recognized and needed in the workplace. Our students come from a variety of backgrounds and bring with them diverse and multicultural experience.

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