Student Sales Consultant

Posted 26 October by North-East HUB
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Student Sales Consultant

Contract: Full Time, Permanent

Salary: Salary of £18,000-£25.000 per annum + £15k OTE Bonus + Uncapped commission

Location: Durham - Mandale Business Park, Durham, DH1 1TH

We are a specialist Ed Tech company that offer a range of services to enable universities to provide global access to their higher education programmes. Our Student Sales Consultants are responsible for recruiting international and domestic students onto Post Graduate programmes on behalf of our University partners.


We offer a variety of hours to suit the individual, if you are a student studying full time and don’t want retail or bar work, we offer 6pm-10pm if you love an early start, we open at 6am and if you want to work weekends or prefer shift patterns these are available, oh, and so is the standard 9-5.

The Role

As a Student Sales Consultant you will have an emphasis on lead conversion using consultative sales methods, such as building trust, listening, informing, showing an interest and presenting the product to prospective students across the world. You will nurture prospects through the whole recruitment process from the point of enquiry through to becoming a student.

To be successful in this position we are looking for candidates who can effectively build rapport with customers. Be confident, enthusiastic, professional as an employee and a consultant? You will need to able to work in a fast-paced environment

Some key responsibilities:

  • Professional and proactive sales activity by telephone, email, WhatsApp, LinkedIn Sales Navigator and other platforms to exceed student recruitment targets, using a service-oriented approach
  • Utilise video meetings and screensharing to connect with and support prospective students in their decision-making process; demonstrate products and services to convey the reality of studying in a tailored and personalised manner
  • Guarantee that direct sales enquiries and direct applications are converted via focused follow-up activity using a consultative sales methodology
  • Collaborate with the admissions team to ensure fast, efficient and effective follow-up of student leads and applications to increase conversion rates and achieve expected sales outcomes, whilst providing high standards of customer service throughout

Training will be provided to the successful candidate and you will work in collaboration with an experienced consultant team, creating and innovating new ways of working, to ensure excellent performance. We are here to support you in developing your career in the right direction.

Why will you love working here?

This role has an uncapped performance-based commission, meaning you will have the potential to earn unlimited amounts. If you are looking to develop your career in a growing industry, we reward those who work well and hit targets by offering progression routes depending on personal preference. On average it takes our consultants 6 months to progress to the next stage.

The business is growing and that allows for swift career progression and opportunity. We also understand that the standard 9-5 doesn’t suit everyone so we offer a variety of working patterns of full time and part time so suit the individual.

What we offer:

Our salaries range from £18k upwards depending on experience with an OTE bonus of £15k by achieving realistic targets and the opportunity to earn more.

  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Parking available
  • Life Assurance cover
  • Perkbox (includes hundreds of discounts)
  • Salary sacrifice car leasing Schemes
  • Social committee - who organise social events across the Company
  • Pension - Royal London salary sacrifice pension scheme currently 5% employee minimum contribution and 3% employer contributions.
  • Holiday - Enhanced holiday of 25 days plus 8 UK bank Holidays

Reference: 44488201

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