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Admissions Advisor - Military -Training Begins May 13th!
Job ID: 5411294
Position Title: Admissions Advisor - Military -Training Begins May 13th!
Company Name: Kaplan Higher Education
Location(s): Orlando, Florida, 32801, United States  
Posted: April 17, 2009
Entry Level: No
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Description
Req #: 8879BR

Kaplan Division: Kaplan University

Job Level: Some Experience

Required Working Hours: Afternoons

Job Description: Are you Confident? Persuasive? Driven? Determined? Come Inspire Talent at Kaplan University by becoming an Admissions Advisor.

Admissions Advisors Inspire Talent by encouraging prospective students to enroll in graduate, undergraduate, and certificate programs designed to help them launch, enhance, or change careers in a diverse, global market.

Due to our unprecedented growth, we are seeking talented professional Admissions Advisors to help Inspire Talent via telephone. Youll use a consultative, persuasive approach via a high degree of outbound calls from our fast-paced On-Line Student Support Center. Youll determine student eligibility, make program recommendations, and guide applicants through the admission process.

Come explore what Inspiring Talent is all about!

Salary commensurate with education and experience
2 weeks of comprehensive paid training
Full benefits from day one
Non-Traditional Shifts available
Potential increase every 6 months
Tuition Assistance
Accelerated Career Advancement

Job Competencies:

Knowledge of: key business results; job-related policies; different closing techniques; MS Word; MS Outlook.

Skilled in: verbal and e-mail communication; listening actively and attentively; lead generation; lead qualification; funnel development and management; opening conversations; building relationships with prospects; closing deals; consultative persuasion; presenting information.
Ability to: achieve qualitative and quantitative objectives; learn higher education products and industry; handle disappointment and rejection; adjust approach to the situation; maintain a high energy level; reach agreement through successful negotiation; resolve problems; think analytically; make a high volume of outbound phone calls; work independently; build relationships and partner with key business units.

Minimum Job Requirements:

2 years sales experience plus one year of college OR 5 years sales experience. Working knowledge of MS Outlook.

Preferred Job Requirements:

Bachelors degree. Five or more years of management and/or supervisory experience. Five or more years of inside sales and/or high commission sales experience. Telemarketing skills. Track record of achieving targeted results.

About Kaplan University

Kaplan, Inc., a subsidiary of The Washington Post Company, is a premier provider of educational services for individuals, schools, and businesses worldwide. Since 1938, we've helped millions of students reach their educational and career goals, and have provided a dynamic work environment for our employees. Kaplan University is committed to general education, a student-centered service/support approach, and applied scholarship in a practical environment.