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Spanish Speaking Course Consultant

Remuneration:Market related 
Benefits:Two complimentary online short courses per year, Medical Aid subsidy, on-site gym, discounted healthy meals and an in-house barista.
Location:Cape Town, Observatory
Education level:Degree
Job level:Junior
Own transport required:Yes

Job description

Are you a sharp as a whip, target driven person with a passion for education?

Are you fluent in Spanish?

We want you!

Summary of job:

This role will require a Spanish speaking Course Consultant who is responsible for recruiting students for various short courses and is accountable for reaching set monthly student targets. We need professional well-spoken graduates to help our mid-career students to decide how our internationally recognised short courses fit within their career growth. You will be required to serve our customers with dedication, commitment, pride and inspire them to action through meaningful conversations. Due to the nature of this role, shift work is required between 1:00pm and 10:00pm.

Key role and responsibilities: 

Recruiting activity:
  • Manage and respond to incoming queries for relevant courses and work progressively to close the sale, through execution of email and telephone strategies.
  • Employ telesales or equivalent marketing strategies to ensure we reach all leads interested in pursuing studies for our respective courses.
  • Complete structured and unstructured tasks related to each marketing campaign during the preparation, implementation, and wrap-up phases and constantly seek opportunities to improve processes.
  • Manage integration of content and all marketing activities into sales strategy and apply this strategy to both email and telephone contact points.
  • Continuously monitor campaign performance and progress and communicate findings to relevant Lead Course Consultant.
  • Complete product knowledge training and proactively seek ways to improve product and industry knowledge and better understand the target market for courses.
  • Accurately collate data and compile necessary reports relating to marketing campaigns, relevant projects and student groups.
  • Process incoming registrations (individual and group) following outlined process and liaise with relevant departments when required.
  • Assume responsibility for own productivity, remain up to date on company projects and ensure company and department objectives are met.

Company Description

2U, Inc., a global leader in education technology, is a trusted partner and brand steward of great universities. We build, deliver, and support digital and in-person educational offerings, including graduate degrees, professional certificates, Trilogy boot camps, and GetSmarter short courses. Our Cape Town office is the homebase of operations for our short course product, GetSmarter, which was acquired by 2U in 2017.


  • Matric required and tertiary education is a must.
  • 1+ years of phone-based experience in a metrics-driven environment .
  • Strong sales and customer service background.
  • Experience in higher education or teaching is preferred.
  • Verbal and written fluency of the Spanish and English language.
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office, inclusive of Word, Excel, PowerPoint.)

Job specific competencies:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Excellent telephone etiquette.
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle stress.
  • Passion and a 'can-do' attitude.

Working Conditions: 

A Course Consultant will be required to work shifts based on business requirements. You may also be required to work on a Saturday, based on business requirements.

Posted on 25 Jul 13:42

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