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The University Consultancy Team is at an exciting stage as it looks to continue to develop several early-stage projects.
What you will be doing
We're seeking a focused and organised team assistant to support across the three main areas: UK University Applications, US College Applications and our innovative online University Preparati Programme (UPP), all of which we are looking to expand significantly. The successful candidate will interact with a range of stakeholders and will primarily work with the Director of University Admissions and the University Admissions Consultant.
This is an exciting opportunity to develop a number of skills and work with a team in an early phase of its development, which will allow the candidate the space to develop their strategic thinking.
You will work in conjunction with Director of University Admissions and University Team to deliver an outstanding service for all of our clientsYou will engage in professional written and spoken communication with a wide range of stakeholdersYou will schedule online classes and act as the liaison between client, tutor and the University TeamYou will schedule and minute-take of internal and external meetings as required
You will draft emails, marketing material, presentations and contracts with support of the TeamYou will research and report on clients’ needs (e.g. course requirements, comparisons between universities)You will update the client database and progress within an application cycleYou will proofread written documentsYou will complete university registration forms and initial enquiriesYou will arrange hourly tuition and handle routine administrative tasksYou will perform any other reasonable request to support the Director of University Admissions
What you will have
The successful candidate will have impeccable communication skills and be able to
forward plan to ensure tasks are completed on time and that meetings and courses
are scheduled in a timely manner. The candidate should have an interest in
education and, as the business grows, there will be the opportunity to take on more
EssentialYou are proactive, strategic and have an efficient working manner to meet all deadlines within project cyclesYou are friendly, proactive and helpful in written and spoken communications, with a calm and polite telephone manner
You have an initiative to systematise and simplify the running of department and long-term projectsYou have a familiarity with creating and maintaining databasesYou have a confident use of Word, PowerPoint, Excel and a capacity to develop skills relating to online systemsDesiredYou have some knowledge of the UK and/or US or other university admissions processesYou have a desire to take on more responsibility and contribute to growing the businessYou have a strong command of the English language and an ability to support students with personal statements
We are Bonas MacFarlane
A highly respected provider of private tuition and education consultancy.
Our aim is to enable young people to succeed in academia
We deliver high-quality tutoring within an effective learning environment. Every year our team of tutors and consultants help hundreds of students of all ages and ability to reach their goals through tuition that is tailored to each child.
Thousands have benefited from our approach
We achieve our results with careful planning, outstanding educators and by placing children into the right schools and universities. Crucially, we share a long-term aim – helping children to become successful and happy adults.
We are unique amongst education providers
Having spent twenty-five years as pioneers of our services, we are now the leading company of our kind in the UK. In 2011 we opened up offices in Dubai so we could help and enhance the academic lives of people internationally. Our students have excelled at schools in the UAE , USA and Europe.
Join us and explore a new country.
You will be part of a large expat community in Dubai. This is an exciting career opportunity for you to work in a high paced team environment, grow with a business and take personal responsibility for all aspects of tuition service delivery. On top of this, you will receive a tax-free salary and experience living and working in a foreign country.