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TravelBud offers a holistic approach to teaching abroad and has become one of the go-to organizations for new and seasoned teachers alike when embarking on the life-changing experience of teaching abroad.

Vacancies Available

Enrolments Coordinator

TravelBud is looking for a fulltime, dedicated, qualified, innovative and dynamic Enrolments Coordinator to add and develop their skill set to further the unique teach abroad horizons set by TravelBud as a leader in the industry.

Enrolment Coordinators play a vital role in signing on new teachers to the programs we offer.

It is essentially a sales role and while sales experience is preferred but not required, you will need to have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, think on your feet, work well in a team, be able to talk to people from all walks of life and have initiative to take ownership of your leads, be able to assess their needs and express TravelBud’s ability to meet those needs.

We pride ourselves on the fact that our team has all taught abroad and can offer first hand experience. While having teaching experience abroad will be advantageous, we will also be accepting applications from those who have worked in the travel industry or successfully met targets in a sales role before.

You will receive in depth training on product information and sales training from our Enrolments Director and need to be willing to learn new skills.

TravelBud works remotely and currently has team members in South Africa and the USA with satellite offices across South East Asia.

General Info

Enrolment Coordinators report to the Enrolments Director of TravelBud. They will work closely with the Support Director, Placement teams in country and the Senior Enrolments Coordinator.

TravelBud offers employees the unique opportunity to expand their skill set into areas they are passionate about and grow professionally in an array of valuable skills.

The close-knit TravelBud team is highly supportive and we offer a fun and fair work environment.

There will be a training and induction period, as well as a probationary period.

You will be provided with computer equipment and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) headset.

Remuneration

There will be a fair, basic salary, as well as performance-driven, individual commission that essentially allows you to write your own paycheck.

Interview

Successful applications will be required to complete an interview with a panel of Directors from TravelBud.

The interview may require preparation for a role-play scenario on the part of the candidate and a culture-fit interview.

How to apply:

To apply please email the following to TravelBud’s Enrolments Director Grace Martens, with the subject title “Enrolment Coordinator Position” to grace@travelbud.com

  • A detailed CV/Resumé with two contactable referees.
  • A detailed motivation as to how the applicant sees his/her role in this post.
  • A 30-second to 1 minute video introducing yourself and briefly telling us why you would be a good fit for the role.
  • A happy, smiling photograph of yourself!
  • A copy of the applicant’s identity document or passport.

Please note:

  • All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. Communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Should you not be contacted within six weeks of the closing date for applications, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.
  • TravelBud reserves the right not to make an appointment.
  • Closing date for Application: Friday, 1st of October 2021
  • Assumption of Duties: November/December 2021

Primary Responsibilities:

The demanding position of Program coordinator seeks to fulfill a role that involves:

  • Speaking to and engaging with new leads that enquire about our programs
  • Correspond with leads via email, VoiP and phone to the point of conversion and play an active role in increasing TravelBud’s current sales volume
  • Work closely with TravelBud’s Enrolments Director who will provide you with mentorship and guidance to aid you in meeting the company’s performance requirements within this role
  • Adopting and following the techniques, processes, and training provided by your Enrolments Director

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Teach abroad or work abroad experience
  • A self starter with drive and initiative
  • The ability to think on their feet
  • The ability to speak with candidates from all walks of life
  • A passion for travel
  • Proven skills in adaptability, flexibility and problem-solving
  • Good administrative and leadership skills
  • Be able to work as part of a team
  • A willingness to relocate or travel for the position
  • Be a hard worker
  • A sound understanding and interest in the intricacies of teaching abroad
  • Skills that can be applied to a sales role

Application Requirements:

Applications will be accepted by candidates that:

  • Are from the USA, Canada, UK, Ireland and South Africa
  • Are under the age of 35
  • Hold a Bachelor’s Degree in any field
  • Are able to work remotely and have access to a fast internet connection
  • This is a full time position

How to apply:

To apply please email the following to TravelBud’s Enrolments Director Grace Martens, with the subject title “Enrolment Coordinator Position” to grace@travelbud.com

  • A detailed CV/Resumé with two contactable referees.
  • A detailed motivation as to how the applicant sees his/her role in this post.
  • A 30-second to 1 minute video introducing yourself and briefly telling us why you would be a good fit for the role.
  • A happy, smiling photograph of yourself!
  • A copy of the applicant’s identity document or passport.

Please note:

  • All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. Communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Should you not be contacted within six weeks of the closing date for applications, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.
  • TravelBud reserves the right not to make an appointment.
  • Closing date for Application: Friday, 1st of October 2021
  • Assumption of Duties: November/December 2021

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