Student Recruitment Executive

Job Details

  • Place of work: The PGA
  • Position: Student Recruitment Executive
  • Region: PGA National Training Academy
  • Date added: 10/11/2022
  • Closing Date: 16/12/2022
  • Email your CV

About Us:
Established in 1901, The PGA’s mission is to improve the personal and professional lives of it’s Members through it’s strategic principles of providing world class services, influencing through it’s Members and delivering exceptional prestige standards. We deliver industry and academic focused programmes for aspiring PGA Professionals and industry professionals and are proud collaborative partners with the University of Birmingham and the University of Highlands and Islands. The PGA’s unique programmes are the only education routes that lead to membership of the world’s oldest PGA.

About Our People and Our Culture:
Our values of being professional, respectful, supportive and acting with integrity are reflected in our people and are at the heart of all we do. Our tradition and heritage are important as we embrace new and engaging ways of working. Many of our roles offer some flexibility and we offer hybrid working across many of our Departments and this role is also eligible for remote working.

What We Offer:
Up to 25+ days annual leave plus bank/public holidays and a holiday purchase scheme; Pension Scheme with a 5% Employer Contribution; After a qualifying period access to our Private Medical Insurance, Group Income Protection Scheme, Life Assurance and Company Sick Pay Schemes; 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme for your mental, financial and physical wellbeing; free car parking at our offices; Access to tailored learning opportunities through our bespoke platform; and a discount scheme offering savings on shopping, leisure and dining.

The Role:
Working closely with our Education Admissions function to promote our range of education throughout the UK and Overseas to help attract new foundation degree and other students, acting as a first response to ensure a quality service provision from initial enquiry through to successful enrolment, specific duties include:

  • Sales lead for all enquiries/responses following marketing campaigns, managing the student pipeline from initial enquiry through to application;
  • Acting as first response team member and providing follow-up contact, working alongside the Education Admissions Administrator, assisting with the admissions process during peak periods to ensure the highest standards of service;
  • Creating an extensive network with learning providers, attending careers workshops, trade shows and similar events;
  • Liaison with marketing and student recruitment teams at partnering Universities to promote existing programmes;
    Working with in-house teams to create engaging marketing material and campaigns;
  • Briefing agreed PGA employees and working with in-house teams to ensure opportunities to promote our education and qualifications are fully maximised;
  • Monitoring activity and processes, data analysis and ensuring quality and compliance standards.

Role Requirements: Education/Qualifications/Key Competences/Personal Profile Includes:

  • Proven experience with student recruitment, in a Membership sales role within Golf, or within a similar sales role
  • An excellent understanding of business disciplines and proven record of exceeding business targets
  • Experience of carrying out business research, analysing trends and translating data into planning and delivery of a sales strategy, being familiar with CRM/database systems
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with highly development communication, external stakeholder liaison and networking skills
  • A confident and natural presenter with strong attention to detail
  • Some understanding of the Higher Education system is desired and golf knowledge is an advantage

How to Apply:

  1. Request a job description from - the job description will provide you with further details about the role.
  2. Send your CV with a cover letter that very clearly details how you meet the role requirements listed above and those within the job description to Your covering letter is an important part of the application process and provides you with an opportunity to set yourself apart from other applicants.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon Friday, 16 December 2022 interviews will take place at the PGA National Headquarters, date TBC. If you need any adjustments or additional support with your application, please let us know.

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