Family Enrollment Counselor (PST Schedule)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
5d ago

Company Summary :

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always reexamining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe.

We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better.

By pushing the boundaries of technology and each other to surpass these boundaries we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

Pearson’s Online & Blended Learning K-12 group provides high-quality, highly accountable online education solutions to schools, school districts and students in grades K-12.

It serves families and schools with a variety of digital learning and online school solutions including Connections Academy, International Connections Academy, and Pearson Connexus.

In 2017, it will deliver online learning to over 400,000 students in the U.S. and 48 countries. The group, formerly known as Connections Education, is based in Columbia, Maryland and has been named a Top Workplace by the Baltimore Sun for three consecutive years and a Best Place to Work by Baltimore magazine.

Recognized for its outstanding curriculum, high-quality teachers and leadership, Pearson Online & Blended Learning is committed to expanding quality education through technology, and helping students achieve both academic and personal success.

Group and Department Summary :

Family Support Group

Family Support’s primary purpose is to enhance enrollment and retention by providing the best possible experience for families and students.

With the services we provide to schools, students and families, we also support key accountabilities within marketing, sales, client relations and school services including :

Enrollment and Retention

Sales / Proposals

Client and School Satisfaction

Graduation Rate

Enrollment Services Department

The Enrollment Services Department is accountable for driving customer satisfaction and expediting enrollments, providing :

Lead follow-up and nurturing

Senior-level relationship management support to partner schools for enrollment and academic placement, including collaboration on enrollment strategy

Escalated contact center / help desk enrollment and academic placement support for students and families in the enrollment process

Outreach to families during the process

Initial course placement for students

Dedicated single-point-of-contact non-academic support for families in the Family Enrollment Counselor program from their initial interest in our program through enrollment.

Position Summary :

Family Enrollment Counselors must be located within the Pacific Time Zone and willing to work 9am to 6pm PST or 11am to 8pm PST.

Working from your home office, the Family Enrollment Counselor focuses on building and maintaining positive and productive relationships with families interested in enrolling in a Connections Academy school.

The Family Enrollment Counselor is accountable for delivering a superior customer experience by communicating the value, features, and benefits of a Connections Academy school offering, while ensuring parents understand the expectations of a virtual school experience.

The Family Enrollment Counselor helps families make the right enrollment decision for their child and is the first point of contact for parents as they begin their enrollment journey.

Primary Responsibilities :

Support interested families via inbound calls in a phone queue setting, assisting families through the enrollment process

Make outbound calls to families interested in enrolling in Connections Academy schools

Conduct lead nurturing activities through outbound calls, inbound queue calls, and chat

Serve as an enrollment subject matter expert to families during the enrollment process

Act as an ambassador for the school in interactions with students and families

Act as a liaison between local schools and enrollment to resolve issues that may impede enrollment

Remain up to date with changes in enrollment policies and guidelines and communicate changes to families

Communicate changes in school events, policies, and guidelines through interaction with school staff and parents

And other duties as assigned

Pearson Online & Blended Learning is focused on providing a flexible work environment to its employees, including the ability to work from home on a regular basis in most positions.

We believe that flexibility in work / life balance is a critical part of our culture and employee satisfaction, and we are proud to provide to our employees the ability to work from anywhere, anytime.

In exchange, we require that employees have the appropriate means to work remotely, including adherence to our work at home policies regarding home office setup, including but not limited to privacy of records, technology standards, equipment standards and expectations.

Requirements :

Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Education, Sales, or a related field preferred

Experience in an outbound consultative sales role preferred

Commitment to a schedule with hours from 9 : 00 am 6 : 00 pm or 11 : 00 am - 8 : 00 pm in thePacific Time Zone

Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills

Prior customer service experience preferred

Prior experience in a phone queue a plus

Technologically proficient (especially with Microsoft Office 365 : Teams, Excel, Word, SharePoint, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Possess a high degree of attention to detail and be able to multitask effectively

Ability to follow explicit instructions consistently but is also able to exercise good judgment when making work-related decisions

Must be able to work effectively as a part of a team and independently

Must enjoy a challenging work environment that requires flexibility, self-direction, creativity, strong communication, and organizational skills

Ability to manage stressful situations in a calm, courteous, and efficient manner

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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