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Job Title: Mandarin / English Education Advisor – Manchester/Sheffield/Nottingham

Contract Type: 15-Months full-time fixed term contract starting from 05/07/2023(with opportunity to convert to permanent contract)

Working Hours: Monday to Friday (09.00-17:30)

Location: Manchester/Sheffield/Nottingham

Salary: £23,000 per annum plus uncapped bonus

Overall Purpose of the Job:

UKEC is looking for dynamic and highly driven individuals who envision a fun & challenging career in the education consultancy industry and will effectively promote international education and continuously strive to achieve sales targets.

The Key Tasks Include but are not limited to:

  • Share responsibility for the recruitment of international students and actively assist the team to achieve recruitment targets;
  • Proactively plan and execute recruitment and marketing activities (both online & offline) to promote our services and in turn help to achieve targets.
  • Deal with student enquiries and provide professional consultation services to students.
  • Liaise with universities and students to track students’ applications, arrange interviews, and field any general or specific enquiries as well as advocate on behalf of students.
  • Visit students off-site for counselling and information sessions, distribute leaflets, take part in and and off-site recruitment events such as education fairs, university interviews, open days and other relevant recruitment events.
  • Be available for ad hoc and regular company training where necessary and be prepared to deliver information sessions at regular company meetings. Also be available for university information sessions and familiarisation trips.
  • Maintain good communication with colleagues and keep the centre manager informed of application statuses or problems.
  • From time-to-time undertake other relevant tasks as requested by the centre manager or the company.

Please note cold calling and face to face leaflet distributing is required for this role.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experiences:

  • Have a university degree in any discipline.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills in both English and Mandarin.
  • Have excellent sales skills.
  • Have strong direct marketing skills.
  • Have a strong sense of market knowledge.
  • Be able to meet targets and deadlines and work well under pressure.
  • Have excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Be responsible, mature, reliable, and honest.
  • Be a committed team player but also be dependable enough to work individually with minimum supervision
  • Have a proven track record of meeting sales targets

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Experiences:

  • Have a network or customer base in the local international student community would be a distinct advantage.

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Job Title: Mandarin / English Immigration Advisor – Manchester

Contract Type: Full-time permanent

Working Hours: Full time Mon-Fri 9am-17:30pm; 37.5 Hours/Week

Location: St James Building, 79 Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 6FQ

Salary: £22,000 - £25,000 per annum depending on experience

Job Overview:

The Immigration Advisor is to provide exceptional professional visa services that meet OISC standards as well as the company’s standards. Proactively promote visa service offerings to potential customers and businesses in order to achieve sales target.

The Key Tasks Include but Are not Limited to:

  • Provide visa advisory support and guidance to UKEC as well as Xinlung Group clients. This includes but is not limited to counselling clients on the type of visa services that they require, assessing and verifying application documents, filling in visa forms etc.;
  • Perform administrative duties involved in the immigration advice & application services. This includes but is not limited to: organising student files, assessing & verifying application documents, filling in visa application forms, writing memos and letters etc.;
  • Undergo relevant immigration training compliant with OISC standards & regulations;
  • Ensure all case requirements from OISC are met and all paperwork are done in good quality;
  • Maintain good upkeep of immigration cases & client information on the CRM system;
  • Business development in order to establish better sales channels for paid services in order to achieve sales target;
  • Take part in UKEC and external marketing events to promote visa products and services;
  • Formulate and execute annual plan to achieve personal and team target;
  • Monitor the changes in immigration policy and summarise key changes to the Marketing team in a timely manner;
  • Maintain a high standard of customer service;
  • Provide general administrative support as required by the Manager;
  • Perform ad hoc duties designated by the line manager.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experiences:

  • Have an university degree.
  • Experience in handling visa cases.
  • Capable of meeting sales target and execute annual sales plan with minimum support from colleague
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills in both English and Mandarin.
  • Have excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Have strong attention to details.
  • Be responsible, mature, reliable, and honest.
  • Be a committed team player but also be dependable enough to work individually with minimum supervision
  • Be able to demonstrate initiative to develop and improve services.

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Experiences:

  • OISC level 1 qualification is desirable.
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Job Title: Mandarin / English UK Accommodation Partnership & Liaison Officer

Contract Type: Full-time permanent

Working Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-17:30pm

Location: Manchester

Salary: Basic Salary: £25,000 per annum, with performance based bonus

Overall Purpose of the Job:

The Stuliving department manages student accommodation services, assisting students in finding suitable housing options during their studies. The UK Accommodation Partnership & Liaison Officer is responsible for establishing and maintaining partnerships with accommodation providers in the UK. Identify potential partners, negotiate agreements, and ensure smooth collaboration.

 

The key tasks include but are not limited to:

• Develop and renew contracts with suppliers based on business needs on a timely manner.

• Liaise with current and potential suppliers to arrange training sessions and meetings as well as to develop positive relationship.

• Be responsible for the coordination and communication between suppliers, internal sales teams and booking teams.

• Be responsible for uploading contracts and accommodation information to the system, and inputting commission data in CRM, keeping relevant teams updated.

• Based on sales data and markets, formulate and implement partnership commission plan as well as business negotiation plan.

• Liaise with providers about joint promotional activities. Provide important industry updates to the sales teams and make reasonable suggestions on target markets.

• Be responsible for the coordination and communication on temporary booking disputes as well as commission payments.

• Follow commission claim procedures. Proactively liaise with suppliers for the outstanding commission payments.

• Undertake any other relevant duties delegated by the line manager which are in line with the main responsibilities of the position.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experiences:

• Bachelor’s degree or higher, with a background of studying abroad.

• The ability to communicate fluently in both English and Mandarin.

• 1-3 years of experience in student representative or business development management, with preference given to those who have worked in the study abroad industry.

• Strong communication, business negotiation, data analysis, organizational and coordination skills.

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Job Title: Mandarin / English Accounts Assistant – Manchester

Contract Type: Full-time Permanent

Working Hours: Full-time Mon-Fri 09:00 - 17:30

Location: Manchester

Salary: £23,000 - £25,000 per annum depending on experience

Position Objectives:

  • Ensure that all sales invoices and expenses are processed and filed correctly.
    • Prepare bank reconciliation.
    • Assist with the processing of the monthly payroll.
    • Follow accounting policies, rules, and regulations to all work in order to ensure compliance with applicable standards.
    • Handle all finance enquiries from other departments, customers and suppliers with excellent level of customer service.
    • Collect and reconcile sales invoice payments owed to the company.
    • Maintain confidentiality of all financial data.
    • Assist with preparing financial and statistical reports.
    • Assist with the implementation and improvement of controls and processes.
    • Cover Office Coordinator’s duties during his/her absence and provide support to him/her during busy time.
    • Ensure all the above are completed in a timely manner according to deadlines.
    • Undertake other ad hoc accounts and office management related tasks as designated by the line manager.

Required Knowledge, Experience, Skills & Personal Traits:

  • Fluent in both English & Mandarin.
  • Strong accounting background. Degree in Accounting is preferred, but not essential.
  • Excellent analytical skills and a keen eye for detail.
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Proactive team player with a hands-on approach.
  • Self-motivated and well organised with strong administration skills.
  • Strong IT skills including good Excel and Word skills.
  • Relevant accounting experience is preferable.
  • The successful candidate must, by the start of employment has permission to work in the UK.

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Job Title: Mandarin / English Part Time Education Advisor (Sales) – Birmingham

Contract Type: Casual

Working Hours: 20 hours per week

Location: Birmingham

Salary: National Minimum Wage

Overall Purpose of the Job:

UKEC is looking for dynamic and highly driven individuals who envision a fun & challenging career in the education consultancy industry and will effectively promote international education and continuously strive to achieve sales targets.

This is the perfect opportunity for current university students who would like to gain experience in the industry.

The Key Tasks Include but Are not Limited to:

  • Share responsibility for the recruitment of international students and actively assist the team to achieve recruitment targets.
  • Proactively plan and execute recruitment and marketing activities (both online & offline) to promote our services and in turn help to achieve targets.
  • Deal with student enquiries and provide professional consultation services to students.
  • Liaise with universities and students to track students’ applications, arrange interviews, and field any general or specific enquiries as well as advocate on behalf of students.
  • Visit students off-site for counselling and information sessions, distribute leaflets, take part in and and off-site recruitment events such as education fairs, university interviews, open days and other relevant recruitment events.
  • Be available for ad hoc and regular company training where necessary and be prepared to deliver information sessions at regular company meetings. Also be available for university information sessions and familiarisation trips.
  • Maintain good communication with colleagues and keep the centre manager informed of application statuses or problems.
  • From time-to-time undertake other relevant tasks as requested by the centre manager or the company.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experiences:

  • Have an university degree / currently studying an university degree in any discipline.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills in both English and Mandarin.
  • Have excellent sales skills.
  • Have strong direct marketing skills.
  • Have a strong sense of market knowledge.
  • Be able to meet targets and deadlines and work well under pressure.
  • Have excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Be responsible, mature, reliable, and honest.
  • The successful candidate must, by the start of the employment, have permission to work in the UK.
  • Be a committed team player but also be dependable enough to work individually with minimum supervision
  • Have a proven track record of meeting sales targets

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Experiences:

  • Be able to demonstrate initiative to develop and improve services.
  • Have a network or customer base in the local international student community would be a distinct advantage.

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Job Title: Mandarin / English Education Advisor (Sales) – Liverpool

Contract Type: Full-time Permanent Contract

Working Hours: Monday to Friday (09.00-17:30)

Location: Liverpool

Salary: £23,000 - PLUS uncapped bonus

Overall Purpose of the Job:

UKEC is looking for dynamic and highly driven individuals who envision a fun & challenging career in the education consultancy industry and will effectively promote international education and continuously strive to achieve sales targets.

The Key Tasks Include but are not limited to:

  • Share responsibility for the recruitment of international students and actively assist the team to achieve recruitment targets.
  • Proactively plan and execute recruitment and marketing activities (both online & offline) to promote our services and in turn help to achieve targets.
  • Deal with student enquiries and provide professional consultation services to students.
  • Liaise with universities and students to track students’ applications, arrange interviews, and field any general or specific enquiries as well as advocate on behalf of students.
  • Visit students off-site for counselling and information sessions, distribute leaflets, take part in and and off-site recruitment events such as education fairs, university interviews, open days and other relevant recruitment events.
  • Be available for ad hoc and regular company training where necessary and be prepared to deliver information sessions at regular company meetings. Also be available for university information sessions and familiarisation trips.
  • Maintain good communication with colleagues and keep the centre manager informed of application statuses or problems.
  • From time-to-time undertake other relevant tasks as requested by the centre manager or the company.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experiences:

  • Have a university degree in any discipline.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills in both English and Mandarin.
  • Have excellent sales skills.
  • Have strong direct marketing skills.
  • Have a strong sense of market knowledge.
  • Be able to meet targets and deadlines and work well under pressure.
  • Have excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Be responsible, mature, reliable, and honest.
  • The successful candidate must, by the start of the employment, have permission to work full-time in the UK.
  • Be a committed team player but also be dependable enough to work individually with minimum supervision
  • Have at least 1-year experience in the education consultancy industry
  • Have a proven track record of meeting sales targets

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Experiences:

  • Be able to demonstrate initiative to develop and improve services.
  • Have a network or customer base in the local international student community would be a distinct advantage.

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Job Title: Mandarin / English Accommodation Sales and Business Development Manager

Contract Type: Full-time Permanent

Working Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00 - 17:30

Location: Manchester, UK

Salary: Basic Salary £30,000 per annum, OTE of £55,000

Overall Purpose of the Job:

The Stuliving department manages student accommodation services, assisting students in finding suitable housing options during their studies.  Accommodation Sales and Business Development Manager is to drive sales and business growth in the accommodation sector. Responsible for developing and implementing effective sales strategies, identifying new business opportunities, and building relationships with key clients and partners.

 

The key tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Develop and implement the overall strategy for expanding the UK apartment market channels, and organize its execution to achieve market expansion goals.
  • Manage the daily operations of the UK market, sales, and external liaison teams to ensure all work is carried out effectively.
  • Lead the sales team in providing excellent customer service and achieving sales targets in the UK market.
  • Maintain good relationships with housing partners to gain access to favourable resources and new housing developments.
  • Manage team building, talent development, team motivation, and create a positive work atmosphere.
  • Complete other work tasks assigned by the company or department.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experiences:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Marketing or related fields, exceptional candidates with other educational backgrounds will be considered.
  • Prior experience in UK education or related markets is preferred.
  • Strong communication, collaboration, and management skills.
  • Strong target management and strategic planning abilities, willing to take on high-paying jobs, and able to handle work pressure.
  • Fluent in both Mandarin and English.

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Mandarin / English Part-time Education Advisor (Sales)- Coventry

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UKEC is looking for a dynamic individual who envisions a fun & challenging career in education consultancy and will effectively promote international education and provide support to the sales team.

Job Title: Mandarin / English Part-time Education Advisor (Sales)- Coventry

Contract Type: Casual

Working Hours: Casual

Location: Coventry

Salary: £10.18 / £10.42 per hour depending on age

The key tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Share responsibility for the recruitment of international students and actively assist the team to achieve recruitment target.
  • Provide high quality after-sales consultation and customer service.
  • Any and all administrative tasks involved in processing student applications. This will include but not limited to prepare enterprise documents, forward them to the university, track their progress, enter and update the information in student files.
  • Liaise with universities and students to track students’ applications, arrange interviews, and answer any general or specific enquiries as well as advocate on behalf of students.
  • Provide support for the recruitment of international students and actively assist the team to achieve recruitment target.
  • Be available for ad hoc and regular company training where necessary and be prepared to deliver information sessions at regular company meetings. Also be available for university information sessions and familiarisation trips.
  • Maintain good communication with colleagues and keep the centre manager informed of application statuses or problems.
  • From time-to-time undertake other relevant tasks as requested by the centre manager or the company.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experiences:

  • Have a university degree in any discipline.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Mandarin.
  • Have excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Be responsible, mature, organised, and honest.
  • Be a committed team player but also be dependable enough to work individually with minimum supervision.
  • Be able to meet targets and deadlines and work well under pressure.
  • Be able to demonstrate initiative to develop and improve services.
  • The successful candidate must, by the start of the employment, have permission to work part-time in the UK.

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Mandarin / English Part-time Education Officer – Portsmouth

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UKEC is looking for dynamic and highly driven individuals who envision a fun & challenging career in the education consultancy industry and will effectively promote international education and continuously strive to achieve sales targets.

Job Title: Mandarin / English Part-time Education Officer – Portsmouth

Contract Type: Casual

Working Hours: Casual

Location: Unit 7, St Georges Business Center, St. Georges Square, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO13EY

Salary: National Minimum Wage

The Key Tasks Include but Are not Limited to:

• Share responsibility for the recruitment of international students and actively assist the team to achieve recruitment targets;

• Deal with student enquiries and provide professional consultation services to students;

• Be responsible for all administrative tasks involved in processing student applications.  This will include but not be limited to helping students fill in application forms, forwarding them to the university, tracking their progress, entering and updating the information in student files both on paper and in the office database;

• Liaise with universities and students to track students’ applications, arrange interviews, and field any general or specific enquiries as well as advocate on behalf of students;

• Visit students off-site for counselling and information sessions, distribute leaflets, take part in on and off-site recruitment events such as education fairs, university interviews, open days and other relevant recruitment events;

• Be available for ad hoc and regular company training where necessary and be prepared to deliver information sessions at regular company meetings.  Also be available for university information sessions and familiarisation trips;

• Maintain good communication with colleagues and keep the centre manager informed of application statuses or problems;

• From time-to-time undertake other relevant tasks as requested by the centre manager or the company.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experiences:

  • Have a university degree in any discipline.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills in both English and Mandarin.
  • Have excellent sales skills.
  • Have strong direct marketing skills.
  • Have a strong sense of market knowledge.
  • Be able to meet targets and deadlines and work well under pressure.
  • Have excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Be responsible, mature, reliable, and honest.
  • The successful candidate must, by the start of the employment, have permission to work in the UK.
  • Be a committed team player but also be dependable enough to work individually with minimum supervision

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Experiences:

  • Be able to demonstrate initiative to develop and improve services.
  • Have a network or customer base in the local international student community would be a distinct advantage.

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Mandarin / English Proof-reader and Translator

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Overall Purpose of the Job: The part-time Translator & Proof-reader is to be a dynamic individual who envisions a fun and challenging career and can edit, proofread, and translate from Mandarin to English to a high standard.

Job Title: Mandarin / English Proof-reader and Translator

Contract Type: Freelance

Working Hours: Casual

Location: Home based

Salary: £20.00 per writing task; £10.00 per additional/revision of tasks

The key tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Editing, proofreading, and translating from Mandarin to English to a high standard.
  • Documents must be scrutinised in minute details for errors to be identified and corrected.
  • Documents must be revised logically and consistently.
  • Paperwork quality needs to be controlled and possess good format.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experiences:

  • Excellent written English with a minimum of 7.0 in writing on the IELTS exam.
  • Fluent in English and Mandarin near-native level.
  • Able to work efficiently to meet deadlines.
  • Passionate about writing and translating.

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