Global Pilot Training Group is looking for an Admissions Counselor for its flight school in the United States

Global pilot training group and L3 simulator manufacturerHarris Commercial Aviation is looking to expand its sales/admissions team at its largest flight school located in Sanford, Florida, USA – please see an excerpt from the offer of job below.

Job description:

We are currently seeking an Admissions Counselor (Sales Specialist) to recruit qualified students for our flight school in Sanford, Florida. He or she will strive to increase student enrollment through the promotion of our Academy products and services. It is imperative that this person has a balance of soft and technical skills, as customer service is central to our efforts.

Essential functions:

  • Manage email and phone leads with potential students interested in learning about or receiving information about Academy Flight School programs, including admission requirements, programs, and academic standards .
  • Promptly return inquiries and web calls to all prospective students and provide them with accurate information about requested programs
  • Secure new leads through referrals to build a pipeline of potential students
  • Arrange presentations and accurately and fully explain educational programs, expected outcomes, student services, and financial aid to prospective students
  • Participate in activities including; open houses, presentations, training, orientation programs, career days, etc.
  • Manage the student lead pipeline in the CRM.
  • Demonstration of strong interpersonal skills with students and administration.
  • Present the Academy positively to diverse populations through strong student-centered ethics


  • Bachelor’s degree and minimum 4 years of prior relevant experience in direct selling or experience in admissions, recruiting, B2B and/or other consultative sales or 2 years of post-secondary education/associate’s degree and a minimum of 8 years of prior related experience.
  • Proven track record of excellent telephone skills: including cold calling and customer service
  • Excellent communication skills including writing, proofreading and speaking
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in person and on the phone with a high degree of professionalism
  • Proficiency in the latest versions of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to promote events and presentations on and off campus
  • Ability to travel within the United States and internationally as required (10-20%).
  • Ability to work some evenings and occasional weekends

Additional skills desired:

  • Experience with external admission platforms is a plus (RepVisits, Scoir, FPP, The Florida Tour, etc.)
  • Aeronautical experience a plus
  • High School Outreach Experience
  • Advanced skills in presentation technology, projectors, tablets, PDAs, etc.
  • Strong public speaking and training skills preferred »

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