Student Counselor wanted at PFL Education

PFL is an international education consultancy with global presence in Asia, Africa, America, Australia, Dubai and Canada and the UK and operating in Nigeria since 1997. We represent the interest of several institutions in Australia, Canada, Dubai, New Zealand, USA and United Kingdom.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Student Counselor

Location: Lagos

Key Areas of Responsibility

Student Recruitment:

  • Marketing and Promoting PFL institutions to prospective students
  • Develop and initiate student recruitment strategies that will have good return on investment.
  • Identify opportunities, develop plans and initiate alliances that will strengthen the PFL brand and ensure with relevant organizations including scholarship bodies.
  • Counsel and provide up-to-date information and choices available to prospective students
  • Maintain full update on all PFL partner institutions regarding courses, materials and procedures
  • Ensure constant communication with enquirers and walk in clients.
  • Achieve agreed targets for each intake
  • Provide timely and accurate updates to regarding student recruitment activities.


  • Provide appropriate counselling to prospective applicants on suitable courses and study options at the University/College.
  • Conversion of all prospective clients – ensuring clients register
  • Provide overall excellent service to all clients
  • Update and provide weekly reports to the Branch Manager on student status, application, enquiries and registrations
  • Provide full visa counselling guidance for registered applicants
  • Processing and forwarding clients applications to institutions of choice
  • Inform Branch Manager of any delay regarding applications from different universities
  • Meet with students and sponsors to ensure appropriate requirements for course applications are met.
  • Provide comprehensive support service to applicants during the application and conversion process
  • Using CRM operations to log-on applications to institutions for monitoring, follow-up and conversion
  • Handle general enquires for all PFL divisions
  • Any other related task that may be assigned

Experience and Qualifications

  • A first degree from a reputable tertiary institution with the demonstration of key skills required at degree level – essential
  • Experience of working in international education – essential
  • Marketing experience especially in international education – Required
  • Considerable experience in a customer facing role – essential
  • Experience in an administrative role – essential
  • Knowledgeable and widely read

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Excellent organisational skills – essential
  • Good report writing and analytical skills – essential
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office suite – essential
  • Knowledge of international higher education – essential
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills – essential
  • Working knowledge of marketing principles and the local market terrain – desirable

Personal Qualities:

  • Confident and professional demeanor
  • Positive and flexible attitude
  • Organised and methodical approach
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Application Closing Date
20th April, 2018

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to:

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.