EF is the world’s largest private education company with over 35,000 employees in 460 own schools and offices across 52 markets on all continents.
Founded in Sweden in 1965 with the simple business idea to take local high school students to England to learn English, the company now has 16 subsidiaries and non-
profit organizations centered around language learning, educational travel, cultural exchange and academic programs (ranging all the way to full-
fledges MBA programs). EF’s mission is to break down the barriers of language, culture and geography that divide humans.
A hands-on, entrepreneurial, developing and fun work in a fast-growing business and a stepping stone to more senior positions at EF in Kazakhstan and beyond.
As a Sales Coordinator you will join our Almaty team and contribute to its sales and marketing activities. You will report to Country Product Manager.
Your main responsibilities will include, but not be limited to
Creatively driving sales of EF Language Programs in existing and new sales channels as per sales targets set for the region
Building up and maintaining relationships to students, teachers and representatives from educational institutions
Telemarketing, presentations and sales meetings with visiting clients
Participation in the preparation process of the programs, like visa and flight organization plus liaising with production offices globally
Taking part in Educational fairs, career days at Universities
At least 3 year of experience in sales, preferably with educational organizations, tourism and / or consumer industry
In addition, a successful candidate has
Strong sales drive eager to take responsibility from day 1
Willingness and capability to move into a more senior team management role over time
Ability to work independently as well as a team member
Ability to multi-task, meet challenging deadlines and perform under pressure
A passionate and positive attitude, believing nothing is impossible
A truly entrepreneurial spirit, yet structured and with attention to detail
A hands-on, proactive approach and ready to go the extra mile whenever necessary
A creative, lively, dynamic and energetic personality
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Commitment to quality and customer service
Experience from either extensive traveling or living, studying and working abroad
Knowledge of the Education / Travel Industry (no absolute requirement)
Occasionally required, both locally in Kazakhstan and internationally
Salary and benefits
EF offers competitive base salaries and attractive bonus plan in addition
Multicultural working environment and frequent travels to the large capitals of the world as well as exotic destinations in order to know our destinations better and thereby promoting our programs better
Attractive discounts on travel and education outside of work
For a suitable candidate, there are good opportunities for internal promotion or transferring to another department within Education First or other EF company in Kazakhstan or beyond.
EF has a very nice and democratic, not hierarchy-based working environment. The company is attracting positive, energetic, sales driven, progressive younger people that are encouraged to take a lot of responsibility from day 1 and develop within the company locally and globally to become great professionals and leaders