Employment Type – Fixed

Industry – Private Higher Education

Salary – Based on experience

Start Date – 3 October 2021


AFDA (The School of the Creative Economy) is the leading school of its kind in South Africa, offering higher certificates, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Motion Picture Medium, Live Performance, Business Innovation and Technology. AFDA is a full member of CILECT, the association of the world’s major film and television schools. The AFDA values are passion, self-discipline, integrity, reliability and humility.
AFDA is inviting applications for the position of a Student Recruitment Officer.

Key Competencies [role associated]

• Advanced computer literacy (using Excel, Word, & PowerPoint)
• Willingness to adhere and embody AFDA values
• Excellent time and deadline management skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills (proficient in English)
• Ability to manage teams through good inter-personal skills
• Maturity to handle a range of situations with professionalism
• Ability to interpret student numbers, conversion rates and target setting
• An ability to follow-through / delivery-driven style of work ethic
• Loyalty and maintaining expected confidentiality
• Ability to work co-operatively with other Marketing personnel
Personal Attributes [role associated]
• Energetic and enthusiastic demeanour
• Target Driven
• Team Player
• Honest and trustworthy
• Attention to detail
• Committed to high integrity of excellence
• A meticulous and thorough nature
• An ability to work to tight deadlines
• An ability to work beyond the call of duty
Roles and Responsibilities as per Recruitment Administrator CVP’s:
• Ensuring continuous and quality Calling (outgoing/follow-up) and Speaking to (incoming)
enquiries interested in AFDA
• Ensuring all applications are processed timeously and accurately with prompt communication
and excellent customer service
• Identifying, booking and conducting presentations/exhibitions (recruitment activities) and
representing AFDA to the prospective student market (on and off campus) – own transport
• Coordinate team to ensure all processes are happening, targets and deadlines are met,
deliverables are submitted
• Managing the schedule, staff and stock for all recruitment activities
• Confident communication with prospective students and related stakeholders (eg. parents)
including booking and conducting face-to-face, email and calls as needed:
consultations/Q&A, working on conversions and recruiting of new students
• Assisting prospective students with the application process, booking and coordinating of
consultations/contact time with prospective students and related stakeholders. Guiding
applicants through the registration process in order to achieve optimum numbers (targets)
for enrolment
• Generating and/or providing relevant and accurate documentation and information to
prospective students and parents
• Preparing prospective students and related stakeholders for enrolment
• Schedule, organise and attend all marketing activities and events including schools visits,
expos, open days, workshops etc.
• Drive the student registration process from application to enrolment
• Submit Monthly requisitions to Group Marketing Manager with review from line manager as
• Proactively promote AFDA’s image
• Ensuring accurate and timeous data-capturing, filing, record keeping and management
• Execute accurate weekly or bi-monthly reporting as required by the line manager
• Stock (marketing material) management and execution
• Coordinating reception and ensuring there is always someone present at reception

Selection Criteria:

• Relevant undergraduate degree or preferably honours degree (AFDA alumni is favourable)
• Six months to two years’ sales and/or customer relations experience
• AFDA employs candidates in line with the Employment Equity Act and as such preference will
be given to suitably qualified candidates from designated groups.

Application procedure

Closing date: 15th October 2021
Applications must be submitted by email to Roumayne Pillay [] by the
closing date. Applicants wishing to apply for this position are required to submit:
1. A covering letter indicating his/her suitability for the position.
2. A comprehensive and up to date curriculum vitae with contact details included.
3. A list with 3 contactable references.
All applications will be treated as highly confidential. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted
candidates only. If you have not been contacted within 2 weeks after the closing date of
this advertisement, please accept that your application was not successful.

Opportunity Details:




Recruitment Officer

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