Customer Support Manager

EF International Language Centres is seeking a highly motivated, professional Customer Support Manager to work in our busy department providing exceptional customer service and school administration. Reporting to the School Director, you will be working in the department in accordance with EF policy, British Council and ISI criteria.

As a customer service oriented person, ensuring the highest levels of customer satisfaction will be your highest priority, achieved through excellent administration skills, inter-departmental communication and willingness to go the extra mile. You will build strong relationships with our sales offices around the world and ensure the Eastbourne school is well regarded amongst EF colleagues.


  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Highly developed customer service focus;
  • Excellent organisational skills;
  • Appreciation of international cultures;
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure;
  • Attention to detail; creative problem solving;
  • Ability to adapt in a fast paced,
  • Dynamic work environment; positive attitude;
  • Strong sense of ownership and the drive to succeed.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manages enrolment of new students and maintenance of database records, ensuring that all details checked carefully and changes made.
  • Deals with enquiries from sales offices & other incoming calls & enquiries.
  • Monitors school’s Student Service by ensuring advice given is accurate & efficient, staff are friendly & helpful, and information given is up to date
  • Ensures continued development & improvement of customer support services
  • Organisation of Airport Transfers
  • Welfare responsibility in the school
  • Manages weekly intakes of new students
  • Monitors Student Evaluations
  • Gives students information on Visas and issues Visa Letters for students travelling to Eastbourne
  • Responsible for the in-school sales
  • Assists with arrangements for familiarisation tours or other visits to school

The position will be based at the EF International Language Centre, Roborough House, 1 Upper Avenue, Eastbourne BN21 3XA. Please send applications with an updated CV and covering letter.

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EF is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  References will be followed up and will ask specifically whether there is any reason that the applicant should not be engaged in situations where they have responsibility for, or substantial access to, persons under 18.  Upon interview all gaps in CVs must be explained satisfactorily and proof of identity and, where applicable, qualifications will be required.  Appropriate suitability checks will be required prior to confirmation of appointment.

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