Course Consultant - Hyperion Development, Cape Town

  • Cape Town
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Benefits: Commission, Team Incentives
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Education, IT, Sales
  • Posted by Hyperion Development on Friday, February 14, 2020
  • Reference: Course Consultant
  • Apply before Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 54 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Hyperion Development

As a Course Consultant at HyperionDev, you will be speaking to aspiring developers to help them understand the requirements and opportunities of becoming a developer by completing a HyperionDev bootcamp. As a trusted expert, you will consult with potential students to understand their educational needs and career goals and guide them to choose a HyperionDev bootcamp that will assist them to become world class Developers and to achieve their ultimate career goals. You will manage the customer relationship from lead assignment to enrolment.

As an experienced consultant, you will be in a position of responsibility within the team, with substantial growth opportunities. You will assist the Department Lead in defining the sales strategy and processes, and optimising the metrics set for your team. You must be hungry to convert prospects into students with the knowledge that our courses change the lives of people for the better. You must be ambitious and want to make the most of the tremendous opportunities you'll have being a core part of a small but fast-growing team.

You will be joining a high performance, culturally diverse team who believe in cross collaboration and teamwork, meeting sales targets and slaying dragons as the heroes they are. As our brand grows, so does the interest in our bootcamps, and our team of heroes needs more hands on the deck. Weekly games nights help blow off some steam and connect with your team!



  • Engaging with a range of potential students over the phone and email to advise them on course choice and career outcomes;
  • Employing a consultative sales approach to help guide customers through their options with our HyperionDev Bootcamps and placement services;
  • Working towards KPIs and exceeding revenue and conversion quotas set by the Department Lead;
  • Ensuring task management and activity recorded on the CRM;
  • Providing quantitative and qualitative feedback on lead quality and market response from social and paid channels to the Head of Marketing;
  • Ensuring all administration relating to student onboarding is completed effectively;
  • Contributing to process improvements throughout the start-up;
  • Paying attention to competitors and their activities within the e-learning space; and
  • Identifying opportunities for new business within the market.


HyperionDev is the largest provider of software development education in South Africa, and one of the largest globally. As a rapidly scaling EdTech startup with headquarters in Cape Town and London, we support learners from over 40 countries in changing into fulfilling tech careers. We are dedicated to closing the global tech skills gap and we achieve this by integrating tech education with human mentorship and expert code review, lowering the cost of accessing tech careers.

In February 2020, we won in Tech Nation's Rising Stars 2020 awards. In 2016 we were awarded the first prize in Facebook's Innovation Challenge, gaining financial backing from both Facebook and Google. We were originally launched from the University of Cambridge, and our leadership team consists of world-leading talent from companies such as Google, Amazon, 2U/GetSmarter, Yoco and PwC, and those who have previously built and gone on to sell large businesses. We are looking for team members who are ambitious, motivated and have a track record of over-achieving and exceeding targets.

Join us at a time when we are reinventing tech education!

Candidate Requirements


  • Two+ years of full-time sales experience;
  • Excellent with technology;
  • Prior experience working with CRMs;
  • Ability to craft and maintain sales CRM systems, spreadsheets, and collate market data;
  • Fast learner, meticulous attention to detail;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Meticulous attention to detail;
  • A problem-solving and positive attitude;
  • Start-up mentality and the desire to see Hyperion succeed;
  • An interest in the future of education and online learning; and
  • Experience working through complex sales cycles.


  • Prior experience in an education or e-learning space;
  • Understanding or knowledge of programming languages such as Java and Python; and
  • A tertiary qualification.
This position reports to: Department Lead: Sales and Placements Apply before Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 54 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.
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