Admissions Counselor and Recruitment Coordinator

The American University in Bulgaria, a leading higher education institution in the country, is looking to hire an energetic, motivated, results-driven, and enjoying time on the road for the position of Admissions Counselor. The Admissions Counselor will carry out activities connected with applicants to the university from the country and abroad, counsel prospective students and families, and participate in all the stages of the admissions process. This is a full-time position.


  • Assists with the development and implementation of an annual recruitment plan to support the enrollment goals of AUBG;
  • Follows up on prospective students, and works to convert them to applicants, admits, and current students;
  • Counsels prospective students, parents, school and college officials, and ELI students about the admissions process;
  • Maintains and develops close relationships with prospective students, parents, and partners to secure a consistent flow of degree-seeking students;
  • Promote AUBG to prospective students, parents, and partners;
  • Plans and facilitates the organization of the country and international visits and events;
  • Provides timely and comprehensive individual and group presentations to prospective students, school guidance counselors, and parents;
  • Creates and develops a formal alumni volunteer network to support recruitment efforts in key target areas;
  • Tracks and reports international inquiries, applications, and results;
  • Organizes and stages promotional programs and events.


  • University degree required
  • Strong sales and presentation skills
  • Strong English and Bulgarian, both written and oral
  • Communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to build and foster lasting relationships
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Ability to balance responsibilities and work on tight deadlines
  • Advanced computer skills



  • An opportunity to work in a multinational and friendly environment at a leading educational organization
  • Freedom to bring in your individual strengths and skills
  • On-the-job training as well as support in obtaining a professional qualification
  • Access to all employee benefits, a complete list of which is available here

If you are interested in the position of Admissions Counselor and would like to work, learn and develop in one of the top academic institutions in the region, please submit a CV, cover letter, and a reference page at: [email protected]

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