Admissions Advisor (7 months contract)



Posted on Thursday, October 19, 2023

Polygence Overview: High school students spend over 4,000 hours being lectured at, despite overwhelming evidence that students learn best through project-based learning. Polygence is an online marketplace for intellectual passion projects that was built with a singular focus on helping students rediscover the joy of learning through personalized projects supervised by academic mentors.

Polygence’s rapid growth has been driven by a top-notch team of entrepreneurs, engineers, researchers and educators united by an uncompromising mission to reshape education around the globe by making it project-focused. At Polygence, the ultimate surge of adrenaline comes from hearing our students rave about their learning experience and describe its life-changing impact.

Admissions Advisor Overview: Polygence has a seasonal 7 month opportunity on our growing inside sales team and is seeking an Admissions Advisor to hold sales and admissions calls with prospective students as you guide them to understand their project of choice. You will communicate the value of Polygence, help students navigate options, and work with them over email to sign up for and gain admission to outstanding Polygence program.


  • Must have 5+ years of sales or admissions experience

  • Must be comfortable with hitting sales quotas in a commission-based role

  • Strong interpersonal skills to establish rapport with students and parents

  • Experience using CRMs (HubSpot a plus)

  • Be able to work from 12pm PST to 8pm PST

  • Must be able to work at least 1 weekend day (you’ll have 2 consecutive days off)

Nice to Have

  • 3+ years’ experience of college counseling experience for high school students, including but not limited to experience as an independent counselor, college counseling professional in a business setting, US high school college counselor, professional experience working with high school students and their parents

  • 2+ years of experience as an admissions officer at a top university

  • Member of IECA preferred (Independent Educational Consultants Association)

During your 7 month contract, you will....

  • While it is a 7 month contract, we do make offers to hire for full time roles

  • Become knowledgeable about about the Polygence products

  • Understand and utilize the Polygence sales process and conversation flow

  • Effectively manage a list of of prospective students within the CRM

  • Collaborate with internal colleagues in other departments and understand their roles

  • Develop an understanding of the key performance indicators of the role and meet and exceed sales targets


  • Base + Commission

  • $75000 OTE

  • $45000 Base


  • Sunday - Thursday OR

  • Tuesday- Saturday