The Admissions Recruiter is responsible for designing, implementing and analyzing an effective recruiting strategy for specific target audience(s) for Northeastern University's portfolio of bachelor's completion, graduate, and professional degree programs. Strategies must drive and support annual enrollment goals, increase awareness and contribute to the overall success of Northeastern University and its programs. The Admissions Recruiter works in collaboration with the larger recruiting team, the marketing, enrollment and the academic team to meet goals for assigned projects and portfolios.
A successful candidate will be a team player with a strong work ethic, who strives to meet goals, enjoys meeting and attracting prospective students to Northeastern, and actively and positively contributes to the office welfare in a high volume, fast-paced environment.
Key responsibilities include:
Design, implement and analyze an effective recruitment strategy for assigned target audience(s) for graduate and undergraduate professional programs. Strategy will include travel (locally and nationally) and virtual recruitment initiatives designed to attract professional students in line with university priorities.
Identify, plan and execute opportunities for Northeastern's participation in marquee events and conferences that are in line with the University's broader goals and objectives.
S/he will be responsible for planning, promoting, and executing high value in person events, including, but not limited to: open houses, informational sessions, networking events, and various other lead generation and nurture/conversion events for the University.
Development of admissions webinar and virtual event strategy to include the planning of virtual events such as application workshops, admitted student events, information sessions, and other similar topics. Also responsible for researching and identifying additional opportunities for sponsored webinars and virtual events through third parties.
Effectively track and measure recruitment information in the University CRM, application and marketing automation systems in order to track metrics related to the enrollment lifecycle, ensure that all events and leads are being recorded, and analyze recruitment data to determine the effectiveness of specific events and activities.
S/he actively and positively contributes to the office welfare by working collaboratively with staff in all units to achieve institutional enrollment goals, including marketing, operations, enrollment management, college partners and academic advising.
Admissions Recruiter will also be responsible for coordinating and managing projects in addition to other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree with 2 to 4 years of professional experience in recruitment, sales, event management, marketing and/or higher education is preferred.
Flexible, creative thinker open to new ideas and changing priorities within a fast-paced organization.
Ability to work independently, as well as with teams of colleagues, and possess the aptitude for detail-oriented tasks.
Strong project management and time management skills and ability to manage priorities and stakeholder expectations.
Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to think and act both analytically and strategically.
Experience working with a customer relationship management system (CRM) a plus.
The individual in this position must be able to work a flexible work schedule, including nights and weekends, and wiliness/ability to travel is necessary.
Requisition Number: STFR005376
Internal Number: 60694
About Northeastern University
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.