Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) is seeking an entrepreneurial professional to join our Program Recruitment & Admissions team. MLT prepares men and women of color to secure high trajectory post-college jobs that deliver economic mobility for their families, and then provides the social capital they need to become high-impact senior leaders who can transform our institutions and vulnerable communities. Spanning college through mid-career, MLT’s programs have driven breakthrough results for more than 8,000 underrepresented minorities and 130+ partner organizations including leading corporations, social-sector organizations and universities.
As MLT enters a period of unprecedented growth, Recruiters play a crucial role in helping MLT expand our Fellow class into the thousands. Reporting to the Director, Career Prep (CP) Fellow Recruitment, the Recruiter is a relationship manager with a dedicated portfolio of schools and community organizations. Through targeted outreach and with the help of relationships, the Recruiter will rapidly help MLT scale the volume of students who learn about MLT and start / complete Career Prep applications. The Recruiter will also provide assistance in helping candidates move through the funnel through acceptance as Fellows, reviewing applications as needed.
Success for the Recruiter will be defined along the following data points:
Applications received from targeted schools and organizations
Within the aforementioned number, the number of candidates who address the needs of strategic initiatives
Aggregate number of schools and organizations where MLT increased representation or penetration
Successfully establish and build community partnerships with MLT’s target group of schools and organizations
Work with existing schools and organizations to nominate qualified candidates to the Career Prep Program during MLT’s standard admissions timeline
Tailor and communicate MLT’s value proposition to different audiences
Conduct research, gather data, and document to reflect opportunities, best practices, insights, and learnings which will inform the continued growth of the program.
Assist with other program-related activities, as these will inform and evolve how the manager views their role in the organization
Bachelor’s degree required
Previous experience building relationships with academic institutions and / or business development experience
Exceptional communications skills with the ability to be persuasive and know how to close a deal
Exceptional ability to tailor communications to different audiences in order to achieve the desired results
Laser-focused in approach to project management and completing tasks
Experience or proven ability to manage relationships and achieve results through external stakeholders
Savvy to best practices and trends in social media and brand advertising
Salesforce, Asana, and Hubspot experience is a plus
Knowledge of professional career opportunities in business and technology and awareness of corresponding initiatives in higher education and the social sector
Passionate about developing diverse talent, and ideally will have experience with and insight into the communities we serve