Recruitment Events Manager

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Jun 01, 2022
Oct 04, 2022
Full Time
Recruitment Events ManagerThe George Mason University College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) invites applications for a Recruitment Events Manager. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.About the Position:The Office of Admission and academic divisions and programs at the College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University execute hundreds of student recruitment events every year. The Recruitment Events Manager will develop the events strategy for centralized recruitment events, and will ensure that all events executed across the College are promoted and executed (training and support resources for division and program-level events) in line with best practices in event management to optimize participation and impact in terms of achieving enrollment growth at the College.Responsibilities:The Recruitment Events Manager, reporting to the Senior Marketing Associate, leads the College's recruitment strategy development and implementation efforts. Such efforts include:Logistical planning and execution of annual recruitment programming and associated communications for the college, consisting of large-scale open houses, application and financial aid workshops, and a variety of other face-to-face and virtual recruitment events to accommodate a diverse array of prospective student populations;Establishment of and improvement upon processes to ensure consistency and quality of event-related marketing communications systems to promote all recruitment-related events across the college. Such processes include, for example, inclusion in calendars, social media promotion, and programming in our customer relationship management system (and other recruitment-related technology support systems) to ensure RSVP operationalization and optimization and triggered email communications;Coordination with central admissions to ensure coverage and optimization of centralized undergraduate and graduate recruitment programming;Development and implementation of recruitment event management training resources, including systems for efficiently and effectively providing consultation to support CEHD programs in planning and executing their own successful recruitment events; andContribute to overall integrated planning efforts of the office to support the achievement of strategic enrollment objectives set forth by College leadership.Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and substantial professional experience in event management and event-related marketing communication systems OR equivalent combination of education and experience; Demonstrated, quantifiable success in developing and achieving strategic objectives related to event planning and implementation;Well-organized with outstanding multi-tasking skills, and ability to anticipate issues and adapt plans in a dynamic environment;Demonstrated customer service and vendor management skills; Demonstrated effective verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills; and Occasional evening and weekend work will be required, especially during peak recruitment season.Preferred Qualifications: Experience using a customer relationship management platform, such as Salesforce/TargetX;Experience working in graduate student recruitment for a private and/or entrepreneurial institution; andCMP or CSEP certification preferred.

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"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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