Associate Director of Admissions

Mclean, VA
Jun 20, 2017
Jun 21, 2017
Executive, Director
Full Time
Who we are The mission of BASIS Independent Schools is to redefine education by raising the levels of student learning to the highest international standards. Every BASIS Independent school provides a joyful learning community where hard work is celebrated and intellectual pursuits result in extraordinary outcomes. In just three years we have established five highly-regarded private schools (PK-12) in some of the world's most dynamic regions: New York City, Silicon Valley, and Northern Virginia, with more campuses opening in the coming years. BASIS Independent Mclean, a PK-12 program in Tysons, is building a team of talented, passionate, and hard-working professionals to ensure our students receive the best education in the world. Join us! What you will do around here In this role, you are responsible for putting into play your love for education and your project management expertise, to support the goals and objectives of the team, in addition to helping connect the school to families that are a strong fit for our acclaimed academic program.You embrace the opportunity to expand your skills and truly grow in an entrepreneurial environment. You will drive results through your tireless work ethic and consistently do what is needed, when it is needed -- to enroll mission-appropriate students into our program.You can expect to Partner with admissions leadership to plan, develop and execute student recruitment strategies to drive application growth and achieve enrollment goalsIncrease awareness of our school admissions through outreach, which includes building relationships with local companies, organizations, associations, communities, and currently enrolled and new familiesParticipate in or lead family meetings, tours, and entrance exam sessions and playdates, information sessions, open houses, and other admissions related events Direct our Student Ambassador and Shadow ProgramCoordinate enrollment events from concept to implementationHave the ability to speak with prospective families knowledgeably and confidently about the school's programSupport the follow-up with families who are in our admissions pipeline which will include phone calls and e-mails to those on our interest list to build relationships with new families and students, address questions, re-register them for admissions events or connect prospective families with faculty and staff pending on requestsWrite and send enrollment newsletters, blog posts, and other communication to our interest listBe the go-to-person for managing and executing our CRM; training will be provided Responsible for meeting specific lead and enrollment goals and benchmarksAdministrative:Building and maintaining a calendar of events for the year and overseeing registration and preparation (logistics, setup, etc.) for admissions eventsCreating and maintaining outreach list Updating PowerPoint presentationsSetting-up and preparing admissions eventsData Analysis:Evaluating enrollment data with admissions leadership to determine success of marketing efforts and provide analysis that can be translated into enrollment strategiesQualifications Key Competencies:Ability to excel in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial/start-up environment and adapt to changing priorities and needsBig picture thinkerStrong understanding of admissions funnel and how to optimally engage at each stageDatabase maintenanceOrganization and high attention to detailEffective oral and written communicationMinimum Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in marketing or communications or work experience in a related field such as sales, fundraising, marketing, media planning, advertising, strategic planningExperience within education or a true passion for working within PK-12 education Must be comfortable with nontraditional work hours; evenings and some weekends per month are a mustSocial media experienceMicrosoft Office (Word, PPT, Excel) skills are absolutely essentialStrong work-ethic, must be a self-starter and a passion for educationMust be goal oriented and driven to accomplish defined objectivesGoal drivenAdditional Job Information:Reports to: Director of AdmissionsBenefits and Salary: Salary for this position is competitive and dependent on education and experience. BASIS offers a comprehensive benefits package.Note: BASIS.ed, BASIS Schools, Inc., BDC, A Public Charter School, Inc., BTX Schools, Inc., BASIS Independent Schools, LLC and BASIS Global, LLC are Equal Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants for employment are recruited, hired and assigned without discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or any other classification protected by law. All of these entities expressly prohibit any form of unlawful employee or student harassment.