Outreach and Recruitment Specialist

Washington D.C.
May 20, 2021
Jun 24, 2021
Full Time

Are you passionate about relationship building with community partners? Do you enjoy working collaboratively to expand outreach and recruitment efforts? If so, then Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School (CRIPCS) has the perfect opportunity for you.

Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School (CRIPCS) is an adult charter school that delivers high-quality education, career training, and supportive services that enable adult immigrants to realize their dreams while strengthening our community and economy. When you join the team at CRIPCS you become part of a unique, performance-driven organization where students are the center of our work and excellence permeates

Outreach and Recruitment Specialist

We are seeking an Outreach and Recruitment Specialist to respond to priorities as set by the Communications & Development Manager by working collaboratively with various functional areas, such as Registration, career training programs, and other academic teams to expand existing student outreach and recruitment efforts. The Specialist will identify and build untapped partnerships/communities and recruit to enroll target populations to consistently meet expected enrollment targets and to boost enrollment. Additionally, the incumbent will develop new and creative strategies for meeting the expected increased enrollment targets over the next five years. This position entails substantial evening and weekend work, as well as, working externally in the community.


  • Develops and leads recruitment and outreach plans for events including major registration activities, community event participation, postcard and flyer distribution, academy recruitment sessions, open houses, and internal school events as needed. At the same time, enlists staff across departments to attend and assist at these events.

  • Establishes or strengthens relationships with local businesses and institutions such as libraries, embassies, churches, and service providers that serve our student population to advertise our school. Serves as the point of contact for these organizations and institutions.

  • Works in concert with Communications and Registration Departments to develop outreach plans for under-enrolled classes.

  • Responsible for registration-related updates on the school website to ensure registration- related information is disseminated through all additional outlets, e.g. digital signs, the homepage of the website, newsletter, TVs, etc.

  • Liaisons with and supports Career Training Directors in their efforts to ensure full program enrollment and develop internal and external outreach plans.

  • Works with Communications & Development team to create streamlined internal and external promotional materials related to current and new classes.

  • Liaisons between career training and other programs to establish consistent and unified information-sharing regarding needs and recruitment across both campuses.

  • Creates and maintains an advertising and recruitment plan for the year, including but not limited to a calendar of recruitment events for the Registration Department.

  • Works with the Communications & Development team to develop videos/webinars for internal and external audiences, including current students, teachers, and potential applicants, for both outreach purposes and to raise awareness about major registration events and procedures.

  • Conducts research to determine best outreach practices, new recruitment tools, and trends in engaging the school’s target population. Additionally, will analyze current student data to inform outreach efforts and offer ideas for improvement of processes that are currently in place.

  • Develops and distributes quarterly recruitment updates to staff and faculty. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing/Communications or related field and a minimum of 3 years of related experience or the appropriate combination of education and experience

  • Demonstrates ability to work as a team player, take initiative, and function effectively under pressure.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience using Windows, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Suite Applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Additional knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and social media applications a plus.

  • Demonstrated experience in the development and maintenance of advertisement and recruitment plans, recruitment tools, and other materials

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze data to inform and enhance audience engagement

  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.

  • Strong customer service in a diverse environment.

  • Ability to fluently speak a foreign language (Spanish or Amharic) is preferred.

  • Ability to interact with populations of diverse cultural, social, and economic backgrounds.

  • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule that responds to the needs of the community, including weekends and evenings.

  • Supports the Communications & Development team in answering complex questions about application/registration that come through the School’s social media accounts and general school email addresses.

  • Commitment to CRIPCS's core values and ability to model those values in relationships with colleagues and partners


Apply directly at Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School’s career page at

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=33b607f4-564d- 4335-b098-98dd2b218da4&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=407305&source=CC2&lang=en_US. This position will be open until filled.


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