1) The Assistant Director of Employer Relations, Relationship Management is a key member of the employer relations team in Career Services.
2) The primary focus of this position is to work with the broad employer relations team to cultivate and sustain relationships with companies that have established campus recruiting relationships with Chicago Booth, and have a specific focus on a core set of industries (including technology, media, entertainment, sports, automotive/transportation, aerospace/aviation).Â
3) The Assistant Director will work with companies to develop and execute recruiting and branding strategies that meet our corporate partnersâ™ talent sourcing goals and help develop comprehensive strategies for Chicago Boothâ™s engagement with firms.
4) This position includes domestic travel (approximately 10-20%) to meet with recruiting teams and campus contacts, establishing and maintaining positive relationships with internal and external constituencies while promoting employer relations initiatives; planning and managing career services events related to companies/industries; coordinating campus and invite-only events with recruiting teams; conducting analysis on campus recruiting data; developing communication pieces.
5) Participate as an active member of the Employer Relations team to implement year-round marketing strategies to generate employment opportunities for Chicago Booth students and alumni--using alumni listings, referrals from students, job postings, industry conferences, and other sourcesâ”and market these opportunities to the appropriate Chicago Booth constituency; employ knowledge of all Chicago Booth constituencies and resources to develop recruiting and branding strategies that meet corporate partnersâ™ talent sourcing goals.
6) Manage all aspects of campus recruiting for approximately 75 companies.
7) Collaborate closely with staff across Chicago Booth, in driving strategic engagement at key employers, particularly large technology firms.
8) Proactively reach out to contacts to maintain relationships on behalf of Chicago Booth.Â
9) Partner with team members, international Employer Relations colleagues, Career Management, and Corporate Relations to share company and industry knowledge.
10) Plan and manage various Career Services initiatives, including networking events and industry panels.
11) Remain an active participant on the Employer Relations team by maintaining current and timely outreach records and communicating regularly with team members.
12) Partner with various internal and external constituencies on behalf of Career Services including student groups, alumni clubs, Admissions, Alumni and Development, Executive Education, Student Program offices, Booth alumni, faculty centers, and corporate partners in order to effectively and creatively engage contacts and companies.
1) Significant knowledge of and experience using on-line resources, spreadsheet, and presentation software.
2) Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and comfort with learning and adopting new systems and business processes.
3) Outstanding verbal, written, and presentation skills, as well as organizational and project management skills.
4) Strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated initiative, and the ability to work both independently/remotely while maintaining strong communication and connection to a central team.
5) An understanding of and appreciation for the needs and concerns of a diverse MBA student and alumni population.
6) Manage multiple projects simultaneously; meet strict deadlines; and work successfully in a fast-paced environment that has frequent interruptions.
7) Demonstrated ability to work effectively and diplomatically with colleagues, as well as with students, faculty and corporate contacts in a multitude of communication methods i.e., in person, email, phone.
8) Handle confidential information with tact and good judgment.
9) Professional demeanor, including tact, discretion, and a deep commitment to a customer service-oriented approach.
1) Masterâ™s degree in business or related field.
1) A minimum three years of experience working in a professional setting.
2) Experience working in corporate recruiting, business careers, relationship management, or higher education.
3) Experience in sales, specifically cold calling employers to source job opportunities.
2) Cover letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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