Outreach and Recruitment Project Manager, Boren Awards (Hybrid) - (3372)

New York City, New York
Sep 14, 2022
Oct 14, 2022
Position Type
Project Manager
Employment Type
Organization Type

Job Description:

The Boren Awards program is seeking two Outreach and Recruitment Project Managers, one based out of IIE's New York, NY office and the other based out of IIE's Washington, DC office. The Outreach and Recruitment Project Manager, Boren Awards is a key member of the Boren Awards team, working closely with team members to promote and support this unique program for US undergraduate and graduate students interested in languages and regions of the world that are critical to US national security, and who are committed to public service. The Outreach and Recruitment Project Manager, Boren Awards is a highly visible role, serving as the first point of contact for potential applicants, Boren campus representatives and other stakeholders. The Outreach and Recruitment Project Manager, Boren Awards conducts outreach and recruitment activities, and also represents IIE on panels, presentations and other events. They also work on social media and digital outreach for the Boren Awards, engage with Boren Alumni Ambassadors, assist with program events, and work to support program goals as needed.

The Institute of International Education (“IIE”) has a hybrid work environment that allows team members a combination of in-office work and telework at any of the locations listed above.

Essential Functions:

• Serves as main point of contact for Boren campus representatives, university partners, and potential applicants.

• Develops, maintains, and supports key contacts at partner institutions, especially Boren Campus Representatives. Interacts with institutions of higher education, scholarly associations and, as needed, other external constituencies, including vendors, consultants, and contractors, to professionally represent IIE.

• Recruits and serves as direct point of contact for potential applicants interested in a variety of programs.

• Works on social media and digital outreach for the program

• Plans and implements outreach programming in collaboration with the Boren team and other IIE programs and university partners as applicable.

• Tracks, monitors, and supports production and distribution of outreach materials and information. Ensures correct brand usage in creation of all materials.

Job Requirements:

Education and Work Experience:

• Requires a Bachelor's degree and at least two years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

• Strong understanding of scholarship and fellowship advising on college campuses as well as study abroad or language and culture programming for outbound US students.

• Experience in an outreach and recruitment role, ability to demonstrate judgement and be comfortable in a public-facing role.

• Demonstrated project management, time management, and administrative skills with strong attention to detail.

• Experience with social media and digital outreach in a professional capacity strongly preferred. Experience with graphic design and data visualization a plus

• Excellent interpersonal, communication, public speaking, and presentation skills. Superior writing and editing skills.

• Ability to interact with all levels of team members and clients, including the ability to work with students, partner organizations, and institutions.

• Ability to exercise discretion on confidential matters.

• Broad knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and social media platforms.

To help promote and ensure the safety of our employees and those we work with, we require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees that have a qualifying medical condition that contraindicates a COVID-19 vaccination, or who object to being vaccinated based on a sincerely held religious belief, may request a reasonable accommodation. State and local guidelines apply.

Work Conditions & Physical Demands:

Essential functions are performed in a general office setting with low noise. Job demands may require long periods of sitting; telephone work and/or computer work, as well as interactions with other team members and external stakeholders. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

IIE is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.