The Recruitment Specialist reports directly to the Director of Admissions and College Enrollment and will contribute to Year Up's recruitment efforts to build a robust, well-qualified, and diverse pipeline of applicants. The Recruitment Specialist will develop relationships and correspond with prospective students, coordinate advertising and social media campaigns, lead information-session presentations and assist in managing relationships with local schools and community-based organizations across the area with the goal of stewarding interested applicants into our admissions process who are strongly aligned with our programmatic outcomes.
To be successful in this role, you will thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic organization where you can leverage your relationship building and public-speaking skills to draw highly qualified prospective students to the Year Up program. You are able to think creatively about how to ensure that Year Up's reputation and value proposition are known deeply within our community and partners. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, skilled at relationship building, and enthusiastic about Year Up's mission.
The Recruitment Specialist will also have the opportunity to interact with students as a mentor, group facilitator, and advocate in building a positive educational environment.
Database & Document Management
This position may require occasional attendance at weekend or evening events
Year Up is a national 501(c)3 workforce development organization committed to ensuring equitable access to economic opportunity, education, and justice for all young adults-no matter their background, income, or zip code. Employers face a growing need for talent while millions of talented young adults lack access to meaningful careers. These inequities only further perpetuate the opportunity gap that exists in our country-a gap that Year Up is determined and positioned to close through three interconnected strategies: providing targeted skills training and connections to livable-wage employment for students and alumni; empowering others to serve and support young adults; and changing systems that perpetuate the opportunity gap. Year Up's intensive training program utilizes a high expectations, high support model where students learn in-demand technical and professional skills and apply them during a corporate internship. Year Up has directly served more than 35,000 young adults since its founding in 2000. Year Up's nationwide presence includes Arizona, Bay Area, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Greater Atlanta, Greater Boston, Greater Philadelphia, Jacksonville, Los Angeles, the National Capital Region, New York City/Jersey City, Pittsburgh, Puget Sound, Rhode Island, South Florida, Tampa Bay, and Wilmington.
Voted one of the Best Nonprofits to Work For in the country by The NonProfit Times, Year Up is a rewarding place to work. Our staff is passionate, supportive, mission-driven, and committed to positive change and continuous learning. We set high standards for both ourselves and our students, and live by a set of core values that reflect an unshakable belief in the talent and full potential of our young people. The work we do is life-changing, and we know that our team is the greatest asset in achieving our mission.
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:
Year Up actively engages individuals from all backgrounds. We are committed to embracing diversity within our organization because we firmly believe that diverse employee teams help us to achieve our best organizational outcomes and provide the most effective support to our young adults as we work to close the Opportunity Divide. We are deeply dedicated to creating and maintaining an inclusive and supportive work environment. Learn more about our commitment to diversity: http://www.yearup.org/about-us/careers/commitment-to-diversity/
As an equal opportunity employer, Year Up is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information or characteristics, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
Please submit a thoughtful cover letter and resume through our website.
Note that applications without a cover letter will not be considered. We respectfully request no phone calls.
The Recruitment Specialist reports directly to the Director of Admissions and College Enrollment and will contribute to Year Up's recruitment efforts to build a robust, well-qualified, and diverse pipeline of applicants. The…