Founded in 2003, Presidio Graduate School (PGS) educates and inspires a new generation of skilled, visionary, and enterprising leaders to transform business and public policy and create a more just, prosperous, and sustainable world. Through innovative MBA, MPA, Dual Degree, and Executive Certificate programs in Sustainable Solutions, PGS activates students and professionals across a range of disciplines, industries, and sectors to bridge the gap between commerce and the common good. PGS has 150 students currently enrolled and more than 1900 alumni. Our community of world-class faculty is composed of scholar-practitioners, with subject matter expertise in areas ranging from ecological economics and clean technology to social entrepreneurship and urban sustainability. PGS was ranked among the top 5 sustainable MBA programs in the nation by Fast Company magazine.

Responsibilities

The Outreach and Admissions Specialist will be the primary public-facing representative for admissions and recruitment activities and will actively collaborate with the team to meet specific department and organizational goals related to lead generation and enrollment. This person will professionally represent the school at local and national recruiting events and host PGS sponsored virtual and in-person events. Some travel and weekend hours will be required. They will be the first point of contact for prospective students and support them through the application process. Primary responsibilities include planning and coordinating targeted recruitment outreach initiatives, making calls and sending emails to support candidates through the admissions process, and maintain consistent record-keeping of candidates. They will assist with all aspects of admissions and recruitment activities to maintain consistent messaging and prospective student relationships, support communication outreach campaigns, and utilize CRM database to accurately enter activity logs and input data to track performance.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Business development and/or recruitment experience
  • Proven outreach success with conversing across multiple channels of communication
  • Ability to plan and execute recruitment strategies and be an effective team member
  • Enthusiastic about promoting sustainability and a passion for the school’s mission
  • Experience with hosting and coordinating events
  • Proficient in using data management software (Salesforce preferred)
  • Meticulous attention to detail with diligent follow up habits
  • Proactive communicator and empathetic listener
  • Confident public speaker and interpersonal communicator
  • Social media, email marketing, and PR experience (preferred)
  • Ability to travel locally and nationally, as well as work evenings and weekends as required
Compensation

Salary range is commensurate with experience. PGS offers excellent benefits including a flexible vacation policy, medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k) with company match, and many more. Staff may take classes at PGS after their probationary period is complete (90 days).

How to Apply

Please send resume, salary expectations, and cover letter with the subject line “OutreachSpecialist_YourName” to jobs@presidio.edu.

 

Presidio Graduate School is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.