Position: Campus Engagement Coordinator - Northeast Region
Location: Remotely based in the Northeast
Number of Weekly Hours: Full-Time (exempt): 40 hours/week. some evenings & weekends
Anticipated Start Date: Mid July
ABOUT US: Who is CISabroad, and why do you want to work with us?
At CISabroad, we believe that education abroad offers students the best chance to realize their potential and change their world. We’re a nationally recognized organization that offers transformative study, intern, and short-term programs in 22 countries and customized programs in over 50 countries across the globe. Our shared values - Passion, Fun, Cultural Awareness, Being Helpful, Change & Growth, Teamwork, & Good Ideas - form the foundation for all we do, and we look for employees who embody these values in their personal and professional lives. We are innovative and fast-moving, and have a fantastic home office (complete with friendly office dogs!) located in a historic building smack in the middle of downtown Northampton, MA. We are proud members of The Forum on Education Abroad, NAFSA, Diversity Abroad, and IIE’s Generation Study Abroad initiative.
The Campus Engagement Coordinator (CEC) is a member of the CISabroad University Relations team and will be based in the Northeast region, reporting day to day to the Regional Director. The CEC is responsible for assisting and supporting the University Relations (UR) team in recruitment. The position’s main objectives are to help the region obtain its lead goal and increase CISabroad’s outreach to alumni of CISabroad programs on college campuses, resulting in a higher volume of leads, applications, and increased brand awareness. The CEC will do this by representing CISabroad at study abroad fairs and other events in the region.
This position is part of a team of dedicated professionals at CISabroad who work collaboratively to increase enrollment on CISabroad programs. This position is a good fit for independent, self-motivated, creative, critical thinking, and energetic young professionals/recent graduates interested in the field of international education.
Represent CISabroad at study abroad fairs, pre-departure orientations, career services fairs, and other student-facing campus events at institutions as directed by UR Directors and Managers
Engage with students outside of official study abroad activities to gather leads and increase awareness of CISabroad (open advising hours, alumni ambassador events, campus clubs, classroom presentations, etc.)
Articulate and advocate actions and approaches that assist CISabroad in reaching students more effectively
Share out trends from the road in relation to student interests, questions, challenges, and more
Work with the Alumni and Events Coordinator to recruit Alumni Ambassadors (AAs), and maintain the AA database
Connect with alumni to drive innovative new student outreach tactics
Enhance relationships with university partners as directed by regional strategy driven by UR Regional Director
Manage travel expenses and reconcile expenses in an accurate and timely manner
Coordinate travel logistics in a timely and cost-effective manner for regional travel; including airfare, lodging, and ground transportation
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
Bachelor’s degree (by start date)
Valid driver’s license with a clean driving history
International study/intern/volunteer/work/or travel experience
Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as be a team player
Ability to travel frequently in the assigned region and to CISabroad home office for trainings
Effective written communication and public speaking skills
Skilled at multitasking in a fast-paced environment
Team player with a rockin’ sense of humor
Sales, marketing, or outreach experience
Experience working or volunteering in a study abroad office or promoting your study abroad program as an alumnus
Experience living/working in the designated region
WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Remotely based within region; working from your home office when not traveling
Frequent air and/or ground travel, with some nights and weekends during the peak recruitment season (September-November, January-April)
Hours during the recruitment season, trainings, and conferences fall outside of the typical 9-5 and often spill into the evenings and weekends
Ability to lift or maneuver up to 50 pounds, stand for long periods of time, walk long distances, climb stairs, bend, and squat
Stamina to sit on planes/in cars for long periods of time, especially due to unforeseen flight delays or traffic
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Competitive entry-level salary
Company-sponsored health, dental, and vision insurance
Medical and Dependent Care Flex-Spending Accounts
Paid Vacation, Sick Days, CISabroad Holidays (including Winter Holiday Break), and earned Comp Days for weekend or holiday travel
Flights, meals, accommodations, and rental car while traveling on business
Earn and keep frequent flyer miles, hotel, and car rental points
IATA certified travel agent status
Work laptop and iPhone
Potential internet reimbursement up to $30 per month
COMPANY & UR TEAM CULTURE: Who are we looking for?
We are looking for someone who shares our passion for learning about different cultures through travel. We need a great listener who loves to work with people and build relationships. The University Relations team is goal oriented and motivated to spread the word about the life-changing experience that is study abroad. We want folks who are eager to learn and brave enough to dive right in. Be ready to adapt quickly; having an entrepreneurial spirit and positive attitude will go a long way to ensure your success. And remember, this is a remote position, so you have to enjoy working alone as much as working with a team. Sound like you?
Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview
No phone calls please
CISabroad offers transformative study, intern, and short-term programs in 22 countries across the globe. Our mission is to provide innovative education programs that broaden academic perspectives, promote global awareness, and encourage personal development while laying the foundation for participants to become engaged world citizens.