RECRUITING EVENTS MANAGER
Duties: The Recruiting Events Manager is responsible for managing the planning and execution of all employer services recruiting events, including but not limited to multi-company MBA Networking Expos (4x/year in Philadelphia, New York, and San Francisco), individual Employer Information Sessions (up to 170/year), and Employer Advisory Board meetings (4x/year in Philadelphia and San Francisco). The ideal candidate is forward thinking and requires the ability to work quickly and efficiently on several projects at one time. The REM must be results-oriented with strong time management skills, and works enthusiastically in an ever-changing environment with multiple constituents. The position entails considerable interaction with clients, team members, and other departments within the Wharton School. The REM has the responsibility of developing and strengthening relationships with key stakeholders for event success, including Wharton facilities, hotel events managers, and internal teams at Wharton. The role has a responsibility for understanding and adhering to the events budget allocated by the Director.
The Recruiting Events Manager supports the on-campus recruiting process by understanding the technological platform for creating interview and coffee chats schedules, assigning interview rooms, and creating day-of-event materials for visiting recruiters. This position provides constant support and updates to the employer-facing staff in MBA Career Management and to the On-Campus Recruiting Coordinator during peak seasons.
The REM provides input and information for scheduling and planning the coming year's events, solicits student and employer feedback through surveys, and debriefs the team on event performance. In this role, the REM regularly contributes new ideas and/or suggestions on how to improve existing recruiting events and processes, including management of the online recruiting system utilized by all recruiters and students.
This position reports to the Sr. Associate Director, Employer Services. The role requires in-person attendance at major events.
Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree and 3 years to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Prior work experience in MBA recruiting services or direct industry experience. A strong customer service mentality and client management skills including solid presentation and outstanding inter-personal skills as well as ability to manage multiple tasks. Excellent organizational capabilities, attention to detail, and demonstrated ability to work independently or as part of team in order to support both students and employers. Knowledge of or experience with event planning. A solid understanding of career development and recruiting process or related areas in either business or in an academic setting. Good knowledge of business and business careers along with strong written and oral communication skills. Highly skilled at using PC-based systems/applications and prior experience with internet based research. Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills desired. Must be flexible and respect confidentiality.
Reference Number: 07-26222
Salary Grade: 026
Employment Type: Exempt
Org: MBA Career Management
Job Family: A-General/Professional Administrative