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Liaison and Recruitment Officer
Marketing and Communications
$29.12 – $33.80 per hour
35 hours per week
June 14, 2013
Visits secondary schools, community groups, as well as other colleges and universities in the GTA and throughout Ontario; builds and strengthens relationships with students, parents/guardians, guidance counsellors, teachers, department heads, and the non-direct student prospect; educates and advises students on post-secondary and career options.
Participates in school visits, parent/information nights, as well as other education and career fairs.
Supports events planned and executed by internal marketing consultants and academic divisions by consulting on best practices and delivering recruiting presentations where appropriate.
Coordinates with other provincial college Liaison Officers to plan and execute annual events, e.g., College Degree Panels, College Dialogue events, and the College Information Program.
Works with many members of the College’s Marketing and Communications team to develop and implement recruitment plans; researches and gathers, then subsequently analyzes and interprets many different types of data in order to build and develop these plans.
Maintains and updates the school contact spreadsheet to ensure that the information is current, accurate and available to recruiting and marketing stakeholders for the purpose of ongoing marketing initiatives.
Analyzes historical data to develop and plan annual fall recruitment program.
Updates the Marketing & Communications Managers and the Liaison Manager on how marketing collateral used in the recruitment season is received by audiences; advises in the development of all publications used specifically for liaison and recruitment activities.
Designs and creates multi-media presentations to promote the College services to external clients through PowerPoint and other methods.
Assists in the process of recruiting and selecting, training and mentoring all seasonal, co-op and student staff for the Liaison team.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Three year diploma or degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in Marketing, Business Administration or equivalent.
Minimum five years’ progressive experience in sales/marketing or public relations, preferably in an educational setting; training in public speaking and strong marketing skills are required.
Excellent English communication skills, both oral and written; strong interpersonal, customer service and conflict resolution skills.
Demonstrated experience in developing presentations and presenting to large groups.
Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (particularly Excel and PowerPoint), online social media tools (Facebook, You Tube, Twitter, etc.), and database software.
Experience producing statistical reports; researching and gathering data; ability to analyze and interpret results, and identify trends.
Experience collaborating/liaising with internal and external stakeholders.
Superior organizational, planning and coordination skills are required; exceptional time management and multi-tasking skills with the ability to meet deadlines amongst changing priorities.
Well-developed analytical, creative problem solving and decision making skills in order to identify problems, determine possible solutions, and select appropriate actions.
Proven experience with training, mentoring, advising and guiding others.
Ability to take initiative, work and act independently with minimal direction and as a team member.
Ability to pull a cart with over 44lbs of contents (e.g., boxes of calendars, display units, etc.).
Valid Ontario Driver’s Licence (Class G) is required.
Ability to work in an environment where a diversity of people and situations are encountered.
Note: Overtime work will be required during peak periods.
Regular travel is required throughout Ontario, including occasional overnight.
Interview process will include a practical skills component – delivering a presentation to the interview panel.
The College requires proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents. Credentials may require validation at the time of interviews.
To apply submit a covering letter and resume combined in one (1) document.
Preference will be given to qualified internal candidates in accordance with the applicable collective agreement. Should a suitable candidate not be found, external candidates will be considered. George Brown College is dedicated to employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, racial/visible minorities and aboriginal peoples.