|Director of Admissions and Recruitment|
|Name of church or organization|
|New York, NY|
The Director of Marketing, Recruitment and Admissions is the external face of General Seminary among prospective students of all types. The right person for this position must be energized by theological education, the work of the church, and the education and formation of Christian leaders, lay and ordained. From their enthusiasm, they must be able to recruit students to the seminary. A vibrant Christian faith is expected.This is an important role! This person will be tasked with increasing the size of the entire enrollment funnel, from prospects and inquiries all the way to applications and admitted students. To succeed in this job, the person must be an effective and persuasive communicator who is able to actively recruit students to the seminary. This involves three elements: i) effectively and enthusiastically telling the story of General Seminary; ii) cultivating our existing relationships to churches, denominations and judicatories and also exploring new markets and identifying new networks from which new groups of potential students may be drawn; and iii) working with individual prospective students to lead them through the enrollment process.
Theological education is a changing field and this person must thrive in situations of ambiguity. They must be able to deliver positive enrollment gains with minimal guidance or outside assistance, in a market that is becoming increasingly competitive. While this person will need to be able to effectively work with minimal supervision, the right person for this position will be energized by relationships and being part of a team.
● Develop content for all print and electronic promotional materials for all degree and certificate programs.
● Design, write and implement a comprehensive recruitment and marketing plan for all degree programs.
● Identify new networks from which prospective students may be drawn. This may include college and university chaplaincies, ecclesial networks, parachurch organizations, social (or traditional) media outlets, or other organizations.
Compensation and Benefits
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|Please send a current resume (with names of three references) and a 1-page cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org. The position is open until filled.|
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