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Admissions and Communications Coordinator

About Alzar School + Gap

Alzar is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Our mission is to “build leaders who positively impact the world.” We do this through various programs and learning opportunities, principally as a semester high school for 10th-11th grade students from all backgrounds and locations within the United States, Chile, and other countries. We believe that experiential learning happens powerfully at the intersection of academics, outdoor adventure, and cultural exchange.

Duties

Alzar School + Gap's admissions team engages and informs students and families about Alzar's semester and gap programs. They are passionate team members who are excited to share their knowledge of Alzar's mission and offerings. Our team has an enthusiasm for the outdoors and curiosity for cultural learning. Competencies and core skills required for the admissions team include: - passion and enthusiasm for the Alzar mission and an eagerness to connect with students and families - adaptable, able to take challenges in stride - embraces dynamic working environments, including admissions travel and remote team collaboration - strong communication and interpersonal skills - enjoys interacting with students, families, and colleagues - ability to work independently and as part of a team - execute detail-oriented tasks on time - transferable skills from other roles in social media and marketing communications We invite applicants from a variety of backgrounds to apply, and firmly believe that a diverse team enriches our staff community and connections with students. Some applicants may possess skills in certain areas and less experience in others, for example: recruitment travel, admissions processes, residential, leadership, or cultural, amongst others. We look forward to the opportunity to review your application!

Qualifications

RECRUITMENT TRAVEL: The Alzar School + Gap admissions team travels throughout the United States during the academic school year and summer months. Travel allows us to engage with prospective students, families, our alumni network and sending schools (click here to see a general map of locations). The Admissions and Communications Coordinator can anticipate working remotely while traveling for 1-2 weeks at a time and complete 12-20 recruiting events per week. Recruiting events includes, but are not limited to, presentations to class grades or assemblies, presentations to interested students, one-on-one meetings with administrators, prospective students and families, and informational lunch booths and evening events at alumni homes. MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS: The Admissions and Communications Coordinator will work closely with Alzar's admissions and advancement departments to bolster marketing efforts. Success in this role will require staying up-to-date with the latest social and digital marketing trends, interpreting customer behavior and implementing strategies to increase enrollment and alumni relation efforts. The Admissions and Communications Coordinator will reside on campus (more details below) and is expected to capture photos and videos of the student experience. In addition to self assigned media projects, assignments will come from the Director of Admissions and Director of Advancement as needed.

Application instructions

Review full job description here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1j4in9CGL6eD6P4Az8NV0CHvFmIhG-SLnxIKO5Ud8RxA/edit

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