Community Relations Representative

Department: Marketing
Job Title: Community Relations Representative
Location: Oklahoma (local and possibility to work remotely)

Job Description: Purpose

At Holberton School, we are dedicated to our students’ success and committed to providing them with our best service from start to finish. Our passionate Community Relations Representative will operate as the face of the school in our community, building relationships and partnerships that lead to more interest in coding and Holberton school. The Community Relations Representative is responsible for building pathways to Holberton from organizations across our community and region and will represent the school externally to other community initiatives and institutions.

Tasks

  • Recruits qualified applicants by way of strategic community, non-profit, and education partners.
  • Develops deep partnerships to increase school’s community and educational impact.
  • Executes all relevant strategic partnership plans for every partnership owned. Ensures partnership
    launches, maintenance, project timelines, community impact, and key results are tracked and achieved.
  • Research, recommend, and participate in the appropriate local and regional community and
    professional organization events to represent school’s and extend reach.

Qualifications: Education & Experiences

  • 2 or more years of relevant work experience in the marketing, community engagement, or relationship
    management fields.
  • Experience managing projects or events from inception to completion.

Work Context

  • Requires sitting
  • Requires public speaking
  • Requires telephone and multimedia conversations
  • Requires face-to-face and virtual discussions with individuals and teams
  • Requires time outside of business hours, including weekends
  • Requires travel
  • Requires meeting strict deadlines
  • Requires working indoors and/or remotely


Tools:

  • Desktop Computers
  • Laptop Computers
  • Phone (Mobile/Landline)

Skills: Basic Skills

  • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills with demonstrated success in collaborating with diverse groups of employees and customers.
  • Strong presentation skills & must be detail oriented.
  • Ability to deliver consistent levels of energy and enthusiasm.
  • Thrives in an observation/coaching style environment.
  • Pro-active problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to handle frequent interruptions and work independently.
  • Ability to foster creativity.
  • Strong presentation skills and experience in interview settings.
  • Open to constructive supervision and coaching.

Work Activities

  • Recruits qualified applicants by way of strategic community, non-profit, and education partners
  • Authentically projects and reflects the mission of school.
  • Understands and conforms to the school’s philosophy of truly caring about students.
  • Plans programs promote goodwill and foster relationships with community leaders in cities where
    school currently recruits applicants and communities where school is looking to gain new applicants.
  • Serves as a liaison between school’s and the community by relaying community thoughts and opinions to the executive management and key stakeholders.
  • Assists in conducting interviews with the press or drafting company responses to request information in coordination with the Marketing efforts and executive management.
  • Manages relationships with any contract public relations firm to aid in achieving student recruitment outcomes.
  • Develops deep partnerships to increase school’s reach and Community and educational impact.
  • Shares information with prospective students about campus and program opportunities.
  • Executes a relevant strategic partnership plan for every partnership owned, ensuring partnership
    launches, maintenance, project timelines, community impact, and key results are achieved.
  • Delivers partnership presentations to potential partner organizations.
  • Researches, recommends, and participates in the appropriate local and regional community and
    professional organization events to represent school’s and extend reach.
  • Incorporates consistent utilization of marketing and partnership communication to enhance school’s
    being top of mind for Career Upskilling  opportunities.
  • Plans and participates in the school’s hosted events. Participation includes pre-event efforts to secure
    partner participation and marketing of the event to appropriate audiences, support the day-of activities,
    and complete follow-up tasks.
  • Demonstrates thoughtful and appropriate time management in extending the vision, strategies, and
    tactics required for sustained partner engagement and implementation across all assigned accounts.
  • Maintain timely, accurate, and thorough documentation of all activities, tasks, contacts, and account management.
  • Develop, orient and support engaged alumni to represent school’s in events, within their places of
    employment, or with other opportunities.
  • Functions as a subject matter expert in the appropriate situations.
  • Represent Holberton at career fairs, high schools and other student events, as needed.
  • Participate in recruiting and partnership events (eg. Girls Who Code event, UCG Launch).
  • Be familiar with the school catalog.
  • Participates in the school objectives of meeting and maintaining goals.
  • Attends various professional growth activities to maintain qualifications.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Maintaining Job Qualification Requirements Year-Over-Year:
In-Service Training Requirements

Individuals fulfilling this position are required to maintain professional development. Documentation providing
proof of professional development must be provided to the Executive Director and a copy will be maintained in
the respective employee’s employment file. Professional development actives need to occur minimally, twice
a year. Acceptable activities include but are not limited to the following activities.

a. Attend webinars or training sessions regarding Admissions training.

b. Take relevant courses and/or certification exams.

In-Service Training Requirements

In-service training is provided to individuals fulfilling this position to enhance their skills set. Holberton provides
its employees with access to webinars, training sessions, and a collection of professional materials to keep
abreast of current requirements, techniques, best practices, and policies and procedures. Training will occur
during regular and on-going meetings.

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