Manager of Strategic Recruitment & Partnerships, Academy
Interlochen Center for the Arts
Location: Interlochen, Michigan
Type: Full Time
Salary: 50,000 - 55,000 annually
The Manager of Strategic Recruitment & Partnerships: Academy will play a pivotal role in both establishing and nurturing Interlochen Arts Academy partnerships with appropriate schools, organizations, and educational stakeholders, as well as work closely with prospective Academy students and families to ensure the best possible admission experience for our constituents.
Core responsibilities include management of application processes and student/family outreach for dedicated Academy student cohorts, and day to day management of Academy partner programs at Interlochen, including community based and non-profit organizations, partner schools, and more. This person will guide the recruitment, enrollment and onboarding of partner-specific students and assist in maintaining accurate enrollment reporting. Working closely with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion leadership and Philanthropy, the Manager will help cultivate new partnership pipelines and steward partner organizations and their students and families through the enrollment process.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Oversee Interlochen Arts Academy applications for dedicated student cohorts
Communicate with prospective students and families about Interlochen Arts Academy, and develop/maintain exceptional relationships with these families.
Work with the marketing team to envision and execute on appropriate collateral to assist with Academy recruitment efforts
Attend appropriate recruitment events, such as MidWest conference, with the goal of raising awareness around Arts Camp and Arts Academy
Collaborate with Academy-focused admissions colleagues for both onsite and offsite recruitment activities
Oversee the department-wide recruitment travel schedule by working with team members to assign, register, and book off-campus recruitment opportunities in advance of travel season
Identify and Establish Partnerships:
Research and identify potential partner schools and organizations that align with Interlochen’s mission and values.
Initiate and build strong relationships with educational institutions, counselors, and other relevant stakeholders.
Develop and Execute Partnership Strategies:
Create and implement comprehensive partnership strategies to increase the flow of qualified student candidates.
Collaborate with the admissions, marketing, and data analysis colleagues to ensure a seamless and efficient admissions process for referred students.
Data Analysis and Reporting:
Maintain accurate records of partnership activities, including performance metrics, and generate regular reports for senior management.
Analyze data to assess the effectiveness of partnership initiatives and make data-driven recommendations for improvement.
Stay Informed and Collaborate:
Keep abreast of industry trends, educational policies, and changes in the educational landscape that may impact student recruitment.
Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including admissions, marketing, and academic departments, to align partnership efforts with school goals.
Bachelor's degree in Education, Business, Marketing, or a related field
Proven experience in partnership management, educational sales, or related roles.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
A passion for education and a commitment to the mission of Interlochen
Interlochen Center for the Arts is the recipient of the National Medal of Arts and the only organization in the world that brings together: a 2,500-student summer camp program; a 500-student fine arts boarding high school; opportunities for hundreds of adults to engage in fulfilling artistic and creative programs; two 24-hour listener-supported public radio stations (classical music and news); more than 600 arts presentations annually by students, faculty and world-renowned guest artists; a global alumni base spanning eight decades, including leaders in arts and all other endeavors. For information, visit Interlochen online at www.interlochen.org. Interlochen Center for the Arts includes: Interlochen Arts AcademyInterlochen Arts Academy, a fine arts boarding high school, offers the highest quality artistic training combined with comprehensive college-preparatory academics. The Academy also offers post-graduate opportunities. Interlochen Arts CampYoung artists from around the world gather at Interlochen each summer to learn, create and perform alongside leading artists and instructors. Programs are offered to students in grades three through twelve. Interlochen College of Creative ...ArtsAdult artists thrive on opportunities to learn and express themselves creatively. The College of Creative Arts offers programs in a variety of arts disciplines. Interlochen Public RadioClassical Music: 88.7 FM, Interlochen; 88.5 FM, Mackinaw City; and 100.9 FM, East Jordan/CharlevoixNews Radio: 91.5 FM, Traverse City; 90.1 FM, Harbor Springs/Petoskey; 89.7 FM, Manistee/LudingtonStreaming online at ipr.interlochen.org. Through two listener-supported broadcast services, Interlochen Public Radio (IPR) connects northwest Michigan with arts, news and culture on a global scale. IPR also gives significant focus to local and regional news, information and artists. Interlochen PresentsInterlochen brings dozens of world-renowned artists to northwest Michigan, enhancing the region’s position on the global arts map. Interlochen presents more than 600 events each year by students, faculty and guest artists, making Interlochen one of the nation’s largest arts presenters.