Senior Manager, Admissions & Enrollment Graduate Programs, IE Business School

Job Locations ES-Madrid
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(03/06/2022 12:15)
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Admissions & Enrollment


Why IE University:

Looking to work in a dynamic, international environment at one of Europe's leading universities? Apply to this position and bring your unique value to a growing community of over 140 nationalities.

At IE University, we are committed to diversity in all its forms, including gender, ethnicity, culture, age, physical appearance, experiences and mindsets. What’s more, as a purpose-driven institution, we inspire our staff, professors, and students to make a lasting difference in society.

By joining us, you’ll embark on a transformative, unforgettable experience at one of our locations in Madrid, Segovia, or at one of our 30 international offices across the world. Are you ready to grow on both a personal and professional level?


Why IE Graduate Admissions and Enrollment:

The IE Graduate Admissions and Enrollment Department is a staff of 43 professionals from all over the world who evaluate, admit, and enroll graduate students for all five graduate schools (IE Law, IE Business School, IE School of Science and Technology, IE School of Architecture and Design, and IE School of Global and Public Affairs).   We are a close-knit, dynamic team, with transversal assignments who collaborate to ensure the best possible candidates enroll at IE University.


Why us:

  • Competitive salary based on your skills and background
  • Hybrid work model
  • International travel opportunities and a multi-cultural team
  • Dynamic, young, and entrepreneurial atmosphere
  • Access to a wide range of events, conferences and talks


The role:

The Senior Manager is the Business School admissions strategist, working closely with the Head of Admissions to ensure a seamless, competitive, and complete application process for all applicants to master’s degrees within IE Business School. This person will work closely with the rest of the commercial team to create a robust strategy for the master's programs while maintaining strong relationships with multiple stakeholders, upholding admissions standards, and ensuring the utmost customer service.  This position reports to the Head of Admissions and is responsible for the supervision and mentorship of multiple managers.


Key Action Areas

  • Manage and set the strategic vision of the Business School portfolio
  • Manage multiple direct reports and mentor/coach staff
  • Ensure school performance by establishing an effective admission journey in collaboration with Dean, Vice-Dean and its academic team
  • Ideate and execute innovative practices for the admission process working directly with the Head of Admissions and the other Senior Managers
  • Manage metrics, data, and forecasts for the school portfolio
  • Develop effective channels of communication with the rest of the commercial departments
  • Conduct interviews specializing on senior profiles and business school program applicants
  • Deliver strategic input for conversion initiatives focused on enrollment and retention
  • Plan and execute enrollment and retention initiatives on-Campus, off-campus and virtually
  • Represent Global Admissions & Enrollment department at national and international events



Why You:

  • 5+ years of professional experience in marketing, communications, admissions, business development, and/or sales
  • You have an MBA or a Masters’ degree from IE University or another leading graduate school
  • Proficiency in English is required, Spanish is a plus
  • Intellectually curious, open-minded and creative
  • Great communication skills, entrepreneurial spirit, and commercial drive
  • Strong teamwork capability and a positive customer-oriented style
  • Analytical and numerical skills
  • Solution-oriented and a positive/can-do attitude
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, with different stakeholders simultaneously
  • Management experience is a plus


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