Associate Director, Alumni & Careers Engagement - Latin America

Job Locations CO-Bogotá
Posted Date 1 month ago(22/12/2022 12:51)
Job ID
2022-1713
# of Openings
1
Category
Program Management

Overview

This position provides an exciting opportunity for ambitious candidates that excel in relationship building, in both a B2B and B2C context. More specifically, the Associate Director Careers and Alumni Engagement will work to engage current students and alumni from IE University’s 5 Schools who live in, or have an interest in working in, Latin America.

Additionally, the Associate Director will engage with corporate and institutional stakeholders that have an interest in hiring our graduating students and alumni.

Responsibilities

Key Action Areas:


As part of the Global Markets team at IE, he/she will act as a key liaison on behalf of Talent & Careers and Global Alumni Relations, in order to enhance alumni satisfaction through tailored services and facilitate opportunities for the alumni to pro-actively get involved as volunteers and advocates of IE to drive school spirit.


The role includes, but is not limited to, meeting and building strong relationships with current students and the alumni; sourcing and posting job offers generated from within the network; planning a diverse calendar of dedicated career and alumni activities (off and online) to increase the engagement of the community; and centralizing information from key stakeholders to communicate on an ongoing basis. Lastly and equally important, the role includes ensuring the alumni database is up to date, and that IE is generating volunteer opportunities for alumni to support IE initiatives for admissions activities and other stakeholders.


This position will be based in either IE’s Bogotá office; and will report to Talent & Careers and Global Alumni Relations, at the functional level and to IE Global Markets Director for Latin America at the operational level. The successful candidate must strive to optimize local and global collaboration, and help achieve synergies across IE that positively affect the alumni community.

Qualifications

Requirements

  • Master’s Degree.
  • English (native or bilingual). Spanish language skill is a plus.
  • Relevant relationship management experience focused on individuals and/or corporations.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with several different stakeholders to deliver existing services and co-create new ones. Being able to work autonomously is also important, but the work style at IE is primarily a team-based environment.
  • Excellent communicator and networker. Demonstrated poise and professionalism interacting with professionals ranging from junior to executive profiles, and from diverse backgrounds.
  • Capability to absorb large volumes of work with tight deadlines, multi-task and navigate an entrepreneurial culture.
  • Solution-oriented and a positive/can-do attitude.
  • Flexibility and ability to travel throughout Latin America and to headquarters in Madrid as required.

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