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Position InformationPosting Number S796
This position is open to Open to All Applicants Job Title MANAGER OF RECRUITMENT & ENGAGEMENT (FULL-TIME, GRANT-FUNDED) Department Art and Drama Position Type Exempt Employment Status Full-Time-Staff Salary $60,390.00 - $93,607.00 Open Date 05/02/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes
Position Summary Information
Job Description Summary
The Manager of Recruitment & Engagement for the Art & Drama department is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to work with both students and community members and has a passion for the arts! This position will report to the Chair of the Art & Drama department.
The two primary goals of this position are to increase the number of students enrolled in the DMC Art & Drama programs, and to increase the number of community members who attend Art & Drama exhibitions and productions.
This position will provide leadership, management, and hands-on execution for developing strategic and comprehensive student/patron recruitment, retention, and engagement plans. Plans should include strategy, tactics, metrics, and evaluation components that will lead to achievable, measurable, and sustainable efforts. This is done with input from, and in collaboration with, Department Chair, faculty and staff.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university.
One (1) year of experience in one or more of the following: marketing, communications, recruiting, arts management, admissions, sales, fundraising, membership or volunteer management or related experiences pertinent to this position.
Required Job Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
High degree of grit and resilience.
Unceasing ‘can do' and ‘self-starter' skills.
Ability to think strategically and create a comprehensive recruitment, retention and engagement plan for students and patrons.
Ability to coordinate multiple projects and tasks including setting priorities and meeting deadlines.
Dynamic interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
Demonstrated experience or knowledge in professional writing and editing; digital communications; webpage design/maintenance; search engine optimization; Google analytics; and/or social media.
Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities.
Ability to establish and maintain excellent working relationships within all organizational levels and with outside constituents.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
Strong working knowledge/expertise of Adobe Creative Cloud.
Experience creating or working within customer relationship management (CRM) databases.
Experience in special event management.
Experience in planning and producing social media content on media platforms for a professional (not personal) business or institution.
Basic working knowledge in Graphic Design and Photography.
Experience in marketing and promotions.
Experience in recruiting, admission, fundraising, sales, or nonprofits.
Special Instructions to Applicants
This is a security-sensitive position. Employment resulting from this advertisement is subject to federal laws that require the verification of identity and the legal right to work in the United States. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background and reference checks. The College reserves the right to cancel or extend all recruitment actions. Del Mar College is an AA/EO employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The College is committed to diversity in its workforce.
Assist drama & art faculty in identifying prospective students for the DMC Art & Drama programs and maintain communications with prospective students.
Design and execute a comprehensive recruiting and engagement plan for students and patrons.
Work on retaining current patrons and recruiting new patrons.
Work as a recruitment liaison between DMC departmental faculty and area high school art and drama programs.
Build and manage digital databases for potential and existing students and patrons.
Art & Drama Department specialist for project planning, promotion, marketing, and branding.
Position will plan, produce, and coordinate regular and timely content for social media and web presence for the Department of Art & Drama.
Design and execute digital marketing campaigns for the department events.
Design and execute special events with the departmental faculty.
Digital/photo/video documentation of student work, drama productions and art exhibitions.
Design and manage a departmental marketing campaign using print and social media.
Other duties as assigned.
Collaborate with DMC Foundation in efforts to engage patrons regarding philanthropic opportunities to support the program.
Work collaboratively with department faculty, staff, College Relations Office, IT Department and DMC Foundation.
Work collaboratively within the department timelines and calendaring deadlines.Supplemental Questions
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