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CPA Atlantic School of Business Student Recruitment Advisor – New Brunswick and PEI Full Time in Moncton, NB

CPA Atlantic School of Business

Branch Moncton NB CA

Position:
Student Recruitment Advisor – New Brunswick and PEI
Location:
Moncton, NB

Student Recruitment Advisor – New Brunswick and PEI (a bilingual-imperative position) CPA Atlantic School of Business Job Location: Moncton, NB Last updated…

Student Recruitment Advisor – New Brunswick and PEI (a bilingual-imperative position)

CPA Atlantic School of Business

Job Location: Moncton, NB

Last updated: May 2018

The Student Recruitment Advisor reports to the Vice President, Marketing, Business Development and Communications and is the front-line ambassador for the world-class Canadian CPA accounting programs. This specific role (one of three in the Atlantic region) is based in Moncton and is responsible for attracting students and workforce participants to the CPA accreditation path in New Brunswick and PEI.

The successful candidate will quickly gain an in-depth knowledge of the CPA programs, features, and benefits, and draw on strong customer service and relationship-management skills. They will have a professional and accessible demeaner and be credible in assisting prospective CPAs with this key life decision. They will also influence senior stakeholders in the private and public sectors that oversee hiring decisions and training opportunities. CPA student recruitment advisors have an impeccable market knowledge for the relevant employment trends, opportunities, and networks in their regions.

Note, there is no requirement to have previously studied accounting nor to be an accountant.

Major Responsibilities:

As a member of the team, you will be the first point of contact on all CPA program enquiries in New Brunswick and PEI for pre-admission eligibility and path requirements leading to the Chartered Professional Accountant designation. Providing excellent customer service, you will manage all enquiries coming in directly whether in-person, by telephone, email and other communication mediums on an accurate and timely basis. Whether speaking to a university student or corporate controller, you will bring context, clarity, and inspiration for a decision that involves many complex considerations and a serious commitment.

Also, you will lead the planning, execution, and follow-up support for business-development initiatives across your markets including coordination and participation in information sessions held at various educational institutions, employers, career fairs, networking, sponsorship, and other events that lead to the attraction of prospects to the CPA profession. You will maintain the business-development database and CRM files including information entry, reporting and distribution of data as required.

Your department is an enthusiastic, five-person team spread over three provinces and includes two other student recruitment advisors in nearby regions (NS and NL/Bermuda) with whom you will work closely. This role works with a great deal of independence but is situated within the office of CPA NB; with whom you will also have a very close working relationship. Note that the regional office for the CPA Atlantic School of Business is situation in Halifax, NS.

You will act as a spokesperson and ambassador for the school whenever the opportunity presents itself, formally and informally presenting CPA’s mission, programs and services in a strong, positive and professional manner.

A moderate amount of travel and after-hour events are expected, as work responsibilities require.

Key Competencies Required for Selection:

  • Minimum of a post-secondary business or commerce degree with specialization in marketing, sales, human resources or equivalent combination of business training and relevant working experience
  • Possesses three-to-five years of marketing and sales or recruiting experience preferably with relevant experience in a higher-education or related business setting
  • Fluently bilingual, with equal comfort in English and French for giving public presentations and initiating/responding to email business enquiries
  • Excellent relationship building and influencing skills, particularly with external stakeholder groups
  • Strong planning capabilities
  • Exceptional written/oral communication and presentation skills; attention to detail is required
  • Excellent customer-service orientation
  • Proficiency in contemporary office software and adaptable to new technologies
  • Able to work independently, manage many small events and a related promotional calendar
  • An enthusiastic team player, collaboratively in a small office environment

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Moncton, NB, CA
Posted on: 2018-05-24
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