Determined, persistent and relationally-driven, our Community Specialist at Helix Education works to develop meaningful community relationships to increase adult student enrollment for our higher education partners. An outside-the-box thinker, this position will seek to develop true win-win partnerships with local businesses, community colleges and non-profit organizations. The ideal candidate for this position will be a creative problem-solver, looking to determine how to solve these employers’ workforce and staffing problems while growing our partners’ enrollment numbers at the same time. Primary responsibilities include relationship-building, networking, creative problem-solving and event management in order to generate adult student inquiries, partnership interest, and effectively position our higher education partner in the market. Candidates must have a proven sales record and possess a comprehensive understanding of the higher education industry.
The statements made below are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with the job, and should not be construed as such.
Key Areas of Responsibility
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Must possess a high level of interpersonal and communication skills to accurately convey information as described above.
Must have an excellent command of professional presentation skills and be comfortable presenting to groups both large and small.
Must be self-motivated and be able to work effectively in a team environment.
Must possess a high level of written and oral communication skills.
Must have reliable transportation for ongoing travel within a local territory to organizations, meetings and events.
Computer literate and able to learn proprietary software applications.
Strong understanding of Salesforce.com functionality and best practices preferred.
Passionate belief in the power of education along with the desire to help adults achieve their academic, professional, and personal goals.
Ability to motivate adults to take action.
Proven ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks efficiently and effectively.
QUALIFICATIONS / EDUCATION:
A bachelor's degree is required from a regionally accredited institution.
Must possess a proven sales/community development record.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES:
No certifications and/or licenses needed.
Frequent travel required within designated territory.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
This job description is not a contract of employment. Employment with Helix Education is completely voluntary and may be terminated at any time by either the employee or the Company for any lawful reason.