Full Time

Outreach Specialist – Bridges to College and Careers program

JVS Boston 75 Federal Street, Boston MA

JVS Boston is one of the largest workforce development agencies in New England, changing people’s lives and strengthening our communities. We are looking for a qualified Outreach Specialist for our Bridges to College and Careers (BTCC) program (full-time position) in our main office in Boston, MA.

Position Summary: Under the direction of the Coaching Manager of Bridges to College and Careers, the Outreach Specialist:
• Conducts outreach and recruitment for the Bridges to College and Careers program
• Works collaboratively with community partners, government agencies, local employers and other entities to identify adult students interested in post-secondary education credentials and related career paths
• Meets program enrollment goals
• Demonstrates strong networking, outreach, marketing, time management, project management capabilities, as well as, a strong commitment to the program mission and goals

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Communications, Human Resources, Education, or related field is required
• Two to four years of related experience
• Strong organizational skills, including strategic planning, creating systems of work, and organizing team efforts
• Ability to manage projects autonomously
• Ability to work well under pressure, think independently and be a problem solver when challenges arise
• Demonstrated experience with public speaking, recruitment, and marketing
• Strong writing and proofreading skills
• Comfortable traveling around the Boston Metro Area
• Excellent phone skills, including willingness to cold call organizations and individuals to introduce the Bridges to College program
• Flexible and adaptable with an ability to readjust plans quickly to handle new problems or concerns.
• Ability to motivate a team towards the completion of a goal
• Comfort in digital marketing (including e-mail marketing, social media, and other forms of reaching large groups of people via the internet). Training is available, but a basic understanding and skill is required
• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Publisher) Google Docs and data management required

Working Conditions: Regular local travel, evening hours and some weekend availability required.

To learn more about Benefits and to apply for the position, please visit JVS JVS Careers . Please send an email to resumes@jvs-boston.org in case you have any questions.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree Required and 3-5 years of experience.