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University Relations Specialist - New York, NY #6704834

Company: Citi

Date: 08/21/2019

Category: Financial Services

City: New York, NY

The University Relations Specialist will be responsible for building relationships and developing innovative strategies that differentiate Citi on campus


  • Support relationship with key university faculty and serve as single point of contact for the firm at select set of schools

  • Develop a deep understanding of perceptions and needs of students, faculty and administration to seek opportunities to advance students skills and experiences while reinforcing our position at the university

  • Identify, develop and implement opportunities for co-branding and partnerships with key universities for industry and academic related initiatives

  • Identify and develop opportunities for Citi engagements to deepen relationships with selected schools

  • Stay connected to overall campus recruiting strategy, be knowledgeable about the different programs offered at Citi

  • Build and manage relationships with key stakeholders within Citi business units

  • Develop strategy for key universities in partnership with campus recruiters, senior management, internal marketing team including communications, social media and virtual recruitment opportunities

  • Prepare briefing documents for senior leaders involved in campus events outlining our history with the university, the strategy/plan for the year and prep senior speakers prior to events

  • Drive and communicate recruiting calendar and plan, school policies, deadlines (i.e. application, interviews), event details and logistics

  • Attend, participate and coordinate events that promote Citi to candidates at key universities.

  • Track and measure all key metrics and criteria around ROI for selected universities (i.e. spend, yield, participation) that help inform overall campus recruiting strategy

  • Provide post-mortem after recruiting season each year to summarize activities + cost analysis at select universities

  • Keep internal stakeholders informed of the market trends that may impact recruitment strategies and help influence stakeholders to ensure organization competitive positioning

  • Work with HR partners in sites when using campus as source to ensure relationships with universities are aligned with the overall campus recruiting strategy

  • Maintain policy and guidelines for approach at non-target universities

  • Contribute to the overall strategy while ensuring day-to-day operational excellence

  • Support University Relations team on ad-hoc projects and requests

The ideal candidate will be a college graduate, preferably with 2-3 years of campus recruiting, event planning, marketing or other HR experience. Should also have:

  • Proven track record leading a progressive campus recruiting effort preferably for a financial services firm

  • Desire to be in a client-oriented environment with enthusiasm and high level of interest in recruiting

  • Specialized knowledge and expertise of academic institutions and curriculums

  • Collaborative and relationship driven with demonstrated creativity

  • Ability to prioritize as needed while handling multiple time-sensitive projects in a very fast-paced environment

  • Strong time management skills, organizational skills, work ethic, initiative, sense of urgency and attention to detail

  • Strong technical skills, including significant experience using Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills including oral and written communication

  • Must be able to multitask and bring projects through to completion with minimal supervision

  • Must be able to influence, negotiate and consult effectively

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Time Type :Full time

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