CAMPUSPEAK


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Director of Educational Programs

CAMPUSPEAK is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Director of Educational Programs, a full-time, permanent position based at the company’s main offices based in Aurora, Colorado (a suburb of Denver).

CAMPUSPEAK is seeking a Director of Educational Programs to shape and lead our programs sales strategy, to help grow our markets, and achieve our ambitious business objectives. The successful candidate will have a track record of successful event planning and leading a team, with expertise in higher education. They will have experience operating at a mid-management level and will demonstrate ambition, professionalism, and amazing interpersonal skills to ensure extraordinary customer service in every experience.

General Scope of Responsibility

The Director of Educational Programs will be responsible for maintaining existing customer relationships and collaborating to developing new relationships and recognizing potential revenue opportunities for the company. The Director will provide assistance to staff in order to achieve company goals and educational programming initiatives. The Director will serve as one of the primary points of contact for CAMPUSPEAK customers and speakers regarding sales leads, customer service/satisfaction, business development opportunities as well as trends in higher education.

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer

Responsibilities

  • Initiate, establish, and nurture business relationships with our customers and vendors (primary market includes students and professional staff at institutions and associations of higher education across the nation)
  • Maintain familiarity with higher education trends and needs to assist customers in selecting the perfect educational program for their event or audience
  • Represent the company and many higher education conferences and conventions
  • Supervise and evaluate two full-time professional coordinator level positions
  • Create plans to generate and qualify leads of campus programming including keynote speakers, interactive workshops, consulting, facilitation services, and online education opportunities
  • Develop business plans and strategies that focus on company sales goals and revenue growth
  • Develop and achieve quotas and goals consistently
  • Develop and manage a list of potential opportunities along with strategies to make them happen
  • Prepare action plans for effective search of campus programming leads and prospects
  • Prepare action plans for effective search of educational/corporate leads and prospects
  • Initiate and coordinate strategic action plans to penetrate new markets
  • Maintain contact with customers to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction
  • Organize and prioritize large volumes of information and phone calls
  • Maintain and update customer database with STRONG attention to details
  • Work independently and within the team on special nonrecurring and ongoing projects
  • Communication with team members, speakers, facilitators, and vendors in a courteous and professional manner
  • Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures, and instructions

Type of Appointment

This is a salaried “Exempt” position. Exempt means that positions typically include salaried employees with executive, administrative, or professional jobs. Exempt employees are expected to work the hours necessary to get the job done, yet at CAMPUSPEAK are afforded the flexibility (when the job requirements allow) of our flexible leave policies. Employees are exempt from the overtime pay requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Qualifications

  • Result oriented – must get excited about generating new business leads and following up on them to close the deal
  • Bachelors’s Degree and 1-3 years experience working effectively and proficiently in a higher education or business development/sales environment. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Thrive in an entrepreneurial environment and enjoy taking initiative
  • Embrace and be excited about our core values
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and CRM software
  • Ability to deal effectively and professionally with a wide variety of individuals in person, via telephone, and email
  • Ability to work independently and resolve practical problems
  • EXCELLENT phone etiquette, verbal communication skills, punctual, and able to work with minimum supervision
  • EXCELLENT organizational skills and ability to work well under pressure, despite numerous interruptions. Accuracy and attention to detail are extremely important.
  • Knowledge of Basecamp, Highrise, Dropbox, and Mac platforms are all pluses
  • Ability to think quickly on your feet and approach frustrations with a sense of calm and healthy sense of humor
  • Proven experience meeting goals and benchmarks
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently while managing multiple priorities and meet established deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to change quickly and work in a fast-paced environment
  • A desire to contribute to the overall success of CAMPUSPEAK

The best candidate for this position will have an amazing, upbeat, and positive personality – plus demonstrated abilities handling multiple tasks, being result orientated, and staying on top of things. We want someone whose organizational skills frighten disorganized people. If you’re a person who has six active documents going on your computer, tracking progress on projects, working toward multiple deadlines then you might be the kind of person we are looking for…the person who gets more done by 10 a.m. than most people get done in a day. 

Benefits

  • $42,000 annually + annual company profit sharing
  • Qualifies for all benefits programs, including retirement, health insurance, supplemental insurances, and annual paid flex time (sick time or vacation) in addition to the nine standard holidays granted by the company
  • Friendly and fun work environment where employees enjoy flexible scheduling, half-day Fridays each summer, casual dress code, telecommuting opportunities, commitment to professional development, and a shared commitment to doing work that dramatically impacts the lives of college students

Preferred start date is June 15, 2015. The position is subject to a 90-day probationary period during which time performance will be evaluated. All offers are subject to a successful criminal background check.

How to Apply

Priority application deadline is May 22, 2015. Please send your cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Luke Davis, CEO, at luke@campuspeak.com. Applications without references will not be considered.


Coordinator of Educational Programs

CAMPUSPEAK is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Coordinator of Educational Programs, a full-time, permanent position based at the company’s main offices based in Aurora, Colorado (a suburb of Denver).

General Scope of Responsibility

The Coordinator of Educational Programs will be responsible for maintaining existing customer relationships and collaborating to recognize potential revenue opportunities for the company. The Coordinator will provide assistance to staff and management in order to achieve company revenue goals and educational programming initiatives. The Coordinator will serve as one of the primary points of contact for CAMPUSPEAK customers and speakers regarding sales leads, customer service/satisfaction, and business development opportunities.

Reports to: Director of Educational Programs

Responsibilities

  • Initiate, establish, and nurture business relationships with our customers and vendors (which include students and professional staff at institutions and associations of higher education across the nation)
  • Maintain familiarity with higher education trends and needs to assist customers in selecting the perfect educational program for their event and audience
  • Represent the company at many higher education conferences and conventions
  • Generate and qualify leads including keynote speakers, interactive workshops, consulting, facilitation services, and online education opportunities
  • Respond to inquires by phone and electronically
  • Assist in developing business plans and sales strategies for the higher education market that focus on company sales goals and revenue growth
  • Develop business plans and sales strategies for the corporate market that focuses on company sales goals and revenue growth
  • Achieve quotas and goals consistently
  • Assist with developing and managing a list of potential opportunities
  • Prepare action plans for effective search of sales leads and prospects
  • Initiate and coordinate strategic action plans for new client acquisition
  • Maintain contact with all customers to ensure complete satisfaction
  • Organize and prioritize large volumes of information and phone calls
  • Maintain and update customer database with STRONG attention to details
  • Work independently and within the team on special nonrecurring and ongoing projects
  • Communication with team members, speakers, facilitators, and vendors in a courteous and professional manner
  • Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures, and instructions

Type of Appointment

This is a salaried “Exempt” position. Exempt means that positions typically include salaried employees with executive, administrative, or professional jobs. Exempt employees are expected to work the hours necessary to get the job done, yet at CAMPUSPEAK are afforded the flexibility (when the job requirements allow) of our flexible leave policies. Employees are exempt from the overtime pay requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Qualifications

  • Result oriented – must get excited about generating new business leads and following up on them to close the deal
  • Associate’s Degree in Sales/Business and 1-3 years experience working effectively and proficiently in a sales environment. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Enjoy taking initiative
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and CRM software
  • Ability to deal effectively and professionally with a wide variety of individuals in person, via telephone, and email
  • Ability to work independently and resolve practical problems
  • EXCELLENT phone etiquette, verbal communication skills, punctual, and able to work with minimum supervision
  • MUST be customer service driven and be excited about making every call they receive the best call of their day
  • EXCELLENT organizational skills and ability to work well under pressure, despite numerous interruptions. Accuracy and attention to detail are extremely important.
  • Knowledge of Basecamp, Highrise, Dropbox, and Mac platforms are all pluses
  • Ability to think quickly on your feet and approach frustrations with a sense of calm and healthy sense of humor
  • Proven experience meeting goals and benchmarks
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently while managing multiple priorities and meet established deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to change quickly and work in a fast-paced environment
  • A desire to contribute to the overall success of CAMPUSPEAK

The best candidate for this position will have an amazing, upbeat, and positive personality – plus demonstrated abilities handling multiple tasks, being result orientated, and staying on top of things. We want someone whose organizational skills frighten disorganized people. If you’re a person who has six active documents going on your computer, tracking progress on projects, working toward multiple deadlines then you might be the kind of person we are looking for…the person who gets more done by 10 a.m. than most people get done in a day. 

Benefits

  • $32,000 annually + annual company profit sharing
  • Qualifies for all benefits programs, including retirement, health insurance, supplemental insurances, and annual paid flex time (sick time or vacation) in addition to the nine standard holidays granted by the company
  • Friendly and fun work environment where employees enjoy flexible scheduling, half-day Fridays each summer, casual dress code, telecommuting opportunities, commitment to professional development, and a shared commitment to doing work that dramatically impacts the lives of college students

Preferred start date is June 15, 2015. The position is subject to a 90-day probationary period during which time performance will be evaluated. All offers are subject to a successful criminal background check.

How to Apply

Priority application deadline is May 22, 2015. Please send your cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Luke Davis, CEO, at luke@campuspeak.com. Applications without references will not be considered.

Marketing & Communications Intern

CAMPUSPEAK is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Marketing & Communications Intern, an unpaid, temporary position based at the company’s main offices based in Aurora, Colorado (a suburb of Denver).

General Scope of Responsibility

CAMPUSPEAK is the premier provider of professional keynote speakers and facilitated interactive workshops, supporting the educational programming needs of colleges and universities across the country.

This internship is designed to give a student interested marketing real world B2B experience working for a small business. The Marketing & Communications Intern will work on various marketing projects, some to be determined by the intern based on their specific area of expertise and interest.

Responsibilities

The Marketing & Communications Intern will work with the Marketing team, gaining exposure to different facets of marketing that may include:

• Social media strategy, management, and analysis
• Copywriting, editing, and proofreading
• Writing content for blog articles, email marketing, and social media
• Website management and search engine optimization
• Other projects to be decided by Marketing Intern and Director of Marketing & Communications

The position will provide support to the marketing team for these functions with the level of responsibility being determined by the candidate’s knowledge and initiative. The candidate will report to the Director of Marketing & Communications.

Type of Appointment

This is an unpaid internship position for 10 hours per week for the summer or fall. Work hours are flexible depending on the student’s schedule, but will typically be during the business hours of 8am – 4:30pm.

Qualifications

• Currently enrolled student with a major in Marketing, Advertising, Communication, or related program.
• Excellent written communication skills with attention to detail
• Innovative approach to creative thinking and problem solving
• Strong work initiative, professionalism, and ability to work with minimal supervision
• Demonstrated ability to adapt to change quickly and work in a fast-paced environment
• A desire to contribute to the overall success of CAMPUSPEAK

The best candidate for this position will have an interest and experience in social media for business and creative writing. They will be an independent worker who is not afraid to take charge and try new things. If this unpaid Marketing & Communications Intern position will serve as course credit, we can be flexible to help you meet the needs of your required practicum experience.

How to Apply

Please send your cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Andrea Techlin, Director of Marketing & Communications, at andrea@campuspeak.com. Applications without references will not be considered.


 

Interactive Workshops Graduate Assistant

CAMPUSPEAK is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Interactive Workshops Graduate Assistant, an unpaid, flexible assistantship position based at the company’s main offices based in Aurora, Colorado (a suburb of Denver).

General Scope of Responsibility

CAMPUSPEAK Interactive Workshops provide exceptional educational experiences for college students across the country. Our team of facilitators travels to campuses nationwide to bring the curricula to life and provide campuses with an outside voice. 

The Interactive Workshops Graduate Assistant will work closely with the Director of Interactive Workshops on various projects, some to be determined by the Graduate Assistant based on their specific area of expertise and interest within Higher Education. Position reports to the Director of Interactive Workshops.

Responsibilities

Workshop assessment: Collect and analyze assessment results, improve current assessment model, solicit testimonials from customers and students.
Curriculum design: Provide feedback and suggestions to improve existing curricula and design new activities to enhance current curricula.
Marketing: Assist in the creation of a new Interactive Workshops marketing plan and provide content for thought provoking social media posts.
• Attend weekly staff meetings with the CAMPUSPEAK Team.
• Other projects to be decided by Graduate Assistant and Director of Interactive Workshops.

Type of Appointment

This is an unpaid graduate assistant position for 10 hours per week for the months of August 2015 – December 2015. Work hours will typically be during the business hours of 8am – 4:30pm. Our flexible work environment can offer teleworking as needed and to be determined by the Graduate Assistant and the Director of Interactive Workshops.

Qualifications

• Enrollment in a masters program in the field of Higher Education.
• Ability to deal effectively and professionally with a wide variety of individuals in person, via telephone, and email.
• Ability to work independently and resolve practical problems.
• EXCELLENT phone etiquette, verbal communication skills, punctual and able to work with minimum supervision.
• Demonstrated ability to adapt to change quickly and work in a fast-paced environment.
• A desire to contribute to the overall success of CAMPUSPEAK.

The best candidate for this position will have an interest in curriculum development, assessment, and providing exceptional learning experiences to college students. They will be an independent worker who is not afraid to take charge and try new things. If this unpaid Graduate Assistant position will serve as course credit, we can be flexible to help you meet the needs of your required practicum/assistantship experience. Additionally, three of our staff members have graduate degrees in Higher Education and can serve as resources to you throughout your time with CAMPUSPEAK and beyond.

Preferred start date is August 10, 2015.

How to Apply

Priority application deadline is June 19, 2015. Please send your cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Stacey Swift, Director of Interactive Workshops, at swift@campuspeak.com. Applications without references will not be considered.


About CAMPUSPEAK

CAMPUSPEAK is the nation’s premier provider of transformative educational experiences. There are four broad categories of services we provide:  Keynote Speakers, Interactive Workshops, Consultants, & Facilitation Services. CAMPUSPEAK is recognized as the most credible, friendly, and innovative company serving collegiate student life in the areas of educational programming, training, and educational resources. We have positioned our company as a progressive, professional, and agenda-setting influence on higher education. In addition to continually exceeding our own high standards for service to our customers, CAMPUSPEAK maintains fun, beneficial, growth orientated relationships with its employees, speakers, facilitators, organizational partners, and all others affiliated and interacting with our company. We are seeking motivated, enthusiastic individuals who want to be part of our team.

EEO POLICY:  CAMPUSPEAK is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates for employment are considered without regard to race, age, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, military status, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, personal appearance, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, sources of income, place of business or residence, pregnancy, child birth or related conditions, or otherwise as may be prohibited by federal and state law. Physical or mental and handicaps will be considered only as they may relate to bona fide job requirements. Such non-discrimination includes, but is not limited to, recruiting, employment, promotion, demotion, dismissal, compensation, training opportunities, and other personnel practices.

DISCLAIMER:  This description is intended to provide an overview of the responsibilities and duties of the position. It is not all-inclusive. The incumbent in the position will be expected to perform other duties as required. The responsibilities may change over time. This description is provided for informational purposes only and does not form the basis of a contract. CAMPUSPEAK is compliant with all laws and hiring practices dictated by the State of Colorado. Veterans encouraged to apply.