Graduate Careers Manager

As part of BrainStation’s Experience department, the Graduate Careers Manager is responsible for supporting our bootcamp graduates in making a successful career transition from our program into a career in their new field. You will work collaboratively with Educators and other members of the Experience team to deliver career-based programming, coach graduates in their job search and connect graduates with companies. You will work directly with our Senior Leadership team with your focus on running our Career Accelerator Program for the US. We are looking for a Manager who will lead a team to thrive in a fast-paced and growing market. 

Responsibilities

  • Connect with graduates regularly, coaching them in their job search
  • Responsible for Career team outcomes in New York, Miami and Online graduates across the US
  • Lead the delivery of workshops and coaching sessions from BrainStation’s unique Career Accelerator Program for current students and recent graduates across the US
  • Develop connections with companies in our Hiring Partner network to promote their hiring opportunities and connect them with our graduates
  • Work collaboratively with our Learning Design team to develop new content for our Career Accelerator Program 
  • Support graduates’ success by identifying job opportunities consistent with the skillsets developed through our diploma programs, and work with the Coordinator, Career Success to recommend candidates to recruiters and hiring managers
  • Work closely with our global Career Success team to develop and implement strategies to grow the Talent Network and identify opportunities to better support our students and graduates
  • Resource individuals and companies for BrainStation’s networking and career-related events
  • Lead graduate outcomes data collection and reporting and present insights and opportunities back to our Leadership team 
  • Stay up-to-date on industry trends to position yourself as a  subject matter expert in the higher education and digital space
  • Be a coach and mentor to less experienced team members and support training new hires

Responsibilities

  • Reporting to BrainStation’s Manager, Career Success and identifying and maintaining relationships with organizations to promote hiring BrainStation’s diploma graduates
  • Maintain and strengthen relationships with BrainStation’s existing Talent Network
  • Support graduates’ success by identifying job opportunities consistent with the skillsets developed through our diploma programs, and work with the Coordinator, Career Success to recommend candidates to recruiters and hiring managers
  • Work closely with our global Career Success team to develop and implement strategies to grow the Talent Network and identify opportunities to better support our students and graduates
  • Resource individuals and companies for BrainStation’s networking and career-related events
  • Support the leadership team by providing relevant analyses, insights, and recommending improvements
  • Stay up-to-date on industry trends to position yourself as a  subject matter expert in the higher education and digital space
  • Be a coach and mentor to less experienced team members and support training new hires

Successful candidates will have

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience 
  • 2-5+ years experience in a customer or client-facing role, preferably in business development, recruitment, or growth marketing
  • A proven passion for all things tech and digital
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills; comfortable with cold outreach and building prospect lists
  • Demonstrable knowledge of pathways leading to specific career outcomes in a broad spectrum of areas within the technology industry is a strong asset
  • Familiarity with CRM and Sales tools is an asset
  • Strong attention to detail  
  • A dedication to providing excellent customer service
  • Willingness to help out where needed in all facets of the organization
  • Startup experience is an asset; ability to thrive in a dynamic, high-growth business environment

Successful candidates will have

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years of professional experience
  • 2+ years of management experience
  • Startup experience is an asset; ability to thrive in a dynamic, high-growth business environment
  • Coaching and/or mentoring experience
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Public speaking and presentation experience
  • An outgoing personality and an approachable demeanor
  • A passion for all things tech and digital

Perks and Benefits

  • Comprehensive Health & Wellness Benefits Package 
  • Socials, Outings & Retreats
  • Retirement Planning
  • Parental Leave Program
  • New Device Allowance
  • Culture of Learning & Development
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Work from Home Flexibility
  • Service Recognition Programs

 About BrainStation

BrainStation is the global leader in digital skills training and development, with courses, workshops, events, and corporate training offered online and in state-of-the-art campuses in New York, Miami, London, Toronto, and Vancouver. Founded in 2012, BrainStation has worked with over 400 instructors from the most innovative companies, developing cutting-edge, real-world digital training for more than 100,000 professionals and some of the largest corporations in the world.  By 2025, BrainStation will have innovation hubs around the world and will be empowering young minds, powerful politicians, fortune 500 CEOs, and the newest wave of disruptive innovators, on campuses and online.

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