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Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities at The MBA Tour

Director
Role: Full time client relations and market development for North America. Tour Leader for domestic and international tours.

Compensation: Starting salary commensurate with past experience. Variable compensation based on sales. Variable compensation eligibility for 2018 for a start date before December 31, 2017. Inquire for total compensation package.

Location: Concord, Mass The position will include, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities.

Primary responsibilities:
Business Development
• Manage client university relationships with top business schools across the United States
• Travel to client campuses to strengthen and broaden relationships
• Develop and maintain relationships with MBA marketing and admissions directors
• Survey clients and MBA students to monitor appropriateness of current services and programs
• Serve as an ambassador of The MBA Tour with the North American Advisory Board
• Continuously seek to improve the way The MBA Tour communicates with its clients
• Coordinate (and participate in) the research that supports continuously improving marketing efforts
• Stay current with world events that impact demand for MBAs in different countries and regions
• Research and further develop database of North American clients and partners assisting with international tours
• Identify key admissions consultants and cultivate relationships
• Identify key test prep centers and cultivate relationships and collaborations
• Identify key players in the media and press and cultivate relationships
• Identity other relevant players in the MBA market
• Program development
Changes in the industry and MBA market require the continuing assessment of current products and services and the development of new ones. In conjunction with other tour leaders, it will be essential to:
• Propose and develop enhancements to our current tours
• Develop new programs that will address client needs

Tour Responsibilities
• Travel and Lead tours and train junior tour Leaders
• Plan and execute events and activities while on tour
• Assist with distribution of materials to tour members
• Provide support and information to orient new tour members to optional activities
• Coordinate production and organization of tour-related materials
• Prepare registration materials
• Database updates post tour
• Website maintenance and updates to tour member’s web pages
• Develop and update the tour itinerary
• Assist with coordination and arrangement of tour logistics, working with the tour leaders and Event Manager
• Manage set-up of events
• Coordinate on-site registration with local contractors
• Assist with the development of tour-related publications
• Assist with tour evaluations and collecting client feedback
• Set up “Reverse” tours with US schools and international education advisors

Skills and Competencies
• Educated to degree-level, ideally in business but not a requirement. Having an MBA would be helpful
• Commercial experience in account management
• Fluent English is a necessity, other languages are a considerable advantage
• Knowledge of the MBA industry is an advantage
• Self-starter and motivated to work both independently and collaboratively within a small team
• Friendly and outgoing personality
• Networking skills are key for this role
• Authorized to work in the United States


Please contact Peter von Loesecke by email to apply. Resume and cover letter required.

 

 

 

 

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