The National Urban League seeks a Manager, Diversity Recruitment Strategies & Events in the Talent Management department. The Manager is responsible for developing and executing strategies to attract diverse candidates to employment opportunities with our corporate partners. These recruitment strategies include but are not limited to social media campaign development, traditional marketing, digital and in-person events. Events include an annual Career Fair in conjunction with the National Urban League Conference, as well as virtual career fairs, professional development webinars and special projects as assigned. The ideal candidate is tech-savvy, passionate about diversity & inclusion with some background experience in project management, event planning, sales & marketing.
Management of National Urban League’s bi-weekly professional development webinars.
Career fair workshops & special events development and coordination.
Management of career fair sales, prospecting and marketing to attendees & employers.
Management of the National Urban League JobsNetwork job board promotions, events and content.
Social media strategy and execution to drive candidate recruitment for career fair and related professional development activities.
Bachelors (BA/BS) degree in Human Resources, Marketing & Communications, Business or related field.
A minimum of five years of progressive leadership experience in Human Resources, Diversity & Inclusion or Marketing & Communications.
Demonstrated experience with project management and reporting.
Experience with recruitment, outreach, sourcing desired.
Experience with not-for-profit organization desired.
Knowledge & Skills:
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Digital and social media for business use (Hootsuite, Facebook Ads, Google Ad Words, Instagram, LinkedIn)
Marketing and design. (Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Spark, Canva)
Intermediate proficiency in meeting platforms (GotoWebinar and Zoom)
Ability to develop and make sales decks and PowerPoint presentations.
Strong business writing skills.
Strong analytical skills.
Intermediate proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
Relationship building skills.
Ability to travel 30% of the time.
Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
Must be able to lift to 15 pounds at times.
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About National Urban League
Uplifting and Empowering Americans since 1910The National Urban League is a historic civil rights organization dedicated to economic empowerment, equality, and social justice. Founded in 1910 and headquartered in New York City, the Urban League collaborates at the national and local levels with community leaders, policymakers and corporate partners across to elevate standards of living for African Americans and other historically underserved groups. With 90 affiliates serving 300 communities in 36 states and the District of Columbia, the Urban League spearheads the development of social programs and authoritative public policy research, and advocate for policies and services that close the equality gap. At the community level, the National Urban League and its affiliates provide direct services that improve the lives of more than 1.7 million people annually,Our MissionTo help African-Americans and others in underserved communities achieve their highest true social parity, economic self- reliance, power, and civil rights. The League promotes economic empowerment through education and job training, housing and community development, workforce development, entrepreneurship, health, and quality of life.