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Career Opportunities at The MBA Tour

About Us:
The MBA Tour is an organizer of graduate business school recruiting events. We organize over 60 events each year in Asia, Australia, Europe, India, Africa, North and South America. Our events emphasize personal interaction between prospective graduate business school students, admissions representatives, alumni and other like-minded education enthusiasts. Established in 1993, we have built our reputation based on representing top business schools from around the world.

We are looking for team members who like working in a small team environment, and enjoy traveling! In addition to your main responsibilities you will travel 4-6 weeks every year both domestically and internationally to manage and lead our recruiting events. "Tour Leading" as we call it, is done in addition to your day to day responsibilities and is an exciting experience to see your work efforts in action, and see the world!

 


About the Role: Director
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 2019 for a start date before April 1, 2019.  Inquire for total compensation package, typically in the six figures

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 North America
  • 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, test prep centers, and 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
  • Propose new information sources to reinforce services

 

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 and coordinate on-site registration with local contractors
  • Assist with the development of tour-related publications
  • Assist with tour evaluations and collecting client feedback

 

Skills and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, ideally in business but not a requirement.  Having an MBA is an advantage
  • Two to four years of commercial experience in account management, preferably in a knowledge-based professional services sector
  • Account management experience is preferred
  • Knowledge of the higher education 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
  • Fluent English is a necessity, other languages are a considerable advantage


To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to: info@thembatour.com