The American Musical and Dramatic Academy is one of the foremost postsecondary performing arts schools in the country with campuses in Los Angeles and New York City. AMDA LA offers Bachelor of Fine Arts degree programs in Acting, Musical Theatre, Dance Theatre and Performing Arts as well as two year conservatory programs. AMDA NY offers a two year conservatory program.
The Admissions Outreach Advisor will be responsible for coordinating and traveling to outreach events for the purpose of promotional marketing, lead generation and business development. Responsibilities include interaction with prospective students and their families, guidance counselors and teachers both in person and over the phone.
Coordinate and attend outreach/recruiting events, such as regional, state, and national thespian festival, high school and community college visits, career days, and college fairs.
Staff and conduct regional auditions, compile audition paperwork and statistics.
Function as a liaison, network, build relationships, reach out to prospective high schools and their guidance counselors, drama teachers and students both nationally and internationally.
Meet with guidance counselors and drama teachers to deliver marketing materials and deliver presentations.
Work with teachers and guidance counselors to book group visits to campus.
Meet with the Admissions team regularly to review the Admissions process.
Deliver presentations as outreach events and auditions.
Report progress to the Director of Outreach.
Research events to determine which events to attend and complete registration process.
Approximately 50 - 75% of travel.
Must be able to obtain a flexible work schedule.
Must be able to work at least 40 hours per week, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or being on call.
Bachelor's Degree in a related field
Minimum of 2-3 years higher education admissions outreach experience and/or outside sales experience required
Promotional marketing or trade show experience helpful.
Experience in performing arts preferred
Excellent sales/presentation skills, must enjoy public speaking in front of large audiences and networking
Proficiency in Microsoft Office
Tremendous organizational and follow up skills
Ability to multi-task and be a team player
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
Excellent customer service skills
Flexibility in work schedule, some evening/weekend work
Fluency in Spanish or other languages a plus
Adaptable attitude, Strong relationship building skills
AMDA is proud to be an EOE employer M/F/D/V.