Admissions Outreach Advisor

Amda College New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 weeks ago

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.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • 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.

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Admissions Outreach Advisor

Amda College