- Requisition no: 518599
- Work type: Full Time
- Location: Morningside
- School/Department: Columbia Business School
- Grade: Grade 11
- Categories: Other, Stdnt Affairs/Educational Admn, Administrative Support
- Job Type: Officer of Administration
- Bargaining Unit:
- Regular/Temporary: Regular
- End Date if Temporary:
- Hours Per Week: 35
- Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
The mission of The Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center is to instill entrepreneurial thinking in all Columbia Business School students and to create a community of business practitioners with a lifelong commitment to achieving social and economic progress through entrepreneurship. Columbia’s approach to developing the entrepreneurial mindset is both broad and deep. Entrepreneurship is fully integrated throughout the core MBA curriculum, crossing all disciplines and touching all students. For students interested in launching their own ventures, the School offers a comprehensive program of specialized courses, labs, workshops, and funding opportunities.
Reporting to the Director, the Program Manager is responsible for managing events, programs, and conferences for the Lang Center. This individual will work to implement a communications plan including social media, managing the Program website, maintaining a customer relationship management database and managing outreach events/projects to promote the program and broaden its awareness among students, alumni and corporate partners.
- Manages the overall planning and execution related to events, lectures and panels, competitions, student and faculty meetings, applications, etc. Works with Coordinator to source vendors on overall planning as well as managing invoices and expenses.
- Manages promotion of events and programming to students and alumni, working with Coordinator to effectively promote events on- and off-campus including event website management, registration tracking, budget tracking, vendor relations, and preparing event and other promotional materials.
- Working with the Director, designs the communications plan in order to further develop the center’s presence on digital and print media platforms in collaboration with Marketing and Communications. Writes, produces and distributes Program communications including posters, brochures, online newsletter and social media posts. Manages and updates the website, including writing and overseeing content and ensuring material is current. Responsible for providing data and analysis on website outreach activities.
- Manages and maintains contacts in customer database on an ongoing basis. Manages and maintains appointments, meetings, calls, events and other touch points. Analyze and report on on engagement with the Center across online and offline platforms.
- Liaison with prospective students and external constituents on behalf of the center, ensuring positive and proactive communications with all levels of the organization and the larger community.
- Works with the Director to co-edit the Center’s Annual Report and donor reports as needed. Performs independent research and maintains confidential files.
- Contributes as a pro-active team member to special projects with other staff as needed.
Bachelor’s degree and/or its equivalent required. Minimum 2 years related experience required.
Must have excellent organizational skills and a detail-orientation. Must have strong written and oral communication skills. Must be proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Must be able to work independently and under pressure, managing multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment. Must be able to manage multiple projects with changing deadlines. High level of professionalism needed. Tact, diplomacy, and the ability to exercise discretion and judgment in matters that are sensitive and confidential is required. General interest in and eagerness to learn about the startup/investor ecosystem and culture.
Graphic design skills and familiarity with adobe programs are a plus.