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POST DATE 8/16/2016
END DATE 11/23/2016

Boston Consulting Group New York, NY

New York, NY
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Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Company Information
The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a global management consulting firm and the world s leading advisor on business strategy. We partner with clients from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors in all regions to identify their highest value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and transform their enterprises. BCG was founded in 1963 and is a privately owned firm with more than 7,000 employees across 85 offices in 48 countries. Integrity, respect for the individual, delivering value, and making an impact on society are just some of BCG's core values. BCG's commitment to both our clients' success and our own standards is what sets BCG apart as a world-class professional services organization. Join BCG - start your career at a company that is consistently ranked as the leader in its field, and is acknowledged as one of the best places to work.

Position Summary
The Recruiting Assistant, under the direction of the Recruiting Coordinator, is responsible for providing administrative support for the Yale SOM, NYU Stern MBA, and Columbia MBA programs in the New York office. Primary responsibilities include maintaining the recruiting database, assisting with planning and executing events, and providing additional support to the recruiting team.

Job Responsibilities
Maintain the recruiting database

* Enter all resumes received in database

* Capture and update all relevant and pertinent information for candidate files

* Maintain the calendar of recruiting events

* Remind participants of scheduled presentations, dinners, and information sessions, first and final round interviews

* Maintain RSVP lists for consultants and candidates

* Prepare materials for marketing and interview events

* Interviewer packets, candidate packets, and summit information

* Assist in other administrative tasks regarding recruiting events as necessary

* Respond to student inquiries

* Correspond to candidates regarding interviews, decisions, etc.

* Handle phone and e-mail inquiries from students

* Assist with implementation of the summer programs

* Social and training events

* Support summer consultants

* Maintain proactive role with selected schools

* Integrate BCG recruiting initiatives into schools marketing and advertising programs

* Liaison between BCG, the school, and students

* Attend marketing presentations; provide support at on-campus interview events

* Coordinate offeree weekends and sell days for offerees

* Content-based and social events (both group and individual)

* Other miscellaneous duties

* Develop strong relationship with campus Career Services Account Managers

* Provide administrative support to team, including Recruiting Directors, Recruiting Coordinator and School Specialists

* Schedule interviews for both campus and non-core school candidates

* Manage logistics, set up and attend day or evening recruiting events (such as presentations, receptions and dinners)

* Produce PowerPoint presentations, reports, and other documents

* Other special office projects as necessary

Basic Job Requirements

* BA/BS degree required

* Up to 3 years office experience; recruiting experience preferred

* Computer proficiency: Windows applications (Microsoft Word, Excel; PowerPoint; Access familiarity)

Key Competencies

* Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, convey a positive personal and professional image

* Meticulous attention to detail and follow through; high degree of accuracy

* Display a high degree of professionalism

* Project self-confidence, authority, and enthusiasm

* High degree of flexibility in a fast-paced environment

* Ability to handle difficult situations with poise, understanding, and tact

* Ability to handle competing priorities, keeping constant sight of the overall objectives

* Display service oriented behavior responding to customer needs

* Excellent organizational skills, ability to meet deadlines

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

* Recognize and maintain confidentiality

* Seek and act on feedback as appropriate

Additional Information

* Overtime during recruiting season required

* Must be able to attend key evening and weekend events on campus and in the office

* Some travel required

Non-discrimination Statement
The Boston Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law, where applicable. BCG is an E-Verify Employer. Click here for more information on E-Verify. VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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