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Recruitment Team Opportunities

If you believe more leaders are needed to drive systemic change in the fight for educational equality, then the Recruitment Team is for you.

The Recruitment Team (RT) seeks promising leaders in the movement to eliminate educational inequity. We inspire thousands of potential corps members on college campuses and in the professional world to apply for and join TFA—fueling our political, social, and economic future.

With nearly 200 members, the RT is composed of people who care about and support each other. Through culturally-competent practices, we find inspiration and joy in recruiting leaders to the corps. Members of the RT go on to leadership positions across TFA, and beyond. Joining the team as either a recruitment manager (RA) or recruitment associate (RA) is a primary launching point.

Recruitment Managers

RMs compel top leaders to join TFA and contribute to the movement for educational equity in communities across our country. As an RM, you will create visions and strategic plans for your campaigns, identify and cultivate diverse top prospects, and inspire a broad network of constituents to assist in building a diverse and talented corps.

Aligned with our deep conviction around leadership, you will receive training, ongoing coaching, and professional development to innovate and achieve success.

RMs are responsible for:

  • Setting a bold vision and direction for an ambitious campaign to inspire, enlist, mobilize extraordinary, diverse future leaderspeople who have massive leadership potential and are on a trajectory to be leaders and influencers in our societyto join the movement for educational equity.
  • Building, developing, and cultivating strong relationships and networksboth internally and externallyto advance the recruitment campaign.
  • Influence candidates, external stakeholders, and internal partners to achieve bold outcomes.
  • Working across teams to plan, execute, and improve strategy, using data-based tools to identify gaps, patterns, and opportunities within campaigns and develop solutions to achieve outcomes.
  • Additional information, including application specifics.

Recruitment Associates

RAs collaborate with RMs to grow and strengthen the movement for educational equity by compelling top leaders to join the corps. As an RA, you will build and execute strategies to identify and initiate communication with a broad network to build a large, diverse, and talented corps. You will receive training, ongoing coaching, and professional development to achieve success. 

RAs are responsible for:

  • Identifying and tracking diverse and competitive seniors, juniors, and/or professionals as potential TFA corps applicants by conducting research and using resources on campus and/or professional networks.
  • Developing and executing tailored individual communication based on audience (professors, campus faculty, college students, professional candidate, warm leads, cold leads) to plan full days of events and individual meetings for RMs and campus visitors.
  • Supporting and collaborating with RMs to devise and execute strategies to engage potential applicants and drive interest in applying to TFA through a variety of channels including planning events, partnering with student organizations, engaging career service offices, and creating marketing campaigns to reach large audiences.
  • Additional information, including application specifics.

Current Openings

Application Timelines

RT Opportunities Recruitment Manager (1st Deadline) Recruitment Manager (2nd Deadline) Recruitment Associate
Application Opens Dec. 6, 2019 Jan. 13, 2020 Jan. 13, 2020
Application Deadline Jan. 10, 2020 Mar. 5, 2020 Feb. 21, 2020
Status Update & Activity Assignment Feb. 3, 2020 Mar. 25, 2020 Mar. 11, 2020
Interview Invitation Feb. 13, 2020 Apr. 17, 2020 Apr. 8, 2020
Interview Window Mar 10-13, 2020 May 6, 2020 or May 7, 2020 (virtual interview) April 13-24, 2020 (2 hour virtual interview)
Job Offer Apr. 30, 2020 May 20, 2020 May 13, 2020

All roles will begin in June/July 2020

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