Part-Time School Ambassador at Detroit Merit Academy
National Heritage Academies
Detroit, MI, USA
Bring your passion for influencing and supporting our youth to National Heritage Academies (NHA) as a school ambassador to one of our NHA partner schools.
In our schools you will find bright colors, smiling faces, and opportunity. While working at an NHA partner school you will make a difference in the lives of our over 500 students. You will gain invaluable experience and have fun along the way.
The role of the school ambassador is to generate interest in the kindergarten program, create assimilation opportunities and promote enrollment events to community partners. The school ambassador will accomplish these goals through their own self-directed effort, guidance from the school principal and by working closely with school teams to collectively recruit and enroll new students.
Essential Duties and responsibilities
Work with school leaders in planning school-based open houses, enrollment information meetings, and other school-based recruitment events
Distribute marketing materials to community partners and schedule information meetings at their site
Communicate with existing families to recruit siblings and access their local networks to support recruitment goals
Represent the school at key community events, recruitment fairs and other community outreach events that will benefit enrollment
Plan and facilitate opportunities for new families to get involved with the school to help secure their decision to join the school family
Routinely reach-out to prospective and newly accepted families to keep them engaged, excited and informed about the school
Exceptional relationship building skills and the ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences
Strong organization and time management skills
Highly motivated self-starter
Excellent interpersonal skills
High sense of urgency
Proficient computer skills
Associates Degree in sales, marketing or business
Prefer experience with recruitment-related work within a school or similar field
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Spanish-speaking a plus
NHA is a charter school management company that operates 80+ schools in 9 states. We are committed to our mission of "challenging each child to achieve..." and we pride ourselves on our students' ability to achieve high results in later education based on the foundations gained in grades K-8 at NHA.
To learn more about our core values, please click here.
National Heritage Academies is an equal opportunity employer.
NHA, one of the nation’s leading charter school management organizations, currently operates more than 80 schools across nine states serving over 55,000 students in Kindergarten through 8th grade. Founded in 1995 and based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, NHA is a for-profit organization with nearly 5,000 employees.
NHA’s system of schools is designed to eliminate the achievement gap and provide a public school choice to families so their children are prepared for success in high school, college, and beyond. With a commitment to hard work, good citizenship, and personal responsibility, students experience a safe, secure learning environment where achievement thrives. A passion and dedication to the mission of serving children and partnering with communities to provide an excellent educational experience permeates the culture of our organization.