Coro is seeking an experienced and dynamic Recruitment Manager whose strategies and work will lead to diverse, competitive applicant pools for two of our adult programs; The Fellows Program in Public Affairs (Coro Fellowship) and Leadership New York (LNY). For other Coro programs, the Program Directors lead recruitment efforts and the Recruitment Manager is responsible for aligning best practices and reviewing recruitment plans to support successful recruitment efforts. This position reports to the Vice President of Programs and Training.


The Recruitment Manager’s primary duties include the following:

Strategy and Execution

  • Create and execute recruitment and communication strategies for the Coro Fellowship and LNY. There is cross-center collaboration required for the Fellows Program with Coro Centers in Pittsburgh, San Francisco, and LA.
  • Produce and manage an alumni engagement strategy in support of recruitment and selection activities for both programs.
  • Identify areas of growth and create strategies that will lead to desired recruitment outcomes. For both programs, there is a need to continue to diversify applicant pools.

Relationship Management

  • Act as the organization’s point person for all recruitment matters and answering questions from all interested applicants for Fellows and LNY.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with recruitment partners such as Coro’s corporate sponsors, Board members and academic institutions.
  • Attend key programmatic events for LNY and Fellows (i.e. orientation, issues days, seminars, etc.) in order to build relationships and understanding of programming.
  • Build relationships with all Coro team members and Board Members in order to collaborate around recruitment.


  • Instill and support organizational recruitment practices in collaboration with Program Directors for all other Coro Leadership programs including branding and recruitment collateral and communication strategies.
  • Manage and create online applications for data tracking, recruitment analysis, and data analysis and to make “just in time” adjustments during recruitment periods.
  • Manage and create databases to track key partners and applicants.


  • Execute key activities in support of recruitment, including but not limited to: recruitment postings, written and verbal communication with recruitment partners and applicants, conversion of program interest into complete applications from high quality candidates.
  • Oversee outside recruitment engagements by attending events such as Career Fairs to promote the program by engaging with possible candidates and referral sources.
  • Coordinate and lead a wide range of selection events including: information sessions, webinars, and alumni screening days.



  • Bachelor’s Degree with 3 to 5 years relevant work experience in recruitment, marketing and/or communications.
  • Commitment to and passion for Coro’s mission to build the leadership community of New York City..
  • Related experience with recruitment, marketing and communications, relationship management, project management and data analysis.
  • Ability to plan and facilitate engaging events.
  • Strong emotional intelligence; ability to build positive rapport and relationships with candidates, recruitment partners, alumni, Coro staff and Board Members.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Exceptional project management and organizational skills: attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines, manage multiple tasks simultaneously and collaborate with others.
  • Ability to work at a fast pace, lean into and adjust quickly to new challenges.
  • Self-starter: Able to anticipate needs and take initiative to ensure objectives are met.
  • Creative, flexible, open-minded, and ready to learn new skills and approaches.
  • Can-do attitude: Strives to do the best work at all times.
  • Proven ability to collaborate with a variety of stakeholders across sectors.
  • Demonstrated comfort with Mac OS and G Suite.


  • Knowledge of or experience with recruitment, academic institutions and/or government, nonprofit or business sectors in New York City.
  • Knowledge of or experience with Coro or other leadership training programs.
  • Savvy with digital communications and social media.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Flexible work schedule with some evening and weekend work required
  • Health benefits, 403B retirement plan, paid sick days and generous paid vacation.
  • Salary Range:  $45,000-$50,000 dependent upon experience


Please submit a resume and an email cover letter to In your email cover letter, please address your interest in working at Coro and relevant qualifications for the position.