Student Outreach Manager

Student Outreach Manager

As the Student Outreach Manager at the National Theatre School of Canada, you will play a crucial role in creating a diverse, talented, and passionate student community that will contribute to the growth and reputation of NTS. Your dedication to discovering and recruiting emerging talents will be essential to ensuring the institution's continued growth and success.

Job Description

The Student Outreach Manager works under the supervision of the Chief External Relations Officer. The incumbent is responsible for developing and implementing an effective recruitment strategy to attract high-potential and diverse candidates. They are responsible for prospecting, developing, and maintaining relationships with a clientele composed of prospective students and various collaborators (program directors, registrar, and external partners). The Student Recruitment Manager participates in several promotional and student recruitment activities targeting communities across Canada. They ensure alignment with the School’s strategic objectives and provide guidance to various internal and external stakeholders. In collaboration with the External Relations team, they develop and manage the communications and marketing strategy for the student recruitment campaign (professional programs and artistic residencies).



  • Develop and implement the recruitment strategy for all the School’s professional programs.
  • Help plan and coordinate the relationship marketing campaign for student recruitment.
  • Act as a representative of the School at various recruitment events (participation in student fairs, school visits, artistic events, and partnerships with relevant organizations and institutions).
  • Collaborate with the communications team to develop attractive promotional materials, such as brochures, videos, alumni testimonials, and disseminate them via online and offline channels.
  • Participate in promotional events to increase the visibility of NTS and attract prospective students.
  • In collaboration with the registrar, advise program director on recruitment and admission (eligibility requirements, selection criteria, file evaluation, application follow-up, etc.).
  • Organize and participate in school visits.
  • Coordinate open house or information events and other recruitment events.
  • Provide prospective students with detailed advice and information on professional programs, admission requirements, financial aid opportunities, and career prospects, based on each candidate's personal artistic aspirations.
  • Regularly evaluate and analyze recruitment metrics to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Maintain accurate reports on key performance indicators and present reports to management.
  • Manage budgets and timelines.

Ideal profile

  • Significant experience in recruitment or in a similar role, ideally in the education or arts sector
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • Strong project management and event planning skills
  • Bilingualism (French and English)

What we offer

  • A competitive salary with a flexible work schedule
  • Extra vacation days  
  • A very advantageous defined benefit pension plan 
  • A comprehensive group insurance plan, employee assistance program and telemedicine
  • A free parking space at the Saint-Denis Campus  
  • The privilege of working daily with a dedicated team, exceptional artists from across Canada and over 170 talented students; all in a bilingual, diverse and inclusive work environment!  

How to apply?

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume to before June 14, 2024.

We thank all candidates for their interest, but we will only contact those who are selected for an interview.  

We are committed to providing an inclusive and accessible workplace for all and support the right to employability. We support the right to employability. That is why we are an equal opportunity employer and invite applications from people of all ages, genders, sexual orientations, persons with disabilities and Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC).

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