Candidate Advisor, Long-Term Programs

Purpose: The Candidate Advisor (CA) is a member of the Candidate Care Team (CCT). This group of people is responsible for wooing and retaining quality candidates for long-term service overseas by clearly discerning and assessing calls, encouraging movement through the application process, while effectively documenting correspondence and progress. Additionally, they are responsible for: coaching, equipping, and mobilizing committed candidates towards service with ELIC. This is a customer service position requiring aptitude for a “sales” and coaching skill-set.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Sells vision and sets expectations in regards to, teaching overseas, serving on a team and cultural awareness
  • Actively assesses, processes and moves qualified candidates from initial interest to commitment according to established CCT benchmarks through individualized messaging and communication
  • Strategically manages a high volume of candidates in various stages of preparation, prioritizing correspondence along with competing logistical and administrative tasks
  • Corresponds regularly with Country Directors, overseas based personnel and multiple departments towards mobilization of long-term candidates
  • Coaches and encourages committed candidates in field preparation as it relates to support-raising, professional development, and personal growth
  • Creatively contributes to candidate resources, messaging, and training while collaborating with the CCT and greater Mobilization department
  • As an active member of the CCT, individual duties may evolve based on skills available to benefit the entire team
  • Potential travel, as needed, to assist the Recruiting Team with lead generation
  • Performs other duties as assigned by direct supervisor

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Overseas experience
  • Highly-motivated, adaptable, team-oriented with the ability to prioritize and work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Able to enthusiastically cast vision of the company and work in a high-paced environment
  • Assertiveness to pursue and follow-through selling our vision and processing of each candidate
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented; ability to manage a variety of documentation processes to provide individualized and accurate record keeping
  • Willingness to interact by phone for multiple hours a day, including interviewing each viable candidate for up to 2 or more hours
  • Able to type at least 40 wpm
  • Able to work in MS Office programs, Apple programs, Google docs; knowledge of other communicative campaign resources is a plus
  • Capable of representing ELIC in a professional capacity
  • Committed to the purpose, vision, and mission of ELIC
  • Committed Christian

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preference given for Administrative, Communications, Counseling, Intercultural Studies/Ministry backgrounds or a related field
  • Prior Experience with ELIC

Compensation: $20–$23/hr

This is a full-time exempt position located in our Fort Collins Office.

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