Early Career Program Specialist ( Campus Evangelist)

WEX Inc | South Portland, ME

Posted Date 10/10/2018


WEX Inc. (NYSE: WEX) provides B2B payment processing and information management solutions. From our roots in fleet card payments beginning in 1983, we have expanded the scope of our business to multi-channel provider of corporate payment solutions in fleet, virtual travel and healthcare markets.

From our headquarters in South Portland, Maine to our locations in Sao Paulo, London, Rome, Singapore, Melbourne and beyond, our WEX team of 3,000 employees is working in over 20 countries and in 22 different currencies to lead the way in value-based business payment processing and information management solutions.

Our innovative technology, payment, and data solutions are working to enable our customers and business partners to focus on what they do best: achieve their business growth objectives.

WEX is recognized as one of the 20 companies that invest in their people’s success as well as one of the 14 companies where employees can make an impact.The Company has been publicly traded since 2005, and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “WEX.” For more information, visit http://www.wexinc.com/ and follow WEX on Twitter at @WEXIncNews.

This role:

•In this role, you will provide key support to the early career pipeline team at WEX. The Early Career Program Specialist supports the Early Career Pipeline Manager in leading the transformation of early career pipeline strategies as well as the alignment of campus recruiting talent process for The WEX Internship programs, Rotational Development Programs and other early career initiatives. 

•The Early Career Program Specialist will collaborate and work closely with the Learning and Development team and other Human Resources Centers of Excellence, senior leaders across various business functions, and other internal stakeholders.

What you will be doing:

Relationship Management

•Support the Manager of Early Career Pipeline to develop creative ways to increase the company’s brand and profile in the talent marketplace - and more specifically- through on-campus partnership/collaboration with professional, community and student organizations.
•Support the university ambassador teams in building strong campus relationships with universities through career service offices, faculty, administration, and student bodies to promote the company’s brand and image.
•Support the recruiting of early career intern candidates – track candidate progress throughout the hiring process and coordinate communications (e.g. interview schedules/details, offers, background checks, etc).
•Manage communications around campus event logistics.
•Ensure smooth onboarding & transitions between early career program rotations from planning and relocation perspective talent.
•Educate and help the business to plan their growth in a realistic way with the support of data
•Be the trusted advisor for the early career team area to hiring managers and all hiring partners
•Support the Manager, Early Career Pipeline in strategic discussions around growth plans, competitor mapping and talent-driven acquisitions
•Be a natural first choice speaking partner to important stakeholders within HR as well as within the organizations.
•Build and maintain positive relationships with internal HR Management, senior leaders, hiring managers, and other key partners
•Ensure visibility of campus recruiting team and analyst programs with senior leadership — on-campus, external relations and internal partners

Recruiting and Program Management 

•Drive program related processes for internship and rotational programs, seamless onboarding, rotation identification and transition, performance management, and talent assessments
•manage routines, including quality checks and mentorship program with associates
•Act as liaison between program participants, and program stakeholders for program-related information, guidance, and support
•Track and assess program-related trends, including retention, progression, engagement
•Provide recommendations to management on improvement opportunities; Prepare and provide reports to back findings and data
•Collaborate with the early career pipeline manager to develop program communication strategies 
•Maintain & iterate on junior talent pipeline strategy for all education levels and all disciplines
•Support the team that is responsible for program management & learning paths for early career development programs (i.e.: multi-year rotational program, fellowship programs, summer internship programs, thesis/co-op programs, & academic relations, etc.)

Geographic Region
Greater Portland/Casco Bay

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