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Are you hungry to be a part of the World’s largest portfolio of billion dollar food and beverage brands? Then now is the time to explore the opportunities of PepsiCo: what makes you unique makes us better.
PepsiCo’s North America Campus Center of Excellence is responsible for hiring +2000 Undergraduate and Graduate entrepreneurs, dreamers, doers, rainmakers and shakers across our Field and Corporate functions each year. The Corporate University Relations Rep is responsible for devising and executing PepsiCo’s University Relations strategy at our Corporate Better Together (BTG) Tier 1 schools, and leading highly energetic and competitive cross-functional Campus partners who want to be the #1, top performing, Campus team!
This person will develop relationships with campus Career Services personnel, faculty, student clubs and associations, and advise the Campus Talent Acquisition Managers (CTAMs) on recruiting best practices and trends in order to ensure annual hiring goals are met.
**Must be based out of one of PepsiCo's US Headquarter Locations (Chicago, IL/Plano, TX/Purchase, NY)**
Key responsibilities will include:
Build Annual Operating Plans/Metrics for 7 Corporate Better Together Tier 1 Schools (BTG) ensuring that our brand, message, and strategy is congruent. Forge new partnerships with Faculty and Career Services for key capabilities such as Data Science. Annual hiring volume of +100 MBA, PhD, Masters and UG
Partner with school Executive Sponsors (SVP and RVP level) on the mobilization of respective Campus Teams to drive the right presence and engagement activities at assigned schools, and ensure we achieve YoY hiring volume growth in excess of approx. 200-300 total annual offers.
Partner with the Diversity Program Manager on the development and implementation of attraction strategies at respective schools
Identify, facilitate, and connect Division HR and Function leadership with the right school faculty in order to drive targeted student attraction and YoY hiring volume growth.
Develop & facilitate strong and lasting relationships with career service employees and identify opportunities to connect with students (e.g. mock interview days, resumes reviews), and any other relevant individuals involved in the recruiting process
Attend career fairs, competitions, campus presentations, and interviews with a clear plan to develop relationships and referral network
Manage candidates within applicant tracking system (Kenexa)
Design and facilitate an Annual kick-off meeting (June) with the Campus team and key partners. The kick-off will include an overview of the campus playbook, emerging talent trends, function forecasts, profiles, diversity goals and strategy, and keynote speakers. In addition, lead an annual debrief session (virtual) with the team
Execute our annual communications plan including: develop content for the University Relations email updates, host school kick-off calls, host regular touch point calls (during the season,) and provide offer tracking updates. Own and share school level dashboards with relevant stakeholders
Stay up-to-date on changing landscape of campus hiring, and ensure that PepsiCo’s campus recruiting strategy remains competitive and differentiated.
Attend key conferences (e.g. NACE) and host internal learning sessions on key trends
Implement the TA digital, social, and mobile strategy in the Campus scope; and provide Campus insights to our Engagement Team on external market trends related to the use of technology in engaging our target student demographic
Partner with CTAMs to provide input to the functional program Steering Committees on school trends, curriculum/degree design, and applicability
Lead the development & ongoing management of the Executive Referral program. Hold interviews with referrals and guide them on available openings
Build our Diversity Sophomore Leadership Program in order to stay competitive with Finance and Marketing
Lead international recruiting efforts for ESSA and LATAM for MBA talent studying in the US to return to their home markets. Annual hiring volume will be approx. 15-20 MBAs
Lead or participate in annual project work focused on process optimization
Travel throughout the year to campuses and related events (approx 40%). During Fall and Spring, travel is likely to be 4-5 days/per week for up to 8 weeks.
A minimum of 4 years of relevant professional experience, including Campus Recruiting experience within a corporate setting
Ability to travel 40%, with intense travel during Fall and Spring
Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills, as well as basic MS365 skills
Demonstrated ability to effectively plan brand events, guide multiple projects and competing priorities, while maintaining flexibility to shift priorities as needed to meet business goals
Prior work experience within another CPG or manufacturing organization and/or within another large, global, matrix environment
Ability to work in a fast-paced, metrics-driven environment
Ability to work across all leadership levels within the organization including executives
Prior experience working with Kenexa or another Candidate Management System (aka: ATS)
High level of professional maturity and track record of developing strong client partnerships
Must be collaborative and a team player
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Must appreciate the need to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion
Internal Number: 188442BR
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