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Campus Recruiter

Northwestern Mutual

Northwestern Mutual

Software Engineering, People & HR
Virginia Beach, VA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2023
Campus Recruiter

With direction from the Director of Recruitment and Director of Development, this role is responsible for district network office campus recruitment and selection efforts. This role will execute office recruiting plans to reach selection process activity and intern contract and conversion goals. 


  • Build and develop effective referral sources (in-office: current and former-interns, financial representatives, staff, and leaders & on-campus: professors, department heads, athletics, career services, and student organizations)
  • Actively participate in campus clubs and organizations to promote and brand Northwestern Mutual
  • Coordinate advertising and marketing strategies on campus including the career services website, online job postings and advertising to include ads, direct mail, and community events
  • Develop relationships with other Northwestern Mutual recruiters to share leads and best practices
  • Prepare and maintain recruiting and marketing materials
  • Determine, schedule and coordinate on-campus recruiting activities


  • Specific selection process accountability to include but not limited to screening candidates, conducting initial interviews, administering selection tools and guiding candidates through the selection process
  • Review resumes and schedule initial interviews
  • Communicate effectively about information and language regarding all aspects of the financial representative career and each step of the selection process

Accountability, Tracking, and Analysis:

  • Report weekly campus recruiting activity to leadership team
  • Develop proficiency and use of home office-supported software to maintain candidate databases and accurate records of prospects to ensure efficiency of the selection process
  • Analyze recruiting ratios to identify inefficiencies in selection process; establish and implement improvements


  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work professionally as a team member with all levels of people
  • Experience with prospecting; generating leads via phone or face-to-face interactions preferred
  • Strong personal network and/or community involvement to leverage from a recruiting perspective


  • Action Oriented: Enjoys working hard; is action oriented and full of energy for the things he/she/they sees is challenging; not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning; seizes more opportunities than others
  • Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results
  • Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people, inside and outside of the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact
  • Listening: Practices attentive and active listening; as the patience to hear people out; can accurately restate the opinions of others even when he/she disagrees
  • Priority Setting: Spends his/her/their time and the time of others on what's important; quickly zeros in on the critical few and pus the critical many aside; can quickly sense what will help or hinder accomplishing a goal; creates focus
  • Campus Involvement: Involved in various clubs, organizations, and/or collegiate athletics