CPA Ontario

Toronto, Ontario

Student Recruiter

Toronto, Ontario
Early Career, Full Time

CPA Ontario is currently in search of a Student Recruiter who will act as a brand ambassador, responsible for attracting new students to the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) program by promoting the designation. This position includes building and fostering strong relationships, working closely with community partners as well as creating brand awareness initiatives and developing strategies to advance the CPA profession in Ontario.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Promoting the CPA brand and designation while acting as the “face of CPA Ontario Student Recruitment”. 
  • Scheduling workshops with teachers and strategic partners to facilitate workshops with students.  
  • Building a network with key stakeholders at High Schools, agencies, and other organizations with the goal of increasing student engagement through event and program participation.  
  • Showcasing the CPA Ontario brand by participating in boothing events and career fairs. 
  • Developing and executing initiatives to maximize outreach and exposure which include planning and participating in events such as experiential competitions, skill-building and financial literacy workshops, conferences, case competitions with the goal of engaging students and optimizing CPA exposure.
  • Sourcing new sponsorship and partnership opportunities while developing new relationships and successfully executing key sponsorship agreements.
  • Coordinating major projects and organizing conferences in addition to partnering the Marketing team to develop appropriate messaging, newsletters, social content, collateral, and digital marketing strategies while tracking KPIs, budgets and reporting on overall project success. 
  • Developing innovative business plans and strategies in order to drive recruitment, growing High School Ambassador Program membership and meeting objectives. 
  • Fostering and building relationships with educational institutions and other external stakeholders as well as internal clients and teams while participating in cross-departmental projects and meetings and assisting with tracking and reporting duties.

Who You Are:

  • A post-secondary graduate with a degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Communications, Business Administration or a related discipline. 
  • Experienced in a related field such as student engagement, on campus liaison, sponsorship or partnerships management, business development, public relations, marketing and/or communications, combined with a strong business acumen. 
  • An excellent communicator (verbal and written) with attention to detail, strong presentation, interpersonal and public speaking skills.     
  • Technically savvy and knowledgeable in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams. Experience with Salesforce and Power BI is considered an asset. 
  • Able to motivate and inspire others and build and nurture relationships with ease, but also adept at influencing and negotiating with others to achieve business objectives.
  • Well organized, with project management skills to plan and execute events successfully as well as work effectively in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines. 
  • Able to travel within Ontario - mostly in the greater Toronto area - and attend events in person. 
  • Able to access a vehicle for business travel and currently hold a valid driver’s license. 
  • Flexible and available to attend events that are outside of regular business hours.

What We Offer: 

  • A fast-paced environment. Collaboration, innovation and passionate professionals are at our core. We relentlessly pursue what’s next to unlock the full potential of you and us together. 
  • Flexible work environments. As part of our Hybrid work culture, we provide flexible, remote work options to support you in your career, in addition to in-office teamwork and collaboration.
  • Diversity and inclusion. We recognize the value in our differences and prioritize inclusivity to bring together the best talent to protect the public, advance the profession and enable CPAs to lead business and society forward. 
  • Ongoing learning and career growth. We want your career to skyrocket. We support unlimited career advancement and professional development opportunities with learning investments to promote your future growth. Thrive with us. 
  • Focus on your well-being. With industry leading benefits and wellness programs, including a healthy lifestyle allowance, mental health resources and more, we’re committed to your well-being.

Who We Are:  

We protect the public. We advance the profession. We enable CPAs to lead business and society forward. We ensure that our 100,000 members and 21,000 students meet the highest standards of integrity and expertise. We help them stay ahead of global market trends and abreast of regulatory change. CPAs represent a globally recognized, premium designation. Our Chartered Professional Accountants are valued by organizations in all industries for their financial expertise, strategic thinking, management skills and leadership. We believe that success happens when both business and society benefit. For information on the profession visit:

We Appreciate Your Interest In CPA Ontario And This Position:

At CPA Ontario, we are committed to building high-performance teams. Our selection process is thorough, and all candidate applications are reviewed. Should your qualifications and experience meet the requirements of this role, a member of our recruitment team will contact you. We encourage you to set up CPA Ontario job alerts for positions that align to your experience and career goals. 

CPA Ontario is an inclusive employer. Accommodation is available under the Ontario Human Rights Code. If you require a disability-related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please email with “Accommodation Required” in the subject line to provide your contact information. A member of the Recruitment team will contact you within 48 hours.

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