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Digital transformation strategist
Manager Business School Services, RRBM and Virtual Career Fairs | EFMD
Chief Partnership, Education & Culture | Mazars, CEO | Mazars University
Head of Talent Management Unit, HRM | IOM
The Public Speaking Expert For More Inspiring Leaders
Audencia | Career Consultant
Audencia | Career Consultant
VP Procurement & Sustainability, Europe at Anheuser-Busch InBev
Director of Careers & Alumni - Alba Graduate Business School
American University of Beirut | Career Counselor
Eve's List | Co-Founder
Neoma Business School | Career Consultant
Cranfield University | Head of Employer Engagement
Director | Career Development Center at Koç University
CIO - Highered EFMD

Pitch Perfect Challenge

Guidelines:

  1. Record the pitch on your phone (horizontally)  
  2. Be creative: show your personality through the choice of the background, attire, etc.
  3. Get inspired by your peers: watch a “Pitch Perfect” masterclass
  4. Duration: 15-45 seconds (maximum 1 minute)
  5. Submit the pitch

Deadline for submission: 21 April 2021, 18:00 CEST

Benefits:

 

  • Your pitch will be shared in the form of a “Video Pitch Book” link with hundreds of participating recruiters at the EFMD Virtual Career Fairs by Highered
  • You get a chance to win a personal career coaching session with Prof. Amber Wigmore Alvarez – the winner is chosen each week on the preparation day!
Sample pitch from Julia Wolf from University of Southampton

Value

  • Pitch your value
  • One of the many methods to convey your personal brand
  • You instantly become a sales and marketing professional
  • Messaging needs to be consistent (CV, Cover Letter, online profiles), what you say when networking and in an interview

Timing

  • Typically 15-45 seconds to explain your intrinsic value to a person of interest
  • Whet their appetite
  • Your introduction and tagline
  • Can be part of a networking conversation
  • Can be included in LinkedIn summary
  • Prepare, practice and rehearse!

Content

Who are you?
Your name, job title and primary function or degree you’re studying or recently completed

What are you great at and passionate about?
Your job goals, previous experience, results

What are your key strengths? (stick to the three most important)
Your tagline – what do you want people to remember you for

Amber’s Elevator Pitch

My name is Amber Wigmore Alvarez and I am a Talent Services Professional. For more than 17 years I have worked with executives in the area of talent, helping professionals find their  motivations that will lead them to success, as well as recruiters looking to identify top talent for their organizations. My passion is to improve and accelerate the matching between graduates and professional opportunities.”

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We look forward to see you again at the fair!