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Helix Education Overview

Salt Lake City, UT
201 to 500 employees
1987
Company - Private
Colleges & Universities
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Helix Education maximizes higher education enrollment growth by powering data-driven services and technologies across the student lifecycle. Our three solutions — Outsourced Program Management, Enrollment Marketing and Retention Services — have successfully ... Read more

Mission: As we usher in a new way of thinking and partnering with higher education institutions, we do so with three key values at the center of all we do:

We are Bold:
We empower teams to create and deliver innovative solutions

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    Big data offers path forward for retention initiatives

    Only about half of students who enroll in a post-secondary program actually graduate in six years, but big data offers an opportunity to tailor retention programs to unique student populations.

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    A Retention Equation That Really Adds Up

    We've been talking quite a bit about retention lately, and for good reason: Not enough college students are being retained from term-to-term, and year-to-year. The statistics are alarming. The good news, however, is that higher education is starting to put the strategies in place to turn these metrics around and help more students succeed.

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Helix Education – Why Work For Us?


WITH AN UNPRECEDENTED LEVEL OF TRANSPARENCY AND COMMITMENT TO COLLABORATION, WE ARE REDEFINING EXPECTATIONS FOR THE WAY HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS AND PARTNER COMPANIES WORK TOGETHER.

BIG CHALLENGES

We understand the serious challenges facing higher education – namely a shift in student demographics, a seemingly chaotic approach to data management, inefficient insights, and restrictive vendor relationships – and know there is a need for bigger, better, and bolder solutions.

BOLD SOLUTIONS

We are the only partner giving educators an opportunity to break away, disrupting this traditional landscape. With four decades of higher education experience as Helix Education, combined with our team’s 280 years of higher education leadership, we are revolutionizing the way institutions innovate, adapt, and thrive in today’s marketplace. The way in which we deliver enterprise services, integrated marketing, and transformative technologies empowers institutions to Find, Enroll, Retain, and Teach the right students for the right programs while leveraging data across the student lifecycle to optimize the cost of graduation.

BOLD SOLUTIONS FOR BIG CHALLENGES.

We’ve been on the road meeting with colleges and universities to truly understand the challenges that they face.

We listened, we empathized, we took action.

Uncovering these challenges has been the catalyst for building the boldest set of solutions in higher education, marking the on-ramp for what’s to come.

We are proud to be the only partner disrupting the legacy models and approaches that are failing higher education.


CURRENT OPENINGS

Helix Education is a multi-disciplined marketing agency, and we’re always in search of new talent.

Whether it’s for new creative blood, some big brains for our Business Intelligence group, strategic types for Media and Client Services, the uber-organized for Production Management, or the latest in tech genius for our IT Department, we’re constantly looking for the best and brightest.

COLLABORATION MATTERS AT HELIX EDUCATION

Working together, we accomplish more. We learn more. We push ourselves further. We produce great work. And get better results.

Collaboration is what makes our fun, relaxed, and supportive work environment possible. And that attitude extends beyond the office. Utah is a hiking, biking, skiing, boarding kind of state.

So while we encourage our employees to work hard, we also want them to work smart, and enjoy time with friends and family.

VALUES & BELIEFS

At Helix Education, we champion three key values:

  • BOLD – We empower our teams to create and deliver innovative solutions.
  • DRIVEN – We realize our vision through a passionate commitment to action.
  • AUTHENTIC – We are grounded in integrity, transparency and accountability.

WE GIVE BACK

Helix Education annually supports charities ranging from local food banks and education-focused groups to national causes like the MS 100 bike race. We’re committed to the concept of community and our employees enthusiastically contribute their various talents to benefit their neighbors across the street or across the country.

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    Helix is a great place to work. I haven't been here very long but I love everything about it. The best thing about Helix is the people you work with. Everyone that is brought into the company knows what they are doing. There is a sense of family that I haven't had anywhere else. Collaboration is huge here, it also allows everyone to have a clear view of what needs to be done. They expect a lot from you but the atmosphere and people here make it easy for you to keep focused and finish your tasks. I would recommend Helix to anyone.

    Cons

    Honestly I haven't ran into any cons.

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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Helix Education (Salt Lake City, UT) in August 2017.

    Interview

    I had four interviews for my position. 1st HR interview, 2dn Mid Level Management, 3, executive management, 4, the team I work with.
    It was largely focused on a sales type interview. They have a position, you want the job... now sell yourself.

    Interview Questions

    • Helix Education is a very people focused organization. There are no standard questions, but you need to demonstrate 2 things to work here: 1. You are an absolute expert in your field, 2 you get a long with the people you work with.   1 Answer
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Helix Education Awards & Accolades

  • Top Three Agencies in the World(Gold in the Mobile category), Google’s Agency Challenge, 2015
  • Premier Partner status, Google, 2016

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