This full-time, full-year, exempt position will enhance the fulfillment of the school’s mission when it comes to engaging our alumni.
With guidance from the Director of Alumni Programs and the Director of Annual Giving, the Assistant Director for Alumni Programs will design, develop and execute innovative and integrated young alumni fundraising and programming initiatives. All efforts will be aimed at strengthening connections and increasing engagement with the school while raising alumni giving participation. Other primary responsibilities include interfacing with faculty and administration on student leadership, activities and engagement. Essential Functions and Key Objectives
• Continue to design, develop and implement fundraising and programming for 13 youngest alumni classes, including at least two reunion classes.
• Identify, cultivate, recruit, and train class and event volunteers among the 13 youngest classes.
• Design and oversee the development of online appeals for young alumni including February Faceoff or other challenges for young alumni.
• Solicit gifts from young alumni.
• Continue to develop and direct an education program for current students to foster an understanding of volunteering, giving and the role of alumni in the life of the school.
• Act as primary liaison for the advancement office in current student affairs.
• Plan and direct student calling programs. • Recruit and train senior class gift committee and direct the fundraising effort for this gift.
• Design and oversee alumni board mentoring program for new class agents.
• Develop, lead and execute all young alumni events including happy hours, college pizza dinners, networking events and identify new event opportunities.
• Provide staffing and event assistant as needed to the Director of Alumni Programs on larger events.
• Management opportunity may present itself with hiring and directing a summer intern.Additional Responsibilities
Other responsibilities may be added as needed or desired, including coaching an athletic team. Performs additional functions incidental to office activities including working occasional evening and weekend events.Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree required; some volunteer experience desirableKnowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
• Well organized, detail-oriented, collaborative and a proactive self-starter
• Able to travel and work occasional evenings and weekends
• Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge software desirablePhysical Demands
Moderate travel is required.
To apply, please send your cover letter and resume via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org