Alumni, Alumni Parent, and Grandparent Relations Manager (50% Position)
The Nueva School
January 10, 2018
Part Time - Administration
4 Year Degree
The Alumni, Alumni Parent, and Grandparent Relations Manager will report to the Director of Institutional Advancement and will be responsible for the strategic and tactical execution of the school’s goals towards maintaining an engaged and loyal alumni base. S/he will plan collaboratively with leadership to maximize potential impact and benefits in critical areas of alumni relations. S/he will ensure that Nueva priorities, mission, and stewardship components are reflected in all work.
Help create, implement, and maintain a strong alumni, alumni parent, and grandparent relations program
Identify alumni cohorts and constituencies
Maintain an effective and accurate alumni tracking system
Manage alumni and grandparent annual fund solicitations, including direct mailings, class gifts
Help create a pipeline for alumni giving
Assist in acknowledging all donations and pledges by written correspondence or other means
Plan, organize, and implement receptions, reunions, meetings, and special events both at the school and more remote locations for alumni and grandparents
Establish and maintain a broad and successful communications network
Work with the Director of Institutional Advancement and communications department to create appropriate alumni and grandparent relations collateral material
Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Institutional Advancement or Head of School
This is a part-time (50%), salaried, pro-rated benefited position. May be offered as a 10, 11, or 12-month position.
Facility with Raiser’s Edge or comparable CRM software
Proven alumni relations experience
Vision, creativity, flexibility, and the capacity to execute the school’s strategic plan
Effective administrative experience and the proven ability to motivate others
Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills
Experience leading and engaging all stakeholders — trustees, colleagues, parents, students, alumni, other donors, partners, and volunteers
Personable, positive, helpful personality; customer service mindset
Sensitivity, discretion, and a sense of humor
Maturity, excellent judgment, and emotional stability
Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills
Ability to manage competing demands and adapt to frequent or unexpected changes
Trustworthy and loyal; demonstrated ability to use good judgment and maintain confidentiality
At least three years of fundraising and/or communications experience
Bachelor’s degree required
To apply for this position, or for additional information on the opportunity, please send a copy of your resume with a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Compensation will be commensurate with experience. The Nueva School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Nueva School, an internationally recognized, nonprofit, independent day school, has served gifted and talented students since 1967. Today, Nueva serves over 800 students PK–12 and expects to grow to over 950 students in the next few years. Nueva is located in the neighboring towns of Hillsborough and San Mateo, equidistant between San Francisco and Silicon Valley, serving six different count...ies in the Bay Area of Northern California.
A constructivist school, Nueva is known for its distinctive inquiry-based interdisciplinary studies, project-based learning, and pioneering work in social-emotional learning and design thinking. The Nueva community instills a passion for lifelong learning, fosters social and emotional acuity, and develops the imaginative mind. Our school has received the US Department of Education National Blue Ribbon Award and the American Institute of Architects Award for School Design and Sustainability, has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished Program and appointed an Ashoka Changemaker School, co-founded the Common Ground Speaker Series, hosts the biennial Innovative Learning Conference, and was highlighted by the Pulitzer Prize–winning and New York Times best-selling author Thomas Friedman in his book That Used to Be Us in the chapter “Average Is Over.”
For more information on The Nueva School, please visit www.nuevaschool.org.