Reporting to the Director of Advancement and working closely with Alumni Board Chairs, the Alumni Relations coordinator is responsible for the planning and implementation of programs and events that strategically engage alumni and provide tangible benefits to alumni and current students.
Serving as an ambassador, the Alumni Relations Coordinator is charged with collaborating with colleagues in the administrative offices (including, but not limited to, Advancement & Development, Marketing & Communications, College Counseling, and Admissions) to create and maintain pathways for alumni support and involvement; providing the opportunity for alumni participation that advance the goals of the School; welcoming and engaging alumni parents as members of the Cannon community; implementing the archival of the School’s historical media (documents, photographs/video, records, memorabilia); and serving as a liaison between the Alumni Association Board of Directors and the academic and administrative leadership.
Serve as liaison with alumni from Cannon School as well as current students, especially those in the senior class; develop programs to maintain connections with our recent graduates.
Working with the Alumni Association, assist in the coordination of alumni events such as Homecoming, Reunions, holiday gatherings, sport scrimmages, and city-based get-togethers.
Assist in recruiting and coordinating committees of alumni volunteers for annual reunion events and other alumni programs.
Maintain a calendar of alumni events; assist in the production of invitations and logistical arrangements for events.
Manage Alumni Relations budget, board slate, bylaws and meetings.
Serve as special events coordinator for advancement events.
1-3 years of experience preferred
About Cannon School
Established in 1969, Cannon School is a private independent junior kindergarten through 12th grade college-preparatory institution. Cannon attracts 1,000 students from Concord, Davidson, Cornelius, Huntersville, Mooresville, Charlotte, the University City area, Kannapolis, and Salisbury. Located on a 65-acre campus on Poplar Tent Road in Concord, Cannon’s 209 full-time faculty and staff members are committed to nurturing relationships at the heart of learning and engaging the learner in a journey of growth.