The Director of Alumni Relations works with the Director of Development and other Development Office personnel on programs and tasks involving annual fund solicitation, alumni relations, and other fundraising activities to meet established fundraising goals. He/she helps plan, organize, and carry out alumni-centered programs, events, and activities and serves as a development office representative at school functions. His/her responsibilities include mailings, volunteer support, communications with vendors, invitations, responses and reservations and database tracking of pertinent alumni information. Other direct involvement includes class reunion recruitment and retention, reunion weekend planning and attendance, alumni networking initiatives and serving as key liaison with the Alumni Association Board. A successful candidate serves the Communications office with specific alumni-related communication including class notes, class profile identification and outreach to alumni via social media. This position is 12-months, salaried, and reports to the Director of Development. Additional responsibilities include occasional evening and weekend commitments and other duties as identified by the Director of Development.
A successful candidate will hold an undergraduate degree in a relevant field. He/she has direct experience in a non-profit or independent school setting preferred; prior development or alumni relations experience is preferred. A Friends Academy alumnus is highly desirable for this position. We seek candidates with exceptional organizational, analytical, tech and communications skills. In addition, knowledge in relational database is preferred; specific experience with Senior Systems is a plus.