Georgetown Preparatory School announces the position of Manager of Alumni Engagement to conceive, manage, and implement a comprehensive alumni relations program for the School. The manager will be responsible for assisting the Director of Alumni Engagement and the leadership of the Alumni Association with strategic vision and leadership for its alumni body of over 5,700 with a particular emphasis on identifying, engaging and cultivating alumni.
The manager will assist the Director in managing all functions of alumni relations, including working in partnership with the Alumni Association to craft and execute an Alumni Association annual plan; planning and running special events designed for alumni; and implementing services and activities that engage alumni and encourage participation in the life of the Georgetown Prep community.
The Manager is a member of the Development and Alumni Relations team.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Plan, implement, and promote alumni programs that support the Georgetown Prep's Strategic Plan as well as the goals of the Development and Alumni Relations office;
Establish and build relationships with alumni, locally, regionally, nationally and internationally as appropriate; maintain regular communication with alumni via direct contact, GP Connect, electronic newsletters, alumni web pages, and print publications;
Oversee and grow Prep’s alumni platform, GP Connect, as the main source of information and engagement for alumni, as well as other social media platforms of the Alumni Relations office.
Ensure accurate and complete alumni database records, capture contact, biographical and career information of alumni via surveys, projects (e.g. alumni directory), print and electronic correspondence, website, etc.;
Serve as the on-campus point of contact for the Georgetown Prep Alumni Association (GPAA) and identify future volunteers for the committee;
Assist the Director in managing the GP Business Network and Student Alumni Association;
Partner with the Admissions Department to spearhead the introduction of alumni involvement in the admissions process as appropriate, specifically in regards to GP Connect;
Recruit alumni volunteers and manage and direct programs in which they are involved;
Serve as the on-campus contact person for alumni, parents, and others interested in information, services, and programs related to alumni;
Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Alumni Engagement.
Qualifications & Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university;
Preferably a minimum of 5 years of experience in alumni relations, development and/or a related field.
The demonstrated ability to strategize, implement, and build constituency programs and activities;
Flexibility and initiative, as well as the ability to work independently, combined with the skills for thriving in a team environment;
High professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information;
Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines;
Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills; demonstrated personal solicitation experience;
Creativity in implementing new programs and ideas through various platforms to alumni, students, and/or parents;
Strong computer skills and knowledge of database research and maintenance; experience with Veracross a plus;
Ability to work with students, as well as volunteers of all ages;
Must be able to travel and work evenings and weekends as warranted;
Familiarity with Catholic and Jesuit education is a plus.
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As a Catholic institution, Georgetown Preparatory School is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer in compliance with all applicable EEO laws.
About Georgetown Preparatory School
Georgetown Preparatory School, located outside Washington, D.C. and founded in 1789, is an independent, Jesuit, college preparatory, residential and day school for young men in grades 9-12. Enrollment is 490. Average class size is 16.