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Alumni Relations Coordinator

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Fort Worth, TX - Fort Worth, TX

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Alumni Relations Coordinator

 

The Alumni Relations Coordinator is a full-time, exempt position that is responsible for the design and implementation of strategies to meet the community-building, fundraising and communication goals of the FWCD Alumni Association. The position will report to the Director of Advancement.

 

Competencies:  Must have excellent communication, multitasking, attention-to-detail, organizational and interpersonal skills with high energy and creativity. Ability to collaborate within a team in a fast-paced environment while also working independently and being self-motivated. Must be able to maintain absolute confidentiality of sensitive information. Written and verbal communication skills, social media expertise as well as proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (particularly Word, Excel, and Adobe Creative Suites) are essential.

 

Required: Bachelor’s degree with three - five years minimum experience in special events, development or volunteer management.  Flexibility to work evenings and weekends.

 

Principal Responsibilities:

 

•Serve the Alumni Council by supporting the President of the Alumni Association, organizing and attending Council meetings, and directing the Council to achieve its purpose and mission.

 

•Work with Annual Giving Manager to increase alumni giving through the use of volunteer leadership, reunion giving, individual cultivation and prospect management.

 

•Plan and organize alumni events, which include but are not limited to:  Homecoming and class reunion activities, Alumni Awards Dinner, alumni athletic games, out-of-town alumni events, alumni campus visits and student events to welcome them to the Alumni Association. Create and maintain events that provide a touchpoint for all alumni age groups (young alumni, reunion years and golden years).

 

•Coordinate and write communications for Alumni Association, which include but are not limited to  quarterly e-newsletters, posting weekly on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn; collect, organize and edit Class Notes, Births, Marriages, In Memoriam list and other alumni stories for the Falconer magazine; work with Communications Manager to content plan on alumni section of the magazine; edit other Advancement publications.

 

•Work with Digital Content Manager on alumni website and maintain the Alumni database updates (Blackbaud).

 

•Keep FWCD Connect (an exclusive FWCD alumni networking platform) updated with calendar of events, communications, community groups and networking opportunities

 

•Establish, analyze and maintain a network of key contacts to aid in development and efforts to strengthen alumni involvement.

 

•Create new and expanded opportunities for alumni involvement that will foster positive alumni relations.

 

•Other assignments as indicated by the Director of Advancement.

 

 

 

 

 

Fort Worth Country Day is an Equal Opportunity Employer that maintains a policy of nondiscrimination with respect to all applicants for employment.

 

Fort Worth Country Day is a coeducational, independent college-preparatory school with approximately 1,100 students in grades K through 12. The 104-acre campus offers excellent facilities for academics, arts, and athletics. Faculty and administration nurture a collegial professional environment in which innovation is encouraged. Opportunities for ongoing professional development are exceptional. Fort Worth Country Day is proud of its school community where students, parents, faculty, staff, and administration join together to develop an effective and enjoyable place to teach and learn.

 

Fort Worth ranks as one of the top 12 largest cities in the United States and is known for its vibrant arts, music, and cultural life. The Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan region is home to over 6.5 million people. More information about the School and Fort Worth community is available at www.fwcd.com.

 

The search to fill this position will begin immediately.