Job No: 495548 Work Type: Staff Full-time Department: Institutional Advancement Location: Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, NY, NY Categories: Administrative Support
The Alumni Engagement Associate will play a key role in the cultivation of alumni through communication, events, and programming, helping to further lifelong relationships with and amongst Yeshiva University alumni and to develop alumni as donors
Front-facing Alumni Relations: manage the Alumni Affairs phone line and email address, providing information and support to alumni and directing them to further resources; manage the Alumni ID process and liaise with the Security Office
Assist planning and managing meaningful alumni engagement experiences, including substantive programs, professional networking events, and reunions, among others
Data Integrity and management: working in collaboration with the Operations team to manage alumni data, provide updates, pull reports and lists, merge accounts
Drive content of communication with alumni, including but not limited to: email communication, social media, Class Notes, ALUMinate website, monthly e-newsletters, bi-weekly events calendar. Manage, collect and update information for the newsletter and assist in developing content that supports our alumni engagement
Experience & Educational Background:
2-3 years of experience in a fundraising or programming/events office
Strong capability in all digital communications, email and social media campaigns
Familiarity with social media management
Skills & Competencies:
Strong writing, editing, proofreading, layout and design skills
Must be highly proficient in digital platform
Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel
Ability to present concepts verbally
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to work at evening events, and on weekends (as needed) at University events
Design capability or sensibility preferred for digital newsletters and social media
Able to work efficiently and collegially with other university offices
Project management experience
An interest and curiosity about people and a desire to highlight stories in a compelling way for a wider audience
This person must contribute new ideas and proposals on a regular basis
A key contact with administrators in Admissions, Athletics, the Deans' offices, Career Services, Event Planning, Marketing and Communications, and Institutional Advancement
Must be an excellent communicator and diplomatic representative of the University
Help create a positive work environment and meet and manage deadlines
Must be able to analyze and solve problems and work independently
Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.
We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.
The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University's retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
Yeshiva University has been transforming lives for more than a century. Nowhere but here can students have a personal, small college experience while benefitting from the academic rigor of a top ranked research university. Since its inception YU has been dedicated to melding the ancient traditions of Jewish law and life with the heritage of Western civilization, and each year we celebrate as future leaders make YU their home. Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.