Alumni Engagement Specialist

Posted May 31, 2024
LocationWashington D.C.
Job Type Direct Hire
Industry Education
ContactDirect Hire Team

Job Description

The Ford Agency is actively seeking an Alumni Engagement Specialist to join the Development Team of an esteemed DC based academic institution. This role is responsible for fostering relationships with alumni, collaborating with colleagues to implement fundraising strategies, managing volunteers, and creating engaging philanthropic events and activities.
Responsibilities Include:
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with alumni
  • Create and implement fundraising strategies
  • Coordinate events for alumni and annual reunion programs 
  • Cultivate a network of alumni volunteers
  • Identify creative ways to have alumni engage with the school community
  • Collaborate with the fundraising team to implement fundraising strategies
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with alumni
  • Collaborate with communications team for the alumni fundraising materials
Qualifications Include:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 2+ years of experience in alumni relations or program management
  • Experience building relationships with donors and managing volunteers
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite
  • Social media experience a plus
Key Points:
  • Excellent Benefits
  • Great Team
  • Hybrid
Candidates for this position must be based in DC, MD, or VA area or have independent plans for relocation.
The Ford Agency is a recruiting firm based in Washington, DC. We represent a broad range of organizations including: non-profits, associations, legal, consulting, and government relations firms. This position is an opening with one of our clients.