Alumni Manager

£36179 - £41560 per annum
24 Aug 2017
21 Sep 2017
Jordan Burkinshaw
Job Discipline
Marketing (General)
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Taking an already successful and established Alumni and looking to continue to build on and strengthen the networks across the United Kingdom and international markets. Ensuring the University provides on-going professional development and access to processional networks through the Alumni

Client Details

Leading London based University


Core responsibilities include,

* To develop professional networks of alumni aligned to strategically important industry sectors and international markets for the university's future development and the careers of our graduates and alumni.
* This will include development of an engagement programme that is a mixture of online and face-to-face engagement focused around key industry sectors and international markets
* The programme should drive real value for our alumni for their career development and to provide opportunities for upskilling and reskilling in key industry sectors.
* The programme will develop strong industry sector and international networks that will have mutual benefits for our alumni and for the university.
* To build and facilitate alumni networks - both local and global, particularly by maximising new technology and social media but also by ensuring a healthy programme of reunions and other alumni events. This includes building strong links with our regional recruitment hubs and our overseas campuses and other overseas partners to deliver events and other activity outside the UK.
* To manage alumni volunteers and to build a strong network of alumni ambassadors or volunteers who can lead a programme of engagement activity in key industry sectors and international markets.



* Event management experience
* Experience of managing volunteers and establishing volunteer-led programmes
* Marketing across social media paltforms
* Excellent written, oral and presentation skills.
* The post holder will have a first degree or equivalent work experience
* The post holder will be passionate about the benefits of higher education or have equivalent experience in a similar role.
* Good management and negotiation skills.
* Proven experience in one of the following: Fundraising, Alumni Relations, affinity marketing, corporate communications, membership communications or related disciplines.
* Knowledgeable in social media with direct professional experience of engaging an audience in this medium.
* Experience of dealing with senior internal stakeholders and managing relationships within a complex organisation.


* A background in a CRM or customer loyalty programme role is desirable as you will need to clearly understand the aims of our alumni engagement activity and how to improve the offering to enhance the alumni experience and their life-long relationship with the University.

* Demonstrated accomplishment volunteer management, specifically in fostering productive relationships with volunteers and developing volunteer leadership.

Job Offer

£36,000 - £41,000

30 days per annum plus six extra days taken in conjunction with Bank Holidays

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