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Job Description Summary
This position will provide lead support in building an alumni engagement communication strategy, as well as develop internal programming and initiatives to increase alumni and student engagement.
Develop and implement a comprehensive communication plan (print, email, and social media) to School of Business alumni to share news and identify opportunities for engagement.
Maintain the School of Business alumni website with up-to-date and engaging content.
Working with graduate program leaders, develop a strategy for student engagement that offers touchpoints at core junctures of their student experience, including a class gift campaign.
Support the regional engagement strategy in lead markets, focusing on communications, programming and partner collaboration.
Travel periodically to engage with alumni at School of Business events, leveraging personal interactions to assess volunteer interests and alumni needs, ultimately developing and maintaining relationships with alumni.
Identify new ways for alumni to engage with the School of Business, facilitating volunteer opportunities between alumni and the School.
Support the Executive Director in managing the Alumni Council and strengthening members' involvement with the School of Business; help to coordinate meetings and activities, governance and recruitment.
Other duties as assigned.
Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Bachelor's degree plus five or more years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Advanced degree preferred.
Working knowledge of marketing and communication strategy.
Familiarity and competency using social media platforms.
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills; skilled in effective communication and public presentations
Strong work ethic, high standards, and accountability. Ability to represent the office and the University in a professional manner.
Proactive project manager. Able to multi-task, suggest innovative and improved processes, and meet milestones and deadlines. Experience working in an environment with tangible quotas with demonstrated success of achieving desired outcomes.
Ability to work effectively and collaborate with a broad spectrum of student populations, staff, and faculty colleagues.
Ability to plan and manage events.
Demonstrated ability to work with a wide range of people and commitment to diversity.
Demonstrated ability to efficiently and effectively solve problems and initiate and implement projects independently.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
Ability to travel independently.
Ability to work after hours.
Additional Job Description
Time Type Requirement
Full time Note to Applicant:
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.
In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations and drug screens for all final staff candidates being considered for employment.
Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce, and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.
Offering the personal attention of a small liberal arts college, coupled with the breadth and global relevancy of a leading research institution, Wake Forest claims the distinction of being the nation's premier collegiate university. Wake Forest is consistently ranked among the top 30 universities in the nation. Our mission is to educate the whole person, graduating students who seek purpose-filled lives while building a community dedicated to serving humanity in the spirit of our motto, Pro Humanitate.