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Alumnae Relations and Annual Fund Associate

Notre Dame Academy Los Angeles (Los Angeles)

Posted

01/13/2020

Expires

01/31/2020

Description

The Alumnae Relations and Annual Fund Associate will serve as a key member of the Advancement Department and work closely with the Director of Advancement and President to help deepen community engagement and increase philanthropic support from the School’s different constituencies, including the Board of Directors, faculty and staff, current and past parents, grandparents, alumnae, corporations and friends and other supporters of the School.

The Alumnae Relations and Annual Fund Associate is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive engagement program designed to provide meaningful opportunities for volunteerism, personal and professional development, and events and programs for alumnae to enhance loyalty, dedication and support for Notre Dame

Academy. This position is responsible for relationship building, output of communications, and event support that ultimately strengthens alumnae involvement, including alumnae parent involvement, with the financial support of the school.

The Alumnae Relations and Annual Fund Associate supports all of the Advancement Department activities and donor relations programs including the annual fund and advancement events. This position supports the Director of Advancement / President with the implementation of Advancement and Strategic plans.

Requirements

Alumnae Relations and Annual Fund (50%) 

In cooperation with the Director of Advancement/President develops, implements, and maintains a comprehensive alumnae and alumnae parent relations strategy.

Increase philanthropic support from the School’s different constituencies, including the Board of Directors, faculty and staff, current and past parents, grandparents, alumnae,

corporations and friends and other supporters of the School through a comprehensive Annual Fund Program including an annual Giving Day.

Establishes and builds relationships with a wide range of alumnae locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally; maintains regular communication with alumnae via direct contact (phone and in person), email, alumnae Web pages, and print publications.

Collaborates closely with advancement colleagues in increasing support from alumnae; routinely identifies and qualifies alumnae prospects for gifts; communicates development related activities via written contact reports filed in DonorPerfect and periodic attendance at prospect management meetings as needed.

Works closely with faculty and staff that have frequent contact with alumnae, especially Guidance, Campus Ministry, Athletics, and the Arts, to develop and implement their strategies for alumnae.

Creates, recruits and maintains a Class Rep program that acts as an extension of the Alumnae Relations and Annual Fund Associate to promote school, advancement and alumnae events, programs and initiatives that support and advance the mission of the school, including annual fund, Day of Giving, and fundraising events.

Builds and maintains a strong alumnae reunion program.

Develops a young alumnae engagement program.

Partners with the Director of Advancement, Executive Staff, Guidance and Student Services to plan the growth and accessibility of career networking services for students and alumnae, including an annual Career Day and the introduction of a mentorship program.

Develops and manages an effective volunteer management system that supports the objective of engaging alumnae in meaningful volunteer opportunities and serving as a source for alumnae talent and resources for students, faculty and staff.

Ensures accurate and complete alumnae database records; captures contact, biographical and career information of alumnae via conversations, surveys, projects,, correspondence, website, postal returns, etc. Ensures graduating students’ contact information is captured and updated before leaving the school.

Plans, implements, and promotes new alumnae and constituent relations programs that support the Advancement Department of NDA.

Communication & Stewardship (20%) 

Engages alumnae in the life of NDA though consistent and positive communication using face-to-face, telephone, electronic, print and social media.

Serves as a liaison to the alumnae to keep them connected to each other and to NDA

Manages a stewardship program with a focus on creatively appreciating alumnae including through regular phone calls and notes to donors.

In conjunction with the Director of Advancement and Marketing Team, creates and develops Alumnae and Constituent communications and materials in a manner that cultivates sustained interest in department activities and programs and financial support for the school.

Working with the Director of Advancement and Marketing Team, maintains and updates the departmen’s Web page, writes and posts Alumnae news on Facebook and other social media and creates compelling content for Alumnae section of magazine.

Manages the student and young alumnae engagement plans to build life-long connections and facilitate continued engagement and support of NDA through young alumnae programs and events. Promotes the development of current students as future alumnae.

Events (20%)

Manages all aspects of alumnae related events and supports Advancement events

Responsible for supporting the Making A Difference Scholarship Benefit as requested by President/Director of Advancement.

Recruits, trains, supports, and supervises volunteers for Alumnae and Constituent events in a manner that achieves goals while also fostering satisfaction and engagement.

Raises funds for select special projects and events in collaboration with Advancement colleagues.

Supports the Director of Advancement in the  organization and implementation of Advancement special events, including the school’s large fundraising events.

Recruits, trains, supports, and supervises volunteers for Alumnae and Constituent events in a manner that achieves goals while also fostering satisfaction and

engagement.

Raises funds for select special projects and events in collaboration with Advancement colleagues.

Attend meetings and events at nights and on weekends, on occasion

Other (10%)

Other duties as assigned by the President/Head of School; Director of Advancement.

Essential Qualifications:

Graduate of NDALA preferred.

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

Prior fundraising / advancement experience preferred.

Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to prioritize and work under multiple deadlines.

Strong computer and database skills.

Excellent interpersonal skills and strong attention to detail.

Unimpeachable ethical standards and personal integrity.

A demonstrated commitment to the School’s mission and values.

Must have own car and be willing to travel​.

 

Information/Application Contact:

Notre Dame Academy Los Angeles
E-Mail: jobsearch@ndala.com

Information/Application Contact

Notre Dame Academy Los Angeles (Los Angeles)

2911 Overland Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90064

jobsearch@ndala.com