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Advancement: ALUMNI RELATIONS COORDINATOR

Second Baptist School is currently seeking a full-time ALUMNI RELATIONS COORDINATOR for the 2022-2023 school year.
 
 
Position Title:  Alumni Relations Coordinator 
Date Posted:  March 2022
Reports To:  Director of Advancement
Work Hours:  7:30 AM - 4 PM
Work Calendar:  Eleven Month: August - June (some work in July)

JOB SUMMARY.
The alumni relations coordinator, under the general direction of the director of advancement, will coordinate alumni programs and services designed to foster and strengthen the relationship between the school and its alumni. The alumni relations coordinator is responsible for developing and implementing long-term and short-term strategic goals to support our conviction that Second Baptist School is a world-class institution founded on biblical principles.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES.
Essential functions of the job include, but are not limited to the following: 

Alumni Engagement. 
  • Manage the alumni experience and engage in frequent, meaningful interaction with alumni, staff, faculty, volunteers and students.
  • Plan and execute activities and events to increase engagement and promote lifelong relationships and learning with current and future alumni. Network in and beyond the Second Baptist community.
  • Establish and meet measurable goals to increase the number of alumni on campus attending events, alumni children enrolled at SBS and the number of alumni visible to our students.
  • Serve as a liaison to alumni to keep them connected to each other and SBS through correspondence, social media, emails, cultivation and invitations to events.
  • Develop a coordinated strategy of alumni communication, solicitation and stewardship. Establish and meet measurable goals to increase alumni giving.
  • Maintain and manage all aspects of SBS alumni social media accounts.
  • Provide content and update information for the alumni section of the school website.
  • Collect alumni notes by class year and write longer format features about alumni for the Eagle magazine.
  • Send care packages to the most recently graduated class (college freshmen) before their first round of final exams in the fall.
  • Select, design, order and promote merchandise items for giveaways and gifts.
  • Develop a two-year plan with measurable goals to update and maintain accurate data.
Events.
Building relationships with alumni is essential to engagement and includes, but is not limited to the following:
  • Plan, publicize and execute all alumni events within budget. 
  • Plan and execute alumni college dinners on the Texas College Tour while also serving as a chaperone. 
  • Host alumni table/tent at home football games and other various campus-wide events.
  • Attend (and assist as needed) upper school events regularly to build rapport with future alumni.
  • Attend and assist admissions events, with specific attention given to alumni prospectives. Effectively communicate the school’s strengths and characteristics to prospective alumni families. Assist with execution and promotion of Future Eagles Club.
  • General support of all advancement department’s initiatives and events.
Class Agents.
  • Work with senior students to introduce them to the alumni relations program and to nominate their class agents.
  • Maintain close relationships with all class agents, and solicit their help for collecting alumni news and promoting alumni events. 
  • Assist class agents annually to plan and facilitate reunions every five years.
Other Duties.
  • Assist with the execution of the senior class graduation portrait.
  • Assist with the selection process of the annual distinguished alumni and alumni parents’ awards.
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS/ABILITIES REQUIRED.
To perform this job successfully, candidates must have:
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively with other departments of the school, alumni, alumni parents, parent volunteers and outside vendors.
  • Knowledge and understanding of event planning, requirements and procedures. Proven experience in planning and executing large- and small-scale events.
  • Skill in organizing resources, establishing priorities and performing complex tasks while managing multiple projects.
  • Proven self-starter with the ability to problem-solve and meet tight deadlines. 
  • Appreciation, understanding and knowledge of the Second Baptist School mission, policies, procedures and philosophy. 
  • Exceptional ability to create, compose and edit written materials.
CANDIDATE SUMMARY. 
We seek the following in qualified candidates:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • A dedicated and loyal team member supporting all school-level activities and school-wide initiatives.
  • A strong Christian testimony and a calling to serve as a positive Christian role model to our students.
  • A heart to provide exceptional customer service to all members of the community.
  • A desire to build relationships and promote a culture reflective of the school’s mission, passion and core values.
  • Responsible stewardship of the school’s resources and willingness to make a personal commitment to support the school’s fundraising efforts as able.
Prior knowledge of Second Baptist Church and School will be considered a plus. Candidates should click Request an Application to begin the application process.
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