Oct 27, 2020

Director of Alumnae Engagement and Special Events

  • TrulyHired
  • Hingham, MA, USA
Full-time Administrative

Job Description

Notre Dame Academy, a college preparatory 7-12 school sponsored by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur and located in Hingham, is seeking a Director of Alumnae Engagement and Special Events (Director) to join the Advancement team. The Director will lead and implement a comprehensive engagement and special events program that effectively cultivates alumnae and parents. The Director will manage the logistical planning of special Advancement events intended to draw alumnae, parents, and friends of the School. This role will build the strategy and framework for the School-wide alumnae communications cycle with the implementation supported by the communications team. A successful candidate will be highly strategic, planful, and nimble as it pertains to recalibrating when necessary as we innovate within Advancement planning and programs.

Essential Job Functions::
•Produce, manage, and lead special events designed to engage alumnae from multiple generations and parents, including
oGolden Alumnae Luncheon
oFideles Society Reception
oMedallion Gala (or other signature fundraising event)
oScholarship Brunch
•Serve as key advancement liaison to the Parent League
•Build and manage alumnae and parent engagement planning and implementation
•Build and implement framework for alumnae communication cycle (magazine/newsletter) - supported by communications
•Conceptualize communications targeting alumnae and parents including compilation and production of a quarterly alumnae e-newsletter and updating the alumnae sections of the NDA website, executing in collaboration with communications team
•In partnership with CAO, serve as key Advancement liaison to Billiart Leadership Institute to identify strategic alumnae partnerships
•Identify, cultivate, and engage potential volunteer leaders for NDA, including candidates for the Alumnae Association Board, class agents, and other alumnae programs
•Engage graduating seniors in efforts around Senior Class Gift participation and prepare them for their role as alumnae

Functional Competencies
•Highly strategic and organized with the ability to plan and work collaboratively, as well as independently
•Proven ability to build relationships with all constituencies
•Ability to work collaboratively within a team and across departments to achieve goals

Schedule Requirements
•Some evening and weekend work and travel required.

Education and Experience Requirements
•Bachelors degree
•3+ years of event planning experience
•5-7 years of experience in alumnae/i and/or parent relations
•Proven success in planning of large- and small-scale event logistics

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
Job Category: Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
Location Description
Notre Dame Academy is a vibrant, Catholic, college-preparatory learning community, sponsored by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. The Academy guides young women in their personal faith formation, challenges students to pursue academic excellence, and encourages social responsibility on behalf of global justice. Learn more about us...
Equal Opportunity Employer
Notre Dame Academy is an equal opportunity employer.
Job Requirements
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
Application Questions
There are no application questions required for this job posting.
Contact Information
  • Erika McMahon
  • 1073 Main St.
  • Hingham, Massachusetts 02043
  • Phone: 781-749-5930 ext. 2247
  • Fax: 781-749-8366
  • Email: click here

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