Assistant Manager (Alumni Relations)

Location: SIT@Dover
Division: Advancement & Alumni
Employment type: Full-time
Job type: Contract (T)

The Assistant Manager  is responsible for planning and overseeing alumni outreach programmes to foster strong and enduring ties between SIT and its alumni, and among SIT alumni and students. Under limited supervision, the Ass Manager / Senior Executive will work together with the alumni team to promote and encourage communication between SIT and its alumni/alumni-in-waiting, as well as ensure timeliness, efficiency and accuracy in the daily operations of our alumni outreach programmes.
This role, one of high visibility that also requires working closely with other divisions, may lead to a permanent position with the Advancement & Alumni Division. 

Key Responsibilities
  • Plan, organize, oversee events and programmes to continually engage alumni/alumni-in-waiting (these include reunions, networking events, as well as professional development, leisure and sports activities).
  • Analyse effectiveness of these programmes and events; recommend improvements or new creative strategies.
  • Collaborate with other Divisions to achieve Advancement & Alumni Division’s objectives.
  • Build, manage pool of alumni, student volunteers and leaders.
  • Plan and manage alumni communication.
  • Oversee the accuracy, integrity and currency of the alumni database; maintain records and files as needed.
  • University Degree or tertiary related equivalent with at least 2 years of relevant work experience.
  • Knowledge of marketing, public relations and event planning methods and techniques.
  • Energetic individual who can set priorities as well as work independently; strong project management skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal and rapport-building skills.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals in a diverse community.
  • Ability to work as a team member among multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to work with alumni  databases, spreadsheets
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