The Alumni Program Assistant is an entry level position responsible for providing daily support to the Alumni Manager and the Alumni Network program. The Alumni Program Assistant will also support other Business Development and Communications Department initiatives.
Support development and maintenance of a content pipeline for Alumni Network website, including some feature outlining and drafting.
Support development and maintenance of an alumni events and engagement pipeline, including coordination with firm Events team to budget, plan, coordinate, and evaluate alumni events and engagements.
Working with the Alumni Manager, audit data management systems in order to support recommended improvements and streamline collection and distribution of information across the firm.
Track attorney departures in order to ensure accurate data records, identify departure trends, track requests for alumni activity and develop recommendations for responsive programming.
Interface with data management team to produce and update lists related to events, initiatives and priorities.
Assist with scheduling and execution of various internal and external meetings, alumni and client programs, video and print interview features and related activities.
Provide administrative support to Communications Coordinator as needed.
Bachelor's degree required. Work/internship experience in a marketing communications position or law firm is a plus. Experience working in an alumni-focused environment, including higher education advancement, can also be relevant.
Willingness to learn new technologies and processes and eagerness to help the team.
Excellent communication skills (writing, editing, formatting, proofreading and presentation skills).
Ability to work in an environment with shifting priorities to meet time-sensitive deadlines, as well as manage multiple projects simultaneously, including confidential matters.
Highly organized with a meticulous attention to detail.
Strong analytical skills. Knowledge of or willingness to learn intermediate to advanced Excel functions is a plus.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability to work confidently and collaboratively with individuals at all levels of the organization.
Resourceful, driven attitude with a genuine desire and energy to use a “whatever it takes” approach to ensure team success.
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of the work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Internal Number: 1043-159
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