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Ethical Culture Fieldston School is a progressive PreK:12 independent school that has been serving students from throughout New York City and the surrounding suburbs since 1878. ECFS offers a rich curriculum in the arts, sciences, and humanities. A co:ed, nonsectarian school, it serves a diverse community of about 1,700 students on two campuses :: one in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, and the other in Manhattan. The Fieldston Lower division, located on the Bronx campus, is comprised of approximately 275 students PreK through 5th grade and 55 faculty members. The Assistant Director of Alumni Relations will oversee the Alumni Relations program at ECFS to increase alumni engagement, philanthropic education and financial support. S/he will report to the Director of Development. The Assistant Director will also work in partnership with the Manager, Alumni Programs. This position will work at both the Riverdale and Manhattan campuses. Alumni RelationsAssess the effectiveness of programs and special events, developing a multi:year strategy for increased alumni engagementDesign and execute alumni programmingDetermine strategy and implement all special events in consultation with the Assistant Director, Special EventsAlumni Annual FundWork with the Director of Development and Manager, Alumni Programs to determine the annual fundraising strategy for alumniIdentify alumni major donors and prospects in collaboration with the Director of DevelopmentServe as a solicitor for the Annual FundEstablish and oversee a planned giving programVolunteer EngagementSteward the SchoolA?s relationships with longtime alumni volunteers and supporters. Identify and engage new alumni to become more involved with the School.Provide staff leadership to the Fieldston Alumni Network (FAN), assisting with goals, programming, organizational structure, and event and meeting planning. Ensure adequate support for all committees of the FAN.Collaborate with the Director of Development and Manager, Alumni Programs to support reunion committees and class repsProvide partnership as needed for the annual fundraising benefit, particularly soliciting alumni support and involvement.Alumni CommunicationsIn partnership with the Communications team, manage the alumni Facebook page and other social media, and provide content for the A?Class NotesA? section in the magazine, ECF ReporterCollaborate with the Manager, Alumni Programs on the monthly e:newsletter Notes from the QuadStudent EngagementManage the student volunteer committee for the Form VI giftAdvise the Student/Alumni Relations clubBachelorA?s degreeMinimum of 5 years of alumni relations at an educational institutionFamiliarity and enthusiasm for the schoolA?s mission; Experience working with volunteer leaders, including staffing of volunteer committeesExcellent written and verbal communication skills; detail orientedWell:developed social skills; ability to interact and address large groups of constituents as well as one:on:one meetings with a population that encompasses a wide range of age groups and backgroundsAbility to anticipate project needs, discern work priorities, and meet deadlines with little supervisionDesire to be part of a team with the capacity to work well individuallyExceptional initiative, work ethic, and self:accountabilityAbility to craft strategy, while maintaining an excellent grasp on detailsDemonstrated success in program development and the ability to inspire others; Comfort and experience with relationship management software, knowledge of RaiserA?s Edge preferredAbility to work nights and weekends as required To be considered for the above mentioned position, please upload a letter of interest, a resume, and email and phone contact information for three references. Please generate all documents in MS Word or a converted .pdf file. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the position will remain open until filled. Thank you for your interest in Ethical Culture Fieldston Sch


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