The St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School Advancement Office is responsible for engaging, cultivating and soliciting over 7,000 constituents including alumni, current parents, grandparents, parents of alumni, faculty and staff. The Associate Director of Constituent Relations reports to the Senior Director of Alumni and Parent Engagement and is responsible for keeping alumni and alumni families informed, engaged, and committed to the school and its financial support. S/he provides leadership for alumni programming, including event planning, relationship building, program development, volunteer management, and actively involving alumni in the school community. This position is a full-time, twelve-month position.
Qualifications: A bachelor's degree and 3+ years of experience in advancement, event-planning, marketing, or other relevant areas. The ideal candidate will be flexible and able to collaborate with others in a fast-paced environment. This person will also have a keen attention to detail and ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of constituents (alumni, parents of alumni, current families, staff and faculty). Other qualifications include: effective time management skills, budget management, proficiency with Google tools, knowledge of Raiser's Edge or other database preferred. Some evening/weekend event management and meeting participation is expected to meet engagement goals. The candidate should have the ability to lift, carry, push, or pull 20 pounds at a time.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage all event logistics before and after events including communications, invitations, bookings and vendor coordination, database coding, onsite event set-up, check-in and follow-up
Reunion--plan and organize alumni and reunion events, cultivate and manage volunteer reunion committees and reunion communication
Collaborate with the Alumni Association Board and attend all meetings
Plan the annual Alumni Association Golf Tournament--this position is the staff liaison with the Alumni Association Board Committee, identify and manage sponsors, coordinate all logistics, signage and communication with the venue
Senior Giving Program--lead the Alumni Office's effort to garner gifts for the Saints Fund and teach about philanthropy with the Senior Class annually. This includes periodic events, communication, Senior Welcome Day, senior class gifts at commencement and gathering senior contact information upon graduation
Young Alumni Engagement - design and run an engagement program for our youngest alumni as they transition from student to alumni status
Collaborate with the planning of Hall of Fame (every four years), Distinguished Alumni Service Award (every two years) and Grandparents and Special Friends Day (annually)
Oversee event management software
Additional administrative support as needed
The School is an equal opportunity employer. The School provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and job applicants without regard to an individual's race, sex, sexual orientation, color, national origin, age, veteran status, marital status, disability, genetic information, military service or any other factor prohibited by applicable law.
Interested candidates should apply online and submit a cover letter and resume.
About St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School
Located six miles from Washington, D.C., St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School, a JK-12 Episcopal School, educates the whole child by tending to the academic, social, physical, and spiritual needs of each of our students. Named the No.1 Midsize Workplace in the D.C. area by The Washington Post, St. Stephen's and St. Agnes is a positive and collegial community with a commitment to our mission. SSSAS combines a rigorous academic program with outstanding opportunities in the arts, athletics, and service learning for our students. SSSAS has a deep commitment to creating an inclusive community which values diversity and multiculturalism, and we seek candidates who have this same commitment. The diverse student body is 28 percent students of color, and 22 percent of our students receive financial aid to create a socioeconomically diverse community.