Overbrook Catholic School, established in 1936, is a P3-Grade 6 coeducational independent school. St. Cecilia Academy, established in 1860, is a 7-12th Grade all-girls independent school. Both schools are located on The Dominican Campus and are owned and operated by the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia Congregation.
The Alumni Relations Manager will develop and manage programming to engage and build relationships with alumni and parents of alumni to build philanthropic support. Duties include relationship building, program development, event execution, volunteer management, and fundraising.
Commit to the missions of each school and the strategic plans.
Commit to the teachings of the Catholic Church.
Provide leadership and management of a comprehensive alumni relations giving program, connecting, and building relationships with alumni of both Overbrook Catholic School and St. Cecilia Academy.
Develop opportunities for alumni and parents of alumni to engage with the schools, including career day speakers, interim hosts, reading day presenters, and invitations to school activities.
Recruit members and manage the class agent programs.
Manage the SCA Reunion weekend, including the Cecilian 50th reunion dinner, milestone reunions, and Mass and Alumna of the Year luncheon.
Coordinate plans for Overbrook Catholic School anniversary homecoming and reunion events.
Manage Giving Days for each school.
Coordinate all aspects of alumni cultivation events.
Share with graduating students the importance of staying connected with the schools.
Working with the marketing and communications office, coordinate regular communications with alumni and parents of alumni, including e-newsletters, event invitations, social media, and direct outreach.
Manage alumni news and class notes for both schools’ magazines, gathering information from alumni and seeking out/writing stories.
Write content for alumni pages of the websites and alumni feature articles.
As a member of the advancement team, assist as needed with special events and projects.
Work with advancement services to update and maintain accurate alumni and parent of alumni records.
Working with the admissions departments to help connect prospective legacy families to the schools.
Perform other duties as determined by the Director of Development.
Bachelor’s degree required and 3-5 years of relevant experience in development, alumni relations, research, sales, or marketing
Experience in an independent school or nonprofit environment preferred
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong analytical and data management skills
Proven networking and relationship-building skills
Self-directed, energetic, and results-driven
Highly organized with keen attention to detail
Creative and flexible attitude with willingness to take on new projects
Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize effectively to meet deadlines
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team in a fast-paced environment
Ability to recognize and maintain highly confidential and sensitive information
Serve as a positive ambassador for Overbrook Catholic School and St. Cecilia Academy at all times
Proficiency with Microsoft Office products
Knowledge of relational donor database software such as Raiser’s Edge
Ability to work flexible hours to meet deadlines and coordinate events and activities in the evening and on weekends.
To apply, please forward a letter of introduction, statement of faith, salary requirements, and resume to Peggy Hunt at email@example.com.