Director of Alumni Relations Resume Samples

A Director of Alumni Relations undertakes the crucial job of developing and implementing comprehensive engagement programs that can provide a meaningful opportunity for service, volunteerism personal and professional development, and events for alumni. A well-drafted Director of Alumni Relations Resume indicates the following core duties and tasks – overseeing the planning and execution of alumni activities in targeted regions across the country; managing the development of alumni relations; keeping records and directories of all alumni members; keeping records of alumni members; assessing the fundraising programs; monitoring the financial standing and performance of alumni relations; and providing strategic support and advice.

To develop Alumni Relations, the Director needs the following skills and abilities – the ability to manage several projects with minimum supervision; written and oral presentation skills; intense passion for helping the organization; and the ability to involve in all activities. A degree apart from being a part of any alumni association is considered mandatory.

Director of Alumni Relations Resume example

Director of Alumni Relations Resume

Summary : Professionally educated and experienced leader in education with broad administrative skills. Experience with for-profit companies and non-profit organizations. Specialized experience includes project event planning and marketing, donor database software management, fundraising event coordination, social media applications, volunteer coordination, and working with the private donor sector.

Skills : Customer Service, Fundraising, Management, Leadership.

Description :

    1. Supported the Alumni Association and the President and Officers of the Association in the coordination and implementation of alumni programs.
    2. Identified and cultivated donors from the Alumni group.
    3. Coordinated the alumni campaign for Annual Giving Fund, including mailings and solicitation activities.
    4. Recruited, trained, and managed the class representative network and alumni event committees.
    5. Developed activities to increase alumni involvement in the Alumni Association.
    6. Collected, edited, and managed alumni news for the Alumni Social Media Pages, Alumni Magazine, and Alumni webpages.
    7. Organized and executed solicitations and related activities of the Annual Giving Fund.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS in Business Management


Director of Alumni Relations Resume

Summary : Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and experienced leader with a strong and successful background in motivating and guiding people from various backgrounds to achieve a common goal.

Skills : Leadership, Connector/Networking, Event Planning, Public Speaking, Volunteer Management, Social Media, Marketing.

Description :

    1. Built programs, events, connections, and engages alumni.
    2. Engaged alumni, developed resources, and promoted the mission.
    3. Friend-raised strategies as well as fund-raising objectives using the "moves management" system.
    4. Worked to develop strategies for annual giving as well as managing a portfolio of donors.
    5. Incorporated social media strategies, alumni storytelling, and missional objectives with the overall strategy.
    6. Established many volunteers who lead objectives, develop regional teams, and volunteer services for alumni.
    7. Led a team that gathered data and published an Alumni Directory of over 70,000 alumni.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MA in Masters In Ministry


Director of Alumni Relations Resume

Headline : Responsible for providing vision, leadership, and oversight to the Office of Alumni Relations, the Alumni Association board of directors and its committees, and other partners and committees to plan and execute the vision and strategy of the University related to alumni engagement.

Skills : MS Office, Customer Service, Organizational Skills.

Description :

    1. Directed all aspects of a comprehensive program to strengthen the commitment of 1600 alumni to the future of the school.
    2. Managed year-round alumni events calendar, including Homecoming, Reunion Weekend, regional receptions, and phonations.
    3. Coordinated and contributed to all communications between school and alumni.
    4. Cultivated and solicited gifts at the $10,000 level for a $1,000,000 alumni challenge in support of the Endowment Campaign.
    5. Phoned or made a sustained effort to phone all 1260 alumni during the first six months of tenure.
    6. Organized and conducted committee meetings.
    7. Coordinated their annual fundraising events, from conception to completion.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA in History

Director of Alumni Relations Resume

Summary : Seeks to work in an energetic and professional environment, where experience in marketing, project management, and development can be used.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Directing Youth, Social Media.

Description :

    1. Developed comprehensive programming designed to cultivate the involvement of alumni with the University by establishing viable goals and objectives.
    2. Implemented and supervised and evaluated the action plans and progress towards achievement of the goals and objectives.
    3. Assured the involvement of alumni with the University by coordinating the alumni events and coordinating promotional events that involve alumni and friends.
    4. Promoted the immediate involvement of graduating seniors in the Alumni Association by liaising with University student government officials and communicate the advantages of young alumni's involvement.
    5. Served as contributing editor to the alumni magazine through the investigation, selection, research, and writing of cover and feature stories that represent the diverse and different experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives.
    6. Encouraged volunteerism by serving as a role model, motivating volunteers to participate in a wide variety of University projects.
    7. Ensured that the Alumni Association Awards Program reflects positively on the University and recognizes outstanding alumni by researching the records of prospective candidates, prepare background materials for consideration by the Selection Committee, coordinate with selectees for their participation in recognition ceremonies.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
M.A. in English

Director of Alumni Relations Resume

Objective : Enthusiastic job candidate seeking professional employment in the area of marketing or public relations, preferably with responsibilities in consumer research, customer/client service, and event planning.

Skills : Actor, Facilitator, Voice Over/Narration, Screen Actors Guild Member.

Description :

    1. Managed the creation of an alumni website from design to launch.
    2. Assured the accuracy of a database that contains approximately 30,000 University alumni records, in order to publicize various alumni and development activities, by working closely with the Director of Advancement Services regarding maintenance of current alumni information.
    3. Led goals that have provided innovative social media objectives.
    4. Assisted classes and alumni chairpersons with their Annual Giving goals.
    5. Established structure for outreach, engagement, and leadership cultivation.
    6. Reinvented events program achieving record participation.
    7. Managed alumni traditions such as Homecoming & Family Weekend, Senior Banquet, and Alumni Athletic events.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA in Theater Arts

Director of Alumni Relations Resume

Objective : An enthusiastic professional seeks to obtain a challenging full-time position that would effectively utilize current project management, communications, leadership, sales, marketing, campaign development, and analytical skills to support the accomplishment of organizational goals and the organization's mission.

Skills : Marketing, Advertising, Social Media, Social Media Marketing, Social Networking, Social Media Management, Public Speaking, Public Relations, Content Management, Content Creation, Writing, Written Communication, Scheduling, Account Management, Project Management.

Description :

    1. Planned, budgeted, and implanted major events for the college.
    2. Met Manager and Events Manager for the college.
    3. Maintained relationships with all of our vendors and control expenses for events.
    4. Responsible for all Alumni communications both internal and external including social media, monthly newsletters, bi-annual updates, and upcoming events.
    5. Managed all existing alumni programs, communications, organizations where alumni may interact.
    6. Acted as a liaison between the Alumni board and Blackburn College.
    7. Responsible for keeping the Alumni Board on track and informed.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA in Speech Communication

Director of Alumni Relations Resume

Objective : Experienced, highly motived professional with a strong desire to help people and make a difference. Successfully builds relationships, establishes effective interaction among diverse communities, and cultivates a high degree of mutual loyalty and trust with a variety of constituents. Ability to create and manage programs that generate a focused commitment to measurable results.

Skills : Relationship Management, Relationship Building, Public Speaking.

Description :

    1. Increased annual alumni and outreach events from 7 to 17.
    2. Reduced event budget by 15% Helped to initiate two scholarship funds through event participation and donations.
    3. Increased Board Membership from 22 members to 30 members.
    4. Helped increase Board Giving from 17 donors to 28 donors.
    5. Oversaw the revision of the Bylaws and Constitution of the Alumni Board of Directors.
    6. Served as the senior executive in charge of alumni programs, providing leadership and management to the department of alumni relations and to the Alumni Association and its Board of Directors and committees.
    7. Established unit objectives and work plans.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MBA in Business Administration

Director of Alumni Relations Resume

Objective : Responsible for working with the Department of University Communications to plan, coordinate, and prepare communication for print and electronic media.

Skills : Communication Skills, Developing Skills, Management Skills, Coordinating Skills, Coordinating Skills.

Description :

    1. Managed alumni volunteers in 15 cities and 1 international chapter.
    2. Provided direction, coordination, and consultation for all volunteer functions within the University Regional Chapter structure.
    3. Evaluated all aspects of volunteer programs to ensure effectiveness and implement changes as appropriate.
    4. Developed and managed volunteer policies, procedures, and standards of alumni volunteer engagement.
    5. Reported directly to Vice President of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving.
    6. Oversaw all aspects of the day to day operations.
    7. Developed and managed an annual budget.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA in Theater Arts

Director of Alumni Relations Resume

Summary : Hardworking, motivated, and responsible individual who strives for success in every undertaking. Considers the key to success is setting goals and then being held accountable to achieve those goals. Believes it takes more than the ability to succeed.

Skills : Sales Management, Sales Support, Marketing, Fund Development.

Description :

    1. Identified and cultivated prospective donors for annual giving and major gift programs.
    2. Planned appropriate techniques for eliciting support, with particular emphasis on person-to-person solicitation.
    3. Implemented strategies to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward donors for three capital campaign initiatives.
    4. Developed business solutions and facility programs that maximize time, effort, and cost savings through the consolidation of Cintas services.
    5. Presented solutions for prospects to position their business in a safer, cleaner, and more attractive manner to customers.
    6. Maintained contact with new customers during a 13-week window to encourage additional products and services.
    7. Maintained daily contact management system for email seeding and marketing campaigns.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA in Public Relations/Marketing

Director of Alumni Relations Resume

Summary : A top-performing director credited with combining program management, marketing, and business development expertise to deliver substantial growth. Demonstrated expertise in developing new programs to increase engagement and enrollment as well as leveraging existing networks. Highly accomplished in public speaking and the ability to build and maintain relationships.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite.

Description :

    1. Managed all aspects of the alumni program at a prestigious independent school.
    2. Engaged alumni speakers for student assemblies, including state Governor.
    3. Managed endowed funds program.
    4. Implemented new programs for Homecoming and Young Alumni program.
    5. Created and administered all public relations and marketing for alumni including website, invitations, and programs.
    6. Strengthened relationships with and among alumni to deepen their connections with each other and the school.
    7. Expanded opportunities for alumni to benefit from their association with the school, developing a loyal and supportive alumni body.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MA in Publications Design