Senior Alumni Manager

For the New York Office of a Prestigious Law Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with the and BD Department and Firm leadership on the development, communication and execution of a holistic strategy to foster a strong alumni community;
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the alumni program, including maintaining and tracking alumni contact information and all event planning;
  • Work closely with attorneys and BD colleagues to identify and advance business development opportunities with Firm alumni;
  • In coordination with the Career Development team, develop strategies and platforms to support the professional development of alumni;
  • In coordination with the Communications Team, develop and execute an external communications plan, which may include alumni-focused newsletters, thought leadership pieces, social media channels and speaking opportunities;
  • Ensure that the initiatives and operations of the alumni program co-exist seamlessly with other business development and client development programming, including diversity and women initiatives.

Qualifications include:

  • 6+ years of experience in a successful business development or alumni role in academia or a professional services environment;
  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, English or Business; Master’s or J.D. is preferred;
  • Significant experience in business development and strategic communications planning;
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills and highly organized with meticulous attention to detail;
  • Excellent inter-personal skills; proactive and outgoing personality with a strong client service attitude;
  • Resourceful, driven attitude with a genuine desire and energy to use a “whatever it takes” approach to ensure team success.


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