Senior Associate Director, Alumni Relations & Event Management

Singapore education-training-and-library
The employer is an University. Conceptualise, coordinate and develop alumni programming and events, attentive to the changing career and life stages of Yale-NUS alumni. Work to create a culture of alumni engagement with the College. Act as the key College liaison with the alumni council. Help develop alumni nodes internationally. Create and maintain a database of alumni records that is integrated with the College’s people management software. Manage key Yale-NUS College events, developing creative and innovative strategies to ensure high visibility and attendance for the College’s signature events, including those emanating from the Offices of the President, EVPAA, faculty members, and others. Plan, manage and execute event logistics including scheduling, invitations, promotion, day-of guest services and ancillary activities such as VIP receptions, live streaming, video recording. Undertake strategic analysis on audience engagement to target development prospects, donors, and alumni; government, think tank and policy professionals; the diplomatic community; membership of professional associations; leading non-profits and arts organizations; and the general public. Maintain, manage and grow the College’s distribution and invitation lists, and record and track attendee programming preferences, event registration response and attendance, and develop metrics to analyse event success. A Masters in Business or Public Administration or a Bachelor’s Degree with at least 5 years of front line experience working directly with alumni Minimum 10 years of relevant working experience with at least 5 years of experience in leading a team Excellent writing, communication and project management skills Ability to conceptualise high level strategy, as well as have the skills to manage detailed-level planning and execution Marketing experience or direct Alumni office work would be desirable Excellent interpersonal and stakeholder management skills with a desire to build and cultivate relationships Data analytics and data base management experience would be considered favourably An entrepreneurial mind set combined with an ability to handle multiple priorities and commitments