JOIN BU's $1.5 BILLION CAMPAIGN TEAM If you want to join a dynamic, mission-driven team in the best college town in the U.S.—at a prestigious university that knows where it wants to go, and is competitive in its compensation and benefits—consider us. If you want to help bring a $1.5 billion-dollar campaign to a successful conclusion—and maybe do some of your best work as an advancement professional—consider joining our team.
This historic effort will depend upon a dedicated, creative, and diverse staff. Boston University's Development and Alumni Relations' top leadership includes outstanding individuals recruited from some of the best institutions in the world and is led by Senior Vice President Scott Nichols.
COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR, ONLINE ENGAGEMENT
Alumni Relations at Boston University is a key component of the Campaign for Boston University. Responsible for connecting with, engaging, and helping foster lifetime connections with the 300,000 Boston University Alumni across the globe, Alumni Relations is the first point of contact for alums looking to reconnect or engage with their alma mater.
Working as part of a growing team, some technical support, customer service, and marketing for alumni relations and select development initiatives. Build new websites and add content to existing sites following specified formatting and design criteria. Create and manage opportunities for online engagement of BU alumni. Working with the Director of Strategic Alumni Engagement, the Associate Director of Online Engagement (IS), and other Marketing and Communications, Development and Alumni Relations staff members to ensure timely updates and on-going maintenance of websites and email communications.
Essential Functions – with percentages
Project Management. Implement strategies to engage alumni with the university and each other using web-based tools (primarily email and Wordpress), both in-house and third-party applications. Must use marketing analytics to measure ROI and stay abreast of cutting edge practices on the use of email and web in alumni relations.
Technical. Produce high quality Web and email content for a variety of BU Websites and create new Websites as needed. This requires learning new programs such as Photoshop, html 5, Google Analytics, etc. Working with external technical staff, as appropriate.
Marketing/Customer Service. Follow policies and guidelines for alumni websites and e-mail marketing to alumni. Work with Alumni Relations partners and BU Marketing and Communication department to manage a marketing plan for online engagement of alumni. Assist with customer support for all products as defined in summary above.
Administrative/Planning Assistance. Participate as needed in meetings and discussions with University Information Services staff, Development & Alumni Relations staff (including those in the schools and colleges), Marketing & Communication, and alumni volunteer leaders to plan new services, improve existing services, and evaluate effectiveness of entire program. Provide basic administrative support including managing information about services and keeping records related to usage, alumni surveys, and other indicators.
Bachelors degree required with 1-3 years of related experience. Play a leading role in BUs $1.5 Billion campaign, and join us today.
Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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About Boston University
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