Alumni Relations Lead

Fullstack Academy New York , NY 10001

Posted 6 months ago

Fullstack Academy is the premier software development school located in New York City and Chicago. Y Combinator-backed, our school has garnered the attention of Forbes, TechCrunch, and Business Insider, among others. The reputation of our school is built on the professional success of each and every one of our students. Students have gone on to promising careers at top-tier companies, like Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Spotify. In January 2016, we created the Grace Hopper Program, a need-blind software engineering program for women. In 2017, we launched Web Development Fellowship @ Fullstack Academy in partnership with NYC Tech Talent Pipeline, to offer a tuition-free version of our flagship Web Development Immersive to eligible New Yorkers.

"Fullstack Academy has been a life-changing experience" is something we hear often and the reason why we come to work everyday. Were consistently inspired by the amazing things that our alumni go on to do and were looking to bring onboard an Alumni Manager to help us keep in touch with our amazing alumni community.

ABOUT THE ROLE

As the Alumni Manager at Fullstack Academy, you will create and drive all of our alumni engagement efforts. Youll devise a communication and event strategy that provides value to our alumni and keeps them excited about Fullstack. Youll keep track of our alumni and their career growth overtime, helping us tell the longer story of how Fullstack has transformed the lives of our students and through them, the community of tech. Youll work collaboratively across all of our teams to make Fullstack a place where alumni are excited to engage with each other and the school.

This role is based in our New York City campus and reports to our Brand Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES

In this role, you will:

  • Develop a strategy to engage the 2000+ software engineers who have graduated from Fullstack Academy as a broader community
  • Implement and manage a database of alumni, including day-to-day management and data collection tools and processes (i.e. surveys) to keep alumni data fresh and accurate
  • Implement and manage digital resources to manage and engage our alumni community (Alumni Page/Website, Linkedin and Facebook pages, etc.)
  • Develop direct communications channels with our alumni, serving as the primary point of contact between Fullstack and alumni
  • Organize alumni events, large and small, to build loyalty, engagement, and a sense of community
  • Cultivate Alumni ambassadors who can speak persuasively about the value of Fullstack in a technology career
  • Work with our Program Directors, Marketing, Academics and Career Success teams to develop a vibrant & effective program of relevant and enriching alumni activities to keep alumni connected to Fullstack

QUALIFICATIONS

We think you will be a successful candidate if you have:

  • 3+ years working in alumni or community management
  • An extroverted personality and the ability to create strong personal relationships over time
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to be the face of Fullstack in all of alumni events and communications
  • Experience with organizing events for 20 people and 2000 people
  • A passion for coding, tech, and education

We think you will be an exceptional candidate if you have:

  • Experience creating content about technology, the technology industry and people in tech
  • Direct experience in tech (i.e. you know how to code, even if only as a hobby)

Benefits

A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives. - Jackie Robinson

Work where your daily goal is to have a significant impact on the lives of others - students who travel from all over the world to attend a top-rated program that you will be responsible for building and growing. We have an open, friendly, and fun startup culture. You will work with colleagues who have founded companies and worked at Google, Yahoo!, and Gilt Groupe, among others. Our salaries and benefits are competitive, coupled with generous paid vacation and stock options.

Last, but not least, you will get an immense sense of pride and satisfaction every seven weeks, when our students graduate.

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