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Development Associate

Position Title: Development Associate

Office: Development, Alumni Relations & Communications

Reports to: Director of Alumni Relations


About International House

Founded in 1924 by John D. Rockefeller Jr. and the Cleveland H. Dodge family through the initiative of Harry and Florence Edmonds, International House is a residence for postgraduate scholars and trainees in New York City with a mission to prepare leaders for the global community. International House is home typically to more than 700 carefully selected graduate students and young professionals annually – representing 100 countries and more than 70 top schools and businesses. We provide an unrivaled opportunity for our Residents to thrive through daily interactions in a culturally, politically, and economically diverse environment and programs designed to expand the world views of these emerging leaders. We believe that leadership guided by the core values of the International House experience – Respect, Empathy, and Moral Courage – can create a more just and peaceful world. Learn more at www.ihouse-nyc.org.

 

Position Summary

This role will assist in the planning, production, implementation, and analysis of activities related to fundraising, alumni relations, and growth of the organization’s visibility and engagement with multiple constituencies. Working closely with the Communications Lead and other Development team members, projects will include the development and distribution of various materials for print, digital, social media and more channels. The Associate will play a vital role in increasing the visibility and standing of International House—helping us cultivate our worldwide reputation as an institution that attracts international scholars of the highest caliber and imparts in them a highly prized set of global leadership skills and valued membership into a lifelong community.


Essential Functions

  1. Alumni Relations
  2. Respond to inquiries, and traffic requests by phone and social media channels
  3. Research and contact lapsed alumni to update information
  4. Assist with other correspondence as necessary
  5. Event Management
  6. Set up virtual Alumni events (Zoom), from registration through reporting
  7. Support in-person events hosted by I-House: agenda, invitations, logistics, execution
  8. Assist Alumni chapters/groups worldwide with hosting their own events
  9. Content Development
  10. Write copy, select photos and images for print & digital distribution
  11. Interact with residents, alumni, staff for profiles & stories
  12. Collect and consolidate cross-departmental content for newsletters
  13. Design and layout marketing and presentation materials
  14. Create videos, memes, and campaigns for e-mails & social media
  15. Website & Social Media Management
  16. Support day-to-day website updates
  17. Establish calendar of regular posts on social media channels
  18. Monitor channels and engage users as I-House
  19. General Administrative Support
  20. Process payment orders, invoices, payroll
  21. Schedule meetings and calls
  22. Order supplies and equipment
  23. Organize & upload content to Digital Asset Management system
  24. Performs other related duties as assigned

 

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of training & experience in duties above
  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience as part of a small Development/Communications team
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneDrive)
  • Experience with Raisers Edge or similar database platform
  • Skills and interest in Graphic Design and Video, comfort with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and video editing tools strongly preferred
  • In-depth understanding of best practices for social media management and email marketing tools and techniques.
  • The position is located primarily onsite at I-House and will require occasional lifting of 20lbs+
  • As all I-House staff are mandated to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, proof of vaccination and agreement to our I-House Health Compact will be required


Ideal Qualities

  • Must possess excellent written and verbal skills
  • Creative problem-solver able to get things done efficiently and accurately
  • Organized, responsive and flexible, with the ability to shift between creative and administrative projects as needed
  • Self-starter comfortable working as part of a small team


HOW TO APPLY:

 Please submit a cover letter and resume via e-mail to nfranciacotter@ihouse-nyc.org with “Development Associate” in the subject line. Salary will be commensurate with experience. The application deadline is October 8, 2021 (or until the position is filled).


Development Associate

Position Title: Development Associate

Office: Development, Alumni Relations & Communications

Reports to: Director of Alumni Relations


About International House

Founded in 1924 by John D. Rockefeller Jr. and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    October 11, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    October 8, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

USD 50,000 - USD 55,000Salary commensurate with experience.

Benefits

Excellent employee benefits and perks.

Excellent employee benefits and perks.

Level of Language Proficiency

Must be fluent in English.

Must be fluent in English.

Location

On-site
500 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10027, United States

How to Apply

HOW TO APPLY:

 Please submit a cover letter and resume via e-mail to nfranciacotter@ihouse-nyc.org with “Development Associate” in the subject line. Salary will be commensurate with experience. The application deadline is October 8, 2021 (or until the position is filled).

HOW TO APPLY:

 Please submit a cover letter and resume via e-mail to nfranciacotter@ihouse-nyc.org with “Development Associate” in the subject line. Salary will be commensurate with…

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