NAF is a national network of education, business, and community leaders who work together to ensure high school students are college, career, and future ready. NAF’s educational design ignites students’ passion for learning and gives businesses the opportunity to shape America’s future workforce by transforming the learning environment to include STEM infused industry-specific curricula and work-based learning experiences, including internships.
Since 1980, NAF has been partnering with high-need communities to improve outcomes for students by implementing NAF academies – small learning communities within existing high schools. NAF has grown from one NAF Academy of Finance in New York City to hundreds of academies across the country focusing on growing industries including: finance, hospitality & tourism, information technology, engineering, and health sciences. During the 2020-2021 school year, over 117,000 students attended 619 NAF academies across 37 states, plus DC, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands. In 2020, NAF academies reported 99% of seniors graduated with 87% of graduates planning to go to college.
The Manager, Alumni Engagement will help develop and manage a comprehensive and innovative NAF alumni program that cultivates relationships with NAF alumni, existing NAF students, the Alumni Leadership Council, and related partners. Initiatives implemented by the Manager will prepare young alumni for career opportunities, provide a value add for employer partners through a strong alumni talent pool, and strengthen alumni ties to the NAF national organization. This person will be responsible for growing alumni membership; increasing engagement; developing and implementing initiatives to support the college and career success of young alumni; work with NAF’s Corporate Engagement team to implement alumni-employer initiatives; work on post-secondary partnerships; and enable alumni to be NAF champions which will help increase economic opportunity for current NAF students and fellow alumni.
This position can be remote or based at NAF’s New York City headquarters. Though not a requirement, preferred locations include Miami, Detroit, Washington, D.C., and Dallas.
Responsibilities Include, but are not limited to:
Young Alumni Career Development Initiatives (40%)
Strengthening the Connection between Alumni and NAF National (30%)
Contact Management – Collection and Cultivation (20%)
Marketing & Communications (10%)
This position will require some marketing & communications initiatives related to alumni. This includes managing and executing email and social media marketing efforts (such as writing, editing, scheduling, using email marketing platforms and writing blog posts for naf.org.) as well as designing and drafting copy for event flyers and other marketing materials
Bachelor’s Degree preferred, minimum Associate’s Degree (or equivalent experience.)
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Interested applicants may send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com. Please include the position title, your first name and last name in the subject line.
NAF is a national network of education, business, and community leaders who work together to ensure high school students are college, career, and future ready. NAF’s educational design ignites students’ passion for learning and…