Alumni Relations Officer (18 Month Temporary Assignment/Appendix D).

Job Detail

Company: Algonquin College
Industry: Educational Institutions
Job Type: Contract
Salary Level ($):
Job Location: Ottawa, ON
Highest Level Of Education: Diploma
Job Posting Date: 15-May-2018
Apply by: 20-May-2018

Job Description:

Job Opportunity with Algonquin College


World Skills Employment Centre is working with Algonquin College to recruit for the position of Alumni Relations Officer (18 Month Temporary Assignment/Appendix D).

World Skills is not hiring for this position. If you are interested in this opportunity, please follow these steps:

  • Please send a cover letter and a resume to, on or before 9:00 am, May 20, 2018.
  • Please write the position title in the subject line of your email.
  • Please save your cover letter and resume as a SINGLE document, with the file name Your First Name_ Last Name_Position Title (John_Smith_Project Officer). IMPORTANT!
  • Late applications will not be accepted.

If you are not yet registered with World Skills, please contact 613-233-0453 to book an appointment for Intake and Assessment or to learn more about our programs and services.

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Job Description

Serving as an ambassador and communicator for the Algonquin College Foundation, the Alumni Relations Officer is responsible for building alumni engagement both online and through alumni initiatives.  The Alumni Relations Officer is responsible for building, maintaining and contributing to a robust, and active set of Alumni and Foundation social media networks.

The Alumni Relations Officer will oversee the organizing of alumni events and activities ranging from the Alumni involvement in Alumni at Work Events, Algonquin College Career Networking Fair, Algonquin College Alumni & Friends Network Advisory Committee Meetings, Alumni Socials, Alumni Reunions, Job Fairs, Orientation, Convocation and will assist the Algonquin College Foundation as required with Foundation events and initiatives.

The Alumni Relations Officer will work in collaboration with colleagues representing schools and departments from across the College, the Alumni Relations Officer will work to create and maintain pathways for alumni and donor participation, work with the Algonquin College Foundation to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward alumni giving and communicate both externally and internally on behalf of the Foundation and Alumni.

In addition, the Alumni Relations Officer will also support the Algonquin College Foundation communications initiatives through announcements of gifts, Foundation website administration, and maintaining an active social media presence.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum two (2) year diploma in Advertising, Public Relations, Marketing or a related field;
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience in:
  • Developing constituent based relations;
  • Advertising, public relations, online marketing or social media or a similar field;
  • Conducting research;
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to develop and produce editorial and technical writing output effectively and efficiently;
  • Producing and distributing electronic newsletters;
  • Maintaining current content on websites and communicating through social media;
  • Developing and executing surveys;
  • Creating reports and extracting information from databases.