Staff Opportunities

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Alumni and Community Relations Officer

Key Responsibilities and Criteria for Candidates

  • Plan, implement, and promote community relations programs that support ACS’s strategic vision as well as institutional fundraising priorities to increase support from alumni and parents.
  • Routinely identify, cultivate, solicit and steward alumni and parent prospects to encourage participation in the Annual Fund.
  • Plan and implement a year-round schedule of programs, communications, and events for families; recruit and train parent and student volunteers to help with these school-wide programs.
  • Responsible for recruiting, training, managing, and recognition of alumni volunteers for activities that include alumni events, class reunions, class giving, and networking opportunities.
  • Maintain regular and proactive communication with key alumni association members.
  • Provide administrative and promotional support for the alumni association activities as appropriate, coordinating relevant invitations and communications and encouraging alumni-led events and activities.
  • Work collaboratively with other members of the community to enhance and promote alumni and student career services and opportunities.
  • Recommend members to the Alumni Board of Governors and the Parents' Committee.
  • Serve as an active participant in efforts with the Alumni Association (AA/ACS) to develop young alumni initiatives.
  • Oversee the updates of the alumni section of the website and the alumni-related contributions to the school publications and student-related contributions to the alumni association publications.
  • Work with Junior and Senior classes to develop, coordinate, and implement class giving programs and build awareness of the alumni program.
  • Work with the DoD in developing a personal solicitation program for high-end giving.
  • Provide assistance in identifying alumni to be profiled in the Alumni Newsletter (Diaspora Potrezebie), the D&A e-newsletter, and ACS Matters.
  • Manage the school’s social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn).
  • Coordinate with the community members to acquire information and updates for social media.
  • Prepare and solicit sponsorship for events and annual fund projects.
  • Prepare reports and analyze the progress of funds raised against planned goals.
  • Other duties as required by the position.

Requirements

  • BA/BS. A graduate degree is a plus.
  • At least 4 years experience in alumni relations and/or fundraising event management.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills; written and oral communication skills; interpersonal skills.
  • Work experience in alumni affairs or other strongly related experience in development, marketing, public relations, or membership management, is beneficial.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV in English with supporting documents, a list of references and contact information including current supervisor, and a recent photograph.

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Grant Writer

ACS Beirut is seeking an experienced Grant Writer to oversee the creation of comprehensive grant applications. This is a freelance position, reporting to ACS’s Director of Development and Alumni Affairs.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND CRITERIA FOR CANDIDATES

  • Writes appropriate and compelling narrative to be incorporated in proposals, grant applications, letters of inquiry, reports, facts sheets, and other revenue-raising materials.
  • Works closely with the Development Department to ensure that all written materials accurately reflect ACS’s mission, policies, and programs in a compelling nature.
  • Adheres to reporting requirements and submitting timely, accurate reports to funders as necessary.
  • Responsible for working with staff to report on contractual outcomes outlined in each agreement, including coordinating the delivery of reports which may not include narrative material.

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 5 years experience in grant writing.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with USAID ASHA grants is preferred.
  • Proven track record of securing small and large grants.

COMPENSATION

This is a freelance position. Compensation commensurate with experience. Please include compensation expectations in the cover letter.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Please complete this form and attach your cover letter, CV, 2-3 samples from successful grant applications, and/or final reports.

References may be requested at the time of the interview.

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