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Alumni Relations Associate

Rudolf Steiner School

New York, NY, USA

Full time

$30-60k (annually)



Jul 6

Rudolf Steiner School seeks an Alumni Relations Associate. The Alumni Relations Associate is a member of the Philanthropy Department and reports to the Director of Philanthropy. They will work closely with the Alumni Committee and the Office of Enrollment and Outreach to create and maintain alumni engagement. Our ideal candidate is a Waldorf alumni who is an energetic, results-oriented team player who will help to strengthen and foster the School’s relationship with Alumni through outreach and volunteer support.

Rudolf Steiner School, an independent nursery to 12 school and the first Waldorf School in North America, is located on Manhattan's Upper East Side. The school is committed to building a healthy, inclusive community that reflects the diversity of NYC. We value an interest in diversity and multi-cultural competence. Rudolf Steiner School is accredited by the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) and the New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS).


  • Work closely with colleagues in the Philanthropy Department, Enrollment and Outreach Department and the Alumni Committee to strengthen alumni involvement and support
  • Work closely with alumni volunteers to provide consistent and thoughtful support
  • Assist with major alumni programs and events
  • Coordinate with the Digital Media Manager to develop digital and mailed event invitations and other communication pieces as needed
  • Serve as an advocate for alumni to maximize opportunities for engagement with the community
  • Support young alumni outreach, including planning and implementing targeted activities, events, and communications
  • Work with the Special Events Coordinator and Alumni Committee to create meaningful event programming
  • Reunion Program Support: Help manage the coordination of Class Reunions by working closely with assigned reunion committees to drive participation and engagement
  • Help search for and maintain accurate information in the School’s Raiser’s Edge and Blackbaud databases
  • Write content for alumni-directed communication
  • Solicit support of the School; primarily the Steiner Annual Fund Support activities, initiatives, and events sponsored by the Philanthropy Department as needed
  • Work frequently and effectively in Raiser’s Edge, Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook to support various initiatives
  • Perform other duties or projects, as assigned


The successful candidate will have the following skills, abilities, and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 3-5 years’ experience in Philanthropy/Alumni Support
  • Experience with Raisers Edge and Blackbaud
  • Proficient in MS Office and Adobe Suite
  • Knowledge of WordPress platform
  • Strong written and communication skills

To be considered for the Alumni Relations Associate position, please submit a letter of interest, a resume, and contact information for three references to our Employment Page. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Rudolf Steiner School is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, religion, disability, age, military or veteran status, marital status, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, transgender status, predisposing genetic characteristics, actual or perceived domestic violence victim status, unemployment status, or any other category protected by law. The School takes affirmative action in support of its policy to employ and advance all qualified candidates.

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