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Senior Executive / Manager, Alumni Communications & Engagement

Date: 13-Nov-2022

Location: UNIV ADMIN, Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

About Us

The Office of Alumni Relation’s (OAR) mission is “to nurture mutually beneficial and lifelong relationships with alumni and engage them along NUS’ aspirations”. The Alumni Communications and Engagement (ACE) team exists to serve this purpose by reaching out to and strengthening bonds with the University’s 330,000-strong alumni community in the following ways:

  • engaging alumni through multiple integrated marketing and communications platforms and developing a compelling and integrated brand and communications strategy that will nurture a sense of belonging in the University’s future alumni, inspire and intensify alumni pride in its current alumni; and

  • engaging alumni in a wide range of programmes and activities (in-person and online).

 

About 80 initiatives and events are organised annually to cultivate and engage all alumni and sometimes students. These include sports activities, enrichment workshops, alumni group meetings, talk and seminar series, film festivals, monthly movie nights, networking sessions and themed functions. Pre-pandemic, the team also put together two signature annual events – the Bukit Timah Homecoming and the Kent Ridge Alumni Family Day – which attract approximately 1,000 and 5,000 alumni, respectively. Average attendance for other events is approximately 100 – 300 participants.

 

In addition to OAR-run activities, the team also supports programmes and events initiated by the 77 alumni groups and 22 overseas alumni chapters; and are involved in sponsorship activities, bank affinity card collaboration and the administration of AlumPerks, AlumAPP, conNectUS, students and alumni bursary programmes.

Duties and Responsibilities

The incumbent will assist the Division Head in the day-to-day operations in the following key areas:

  • Actively engage NUS alumni through alumni events and programmes.

  • Manage relations with Alumni Groups and support alumni-led initiatives.

  • Engage NUS Faculties, Halls and Departments as strategic partners in alumni cultivation.

  • Conceptualise, plan, organise and manage all aspects of event planning, meeting strict deadlines and budget demands.

  • Work as part of a team to execute events flawlessly, troubleshoot and problem-solve on-site.

  • Reach out to alumni through various channels of communication by conceptualising and developing effective marketing and publicity collaterals.

  • Cultivate students from the penultimate and graduating cohort to ensure their continual involvement in alumni activities after graduation.

  • Promote and showcase alumni and student talent and activities at alumni events.

  • Assist in University events and all other OAR sections as and when required.

Qualifications

  • A recognised degree from NUS, and preferably with experience in Marketing or Events Management.

  • Open to fresh graduates.

  • Have a passion in building relations with people

  • Effectively bilingual with excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills to communicate with multinational alumni members

  • Possesses good project management, organisational and presentation skills; able to meet deadlines and produce quality work with keen attention to details and content.

  • Versatile, resourceful, meticulous and driven individual with good analytical skills.

  • Communicative individual who excels individually and in teams - a "People" person.

  • Adaptable and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

  • Proficiency in desktop applications (e.g. Microsoft Office), Adobe Creative Suite, forms and reports, and video production is an added advantage.

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presences are required. 

In accordance with Singapore's legal requirements, unvaccinated workers will not be able to work on the NUS premises with effect from 15 January 2022. As such, job applicants will need to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge

Organization: National University of Singapore

Department : Office of Alumni Relations