Alumni Relations Coordinator – Business School Ref 2858

School/department: Development & Alumni Relations Office, External Relations Division
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 36.5 hours per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Fixed term for 2 years
Salary: Starting at £25,482 and rising to £29,515 per annum, pro rata
Placed on: 16 December 2019
Closing date: 15 January 2020. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: Friday 31 January 2020
Expected start date: As soon as possible

Job description 

An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated team player to work with the University’s Development and Alumni Relations team, and the University of Sussex Business School, to increase alumni engagement with the University. 

This post requires excellent oral and written communication skills, experience of working with volunteers, using a database and maintaining social media channels. 

The Alumni Relations Coordinator will work with the University’s Alumni Relations Manager, and the External Engagement Manager in the Business School, to implement the alumni engagement programme for the School as part of its broader Engagement Strategy. 

The Alumni Relations Coordinator will foster alumni relationships and create opportunities for life-long engagement through communications, events and volunteering, as part of the University’s Engage For Change strategy. 

The post will play a key role in facilitating fruitful relationships with alumni that enhance student employability, the student experience and the curriculum. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a desire to pursue a career in alumni relations, communications, volunteer management or membership services and events.

Download job description and person specification Ref 2858 [PDF 171.94KB]

How to apply

Download our professional services application form [DOC 183.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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