Alumni Engagement Summer Associate

The Alumni Engagement Summer Associate is a short term contract role that will serve as the driving engine and support system for our diverse and multifaceted alumni community. This role functions as part of our broader Global Community Engagement (GCE) Program, which provides leadership development, fosters opportunities for connection, and maintains communications for all of our alumni program. The Alumni Engagement associate will champion this work primarily through their management of the Global Citizen Year Community Hub, an all-in-one platform that will allow our alumni to tap in and engage with the broader Global Citizen Year alumni network. We are looking for an expert communicator with adept organizational skills and a passion for fostering community. This role will report directly to the Alumni Community Engagement Manager.



Management of the Global Citizen Year Community Hub

  • Record and share information
    • Keep track of and update relevant alumni information (mailing lists, updates, etc.)
    • Share alumni accomplishments with the larger team and keep a detailed record of alumni engagement metrics
    • Create, schedule and plan content on the main feed as well as on other pages (events, careers, achievements, etc.)

  • Engage with alumni
    • Understand and keep abreast of the issues that engage and spark curiosity among the alumni
    • Coordinate with group admins on content to share in order to facilitate engagement and knowledge sharing among the alumni community
    • Respond to relevant requests and inquiries from alumni
    • Work cross-functionally with Global Citizen Year departments to engage them in alumni-related work


Additional Communications

  • Managing and creating virtual content
    • Manage the Alumni Community Engagement social media platforms (Facebook, LinkedIn, and Discord) to foster engagement and drive virtual activity
    • Work alongside the media team to build out stories to highlight alumni 



We are looking for more than just hard skills; we want teammates who will add value to our organizational culture by bringing these mindsets to their work:

  • Organized: You are able to complete tasks and projects responsibly and on time
  • Quick Study: You are able to pick up new skills and systems easily and quickly.
  • Team Player: You welcome collaboration and understand how your actions affect the whole group
  • Personable: You are friendly and approachable, and can connect to a wide array of people.
  • Resourceful: You are able to harness the expertise and experience of others to accomplish goals
  • People Centered: You listen to and engage with our stakeholders in order to create and foster relationships across our robust network
  • Connected to our mission: Something in your life experience drives your passion for Global Citizen Year’s mission and vision


The following skills and experiences are required:

  • You are a Global Citizen Year alum
  • Comfortable learning and using new technology
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to handle confidential information and display sound judgment and ethics
  • Proficiency in Google Drive (Sheets, Docs, Slides, Forms) and Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel)


Bonus points if you have/are:

  • 1-3 years of professional work experience.



Help create, build and  launch core components of the trailblazing and dynamic Global Community Engagement Program. As a result you will strengthen and amplify the leadership and impact of an exponentially growing community of extraordinary global leaders from 85+ countries.



Location: This role is fully remote. We are looking for a candidate whose working hours are aligned with time zones between GMT-7 and GMT-4.

Start date: We’re reviewing applications on a rolling basis. 

Work Dates: ASAP – September 30, 2022

Compensation: ​​The hourly wage range for this role is $22-26 per hour. This is a part time position, Monday –  Thursday for 8 hours each day.

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Your stakeholders

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Thuguri Wacira

Alumni Community Engagement Manager

Archana Rao

Director of Global Community Engagement

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