Events and Communications Manager, Alumni Relations

Posting Number 2022-11099
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/3/2023 1:34 PM)
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Hybrid Remote Work Classification
60% to 80% Onsite
Development and Alumni Relations
School of Law (LW1131)
Compensation Grade
Band 52
Development/Sponsored Research/Grant Writing

Position Summary

NYU Law has an exciting opportunity for an Events and Communications Manager to interface with alumni, faculty, students, staff and other internal and external constituents in coordinating events and programs relating to Development, Alumni Relations, and the law school community, both on and off campus, regionally, and internationally. The role exists to increase the Law School's capacity to manage its broad portfolio of events more effectively. Such as organization and planning of alumni engagement and donor recognition events, programs, and activities. This person will work closely and cross-functionally with various members of the Development and Alumni Relations team in various stages of event planning for alumni, development, stewardship, and signature events throughout the calendar year as well as support the management of digital marketing efforts for events. This role will play a critical part in helping the team find opportunities to adapt to the evolving events landscape. The manager will assist in the creation of events and event communications for the alumni audience at NYU Law working closely with the Associate Director of Alumni Relations and Development Communications supporting the schedule management and implementation of communications efforts, event registration and email set-ups, to help build and support a strong alumni network and ensure alumni remain connected with the School.


Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience:
3+ years relevant experience. Relevant professional-level experience or progressive experience in event and special occasion management and interaction with a diverse group of individuals. Must submit a portfolio of events created and managed within the past five years; strategic events as well as demonstrated success with event marketing campaigns.

Preferred Experience:
3+ years experience in an academic or nonprofit environment, especially in event and conference planning, interactive media editorial production.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Demonstrated writing and editorial skills in electronic and print environments. Creativity in using new technologies for events and marketing. Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work with a diverse population. Ability to prioritize and effectively manage the inflow of work assignments. Strong attention to detail and organizational skill. Proficiency with word processing, database and spreadsheet applications.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Familiarity with scheduling software, event management, audio-visual equipment.

Additional Information

In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $58,500 - $93,000. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.


NYU Law is an intellectual powerhouse and innovator in legal education, known for its focus on leadership, global issues, and public service. As part of this diverse and accomplished community, you’ll work with top faculty, support learning and research, and have regular opportunities to develop professionally. Located in Greenwich Village, one of New York’s most inviting neighborhoods, the Law School offers highly competitive benefits and perks, notably tuition remission.


NYU aims to be among the greenest urban campuses in the country and carbon neutral by 2040. Learn more at

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