The Associate Director, Special Events will be responsible for planning and executing various domestic alumni events and outreach with the goal of engaging NYU alumni, parents, and students in the cultural, intellectual, and academic life of NYU. This engagement of alumni and parents supports cultivation of current and potential donors.
Required Education: Bachelor's degree
Required Experience: 4 years event management experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Experience: Experience in an academic, non-profit and/or development environment.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. Highly organized and creative. Ability to prioritize and execute multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and work in a fast-paced environment. Ability to professionally interact with all levels of students, staff, faculty and alumni. Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database software. Familiarity with presentation software and desktop publishing applications.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Proficiency with MS Office and PowerPoint. Exposure to fundraising software, such as Advance.