Position Title: Alumni Association Administrator
Reports To:
Special Projects Director
Full-Time, Salaried, Exempt
Phoenix, AZ, Non-remote
Start Date:

Turning Point USA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 2012 by Charlie Kirk. The organization’s mission is to identify, educate, train, and organize students to promote the principles of freedom, free markets, and limited government. Turning Point USA believes that every young person can be enlightened to true free market values. Since its founding, Turning Point USA has embarked on a mission to build the most organized, active, and powerful conservative grassroots activist network on high school and college campuses across the country. With a presence on over 3,500 campuses, Turning Point USA is the largest and fastest-growing youth organization in America.

Job Description: The Alumni Outreach Coordinator is an essential member of the Advancement team and is primarily responsible for leading Turning Point USA’s (TPUSA) alumni program—ultimately helping TPUSA reach its revenue goals and further its mission and vision. The Alumni Outreach Coordinator will join an active and dynamic team that is implementing a development plan to expand and deepen its fundraising efforts.

This is an exciting role for TPUSA—being the largest on-campus conservative youth organization, TPUSA has tens of thousands of donors and alumni whose support and belonging are essential to the TPUSA vision. The successful candidate will have strong organizational skills with a desire to build out a relatively new initiative (the alumni program) at TPUSA, working closely with the Director of Special Projects and the Chief Development Officer to facilitate and monitor a strategic alumni outreach and engagement plan that will be implemented with the support of other members of the Development team.

The candidate must have a personal passion for the principles of freedom, fiscal responsibility, free markets, and limited government, as well as be able to advocate persuasively for these ideas. The qualities that this position requires are strong organizational/operational skills, a strategic mindset, long-term thinking, effective interpersonal and communication skills, and an achievement-oriented personality to drive new initiatives from concept to reality. Experience working at nonprofits is strongly preferred. The ideal candidate, though not necessary, will have previous involvement in libertarian or conservative organizations—but particular preference will be given to an alum of TPUSA’s campus programs.

Primary Responsibilities:

The primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Work with the Director of Special Projects and Chief Development Officer to help facilitate a strategic, robust alumni engagement and outreach plan, and to prioritize objectives and measurable goals as they relate to the alumni program.
  • Execute the strategic plan alumni engagement and outreach plan.
  • Review alumni lists, organizing and cleaning them, eventually facilitating data upload into Salesforce database.
  • Identify standard reports to have them created in database to support management of program.
  • Track and monitor all activities in CRM database.
  • Update records regularly, ensuring all new alumni are being documented and contacted.
  • Implement internal processes and procedures for new alumni initiatives.
  • Collaborate on alumni branding, collateral, communications strategy, and calls to action.
  • Serve as a liaison between email newsletters, social media, and direct mail communications to ensure alumni communications calendar incorporates multi-level outreach.
  • Identify key regions with strong alumni base to begin and maintain outreach.
  • Cultivate strong relationships with alumni leaders.
  • Support and plan alumni events.
  • Respond to alumni inquires.
  • Represent TPUSA at conferences or seminars, as needed.
  • Assist with other responsibilities, as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Be in close personal alignment with the mission and principles of TPUSA;
  • Demonstrate high level of integrity;
  • Be adept at organizational leadership;
  • Have an eagerness to learn and adhere to best practices;
  • Demonstrate conscientiousness and initiative;
  • Have some understanding of fundraising practices;
  • Possess interpersonal maturity and effective relationship building skills;
  • Possess strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Be adept in managing projects and competing priorities; and
  • Be a collaborative, adaptable, and flexible member of the team.