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Alumni Programs (LHT Position) - posted 8.19.17

HBS-External Relations  

Harvard Business School seeks a professional to become a key member of the HBS Alumni Programs Team, which delivers content-centered programs and events to an HBS alumni audience of more than 80,000.

Duties & Responsibilities: Reporting to the Associate Director of Alumni Programs, the Alumni Programs LHT position will support the work of the Alumni Programs team. This position will entail a high level of data analysis and database management, using both Excel and Cvent (a database-driven event management technology), as well as providing research support for the alumni speaker database. S/he will create events and manage event registration in Cvent. This person will also coordinate with on-campus partners in the planning and delivery of programs and other events, including webinars, onsite conference support, Skydeck podcast, and HBX Live. S/he will occasionally serve as an internal WebEx producer on webinars, and will respond to general webinar-related questions during live webinars. This position will also manage post-event projects, such as generating data reports for event feedback, and creating alumni speaker thank you letters in partnership with Alumni Relations colleagues and the Dean’s office. As a member of the Alumni Programs team within Alumni Relations, the LHT will support reunions, conferences, events, and special projects. Other duties as required.  Occasional evening, weekend work required.

Experience with database-driven management technology preferred. Demonstrated experience in creating and maintaining databases (e.g. Excel) preferred.  Must demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and be comfortable engaging high-powered alumni constituency with poise and self-confidence. 

Please note: This is a term appointment through June 30, 2018.



  • Basic Qualifications required for this position:

o   Bachelor’s Degree highly desired

o   One year of customer service/administrative experience

  • Additional Skills, Experience, Credentials needed for this position:

o   Superb customer service ability

o   Excellent oral and written communication skills

o   Reliable, pro-active, enthusiastic, and professional candidates

o   Attention to detail, ability to multi-task and meet deadlines

o   Ability to manage confidential information

o   Ability to take initiative with projects and work independently with minimal supervision

o   Proficiency with PCs, Microsoft Word, and data analysis in Microsoft Excel

o   Knowledge of Cvent database system a plus

o   Knowledge of WebEx technology a plus

To Apply: Cover letter is required.