Brand Ambassador for Sanford Institute of Philanthropy @ Xavier University of LA
Xavier University of Louisiana, founded by Saint Katharine Drexel and the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, is Catholic and historically Black. The ultimate purpose of the University is to contribute to the promotion of a more just and humane society by preparing its students to assume roles of leadership and service in a global society. This preparation takes place in a diverse learning and teaching environment that incorporates all relevant educational means, including research and community service.
Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at Xavier University was established to offer a range of high-quality educational opportunities to further strengthen nonprofit organizations throughout Louisiana and beyond. Founded by entrepreneur and philanthropist T. Denny Sanford, the Institute focuses on preparing exemplary nonprofit leaders and providing the support they need to be successful in making a difference in the lives of others.
The position of Brand Ambassador reports to the Director of the Center for Continuing Studies and Distance Education (CCSDE). He/ She will support the CCSDE Program Manager with Sanford Institute of Philanthropy in operational activities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Act as Brand Ambassador for all initiatives – plan, coordinate, implement and finalize projects according to the specifications and deadlines.
-Coordinates activities that promote Sanford Institute of Philanthropy locally and the surrounding areas.
-Develops strategic relationships with corporations, professional organizations, non-profits, and foundations to communicate program benefits
-External outreach efforts to secure educational workshops, speakers and trainers.
-Participate in monthly meetings to report, strategize and discuss future events.
-Generate revenue through Sanford workshops
-Assist in the creation of effective email communication utilizing email marketing software and lead lists.
-Generate attention-getting social media campaigns targeting students and oversee SIP’s presence on various social networks, including Facebook and Twitter.
-Generate monthly or quarterly progress reports
-Represents Sanford Institute at Xavier University of LA in community outreach initiatives, meetings, conferences, etc.
-May require the ability to work evenings and weekends and some overnight travel