Mayer Brown LLP

  • Alumni Communications Assistant

    Job Locations UK-London
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(19/08/2019 9:25 AM)
    # of Positions
    Pos. Category
    Human Resources - Assistant
    Location : Location
    Pos. Type
    Full Time
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  • Overview

    Mayer Brown is one of the world’s leading business law firms with offices in key financial centres across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. We serve many of the world's largest companies, including a significant proportion of the Fortune 100, FTSE 100,DAX and Hang Seng Index companies together with global leaders in major industries.

    To advance our position as one of the world’s leading international business law firms we build close relationships with our clients in order to serve them more effectively across our global platform. As a major financial centre for international business and commerce, London lies at the very heart of our global vision.

    We encourage all our people to use their skills to support the wider community through our pro bono and community volunteering programmes. We are also committed to managing our impact on the environment and our London office is ISO 14001 certified. At Mayer Brown the principles of mutual respect, dignity and understanding are central to the way we work and help to provide an environment where diversity and inclusion are embraced.


    The Alumni Relations Assistant will play a key role in supporting the Firm’s alumni engagement programme. They will be responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Mayer Brown Alumni Network and will provide project, administrative and logistic support to the Global Head of Alumni Relations.



    Information and database management

    • Maintain and develop the global alumni list for accurate and complete records of contact, biographical, and career information of alumni. Updating and amending individual records from information received via a range of sources, including questionnaires, alumni events and general correspondence
    • Conduct ongoing alumni database research to identify new alumni members and identify business development leads. Working with key stakeholders across the Firm and using desk research to update profile information for business development and community building projects

    Alumni administration

    • Day-to-day administration of the Mayer Brown Alumni Network, responding to alumni enquiries and registration requests
    • Administer the Alumni Champion and Sponsorship framework
    • Accurately record, track and monitor the Alumni program budget

    Alumni communications and event

    • Maintain the alumni website. This will primarily involve researching and drafting articles, posting job opportunities and other relevant content
    • Maintain the Mayer Brown Alumni LinkedIn group. Including, monitoring and approving membership requests, responding to enquires and posting content
    • Provide alumni event support. This will primarily involve advertising events on relevant alumni channels, inputting post-event information into the database and assisting with logistical event details


    • Assist with gathering and documenting metrics for assessing the alumni program strategy
    • Produce reports, mailshots and lists as required by the Global Head of Alumni Relations and stakeholders across the firm
    • Develop competitive intelligence for alumni program enhancement

    There may be other ad hoc tasks and responsibilities that are required as part of this role.



    • Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent
    • Grade B or above at GCSE level for English Language

    Skills and experience:

    • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint
    • Familiarity with corporate/professional services alumni programs would be desirable but not essential
    • Experience of using InterAction or IntraWorlds would be desirable

    Personal attributes:

    • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow instructions with high degree of accuracy
    • Ability to work independently, with colleagues located in different offices and as member of a team
    • Ability to organise projects and to follow through to completion
    • Professional demeanour and discretion in handling sensitive material
    • Strong writing and communication skills; ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with individuals at all levels within and outside of the firm
    • Ability to build relationships across the business at all levels


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