Job Opportunity for Associate – Alumni Support & Engagement at Akanksha Foundation in Mumbai, Pune

Website Akanksha Foundation

Position Summary

As the Associate, Alumni Support and Engagement (ASE) you will be responsible for ensuring that all Akanksha alumni are provided opportunities to prepare them for college and career. You will also be a point of contact for the Akanksha school/s to enable smooth operations and coordination for all ASE initiatives.

Reports To

City Leads, Alumni Support and Engagement

About the team

Akanksha’s vision for alumni is to create an ecosystem of support for all alumni to lead Empowered Lives. Through our Student Vision Framework, we empower our students with a sense of Mastery, Autonomy, and Purpose to make informed choices and become responsible individuals. We are striving to build a community of our alumni which will also help us to create career pathways based on their interests.

What your role will entail?

Central POC (Point of Contact)

The associate will be incharge of 2-3 larger central goals (Financial Aid, Vocations, University admissions, Alumni Engagement etc.) which will need coordination and collaboration with both city teams. The key responsibilities are as follows:

  • Strategising and creating support system for School POCs and designing new initiatives
  • Calendaring and scheduling activities based on goals in coordination with Schools and central teams
  • Research and creation of resources for the respective knowledge domain
  • Orienting and training the team
  • Working as POC for Partnerships pertaining to the goal being handled
  • Keeping track of activities as defined in the Quarterly calendar and collation of Data metrics for the year
  • Handling exception and difficult cases with the School POC
  • Strategising and creating support system for School POCs and designing new initiatives

School POC (Point of Contact)

The associate will be incharge of one school (with 4 or more batches graduated) or two schools (with 1 or 2 batches graduated) and will be responsible for:

  • Providing all-round support to Schools from 9th Grade onwards w.r.t careers, meetings, academic hubs, college admissions, financial aid and other alumni initiatives with the support of School Leader and Alumni Ambassador
  • Coordinating with the school alumni for school specific events and other platforms with a purpose to build a sense of community
  • Working closely with the Central POC to ensure participation of the school alumni for all opportunities presented to them
  • Coordinating with the Central POC for data tracking, documentation and follow up with the alumni
  • Supporting data requirements and analysis within the team and the organisation
  • Creating a check-in and data tracking system for the alumni of the designated school with the help of interns and ambassadors
  • Developing and executing a customised support plan for alumni who are at risk of dropping out of education
  • Developing and executing a customised support plan for alumni identified as High performers and alumni with high Potential
  • Creating a bank of inspiring and motivational alumni stories from the designated school for social media handles

What you need for this Position?


  • 1-3 years of experience in the development space preferably working with adolescents in the aspect of career readiness


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Organisational and time management skills
  • Highly motivated, persevering, achievement-oriented attitude
  • Strong interpersonal skills and flexibility in planning and working with teams and across functions
  • Strong Research and Data Management skills


Minimum Qualification Required – Bachelor’s degree in any discipline

Job Category: City Support
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: MumbaiPune

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