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We are currently seeking an Alumni Relations Manager to join our talented Program Outreach team in an exciting and new capacity! The Alumni Relations Manager will maintain close contact with our alumni and influential leaders to further transmit Acton’s mission and resources.

Roles & Responsibilities

As our Alumni Relations Manager you will:

  • Maintain regular contact with alumni, providing them with resources, answering their questions, and staying abreast of their achievements and career standings;
  • Encourage alumni to become involved in future conferences and gatherings held by Acton;
  • Connect interested professors and students with relevant Acton scholars for conferences, seminars, and meetings on campus;
  • Empower alumni to be agents of change in their classrooms and at their churches and businesses.

In addition to alumni, you will also interact with influential leaders who have encountered our work through other channels (e.g., non-Acton conferences), and are interested and qualified to engage our work at a deeper level.  Acton offers a host of conferences, e.g., Acton University, and resources such as the Journal of Markets & Morality, as well as regularly released monographs, that will help these individuals to continue engaging the principles of economic freedom and individual liberty to form active partners in our work.

    Qualifications & Skills

    The preferred candidate will possess:

    • Understanding, appreciation for, and ability to articulate Acton’s mission.
    • Bachelor's degree in a related field of study
    • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a related field
    • Successful relationship building skills
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Team player attitude with can do spirit
    • Ability to give effective presentations to achieve desired results
    • Strong attention to details and follow through
    • Ability to be proficient with related database platforms to track required metrics & reporting
    • Ability to travel on an as-needed basis

    How to Apply

    • 1). A cover letter explaining your interest in Acton’s mission and this role;
    • 2). Your resume;
    • 3). Your salary requirements.

    Only qualified candidates who submit a complete application with all of the required materials will be considered for this position.  While we thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this role, we are only able to contact those to whom we can offer an interview.

    This is a full time position at the Acton Institute located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Interested candidates passionate about a free and virtuous society are encouraged to submit the required application materials to the attention of human resources at :


    Posted on: September 10, 2020

    About the Acton Institute

    The Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty is a leading international organization headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Acton is a faith based educational non-profit, and our mission is to promote a free and virtuous society characterized by individual liberty and sustained by religious principles. In the last ten years alone, more than 8,000 people from the worlds of higher education, ministry, business and the social services have attended Acton University and or other educational programs offered by the Acton Institute.