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Executive Office, Alumni Engagement, Associate - New York

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description

Executive Office, Alumni Engagement, Associate – New York


The Executive Office plays an integral role in setting and advancing Goldman Sachs’ corporate strategy, and in preserving the firm’s distinctive culture. We are responsible for safeguarding the firm’s relationship with alumni, clients, shareholders, policy makers, and the broader public, while ensuring that our own people remain informed about the firm’s evolving priorities. We also partner with the businesses to source high-impact opportunities in line with the firm’s social and sustainability agendas.

The Office of Alumni Engagement’s (OAE) mission is to deliver an enhanced experience for our alumni by focusing on commercial connectivity, engagement and community. The GS Alumni Network consists of 110,000+ former employees (including 1,000+ partner alumni) located in more than 100 countries, many of whom are serving as leaders in business, government, the arts, educational institutions and philanthropic organizations. The OAE is responsible for connecting GS alumni to the people and thought leadership of the firm, as well as to the broader alumni community to facilitate networking and business collaborations.

Role Responsibilities

We are seeking an associate to support the strategy and execution of our engagement pillar. Key responsibilities include:

  • Work closely with OAE leadership, regional and business stakeholders and Corporate and Workplace Solutions to plan and execute on an alumni event strategy to drive engagement
  • Create event content, brief and prepare senior attendees in advance and manage key event follow-up items (thank you notes, feedback surveys, etc.)
  • Partner with Engineering to provide project management support across key initiatives including enhancing the GS Alumni website and OAE CRM system and launching new offerings to alumni (i.e., job marketplace)
  • Manage alumni inquiries to ensure a consistent and positive experience
  • Track and report on KPIs for key OAE initiatives
  • Help serve as a central point of coordination for the OAE team to ensure consistency across data requests and other internal processes
  • Manage OAE team meetings including planning and managing agendas and follow-ups, as well as weekly reporting for OAE leadership


  • Client service oriented, able to build, maintain and enhance relationships with our alumni
  • Strong executive presence and organization skills, able to seamlessly execute across multiple workstreams and engage with senior stakeholders
  • Strong writing, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent judgement and high degree of discretion
  • Team player, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with CRM databases such as Salesforce
  • Experience with Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience

At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

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