Alumni are valuable constituents of an institution – they are living testimonials of student success. They can be powerful influencers of current students and also positive forces for their success. Continued participation in the institution by alumni, can greatly help employability of students - from career mentoring to employment opportunities. Time to tap into your most valuable network using latest technologies!
e2s Connect empowers your alumni through a college-branded mobile app, giving them a robust connection to the institution and also a great opportunity to network with peers.
Alumni relationships very often could remain untapped and hence lost relationships for the institution, which are valuable for their experiential contribution. Also, there is increasing competition for alumni and donor contributions with state funding and giving levels on a constant decline. Institutions, today, need to find innovative ways to stretch their limited resources to fund more students and programs than ever before. e2s Connect brings innovative technologies that give a holistic view of current student and alumni relationships, job board and mentoring, keep track of funds and pledges, displays real-time dashboards and reports, enables multi-channel communication, mobile-driven event management and much more, for success of the Advancement Office.
Create alumni communities based on graduation years (Class of 2005, etc.) and other interests, both public and private communities by invitation only. Alumni can form discussion forums with current students and 'mentor' with their career-acquired skills and experience. Alumni may also create knowledge-sharing communities to benefit from each other's expertise and experience. Given the busy schedules of the alumni population, e2s mobile app will be obviously a great tool for the alumni to be connected on the go. Alumni can engage in wall chatter communication, to pursue shared interests as well as memories from college years. As the institution harnesses the power of these communities using ever-growing alumni database, it motivates alumni to extend meaningful touch points.
Job Board is a smart platform for alumni to post jobs for the benefit of other members of the alumni community and graduating students. Alumni have access to a college mobile app with resources needed to become employable, such as resume preparation, market information, and many other functionalities. Job seekers search the Job Board by location, keyword or poster, and can optionally get notifications whenever new jobs are posted. The "Apply Now" feature lets alumni easily submit their resume. A smart match enables the best fit for a job description, thus sharpening the chances of employability. Empower your Alumni to apply for the right job, to receive notifications, set reminders, make appointments, get mentored, all using intuitive interfaces. Stay connected with your alumni in a meaningful way!
e2s Connect gives you extensive online marketing abilities, to run campaigns through multiple channels for alumni outreach. Conduct fundraising events and bring alumni community together. Set up separate funds such as building fund, library fund etc., run campaigns and get pledges from the alumni via the payment gateway on their mobile apps. The current status of pledges can be visible real-time to the alumni community as well as the Advancement team. Communicate effectively through their mobile apps and connect them to students for mentoring. Every contact made with the alumni is another building block to a lifetime relationship. Hence, robust technology systems to track all communication on an integrated platform is an absolute necessity for 360-view of the alumni.
Social media networks such as LinkedIn and Twitter are natural haunt for alumni who are part of today's digital professional circles. e2s Connect platform seamlessly links to these networks and helps bring alumni back into the institution, making the professional profile of Alumni visible to the student network. This helps facilitate all alumni to come together in more meaningful ways, to increase alumni participation, engagement, stewardship, and relationships with your institution – and ultimately developing alumni into lifelong supporters and advocates. Your students are obviously the greatest beneficiaries of such a network.
The CRM comes bundled with a campus-branded Mobile App, on both IOS and Android platforms, to serve and engage your alumni, and for your alumni to have a two-way connect with advancement staff and peers.
Create a Persona-based journey for Alumni that would deliver relevant content and initiate appropriate actions, in their post-college journey.
Proactively pulse and engage Alumni by polling and responding, to stay ahead of their needs with dynamic follow-ups.
Set up on and off campus events for target Alumni groups, communicate with the alumni via the app. Comes with capabilities to invite, RSVP, send content, event tracking, and post-event feedback capabilities.
Online service desk for alumni to reach out to the advancement staff and report any pending issues, be it transcripts or other questions to receive prompt service.
Alumni may search an ever-growing FAQ knowledgebase on their mobile app leading to self-service anywhere, anytime.
Reach out to individual or groups of Alumni with instant and timely in-app notifications and reminders on their mobile devices, and let alumni chat with the alumni support staff.
Create custom content and share RSS feeds for targeted Alumni groups to keep them up-to-date on institutional news. Also create alumni success stories to share with students and alumni.
Link Alumni to specific Advancement team staff members to create ongoing support network and allow them to use chat or email, to communicate instantly.
Alumni have access to campus maps and resources on their mobile phones, to guide them when they visit the institution for event or otherwise.
Provides critical insights to Advancement team to track all data created on the platform, including Alumni participation, pledge-tracking and fundraising efficacy.