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Alzheimer's Association National Office

United States

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Web Site: alz.org

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Special Events Manager, East Bay


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Job ID:

2180

Location:

East Bay, CA, United States 

Non-Profit Cause:

Health and Disability Research
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Job Views:

382

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

02.15.2017
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Job Function & Level:

TITLE (JOB LEVEL): Manager / Deputy Director
Development / Fundraising: Special Events

Job Description:

Job Location

CA

General Summary

 

The mission of the Alzheimer's Association is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research, to provide and enhance care and support for all affected, and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Founded in 1981, the Northern California and Northern Nevada Chapter operates out of its main office in San Jose, California with regional offices in 10 other locations. This full-time, exempt position is based in the Lafayette, California office.

This position will manage development and implementation of Walk to End Alzheimer's through volunteer recruitment and engagement and corporate development. Reporting to the Senior Manager of Walk, the Special Events Manager will play a key role in achieving budgetary and strategic goals as part of the Alzheimer's Association Northern California and Northern Nevada Chapter's strategic plan. As a member of the development team, he/she is responsible for the growth and development of the Chapter's two Walks in both Walnut Creek and Solano County. Walk to End Alzheimer's is the signature fundraising event of the Alzheimer's Association. He/she will have primary responsibility to recruit, train and manage high level volunteer planning committees to lead the Walks in their respective communities. He/she is also responsible for the cultivation, development and retention of existing and new corporate partnerships in those territories.

 

Essential Job Functions

 

  • Achieves current revenue targets of $565,000 and expense budgets for the Walk to End Alzheimer's in Walnut Creek and Solano County with direct accountability for goals set forth in the annual budget 
  • Develops and follows a comprehensive development plan for Walk to End Alzheimer's that includes budgets, timelines, team recruitment and retention strategies, volunteer committee development, marketing/PR and logistics
  • Develops community contacts to recruit high level volunteer leadership on the Walk to End Alzheimer's planning committee and garner community support
  • Through volunteer networks, prospects, cultivates and stewards Walk to End Alzheimer's teams, sponsors and walkers to achieve the Chapter's development goals
  • Ensures Walk volunteer committees are recruited, trained and developed on the National Walk to End Alzheimer's timeline and utilizing best practices, resulting in the attainment of income goal and team goals
  • Ensures smooth integration of the National Association and Chapter best practices, standards and guidelines
  • Works with the volunteer planning committee to organize outreach activities that promote the Alzheimer's Association mission and services, including community presentations and corporate engagement opportunities
  • Maintains relationships with key corporate sponsors year-round and ensures involvement in all relevant chapter activities and recognition opportunities
  • Works to develop a new network of high level contacts for the chapter and forms new corporate alliances and partnerships
  • Ensures timely and efficient data entry process and donation processing related to Walk
  • Manages the Walk websites and all related setup, reports and information
  • Promotes employee education sessions in local corporations in the community to generate awareness for our cause; to reach out to others; to give back to the corporate sector, and to open new doors for sponsorship opportunities
  • Assures compliance with Alzheimer's Association policies, standards and regulatory requirements
  • Other assignments as requested by the Senior Manager of Walk

CULTURE OF COLLABORATION

  • Fully engages in a culture where team collaboration is highly valued
  • Works as a team to accomplish, if not exceed, organizational goals in the National Strategic Plan
  • Participates in Walk to End Alzheimer's staff team and personal fundraising goals
  • Works at least one weekend in the fall for the Walk to End Alzheimer's
  • Responds to public policy calls to action & participate in advocacy days
  • Enhances our culture of diversity and inclusion in all aspects of the job

Job Requirements:

Minimum Requirements

 

  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 3 years' demonstrated ability to recruit, motivate and coach volunteers in a fundraising environment preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to form and develop corporate relationships and partnerships
  • Demonstrated success in the development and promotion of fundraising events or similar programs
  • Ability to sell the Chapter's programs and events to a variety of audiences, including corporate management, individual participants and volunteers
  • Demonstrated success in the development and implementation of Chapter-wide or multi-state events preferred
  • Ability to manage large numbers of volunteers at different levels of expertise with diplomacy
  • Ability to travel occasionally throughout the Chapter area with some overnight and weekend travel required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Excellent organizational skills; professional customer service skills with visitors, callers and volunteers
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Familiarity with Team Approach and/or other databases
  • Previous experience with Convio preferred

KEY PROFESSIONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Outgoing, positive, engaging and enthusiastic
  • Self-starter, able to work independently and problem-solve
  • Strong ability to self-manage with significant strength in time management
  • Willingness to work some evenings and weekends 
  • Ability to work on a team and develop relationships in the community
  • Detail-oriented, efficient, and ability to multi-task
  • Sensitivity to working with older adults and ability to work compassionately with persons with dementia or memory loss
  • Strong listening skills; friendly, helpful manner with clients

BENEFITS:The Alzheimer's Association offers comprehensive medical, dental, vision and life insurance. Additional benefits include paid holidays and time off, and a 401(k) retirement plan with matching contributions.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT: The Alzheimer's Association of Northern California and Northern Nevada is an equal opportunity employer; we seek broad diversity in the makeup of our staff and volunteers and we strongly encourage minority candidates to apply. This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

HOW TO APPLY:

  • Submit cover letter and resume to HR@alznorcal.org  
  • State Job# 1167 and your name in the subject line
  • Use only MS Word attachments
  • Please do not call regarding the status of resumes
  • Qualified candidates will be contacted regarding next steps

 

 

Send your resume and cover letter:

  • by email: HR@alznorcal.org 

  • by mail: 
    Send resume to: 
    Alzheimer's Association, Northern California and Northern Nevada
    2290 North First Street 
    Suite 101
    San Jose, CA 95131

If apply ing by e-mail, please attach your resume and cover letter as Microsoft Word documents, or include both within the text of your e-mail message.

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and we appreciate your interest in the Alzheimer's Association.



Company Info


Alzheimer's Association National Office
United States
Phone:
Web Site: alz.org

Special Events Manager, East Bay

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

2180

Location:

East Bay, CA, United States 

Non-Profit Cause:

Health and Disability Research
col-narrow-right   

Job Views:

382

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

02.15.2017
col-wide   

Job Function & Level:

TITLE (JOB LEVEL): Manager / Deputy Director
Development / Fundraising: Special Events

Job Description:

Job Location

CA

General Summary

 

The mission of the Alzheimer's Association is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research, to provide and enhance care and support for all affected, and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Founded in 1981, the Northern California and Northern Nevada Chapter operates out of its main office in San Jose, California with regional offices in 10 other locations. This full-time, exempt position is based in the Lafayette, California office.

This position will manage development and implementation of Walk to End Alzheimer's through volunteer recruitment and engagement and corporate development. Reporting to the Senior Manager of Walk, the Special Events Manager will play a key role in achieving budgetary and strategic goals as part of the Alzheimer's Association Northern California and Northern Nevada Chapter's strategic plan. As a member of the development team, he/she is responsible for the growth and development of the Chapter's two Walks in both Walnut Creek and Solano County. Walk to End Alzheimer's is the signature fundraising event of the Alzheimer's Association. He/she will have primary responsibility to recruit, train and manage high level volunteer planning committees to lead the Walks in their respective communities. He/she is also responsible for the cultivation, development and retention of existing and new corporate partnerships in those territories.

 

Essential Job Functions

 

  • Achieves current revenue targets of $565,000 and expense budgets for the Walk to End Alzheimer's in Walnut Creek and Solano County with direct accountability for goals set forth in the annual budget 
  • Develops and follows a comprehensive development plan for Walk to End Alzheimer's that includes budgets, timelines, team recruitment and retention strategies, volunteer committee development, marketing/PR and logistics
  • Develops community contacts to recruit high level volunteer leadership on the Walk to End Alzheimer's planning committee and garner community support
  • Through volunteer networks, prospects, cultivates and stewards Walk to End Alzheimer's teams, sponsors and walkers to achieve the Chapter's development goals
  • Ensures Walk volunteer committees are recruited, trained and developed on the National Walk to End Alzheimer's timeline and utilizing best practices, resulting in the attainment of income goal and team goals
  • Ensures smooth integration of the National Association and Chapter best practices, standards and guidelines
  • Works with the volunteer planning committee to organize outreach activities that promote the Alzheimer's Association mission and services, including community presentations and corporate engagement opportunities
  • Maintains relationships with key corporate sponsors year-round and ensures involvement in all relevant chapter activities and recognition opportunities
  • Works to develop a new network of high level contacts for the chapter and forms new corporate alliances and partnerships
  • Ensures timely and efficient data entry process and donation processing related to Walk
  • Manages the Walk websites and all related setup, reports and information
  • Promotes employee education sessions in local corporations in the community to generate awareness for our cause; to reach out to others; to give back to the corporate sector, and to open new doors for sponsorship opportunities
  • Assures compliance with Alzheimer's Association policies, standards and regulatory requirements
  • Other assignments as requested by the Senior Manager of Walk

CULTURE OF COLLABORATION

  • Fully engages in a culture where team collaboration is highly valued
  • Works as a team to accomplish, if not exceed, organizational goals in the National Strategic Plan
  • Participates in Walk to End Alzheimer's staff team and personal fundraising goals
  • Works at least one weekend in the fall for the Walk to End Alzheimer's
  • Responds to public policy calls to action & participate in advocacy days
  • Enhances our culture of diversity and inclusion in all aspects of the job

Job Requirements:

Minimum Requirements

 

  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 3 years' demonstrated ability to recruit, motivate and coach volunteers in a fundraising environment preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to form and develop corporate relationships and partnerships
  • Demonstrated success in the development and promotion of fundraising events or similar programs
  • Ability to sell the Chapter's programs and events to a variety of audiences, including corporate management, individual participants and volunteers
  • Demonstrated success in the development and implementation of Chapter-wide or multi-state events preferred
  • Ability to manage large numbers of volunteers at different levels of expertise with diplomacy
  • Ability to travel occasionally throughout the Chapter area with some overnight and weekend travel required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Excellent organizational skills; professional customer service skills with visitors, callers and volunteers
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Familiarity with Team Approach and/or other databases
  • Previous experience with Convio preferred

KEY PROFESSIONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Outgoing, positive, engaging and enthusiastic
  • Self-starter, able to work independently and problem-solve
  • Strong ability to self-manage with significant strength in time management
  • Willingness to work some evenings and weekends 
  • Ability to work on a team and develop relationships in the community
  • Detail-oriented, efficient, and ability to multi-task
  • Sensitivity to working with older adults and ability to work compassionately with persons with dementia or memory loss
  • Strong listening skills; friendly, helpful manner with clients

BENEFITS:The Alzheimer's Association offers comprehensive medical, dental, vision and life insurance. Additional benefits include paid holidays and time off, and a 401(k) retirement plan with matching contributions.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT: The Alzheimer's Association of Northern California and Northern Nevada is an equal opportunity employer; we seek broad diversity in the makeup of our staff and volunteers and we strongly encourage minority candidates to apply. This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

HOW TO APPLY:

  • Submit cover letter and resume to HR@alznorcal.org  
  • State Job# 1167 and your name in the subject line
  • Use only MS Word attachments
  • Please do not call regarding the status of resumes
  • Qualified candidates will be contacted regarding next steps

 

 

Send your resume and cover letter:

  • by email: HR@alznorcal.org 

  • by mail: 
    Send resume to: 
    Alzheimer's Association, Northern California and Northern Nevada
    2290 North First Street 
    Suite 101
    San Jose, CA 95131

If apply ing by e-mail, please attach your resume and cover letter as Microsoft Word documents, or include both within the text of your e-mail message.

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and we appreciate your interest in the Alzheimer's Association.