This position will manage development and implementation of Walk to End Alzheimer’s® through volunteer recruitment and engagement and corporate development.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for achieving current revenue targets and expense budgets for Brooklyn and Staten Island Walk to End Alzheimer’s events with direct accountability for goals set forth in the annual budget.
Develop and follow 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.
Develop community contacts to recruit high level volunteer leadership on the Walk to End Alzheimer’s planning committee and garner community support.
Responsible for ensuring the Walk to End Alzheimer’s has high level leadership volunteers in place and train, coach and develop Walk leadership volunteers to reach goals.
Through volunteer networks, prospect, cultivate and steward Walk to End Alzheimer’s teams, sponsors and walkers to achieve the development goals
Ensure 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
Ensure smooth integration of the National Association best practices, standards and guidelines
Work 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
Ensure timely and efficient data entry process and donation processing related to Walk
Manage the Walk websites and all related setup, reports and information
ADDITIONAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Promote 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.
Assure compliance with Alzheimer’s Association policies, standards and regulatory requirements.
Other assignments as requested by the Director of Special Events
Minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
3-5 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 Association’s programs and events to a variety of audiences, including corporate management, individual participants and volunteers
Demonstrated success in the development and implementation of large events preferred
Ability to work evenings and weekends and to travel as needed to perform job duties
Must possess a reliable personal vehicle, valid driver's license and proof of valid insurance to attend meetings and perform outreach duties
Must be able to lift, carry, transport, and setup a variety of event materials (weighing up to 50 pounds)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND DESIRED EXPERIENCE
Ability to manage large numbers of volunteers at different levels of expertise with diplomacy
Ability to work with diverse communities and demonstrate inclusion
Ability to travel occasionally throughout the 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
PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS REQUIRED
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 able to multi-task
Strong listening skills; friendly, helpful manner with clients
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