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The Longest Day Coordinator
at Alzheimer's Association
The Alzheimer’s Association has been ranked as one of the Best Nonprofits to Work For by The Nonprofit Times nine years in a row, recognizing our leadership, competitive compensation and benefits, flexibility and mission-driven atmosphere. It takes a uniquely motivated person to be a part of our team - but we believe that person could be you!
Right now, millions of Americans are facing the devastation of Alzheimer’s. This disease is robbing us of our finances, our families and our futures - but at the Alzheimer’s Association, we’re relentlessly working to change that by addressing the challenges in front of us with speed and without limitations or boundaries. With our network of more than 75 chapters across the country, we’re advancing world-class research, ensuring access to gold-standard care and support, and hiring talented, mission-driven people who make it all happen.
The Longest Day Coordinator will play a key leadership role in achieving budgetary and strategic goals as part of the Alzheimer’s Association Washington State Chapter’s strategic plan. As a member of the development team, he/she is responsible for the significant growth and development of the Chapter’s second signature event, The Longest Day. This position will manage development and execution of Chapter-wide The Longest Day recruitment and retention efforts, income performance targets, and mobilization of a volunteer committee.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
- Actively recruits volunteers to serve on The Longest Day volunteer committee
- Engages, trains and manages relationships with community.
- Responsible for completing activities and meeting target deadlines for successful Longest Day event execution
- Ensures ongoing mission education for volunteer committee members and support for Alaska.
- Implements best practices for leadership development, increased participation and event revenue growth; drives and encourages creativity and innovation at the community/chapter level
- Ensures inclusion of The Longest Day within all Chapter promotional/communications channels.
- Regularly attends and presents at community and networking events to establish presence in community.
CULTURE OF COLLABORATION
- Fully engage in a culture where team collaboration is highly valued to accomplish, organizational goals.
- As a member of the Development Team, provide assistance and collaborative support for Walk to End Alzheimer’s during Walk season, and respond to public policy calls to action & participate in advocacy days
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, EXPERIENCE and EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
- Bachelor’s degree
- Minimum 3-years’ experience in developing and executing holistic event strategies
- Minimum 3-years’ experience with volunteer development and management, public relations, donor cultivation and relations, corporate sponsor cultivation and relations, and event management
- Demonstrated expertise recruiting and managing volunteers preferred
- Demonstrated skills in community organization, relationship building, talent identification and leadership development
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with attention to detail and work under timelines.
- Demonstrated ability in handling multiple priorities, project management and meeting deadlines with strong planning and organizational skills
- Ability to make frequent trips within Chapter territory; ability to operate a motor vehicle; must possess a valid driver’s license
- Ability to work with diverse communities and demonstrate inclusion
- Effective Public Speaker