Community Outreach Specialist, Independent Contractor -South UT
The Alzheimer's Association is making a difference and so can you! The Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. We are the largest private funder of Alzheimer research and the premier source of information and support for the more than 5 million Americans with Alzheimer's disease and their 15 million families and caregivers. The Alzheimer's Association was recently recognized as the#1 large Best Non Profit to Work For in the Non-Profit Times 50 Best Places to Work for 2012, for the second year in a row.
The Utah National Chapter is seeking an Independent Contractor for the Community Outreach Specialist position covering Southern Utah territory (St. George).
The Community Outreach Specialist will provide support to all fundraising activities in the Southern Utah territory to meet revenue goals, and will help increase concern and awareness through outreach efforts including community presentations and delivery of basic educational programs.
Essential Job Functions
â€¢ Assist with the planning and implementation of all fundraising events, with special emphasis on Walk to End Alzheimer's, to include team captain/walker recruitment and retention; sponsor cultivation and solicitation; promotion and marketing activities; and all event logistics. â€¢ Identify, recruit, train and manage high impact volunteers who will assist the organization in growing revenue as well as increasing concern and awareness, specifically in support of Walk to End Alzheimer's and program delivery. â€¢ Provide ongoing support to overall operations of the service area to include: customer service to constituents; database mining and management; donor/sponsor/advocate relations and communications; management of vendor relations; etc. â€¢ Prepare and distribute communications to volunteers and donors - via email, print, and telephone - based on the Association's communications timeline and additional needs. â€¢ Drive concern and awareness efforts by participating in community events, serving as local spokesperson, and delivering educational programs to companies, caregivers and PWD.
-Bachelor's degree preferred. -1-3 years work-related experience preferred in marketing, fundraising, nonprofit management or related field. -Excellent computer skills, especially Microsoft Office. -Outstanding verbal and written communications skills, sales and marketing, volunteer management and development experience. -Detail oriented, adaptable, organized and able to successfully manage multiple projects and tasks.