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Director, Eastern Tennessee

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General Summary

The Alzheimer's Association is looking to hire a Director for it's Eastern Tennessee region.  This position, based in the Knoxville, serves as the primary liaison between the Alzheimer's Association, its volunteers, and the local community. The Eastern Tennessee Director will recruit and mobilize volunteer, community, and corporate support to reach specific mission and revenue goals as set out in the FY12-FY14 strategic plan and beyond.

Essential Job Functions

•Identify, recruit, train and manage high impact volunteers who will assist the organization in increasing concern and awareness as well as growing revenue.
•Serve as community liaison by participating in community events, serving as local spokesperson, and collaborating with other organizations to achieve strategic goals.
•Plan and execute Walk to End Alzheimer's to include recruitment and recognition of corporate sponsors; recruitment and support of team captains and walkers; recruitment and management of a volunteer committee; identification of media opportunities; and planning and execution of all logistics.
•Prepare and distribute communications to volunteers, teams, and donors - via email, print, and telephone - based on the Association's communications timeline and additional needs.
•Lead advocacy efforts through recruitment of advocates and Ambassadors; serve as local point of contact for public policy issues and questions.
•Manage budget and maintain financial records; oversee everyday office functions; prepare reports and provide information as requested and required.

Minimum Requirements

•Bachelor's degree preferred.
•5-7 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.

Please apply online here

Or mail resume and cover letter to:

Send resume to:
Alzheimer's Association, National Office
225 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60601

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




Alzheimer's Association

Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.