This position serves as the primary liaison between the Alzheimer's Association, its volunteers, and the local community. The Associate 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. The position reports to Director, Louisiana Chapter.
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.
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.