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Community Outreach Specialist Tennessee (Part Time)

Job Location

Knoxville, TN

General Summary

The Community Outreach Specialist will provide support to all fundraising activities in the Eastern Tennessee territory to meet revenue goals, and will help increase concern and awareness through outreach efforts including community presentations and delivery of basic educational programs.This is a part time, benefit eligible position and it reports to Director, Eastern Tennessee National Chapter.

Essential Job Functions

  • Assist Director 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. 
  • Drive concern and awareness efforts by participating in community events, updating community calendars, serving as a local spokesperson and building relationships with local media.  
  • Plan and implement programming through active physician outreach, overseeing support groups, and delivering educational programs to companies, caregivers and PWD. 
  • Provide ongoing support to overall operations of the chapter to include: customer service to constituents; database mining and management; donor/sponsor/advocate relations and communications; management of vendor relations;  etc.  
  • Identify, recruit, train and manage volunteers who will assist the organization in support of Walk to End Alzheimer's and program delivery. 
  • Prepare and distribute communications to volunteers and donors - via email, print, and telephone - based on the Association's communications timeline and additional needs.

Minimum Requirements

  • 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 and Google/Gmail.
  • 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.

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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.




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