The Development Specialist will support fundraising activities in the Oregon Chapter to meet revenue goals. This position will primarily oversee the Walk to End Alzheimer's and The Longest Day in the Cascade Coast area. This is a full time, benefit eligible position located in Eugene, Oregon.
Essential Job Functions
Execute overall plan for all Walk to End Alzheimer's in the territory to include team captain/walker recruitment and retention; sponsor cultivation and solicitation; promotion and marketing activities; and all event logistics.
Execute overall plan for growth of The Longest Day in the territory to include task force committee recruitment and team recruitment and cultivation.
Identify, recruit, train and manage high impact volunteers who will assist the organization in increasing concern and awareness as well as growing revenue through the fundraising events.
Prepare and distribute communications to volunteers and donors - via email, print and telephone - based on the Association's communications timeline and additional needs.
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.
Prepare reports and provide information as requested and required; oversee project budgets and maintain financial records for events.
Serve as community liaison by participating in community events and fielding questions and requests from the public.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree preferred.
3+ years work-related experience preferred in marketing, fundraising, nonprofit management and/or special events field.
Excellent computer skills, especially Microsoft Office.
Self-starter with outstanding verbal and written communications skills, sales and marketing, volunteer management and development/sponsorship experience.
Detail oriented, adaptable, organized and able to successfully manage multiple projects and tasks.
Must possess a reliable personal vehicle, valid driver's license and proof of valid insurance.
Ability and willingness to travel as needed to conduct Chapter business.
Evening or weekend work may be required on occasion.