This position exists to provide direction and leadership towards the achievement of the Chapter's strategic goals and objectives. The 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. This position reports to Director, Chapter Operations and is located in Little Rock, AR.
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; and identification of media opportunities.
Work with staff to plan and execute all other chapter special events, as well as donor cultivation and stewardship programs.
Oversee advocacy efforts through recruitment of advocates and Ambassadors; serve as local point of contact for public policy issues and questions.
Manage and coach staff to achieve set goals and strategic outcomes.
Create and manage chapter budget; maintain financial records; oversee everyday office functions; prepare reports and provide information as requested and required.
- Bachelor's degree required. - 10+ years work-related experience preferred in marketing, fundraising, nonprofit management or related field. - Proven success in developing relationships with external and internal partners, donors and corporations in the community. - Proven success in identifying, cultivating, and securing major gifts from individuals, corporate and/or major donors. - Working knowledge of fundraising software, preferably Raiser's Edge or Convio. - Must be able to work evenings and weekends as necessary. - Must be able to travel to off-site meetings within the chapter territory, including occasional out-of-state travel.