This position serves as the primary liaison between the Alzheimer's Association, its volunteers, and the local community. The Louisiana National Chapter Executive 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 is located in Metairie, LA.
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 events and programs, including delivery of educational programs, support groups and third party events.
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.
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.