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Senior Specialist, Relationship Events

Job Location

Chicago, IL

General Summary

The Senior Specialist, Relationship Events is responsible for logistics management and execution; fundraising support; and strategic planning of all aspects of assigned events, including but not limited to advance planning, vendor coordination; digital and printed collateral, sponsorship and promotional materials;  website and social media management; event budget management; recruitment of and assistance to volunteer leaders (event chairs and committee members); sponsorship renewals and solicitation; follow-up, administrative and tracking; volunteer recruitment and management;  and on-site staffing.  Events include Chicago and New York Rita Hayworth Galas, Hilarity for Charity programs, Part the Cloud in Silicon Valley and other galas/events as assigned with a special focus on building and growing young professional gala committees.

Essential Job Functions

- Logistics management and execution, overall coordination and strategic planning of all aspects of assigned events (notably Chicago and New York Galas, Part the Cloud)

- Sponsorship pledge renewals and solicitation; follow-up, administrative and tracking, including benefits and general stewardship of sponsors throughout the year; RSVP's; and progress reports for committees, event leadership and relationship event department directors. 

- Coordinate and support the activities of volunteer leaders and work with event co-chairs to execute the event

- Anticipate necessary communication, cooperation and coordination with other Association staff, projects and events.

Minimum Requirements

- Bachelor's degree in communications, public relations and/or marketing, or related field preferred or combination of education/experience

- 3+ years of event management experience, preferably with events utilizing many high profile volunteers and more than $1,000,000 gross revenue;

- Superior organization, communications, analytical and logistics skills

- Previous supervisory experience (vendors, temps, volunteers)

- Proficient use of Microsoft Word, Excel, database management, Outlook

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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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