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Current Job Opportunities 

Development Specialist

Manage the Chapter’s Second Signature Event, The Longest Day, two constituent events and the Intermediate Giving program.


• Recruitment and management of team task force
• Recruitment and cultivation for all teams and participants
• Work closely with National office to meet program standards
• Design recruitment strategies to ensure participant revenue goals are met
• Design, implement, monitor and evaluate all event activities including fundraising and promotional planning for The Longest Day
• Develop strategic plan incorporating best practices for mass market event fundraising
• Develop and monitor event budgets and time line

Intermediate Giving Program
• Ensure consistent and appropriate contact, facilitate or make solicitations, and ensure effective stewardship of intermediate gift donors
• Advance individual relationships that result in intermediate gift contributions
• Develop cultivation strategies for prospect and intermediate gift donors
• Develop pipeline strategies to identify major and planned giving prospects
• Assist Development Director in planning minimum of two donor receptions per year
• Gather, record and properly store information about prospects and donors using both local database and national CRM system
• Provide monthly reports and uploads to national staff

Chocolate Sunday Event
• Manage and assist with corporate sponsorship solicitations
• Work with steering committee chair including, but not limited to the following: provides event chair with information necessary to run steering committee meetings, recruits and maintains relationship with all committee members, provides steering committee with information and support to complete assigned tasks
• Responsible for recruitment and cultivation of donors/attendees
• Work with Development Director to secure “Fund A Mission” gifts prior to event
• Manage entry and effective reporting from auction software
• Create and disseminate all event promotional materials
• Work with Communications Specialist to ensure outside marketing of event
• Ensure all logistical arrangements are complete
• Manage and coordinate volunteers
• Prepare budget and analyzes progress to meet event expectations and goals

Golf Outing
• Solicit and cultivate corporate sponsors and players
• Lead and organize steering committee meetings, along with recruitment of new members
• Provide steering committee with information and support to complete assigned tasks and meet deadlines
• Ensure all logistical arrangements and day of operations are complete
• Manage and coordinates day of volunteers
• Prepare budget and analyzes progress to meet event expectations and goals

Other duties as assigned

• Bachelor’s degree in non-profit management, communications, public relations, marketing, or a related field or equivalent work experience
• Two years of individual donor cultivation experience
• Two years of special event management experience
• Successful experience working with volunteers
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, especially Word and Excel and Power Point

• Ability to work effectively with volunteers, staff and external contacts to build and maintain successful teams
• Ability to prioritize and manage multiple priorities
• Ability to anticipate, identify, organize and analyze growth opportunities
• Ability to communicate effectively in person, in writing and electronically to a variety of audiences
• Ability to work effectively with diverse populations
• Ability to analyze information and make timely, appropriate decisions
• High level of integrity, diplomacy and initiative
• Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed
• Ability to travel as needed to perform job duties
• Ability to operate designated office equipment

• Standard office environment
• High volume of public contact
• Travel by car to attend regular meetings within the chapter territory, and by air to attend other meetings
• Work may be stressful during periods of high volume of tight deadlines
• Evening meetings and  weekend work during events

• Computer workstation
• Fax machine
• Telephone
• Calculator
• Photocopier
• Audiovisual equipment

The Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Indiana is seeking a Development Specialist. The Development Specialist will manage the Chapter’s new signature event, The Longest Day, in addition to two constituent events and the Chapter’s Intermediate Giving program. Duties include, but are not limited to recruitment and management of volunteers, design and implementation of recruitment strategies to ensure revenue goals are achieved, donor communication and cultivation and individual and corporate donor solicitation.  

The successful candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree, have two years of donor cultivation experience, two years of special event management experience and successful volunteer recruitment and management experience. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. Submit cover letter, salary requirements and resume to or by fax at 317-582-0669. No phone calls please.

Community Outreach Specialist in Northwest Indiana

This position serves as the primary liaison between the Alzheimer’s Association, its volunteers, and the local community. The Community Outreach Specialist will recruit and mobilize volunteer, community, and corporate support to reach specific mission and revenue goals as set out in the FY15-FY17 strategic plan and beyond. This position is based in Valparaiso but will travel and serve extensively the surrounding counties.

• Implement and manage all fundraising efforts to further the mission of the Alzheimer’s Association including Walk to End Alzheimer’s, Resource Guides, grants and third party fundraisers.
• 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; identification of media opportunities; and planning and execution of all logistics.
• 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, promote and deliver Association standardized education programs focused in the Northwest area.
• Engage leadership volunteers to advance the strategic plan in the Northwest area.
• Prepare and distribute communications to volunteers, teams, and donors - via email, print, and telephone - based on the Association’s communications timeline and additional needs.
• Lead advocacy efforts through recruitment of advocates and Ambassadors; serve as local point of contact for public policy issues and questions.
• Manage budget and maintain financial records; oversee everyday office functions; prepare reports and provide information as requested and required.   

• Bachelor’s degree preferred.
• 5-7 years work related experience preferred in marketing, fundraising, nonprofit management or related field.
• Proven fundraising/sales success
• 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.

• Ability to build effective relationships with volunteers, staff and the community
• Ability to prioritize and manage multiple priorities with a high volume of details
• Ability to communicate effectively in person, in writing and electronically with audiences of all sizes
• Ability to work effectively with diverse populations
• Ability to travel to perform job responsibilities
• Ability to work autonomously with a high level of integrity, initiative and motivation
• High level of organizational skills

• High volume of public contact
• Significant travel by car to attend meetings
• Work may be stressful during periods of high volume or tight deadlines
• Schedule must be flexible and may include early mornings, evenings and weekends as needed.
• Ability to transport large amounts of materials

• Personal computer/E-Mail
• Fax machine
• Telephone
• Photocopier
• Audiovisual equipment

Apply with cover letter and resume to Ann Hathaway, Northern Indiana Director -

Communications Intern
This position will provide opportunities to place association and mission messages in the news media, under the guidance of the Director of Communications. The communications intern will create media material to inform key audiences about Alzheimer's disease. The position also involves assisting in strategy development to market Chapter services, programs, and fundraising events. 

Apply with cover letter and resume to Brittany Kapps, Communications Specialist -

Development Intern
This position will provide support for all aspects of fundraising including annual campaigns, memorials, corporate sponsorship, major and planned gifts and special events. The development intern will work closely with volunteers in preparation for the Walk to End Alzheimer's. 

Apply with cover letter and resume to



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