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Special Events Coordinator, Gr KY & Sou IN

Job Location: Evansville, IN

General Summary:

The Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana Chapter is seeking to hire
a Special Events Coordinator for it's Evansville, IN office. This is full time,
benefits eligible position and  is responsible for managing
all special events within the region.

Essential Job Functions

  • Manage, coordinate, and implement all aspects of all assigned
    fundraising events
    (including securing venues, sponsorships, media partnerships, etc.)
  • Manage and implement (as needed) aspects of Third Party Events
  • Plan and coordinate meetings, agendas, and activities.
  • Prepare presentations, materials, and reports.
  • Participate in meetings, providing input and suggestions.
  • Interface and serve as a liaison for all levels of staff and volunteers.
    Maintain steady communication between chapter staff.
  • Ensure that confidentiality and security of all information under his/her
    supervision is maintained.
  • Manage, evaluate, and expand fundraising programs under the direction
    of the Special Events Manager and Chapter leadership. Organize, lead, and
    promote interest in special events.
  • Assume primary responsibility for special events. Coordinate appropriate
    committees and plans with volunteers (including budgets/timelines)
    for each event. Ascertain group interests and arrange for event requirements,
    such as entertainment, and
    setting up equipment and decorations.
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate and complete financial records for each event.
  • Recruit, manage and collaborate with volunteer committees.
  • Assist and maintain databases for all event participants and donors.
  • Work with Chapter Leadership to establish budgets, work plans and timelines
    for events.
  • Work with the Chapter senior management team as needed to promote and
    support their efforts.
  • Represent the Association at public events, conferences, workshops, and media events
  • Assure compliance with all Association policies, procedures, operating standards and
    applicable regulatory requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of Bachelor's degree in business administration, marketing or
    related field, preferred.
  • 3+ years of office experience required or equivalent combination of education and
    experience in not for profit special event fundraising.
  • Understanding of fundraising and organizing and planning special events
  • Knowledge of administrative procedures, such as coordination of people and
    resources, planning, and resource allocation. Knowledge of clerical procedures,
    such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms,
    and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Excel, and Power Point
  • Developing and preparing presentations, reports, and business correspondence
  • Effectively multi-task, establishes priorities, and work in a fast paced environment.
  • Highly efficient in time management and can meet deadlines under pressure.
  • Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills.
  • Team player that has the ability to interface with all levels of staff and volunteers.
    Must develop and maintain relationships.
  • Excellent written, oral, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work and make judgments independently and take initiative.
    Well disciplined and a self-starter that is extremely resourceful.
  • Active listening, analytical, and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with staff, volunteers and external contacts to build
    and maintain successful teams
  • Ability to coach and develop volunteers and to work effectively with diverse populations
  • High level of integrity, diplomacy and initiative.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends and to travel as needed to perform job duties.

Click here to apply 

Or mail resume and cover letter to:

Send resume to: 
Alzheimer's Association, National Office
225 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60601

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