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Position: Administrative Coordinator I - Education 

Division: Programs & Education
Reports to: Director of Education
Status: Exempt
Salary: DOE

General Summary:
Responsible for the administrative coordination of the Association’s Educational Programs for the community, families and professionals.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Support to the Director of Education, education department and education staff
  • Manage scheduling and clerical coordination of educational offerings including event and conference planning, revenue and expenses, education data, statistical reports, records and record keeping systems, rosters and email lists and other core data systems i.e. Convio as required and assigned
  • Schedule teachers and trainers for classes
  • Administration of CEU’s,  CMEs, and certification
  • Provide assistance and support to educational programs both on-site and off-site
  • Serve as liaison for educational offerings to the Communications team and implement communications strategies as agreed
  • Administrative coordination of outcomes (CSQEI) and outputs (program activity) for education programs
  • Coordinate volunteer and student interns activity for education programs
  • Maintain educational materials including audio visual equipment for use in the office, community and educational events
  • Responsible for updating educational materials including but not limited to calendars and flyers
  • Administration of educational centered web updates as assigned
  • Responsible for generating income as appropriate, assigned and agreed
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

  • BA in a health related area or equivalent work & education experience
  • Experience in working with the public, corporations and older adults and families
  • Presentation skills
  • Ability to track multiple activities
  • Knowledge of Alzheimer's disease and resources available to patients and families preferred
  • Excellent management skills, computer skills and effective interaction with people at all levels
  • Ability to represent the Association in a professional manner
  • Ability to travel as needed to perform job duties
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends

To apply, please review the qualifications listed. If you meet the qualifications, please submit the following:

  1. Cover letter that tells us how your education and experience fits with the job description and requirements and why you want to work for the Alzheimer’s Association
  2. Resume with salary history

    Send inquiries to Human Resources at:
    HR.ALZOC@gmail.com


Position: Senior Development Officer/Annual Fund

Division: Development
Reports to: VP of Development
Status: Exempt
Salary: DOE

General Summary:
The Alzheimer's Association of Orange County seeks a dynamic and skilled fundraising professional for the position of Senior Development Officer overseeing all aspects of the Annual Fund. Major responsibilities include:

  • Managing the annual strategy for donor engagement, solicitation and stewardship of intermediate donors ($1,000 - $9,999) including Reason to Hope attendees, Visionary Women and Champion/Grand Champion Walkers
  • Growing and deepening the intermediate donor pool by identifying and qualifying prospective donors and moving them through the giving pipeline to secure larger gifts and/or referring those donors with greater capacity to the major gift program
  • Creating an annual donor stewardship program that that proactively engages intermediate donors throughout the year
  • Partnering with Communications Department to collaborate on messaging and strategy as part of annual direct mail appeals

Essential Job Functions:

  • Identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward relationships with a portfolio of 125-150 former, current, and prospective donors ($1,000 to $9,999); and, work collaboratively with VP of Development and the Major Gifts team, to institute Moves Management strategies when appropriate
  • In collaboration with VP of Development, work effectively with the Chapter's CEO, Board of Directors, Major Giving Officers, and Chapter staff to coordinate fundraising priorities and to develop solicitation strategies for individual prospects at the intermediate level
  • Oversee all aspects (excluding event logistics) of annual fundraising event (A Reason to Hope) including, but not limited to, recruitment of event chairs, table hosts, speakers, and providing support to volunteers
  • Prepare written materials including visit strategies/briefings, correspondence, solicitations/proposals, and pledge documents
  • Maintain up-to-date contact reports/notes in the Association’s relationship management database

Minimum Requirements:

  • Five years' experience in nonprofit fundraising, preferably with direct and relevant experience managing the annual fund for a non-profit organization
  • Broad knowledge of the principles of fundraising – able to participate in all aspects of the gift cycle: (1) initiate contacts with potential donors; (2) develop appropriate cultivation strategies; (3) move potential donors in an appropriate and timely fashion toward solicitation and closure; (4) make solicitations when appropriate; (5) maintain stewardship contacts with donors
  • Excellent management, communication and interpersonal skills; must effectively interact with staff and volunteers at all levels
  • Ability to represent the Association in a professional manner
  • Proficient in the use of a personal computer and Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to travel as needed to perform job duties; ability to work evenings and weekends

To apply, please review the qualifications listed. If you meet the qualifications please submit the following:

  1. Cover letter that tells us how your education and experience fits with the job description and requirements, why you want to work for the Alzheimer’s Association
  2. Resume with salary history.

Send info to:
Sarah Agee
President
Sterling Search, Inc.
Phone: 714.433.7040
sarah@sterlingsearchinc.com


Position: Senior Development Officer/Foundations

Division: Development
Reports to: VP of Development
Status: Exempt
Salary: DOE

General Summary:
The Alzheimer's Association, Orange County Chapter (AAOC) seeks a dynamic and skilled fundraising professional for the position of Senior Development Officer overseeing all aspects of grant writing and Foundation Relations. Major responsibilities include:

  • Managing the grants/foundation program for AAOC including prospecting, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding of all foundation donors
  • Developing foundation strategies, engagement, recognition and all communications, including grant proposals, on-going updates and grant reports

Essential Job Functions:

  • Create an outreach strategy to develop new foundation relationships while maintaining and upgrading existing relationships
  • Participate in all aspects of the foundation gift cycles including prospecting, cultivation, creation of LOIs, proposals and applications as well as reports and re-applications
  • Write compelling and targeted grant applications to private foundations
  • Maintain tracking and analysis report on foundation grant revenue performance and giving histories
  • Manage existing grants calendar: track grant reporting requirements; develop internal report systems; monitor and manage grant award processes, prepare reports as necessary
  • Organize site visits and foundation engagement events
  • Maintain up-to-date contact reports/notes in the Association’s relationship management database

Minimum Requirements:

  • Five years' experience in nonprofit fundraising, with a focus on grant writing and foundation relations
  • Ability think strategically and tactically about AAOC opportunities that are aligned with foundations’ funding priorities
  • Proven track record demonstrating the ability to raise funds from foundations, meet multiple deadlines, balance competing priorities and work collaboratively with colleagues
  • Ability to research and identify new gift opportunities as well as successfully complete well-constructed, well-written proposals, applications and grant reports
  • Highly professional demeanor, ability to work successfully with a wide variety of constituents including donors, board members and volunteers
  • Strong organizational, administration, telephone and interpersonal communication skills
  • Detail and "big picture" oriented
  • Proficient in the use of a personal computer and Microsoft Office applications, including Microsoft Word and Excel

To apply, please review the qualifications listed. If you meet the qualifications please submit the following:

  1. Cover letter that tells us how your education and experience fits with the job description and requirements, why you want to work for the Alzheimer’s Association
  2. Resume with salary history.

Send info to:
Sarah Agee
President
Sterling Search, Inc.
Phone: 714.433.7040
sarah@sterlingsearchinc.com



Position: Administrative Assistant II

Division: Development
Reports to: Associate VP of Development
Status: Non-Exempt
Salary: DOE


General Summary:

Responsible for providing primary support to the AVP of Development and the development team assisting with all aspects of AAOC special events including, but not limited to: Gala, Visionary Women, open houses, third party events and other events as directed. Additional support to the team includes calendar maintenance, record keeping, expense reports, invoice coding, budget tracking and other essential elements. Responsible also for maintaining the data base. Coordinates and maintains accurate and timely acknowledgements, renewal correspondence, pledge processing, invoicing, collection activity, list management, and sponsor/donor fulfillment.

Essential Job Functions:

Working with the Associate VP of Development, volunteers and other specific targeted groups, the Administrative Assistant helps to develop and implement the annual special event fundraising action plans to meet revenue goals.

  • Provide general word processing, copying, filing, assembling and mailing of materials for the VP of Development and, when directed, the Development Team
  • Respond to messages and answer telephones. Triage as appropriate
  • Attend staff meetings, committee meetings and Chapter functions as directed. Take notes; manage follow up activities as appropriate
  • Support event preparation by managing RSVP lists, creating print materials, updating websites, developing auction item tracking sheets, manage acknowledgements, proof lists, print materials, support post event activities, etc

Events:

  • Maintains timely and accurate records for every event, submitting to the accounting department necessary information in an expedient manner
  • Assists with procurement and packaging of sponsorships, ticket sales, auction items, in-kind contributions, etc
  • Attends all Special Event and staff meetings, as directed, with responsibility for note taking and dissemination at Special Events meetings
  • Maintains accurate database information for events including, but not limited to, participants, sponsors, budgets

Sponsor/Donor/Grant Coordination:

  • Cross train in Convio and Team Approach databases
  • Enter new accounts and maintain existing accounts with correct coding and accurate information
  • Extract information from the database for reports and forms
  • Notify and/or coordinate notification to sponsors of fulfillment
  • Maintain tracking of all sales/sponsorships/grants to determine progress to revenue goals
  • Work with team to identify goals not met and strategize plans to address deficiencies

Manage Pledges and Accounts Receivable:

  • Book pledges and maintain accurate tracking of current pledges due
  • Reconcile pledges with accounting and other related members of the staff
  • Generate invoices and send or coordinate sending to responsible parties
  • Maintain communication with all accounts to manage accounts receivable

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred or equivalent experience
  • Prior experience in office administration, scheduling meetings/appointments, managing correspondence, maintaining records, etc
  • One year experience of project planning, special events or related roles
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and manage written and collateral materials
  • Clear verbal and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills with focus on customer service; experience working with volunteers preferred; ability to manage multiple tasks in a timely, organized manner
  • Ability to represent the Association in a professional manner
  • Proficient in the use of a personal computer and Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to travel as needed to perform job duties
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends

To apply, please review the qualifications listed. If you meet the qualifications, please submit the following:

  1. Cover letter that tells us how your education and experience fits with the job description and requirements and why you want to work for the Alzheimer’s Association
  2. Resume with salary history

Send inquires to Human Resources at: HR.ALZOC@gmail.com


Position: Walk Manager

Division: Development
Reports to: Associate VP of Development
Status: Exempt
Salary: DOE

General Summary:

The Walk Manager orchestrates all aspects of the Chapter's Walk to End Alzheimer’s initiative. These are part of the nation-wide initiative to raise awareness and revenue for the programs and services of the Alzheimer's Association. With year-round activities and events, the Walk Managers responsible for working with staff, volunteers, and community members (family and corporate teams and individuals) to achieve established goals.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Design, implement, monitor, execute and evaluate all event activities including fundraising and logistic plan
  • Create and collaborate with the Development Team to execute fundraising and marketing plans that secures all event goals, including Walk Corporate Sponsorship and Team and Walker revenue while managing expense budget
  • Ensures smooth integration of National Association and Chapter standards and guidelines
  • Coordinate event day preparation and strategize post-event activities, including incentive fulfillment and event evaluation
  • Assist Volunteer Manager with coordinating Walk volunteer participation, provide staff support to key volunteers and volunteer committee
  • Oversee the execution of marketing and incentive plans for Walk (content for newsletter and participant mailings, fielding calls and inquiries from Media)
  • Ensure the management of event websites, including participant and donor online accounts
  • Oversee all e-communication and off-line participant communication
  • Recruit, motivate, contact and assist Walk team captains and participants
  • Oversee mailers and administrative work relating to events and volunteers
  • Coordinate all queries, reports and summaries for National reports, event sponsorship, teams and logistics.Attend team and association events and fundraisers as appropriate

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Experience with event fundraising strategies, event production and management, volunteer development and management, public relations, donor cultivation and relations, corporate sponsor cultivation and relations
  • Supervisory experience required
  • Knowledge of various mailing procedures and distribution of large amounts of materials
  • Ability to work effectively with outside vendors such as graphic artists, printers, caterers, etc.
  • Familiarity with legal issues such as insurance, permits, waivers, tax laws, etc.
  • Ability to work independently exhibiting resourcefulness, flexibility and good time management
  • Ability to manage large numbers of volunteers at different levels of expertise
  • Ability to work with diverse communities and demonstrate inclusion
  • Ability to understand and work with budgets
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to represent the Association in a professional manner
  • Proficient in the use of a personal computer and Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to travel as needed to perform job duties
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends

To apply, please review the qualifications listed. If you meet the qualifications, please submit the following:

  1. Cover letter that tells us how your education and experience fits with the job description and requirements and why you want to work for the Alzheimer’s Association
  2. Resume with salary history

Send inquires to Human Resources at: HR.ALZOC@gmail.com


Position: Major Giving/Planned Giving Officer — Greater San Diego Area

Division: National
Reports To: Exempt
Status: Exempt
Salary: DOE

General Summary:

The Alzheimer’s Association National Office is looking for an individual to help lead the Association’s efforts to deepen and expand its major donor investor relationships in the Greater San Diego area and priority neighboring markets, including major donor relationships in Orange County. The ideal candidate will reside in the market and have experience and success in raising gifts at the $10,000 - $1 million+ levels. This position reports to the West Region Director of Major and Planned Gifts with a strong and integral partnership with local chapter leadership in San Diego and Orange County.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward donors at the $10,000 - $1 million+ level. Meet activity metrics and revenue goals. Ensures smooth integration of National Association and Chapter standards and guidelines
  • Integrate fully onto the chapter and national teams – adding strategic value to the existing major gift efforts. Help to lead a deeper and more expanded major gift program in both markets
  • Build towards a combined portfolio of 100-125 qualified major gift donors and prospects
  • Prepare written materials such as visit strategies/briefings, correspondence, solicitation/proposal and pledge documents
  • Maintain strong and accurate records of activities, as directed by team protocol using the national database. Monitor, evaluate, and report on progress and outcomes against agreed upon goals
  • Respond to major and planned gift leads moved to you for follow-up. Work proactively in each community to network and expand portfolio
  • Contribute to the national major and planned gift team as the Alzheimer’s Association continues to invest and mature this area of fundraising
  • Adhere to professionalism and fundraising best practices as demonstrated by moves management industry standards and donor-centered methodology
  • Handle other major and planned gift responsibilities as needed

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. CFRE or advanced degree a plus
  • Demonstrated success in personal cultivation, solicitation, stewardship and closing of major gifts at the five figures and particularly six figures and above levels
  • 3-5 years minimum required experience in major gift fundraising, 5-7 years preferred
  • Experience in working with high net worth volunteer leaders
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills and the ability to prepare proposals, briefing materials, reports, and correspondence
  • Strong problem solving and negotiating skills. Highly creative/innovative with abilities to persuade and motivate others
  • Strong analytical skills to drive strategic development of portfolio – includes the evidenced ability to research donor database and historic giving for MG potential
  • Tactful, diplomatic, and assertive
  • Self-starter, ability to work independently on complex donor strategies
  • Superior interpersonal skills, including ability to listen, observe and interact well with diverse individuals and groups
  • Results oriented with ability to focus on and meet deadlines and goals
  • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Team leader and team player with ability to work collaboratively with chapter and national staff and volunteers
  • High integrity and professionalism, respecting the confidential nature of donor information and the Alzheimer’s Association’s business practices
  • Ability and willingness to travel as needed

Salary requirements must be included with resume. To learn more and apply online, please visit the National Career Opportunities page.

Or mail resume and cover letter to:

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

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The job profile in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the jobholder. The Associate will be required to follow instructions and perform other duties as requested by his/her supervisor or manager. This is not meant to be an exhaustive list of job duties. Essential elements may change when necessary.

The Alzheimer’s Association of Orange County is an equal employment opportunity employer and strives to comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, medical condition, sexual orientation (gender identification), as well as any other category protected by federal, state, or local laws.

The Associate or the Chapter may terminate employment at the Chapter for any reason, with or without cause or notice, at any time. Nothing in any oral or written statement shall limit the right to terminate employment at will. No Supervisor or Associate of the Chapter shall have any authority to enter into an employment agreement – express or implied – with any Associate providing for employment other than at will.

We always invite interested, qualified individuals seeking to become involved in work that is rewarding and meaningful to consider volunteer positions within the organization and/or to submit a resume for our files to volunteer@alzoc.org.

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