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The Alzheimer’s Association Orange County Chapter is dedicated to assisting families affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders.

We are pleased to announce that we have been named as one of the 2014 Best Places to Work in Orange County. For more information visit the award website at www.bestplacestoworkoc.com.

 

Current Openings:

Media Coordinator I

Senior Development Officer - Foundations Relations

Senior Development Officer - Annual Fund

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Position: Media Coordinator I

Division: Communications
Reports to: VP of Operations
Status: Exempt
Salary: DOE

General Summary:
Under the supervision of the VP of Operations, this position primary responsibility for the Chapter is to guide the strategy for all  social media and  website content to consistently articulate AAOC mission.  The position will supervise external vendors, employees, and contract laborers as needed and coordinates with external public relations firm. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Develop social media, e-communications, public relations and website tools to support the fundraising activities, programs, advocacy, education and services of the Association 
  • Understand and enforce compliance with the branding guidelines of the Alzheimer’s Association
  • Primary focus is web based and on-line based media
  • Oversee and maintain the Chapter website
  • Oversee and manage event sites including all agency calendar listings and calendar listing processes
  • Manage and implement PR contracts, guidelines, and vendor relationships
  • Cultivate and maintain productive relationships with media and marketing partners to extend the reach of our messages and materials.
  • Research new ways to enhance on-line agency presence including SEO, additional applications and social media conduits
  • Measure, track and report media impressions per the national guidelines and strategic plan - monthly
  • Assist with the creation and dissemination of all communication mechanisms – including the print newsletter, program and education flyers and calendars, Walk and other special event or activity communiques according to the communication schedule
  • Supervise interns, volunteers and staff in the execution of duties and activities to support accomplishment of strategic priorities
  • Serve as the back up to support, maintain and oversee chapter marketing collateral as necessary to maintain timeframe commitments
  • Manage and implement guidelines and  organizational process policies
  • Supervise interns, volunteers and staff in the execution of duties and activities to support accomplishment of strategic priorities

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications  or related field with  2 - 4 years of experience
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Familiar with web content management systems
  • Energetic, organized and able to function in a highly collaborative team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and manage written materials, collaterals and brochures
  • Social media experience
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently on projects, demonstrates initiative, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • 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 HR.ALZOC@gmail.com.

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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

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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

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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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