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Development Coordinator

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General Summary

Provide management level leadership for the development, oversight, execution and monitoring of a diversified comprehensive Chapter development plan that is aligned with the Association's strategic plan. Develop, cultivate, and leverage effective community partnerships in support of the Alzheimer's Association's mission across chapter territory. The Development Coordinator is responsible for the performance and success of events across the state of Mississippi in order to meet revenue, awareness and participant goals.

Essential Job Functions

-This person will mobilize and lead volunteers and execute multiple events according to our timeline and best practices with accountability for revenue goals, as well as event related awareness, mission and advocacy goals.
- Execute overall plan for events as assigned including but not limited to Sante South Wine Festival, Blondes vs Brunettes, The Longest Day, Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month, and Third Party Events. This includes recruitment and retention; sponsor cultivation and solicitation; promotion and marketing activities, communications and media and all event logistics.
- Prepare and distribute communications to volunteers and donors - via email, print and telephone - coordinating with the National Association's communications timeline and local level needs.
- Implements best practices for leadership development, increased participation and event revenue growth
- Recruit, develop, manage, and lead volunteers to plan and implement the events as assigned.
- Cultivate prospects and current donors in corporations and foundations and collaborate with national staff in combined fundraising efforts in major and planned giving
- Represent the Association at public events, conferences, workshops and media events
- Build understanding for the Alzheimer's Association, its research, programs and services in all communications with current and potential donors
- Meet and communicate regularly with the Executive Director and other staff to share updates, assess progress and coordinate centralized tasks.
- Prepare reports and provide information as requested and required; oversee project budgets and maintain financial records for events.
- Provide support to overall operations of events as assigned including the customer service to constituents; database mining and management; donor/sponsor/advocate relations and communications; management of vendor relations; etc.
- Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

- BA or BS degree or similar in business/sales/marketing or related field.
- Minimum of 3 years relevant work experience, including proven success in event coordination and fundraising. Nonprofit experience preferred.
- Excellent proven interpersonal and leadership skills.
- Ability to train, manage, guide and motivate colleagues and volunteers to achieve objectives.
- Ability to plan and work independently.
- Superior organizational and communication skills.
- Working as a member of a team, the Development Coordinator is an enthusiastic, organized, self-motivated person who will oversee all aspects of events as assigned from start to finish.
- Must be able to recruit, manage and partner directly with volunteers and colleagues to meet aggressive participant and fundraising goals.
- Candidate must be able to exercise excellent judgment, accept responsibility, and give careful attention to details.
- Must be skilled in multiple software programs and be willing to learn and excel in donor software systems. Excellent computer skills.
- Excellent oral and written communications with the ability to present with poise, confidence and professionalism to diverse committees.
- Be able to work under stress and be flexible where there are high expectations for meeting tight deadlines and for producing work that is accurate.
- Must develop working knowledge about Alzheimer's disease and its impact on families and caregivers.
- Must be a team player.
- Some night and weekend travel required.

Or mail resume and cover letter to:

Send resume to:
Alzheimer's Association, Mississippi
196 Charmant Drive
Suite 4
Ridgeland, MS 39157

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and we appreciate your interest in the Alzheimer's Association.




Alzheimer's Association

Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.