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Sr Administrative Assistant

Job Location

Chicago, IL

General Summary

The Sr Administrative Assistant will assist the Senior Director and  National Chapters Operations Team  with the overall planning for and daily operations of the National Chapters. This position is located in Chicago office.

Essential Job Functions

  • Development
    - Assist with creating, scheduling, and sending Convio emails in support of event recruitment, fundraising, and retention.
    - Provide Convio support/troubleshooting to the National Chapter staff and their constituents.
    - Keep an updated list of all National Chapter events.
  • Donor Services
    - Be the liaison between National Chapter staff and Donor Services including Direct Mail. Processors (DMP).  Work with the chapter to resolve any issues that come up.
    - Work with Donor Services to ensure event sponsorships are being entered into Convio properly and timely.
    - Weekly AP report
  • Community Health Charities
    - Assist the National Chapter staff with filling out all Community Health Charities and Combined Federal Campaign applications.  Obtain the proper attachments, approvals, and signatures prior to mailing out.
  • Operations
    - Manage the logistics for all on and off-site National Chapter meetings and teleconferences.
    - Be the main point person for the National Chapter staff; respond to and help resolve questions.
    - Take notes for department meetings, draft, disseminate, and maintain minutes and documents.
    - Coordinate travel arrangements for National Core Team staff.
    - Assist with getting check requests approved and turned into Account Payable each week.
    - Assist with moving contracts through the legal department.
    - Receive all SDOLs and ensure proper approval and submission.
    - Maintain current National Chapter staff roster and Google Groups.
  • Programs/Services
    - Assist with Contact Center Personify follow-up as needed (i.e. fulfillment).
    - Additional support as needed
  • Training
    - Provide webinar and conference call training to the National Chapter staff including but not limited to Administrative, Cash Handling, Convio, and Donor Services.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma. Bachelor's degree preferred; 2-3 years nonprofit work or related experience preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional organization skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and Google Drive
  • Ability to work independently
  • This position requires a high-level of computer literacy, and the ability to accurately maintain databases of various types.
  • Ability manage multiple projects.
  • Convio experience preferred.

Click here to apply

  • by email:
  • by mail:
    Send resume to:
    Alzheimer's Association, Home Office
    225 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 1700
    Chicago, IL 60601

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




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