Essential Job Functions
- Plan and execute the Walk to End Alzheimer's in Iowa City to include team captain and participant recruitment and retention; sponsor cultivation and solicitation; promotion and marketing activities; volunteer recruitment and management; and all event logistics and evaluation.
- Works collaboratively with the dedicated walk staff to plan and implement a centralized Walk to End Alzheimer's plan.
- Assist the Manager of Community Outreach with recruitment, solicitation, logistics and promotion of other special event activities as needed.
- Maintains an annual calendar of events, timelines and milestones; creates work plans for each event.
- Market core services and programs of the Alzheimer's Association (Helpline, website, care consultation, educational programs, support groups, etc.)
- Market core services and programs of the Alzheimer's Association.
- Identify, recruit, train and manage high impact volunteers who will assist the organization in increasing concern and awareness as well as growing revenue.
- Network and develop collaborative initiatives in education, public awareness and family assistance with other organizations.
- Represent the East Central Iowa Chapter at public events, health fairs, conferences, workshops, and media events in the Iowa City area as designated.
- Research and provide input to grants and other community funding opportunities.
- Serve as Chapter contact and advisor to student organizations at the University of Iowa.
- Bachelor's degree preferred.
- Must be a self-starter with the ability to multi-task, establish priorities and work in fast paced environment with excellent time management and special event coordination.
- Three years experience in fundraising and development.
- Three years experience and understanding of volunteer management, recruitment and retention.
- Strong background and interest in Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.
- Excellent public speaking and interpersonal skills with demonstrated experience in providing educational and informational presentations.
- Must possess a reliable personal vehicle, valid driver's license and proof of valid insurance to attend meetings and perform outreach duties.
- Ability to travel throughout the East Central Iowa Chapter territory to perform and participate in tasks as assigned.
- Demonstrated experience in networking with collaborative agencies and providers.
- Ability to work some evenings and weekends; with occasional overnights.
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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.