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Executive Vice President

Job Location

Denver, CO

General Summary

Executive Vice President

The Alzheimers Association, Colorado Chapter is seeking a highly qualified, visionary leader to serve as Executive Vice President of our $5.5 million statewide organization.  The Executive Vice President will report to the President and CEO and provide leadership, management and vision across the chapter to ensure that Fund Development, Marketing and Communications are coordinated and implemented to effectively grow the organization, ensure financial strength and achieve our aggressive fundraising goals.

The ideal candidate will be an individual of high personal and professional integrity, able to build trust, engender respect, and inspire confidence among our diverse external and internal stakeholders. With extensive marketing and communication skills and significant fund development experience, he or she will develop a culture of fundraising throughout the organization and will catalyze our organization and our mission throughout the state of Colorado.

The ideal candidate will be an individual of high personal and professional integrity, able to build trust, engender respect, and inspire confidence among our diverse external and internal stakeholders. With extensive marketing and communication skills and significant fund development experience, he or she will develop a culture of fundraising throughout the organization and will catalyze our organization and our mission throughout the state of Colorado.

The Executive Vice President will understand, value, and grow our pool of passionate and diverse supporters. He or she will demonstrate a passion for our work and our constituents and will raise the profile and stature of the organization through increased visibility, funding, and community engagement, advancing our mission and allowing us to serve the growing number of people in Colorado affected by Alzheimers disease. A diplomatic, charismatic and courageous leader, the Executive Vice President will also be assigned specific administrative and operational responsibilities and management of certain strategic initiatives to assist the CEO to meet the changing needs of the chapter.  The Executive Vice President will act for the CEO in her absence and serve as a liaison to the National Alzheimers Association as needed.

ABOUT THE Alzheimers ASSOCIATION COLORADO CHAPTER

The Alzheimers Association Colorado Chapter is the premier source of information and support for the more than 60,000 people living with Alzheimers in Colorado, their families and caregivers.  Through its statewide network of offices, the Alzheimers Association offers a broad range of programs and services, including a 24-hour Helpline, at no cost to families, and funds advancements in research to prevent, treat and eventually conquer this disease. The Alzheimers Association advocates for those living with Alzheimers and their families on related legislative issues, and with health and long-term care providers. Families throughout the state have access to support services through regional offices in Colorado Springs, Denver, Pueblo, Durango, Grand Junction, and Greeley.

The Alzheimers Association Colorado Chapter is a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) nonprofit, donor-supported organization. Programs and services are made possible through contributions from individuals, corporations and foundations.

Essential Job Functions

DESIRED EXPERIENCES, QUALITIES AND COMPETENCIES OF THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE

To fill this role, we seek an individual with proven experiences and abilities.  These will include:

 FUND DEVELOPMENT:  The ideal candidate will have a history of achieving aggressive, double digit  revenue growth and significant experience in cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding relationships with current and prospective donors to increase donor loyalty.  The Executive Vice President will position the Colorado chapter and its programs to maximize fund development opportunities and will possess knowledge and management experience in all types of effective fund raising activities.  Focused on the future, he or she will have the ability to make significant asks, foster relationships, and identify, attract, and retain highly qualified development staff.  He or she will effectively develop strategic financial partners, engage donors of all levels in our work, and recognize and champion the value and potential of our many stakeholders. 

COMMUNICATION: The Executive Vice President will be an effective communicator, raising awareness of the disease, the Association, and our services. The successful candidate will seek and develop innovative exposure opportunities and be able to express ideas and facts in a clear and understandable manner to internal and external stakeholders.  He or she will have extensive media and public speaking experience, delivering organized, structured, and convincing presentations; listening to and understanding others, and will motivate audiences to support the chapter and embrace our cause through financial donations, volunteer efforts, strategic partnerships, and other forms of support.  The ideal candidate will have experience in developing effective communication systems using traditional and developing technologies.

STRATEGIC MARKETING: The successful candidate will have a strong history of marketing leadership results, both strategically and tactically, with experience in interactive, mobile, branding, crisis management and collaboration.  He or she must have experience in creating, developing and cultivating strategic partnership opportunities.  With a track record in marketing innovation and inventiveness, the successful candidate will have experience amplifying the message and developing new groups of potential advocates.  With a startup attitude and understanding of executing with a small staff, the Executive Vice President will have proven abilities in creating goal-driven calls to action

STAFF LEADERSHIP: Working closely with the CEO and leadership team, the successful candidate will empower staff to succeed in their jobs in pursuit of our mission.  With clear communications and a strong understanding of roles, responsibilities and lines of authority, the Executive Vice President will build trust by creating and maintaining an organizational climate that attracts, motivates and retains diverse, high quality staff.  He or she will also delegate authority and share information appropriately, inspire a culture of leadership among staff and board, establishing accountability across the organization and cultivating a team environment to serve our mission.

Minimum Requirements

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

In addition to these essential skills and experiences, we are seeking an individual with at least 10 years of demonstrated senior management experience in a nonprofit or business leadership position, as well as the ability and willingness to travel to offices and meetings throughout the chapter's territory and to national meetings on behalf of the chapter.  A master's degree in business administration, health administration, non-profit management or a related field is preferred.  A complete job description and more information can be found on our website at www.alz.org/co

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for this position, please send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Linda Mitchell, President and CEO of the Colorado Alzheimer's Association at lmitchel@alz.org.

All applications are to be submitted via email.  No phone calls, please.  To learn more about the responsibilities of this position and the chapter's important, innovative work, please visit our website at www.alz.org/co.  The Alzheimer's Association makes all hiring and employment decisions without regard to race, creed, color, age, gender, marital or parental status, religion, ancestry, national origin, or sexual orientation.

  • by email: lmitchel@alz.org
  • by mail:
    Send resume to:
    Alzheimer's Association, Colorado
    455 Sherman Street
    Suite 500
    Denver, CO 80203

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

 

 

 

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