The Constituent Events Manager will manage development and execution of local constituent events (The Longest Day and RivALZ) recruitment and retention efforts and be held accountable for the achievement of revenue targets through the effective recruitment, engagement and mobilization of a volunteer Team Task Force.
This position reports to the Executive Director and will be based in Wichita, KS.
Essential Job Functions
Responsible for the successful implementation and achievement of fundraising goals for the Association's second signature event, The Longest Day. Also, responsible for the RivALZ event.
Engages, trains and manages relationships with community based leadership volunteers to develop and execute a local recruitment, cultivation and retention plan for new and veteran Longest Day teams and RivALZ players/participants.
Develops and demonstrates skills in community organization, relationship building, talent identification and leadership development.
Collaborates with other key departments to ensure cross promotion, and support of, organizational goals and/or messages.
Monitors activities to identify trends and best practices; measures impact of specific actions; identifies and addresses issues as they arise and adjusts plans as required.
Utilizes available resources to maximize event results and participates in webinars, conference calls and/or trainings offered by the Association for The Longest Day and RivALZ.
Ensures inclusion of The Longest Day and RivALZ within Chapter promotional/communications channels including email, social media, e-News; public relations and local marketing efforts.
Ensures compliance with Alzheimer's Association policies and procedures.
Serve at the Chapter's communications contact:
Coordinate Chapter online communication and social media activities, including via Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other social media; and the Chapter web site, bi-annual newsletter, online calendars, and blog.
Assist with media relations activities, including: -Capture, draft and archive constituent and volunteer partner stories. Conduct local media outreach to promote Chapter activities including, but not limited to Education Conference, The Longest Day, Walk to End Alzheimer's, Alzheimer's Action Day, National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness/National Caregivers Month and ongoing monthly programs and services. - Coordinate fulfillment and track results of media sponsorship agreements, including providing public service announcements in requested formats and scheduling interviews for public affairs opportunities.
Assist with graphic design and copywriting/copy editing: create flyers, brochures and other collateral.
All other duties as assigned.
Minimum of a bachelor's degree related field and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.
At least three years of experience in a nonprofit development/fundraising setting.
Previous experience recruiting and leading volunteer committees.
Excellent written and verbal communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Suite and Google Suite: Mail, Calendar, Docs and Hangout. Raiser's Edge, Convio and/or other databases preferred.
Demonstrated ability in handling multiple priorities, project management and meeting deadlines with strong planning and organizational skills.
Strong customer service orientation.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with attention to detail.
Work through others to accomplish goals.
Able to work successfully in a diverse team environment.
Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Able to memorize, diagnose and solve problems.
Able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines with flexibility and good humor.
Able to work under stress and successfully handle several projects at once.
Willingness to work on evenings and weekends if necessary.
Extensive same day and overnight travel via auto and air.
Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.
Must possess valid driver's license, good driving record, access to reliable vehicle and proof of automobile insurance.