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Special Events Coordinator

Job Location

Little Rock, AR

General Summary

The Arkansas Chapter is seeking to hire a Special Events Coordinator to manage fundraising activities and special events within the region. This position reports to the Events Manager and is based in Little Rock.

Essential Job Functions

  • Plan, coordinate and implement all aspects of all assigned fundraising events.
  • Assist in sponsor cultivation and solicitation, promotion and marketing activities and corporate initiatives. 
  • Identify, recruit, train and manage high impact volunteers for fundraising events who will assist the organization in increasing concern and awareness as well as growing revenue.
  • Prepare presentations, materials, and reports.
  • Prepare and distribute communications to volunteers and donors - via email, print, and telephone - based on the Association's communications timeline and additional needs.
  • Manage, evaluate, and expand fundraising programs under the direction of the Events Manager and Executive Director.
  • Assist and maintain database for all event participants and donors.
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate financial records for each event, establish budgets, work plans and timelines.
  • Represent the Association at public events, conferences, workshops and media events.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in business, communication, marketing or related field.
  • 3+ years experience in fundraising or sales.
  • Experience recruiting, training, and mobilizing volunteers.
  • Effectively multi-task, establish priorities, and work in a fast paced environment. High efficiency in time management and ability to meet deadlines under pressure.
  • Excellent computer skills, especially Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communications skills.
  • Detail oriented, adaptable, organized and able to successfully manage multiple projects and tasks.
  • High level of integrity, diplomacy and initiative.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends and to travel as needed to perform job duties.
  • Must possess a reliable person vehicle, valid driver's license and proof of valid insurance to attend meetings and perform event duties.
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs.

Click Here to Apply

  • by mail:
    Send resume to:
    Alzheimer's Association, Arkansas
    5506 Walsh Lane
    Suite 212
    Roger, AR 72756

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




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