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The Alzheimer's Association Houston & Southeast Texas Chapter is accepting resumes for the following positions:  



Montgomery and Brazos Valley Regional Outreach Coordinator

Reports To: Field Operations Director and CEO

Supervises: None

Position Purpose: To coordinate outreach efforts in our southeast Texas service area; including education, training and fundraising. The service region for this position are the following counties: North Harris, Montgomery, Walker, Grimes, Washington, Burleson, Brazos and Madison.

Essential Job Functions:
- Provide outreach to non-profits, health related institutions, residential care facilities, religious institutions, and other community groups in order to create awareness of and engagement in chapter activities.
- Build relationships within the community and develop partnerships that will position the chapter as the leader in Alzheimer’s education and services.
- Recruit and manage volunteers to help provide services and raise funds in the area
- Provide leadership to volunteer committees.
- Work with Chapter Public Relations Coordinator, Volunteer Coordinator, Education Coordinators, and Family Service Coordinator to develop and identify appropriate information and training for staff and volunteers who serve as spokespersons for the Alzheimer’s Association.
- Coordinate and schedule the delivery of community presentations, education and training. Deliver programs as needed.
- Obtain trainer status with national education programs.
- Track and report statistical data from the provision of community education, outreach, and fundraising.
- Work with chapter development staff to identify and build relationships with donors.
- Responsible for planning and coordination of designated service area Walk(s) to End Alzheimer’s.

Minimum Education Requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree in public relations, education, or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
- Two years of experience.

Knowledge and Skills:
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Professional attitude and appearance.
- Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office and agency data collection systems.

Equipment Used:
- Personal Computer
- Telephone
- Calculator
- Fax Machine
- Copier
- Audiovisual Equipment

Physical and Mental Requirements:
- Good Vision and hearing (corrected)
- Ability to type on a keyboard
- Ability to work under pressure
- Must be able to lift or move 25 pounds

Other:
- Must be able to work a flexible schedule
- Must have reliable transportation
- Must have valid Texas Driver’s License

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the jobholder. He/she will be required to follow any other instructions or perform any other duties as requested by his/her supervisor or manager. This is not meant to be an exhaustive list of job duties. Essential elements may change when necessary.

SUBMIT RESUMES TO: ANA GUERRERO at ana.guerrero@alz.org
Or fax to: 713-314-1312

Education Coordinator


Reports To: Education Manager

Supervises: None

Position Purpose: Manage all aspects of education, training, outreach and marketing efforts to the community in the Chapter service area.

Essential Job Functions:
- Engage in outreach/marketing to non-profits, health related institutions, residential care facilities, religious institutions, and other community groups in order to create awareness of, and engagement in, Chapter activities; including recruitment of volunteers and donors and solicitation of sponsorships for educational programs.
- Build relationships and develop partnerships that will position the Chapter as the leader in Alzheimer's education and services.
- Assist with volunteer recruitment through outreach efforts. Facilitate volunteer engagement with appropriate Chapter staff/departments.
- Coordinate and schedule the delivery of education and training within the service area. Deliver education and training as needed.
- Work with other Chapter staff to coordinate agency activities across the Chapter service area.
- Collaboratively develop/edit education curricula to meet current and emerging needs. Periodically review curricula to determine effectiveness.
- Track and report statistical data from the provision of community education and outreach services.
- Evaluate the effectiveness of education and outreach to the community.
- Serve as an advisor to the Regional Outreach Coordinators
- Provide assistance to the other programs when needed.

Minimum Education Requirements:
- Bachelor's degree in public health, public relations, marketing, communications or related field
- Two years' experience preferred

Knowledge and Skills:
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Public speaking skills
- Professional attitude and appearance
- Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office and agency data collection systems
- Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

Equipment Used:
- Personal Computer
- Telephone
- Calculator
- Fax machine
- Copier
- Audiovisual equipment

Physical and Mental Requirements:
- Good vision and hearing (corrected)
- Ability to type on a keyboard
- Ability to work under pressure
- Must be able to lift or move 25 pounds

Other:
- Must be able to work a flexible schedule
- Must have reliable transportation
- Must have valid Texas Driver's License

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the jobholder. He/She will be required to follow any other instructions or perform any other duties as requested by his/her supervisor or manager. This is not meant to be an exhaustive list of job duties. Essential elements may change when necessary.

SUBMIT RESUMES TO:
Sarah Taylor at staylor@alz.org


Development Coordinator

Reports To: Development Officer

Position Purpose: Forward the mission of the Chapter by planning, strategizing and implementing the Chapter's individual gift program and planning annual special events such as the Reason to Hope Breakfast. The Development Coordinator will also engage in marketing, volunteer engagement and community relations for these events.

Essential Job Functions: Office work includes but is not limited to answering and returning phone calls, follow-up with inquiries, computer data entry and assistance with correspondence and event files. Key responsibilities include:
- Solicits gifts from donors and prospects, both independently and working collaboratively with other solicitors.
- Develops and implements individual cultivation, appreciation including naming opportunities and recognition strategies for select intermediate and major donors.
- Drafts proposals for restricted and unrestricted gifts for individuals in needs.
- Works with Development Officer as needed on appeals.
- Plans and executes intermediate events throughout the year that identify potential or cultivate current donors.
- Serve as Alzheimer's Association liaison with event chairs, committees and contractors to meet the quality and fundraising expectations of the organization.
- In coordination with Development Officer and board of directors, recruits and manages prominent volunteers to facilitate special events.
- Develop expert familiarity with the Chapter services and programmatic needs; maintain current knowledge of key developments to occur.
- Other related duties as assigned to meet Association event, program and financial needs.

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree required. Two to three years of fundraising experience as a staff member required.

Knowledge and Skills: This position requires attention to detail, strong organizational skills, creative thinking and a passion for events and creating a high quality guest experience.
- Ability to take initiative, set priorities, work independently and manage multiple tasks.
- Ability to anticipate, identify, organize and analyze donor focused opportunities.
- Interest and ease with working with varied constituents.
- High level of integrity, diplomacy and initiative.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to function in a team-oriented environment as both a member of a team and a team leader.
- Professional attitude and appearance.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
- Sense of humor and flexibility.

Physical and Mental Requirements:
- Good vision and hearing (corrected)
- High volume of public contact both individual and in a group
- An absolute commitment to confidentiality
- Ability to travel throughout Chapter territory and fly to regional and national meetings
- Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed
- Flexibility in scheduling is necessary to meet individual donor needs
- Highly organized, detail oriented and self-motivated
- Ability to work under pressure
- Ability to analyze information and make timely appropriate decisions
- Must be able to lift or move 25 pounds
- Ability to type on keyboard

Equipment Used:
- Personal Computer
- LCD projector/Laptop computer
- Telephone and conference call equipment
- Calculator
- Fax Machine
- Copier
- Audiovisual Equipment

Other:
- Must be able to work a flexible schedule
- Must have reliable transportation
- Must have valid Texas Driver's License

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the jobholder. He/she will be required to follow any other instructions or perform any other duties as requested by his/her supervisor or manager. This is not meant to be an exhaustive list of job duties. Essential elements may change when necessary.

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, salary history and one page writing sample to Alexis Eaton at aeaton@alz.org with the position title as the subject line.



 

Houston Walk Coordinator

Full-time

Reports to: Development Officer

Position Purpose: The Houston Walk Coordinator will lead the local strategy and logistics of the Houston Walk to End Alzheimer’s® including achieving a 5 year goal of doubling revenue, building a working volunteer committee, recruiting participants and teams, soliciting corporate sponsorships, and marketing the Walk to the community. With year-round activities and events, the Walk Coordinator is responsible for working with staff, volunteers, and community members (family and corporate teams and individuals) to achieve established goals. 

The ideal candidate has 3-5 years of special event fundraising, including a solid track record of special event fundraising generating annual revenues of $400,000+. She/He will have demonstrated strong project/event management, volunteer management, organization, detail orientation, comfort dealing with corporations, and relationship development skills.

Essential Job Functions:

• In collaboration with the Team Recruitment and Team Retention Committees, implement and execute community outreach strategy and year-round Team Captain cultivation program to increase Team
Captain retention and recruitment.
• Actively seek opportunities to increase local awareness of the Houston Walk to End Alzheimer’s
through networking events, speaking opportunities, community events, and publicity.
• Recruit, motivate, contact and assist Walk team captains and participants daily. 
• Coordinate event day preparation and strategize post-event activities, including incentive
fulfillment and event evaluation
• Other related duties as assigned to meet Association event, program and financial needs.

Minimum Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required. Three to five years of fundraising experience as a staff member with a track record of revenue growth required.

Knowledge and Skills:  This position requires attention to detail, strong organizational skills, creative thinking, and a passion for events and creating a high quality participant experience.

• Experience executing projects to reach and exceed ambitious goals
• Ability to take initiative, set priorities, work independently, and manage multiple tasks
• Interest and ease with working with corporations and constituents
• High level of integrity, diplomacy and initiative
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Ability to provide excellent customer service by picking up incoming calls and responding to emails in a
timely fashion. All staff is responsible for quickly answering calls and emails as needed.
• Ability to function in a team-oriented environment as both a member of a team and a team leader
• Professional attitude and appearance
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office
• Sense of humor and flexibility


Physical and Mental Requirements:
• Good vision and hearing (corrected)
• High volume of public contact both individual and group
• An absolute commitment to confidentiality
• Ability to travel throughout Chapter territory and fly to regional and national meetings
• Ability to work under pressure
• Must be able to lift or move 25 pounds
• Ability to type on a keyboard

Equipment Used:
• Personal Computer
• LCD projector/Laptop computer
• Telephone and conference call equipment
• Calculator
• Fax Machine
• Copier
• Audiovisual Equipment
  
Other:
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including some nights and weekends
• Must have reliable transportation
• Must have valid Texas Driver’s License

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the jobholder. He/she will be required to follow any other instructions or perform any other duties as requested by his/her supervisor or manager. This is not meant to be an exhaustive list of job duties. Essential elements may change when necessary.

Submit: To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, salary history and one page writing sample to Jessica Abad-Serpas at jessica.abadserpas@alz.org with the position title as the subject line.

 


 

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