Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:
Be part of the movement to end Alzheimer’s
Right now, millions of Americans are facing the devastation of Alzheimer’s. This disease
is robbing us of our finances, our families and our futures - but at the Alzheimer’s
Association, we’re relentlessly working to change that by addressing the challenges in
front of us with speed and without limitations or boundaries. With our network of more
than 75 chapters across the country, we’re advancing world-class research, ensuring
access to gold-standard care and support, and hiring talented, mission-driven people
who make it all happen.
The Alzheimer’s Association has been ranked as one of the Best Nonprofits to Work For
by The Nonprofit Times nine years in a row, recognizing our leadership, competitive
compensation and benefits, flexibility and mission-driven atmosphere. It takes a uniquely
motivated person to be a part of our team - but we believe that person could be you.
This position is responsible for managing the individual donor, corporate giving and
strategic partnership fundraising initiatives for the Houston & Southeast Texas Chapter.
Measurable outcomes for this position include: achieving designated financial goals
through individual and corporate fundraising, identifying and soliciting volunteers for
leadership roles, and researching and pursuing new community partnerships. Based in
Houston, this position requires frequent travel within the assigned territory.
Essential DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
? Works on Chapter’s annual Reason to Hope breakfast to identify and
cultivate new and current donors in order to elevate Chapter’s fundraising
capacity
? Identifies, recruits and help train high impact volunteer leaders that will
assist the organization in increasing awareness and helping to grow
revenue streams, specifically for the Chapter’s Reason to Hope breakfast
? Cultivate a pipeline of volunteer leadership for succession planning
? Act as staff corporate liaison for all Development events including
sponsorship opportunities and employee involvement
? Identify and cultivate new community partnerships that will be beneficial
to the strategic plan’s pillars of increasing concern and awareness and
increasing fundraising streams
? Identify prospects for corporate employee giving & cause related
marketing programs; work in conjunction with Home Office on National
initiatives/partnerships
? Assure Chapter compliance with Alzheimer’s Association policies,
standards and regulatory requirements.
? Responsible for other duties as assigned.
? Actively participate in learning opportunities for professional growth and
self- improvement.
Minimum requirements:
? Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
? 5 years successful track record in sales & fundraising
? Preferred experience in identifying, recruiting and mobilizing high impact volunteers
to achieve goals
? Confident, goal-oriented, positive self-starter with proven experience in
managing simultaneous projects & events
? Demonstrated management skills, including the ability set clear goals, organize
projects, establish and manage budgets, develop work processes and supervise
professionals
? Demonstrated ability to form and develop donor relationships
? Ability to work with diverse communities and demonstrate inclusion
? Has vast understanding for the Alzheimer’s Association mission including its
research, policy, programs and services provided
? Ability and willingness to travel up to 50% within the assigned territory by
car. Travel in this case, is considered time spent away from the office, in the
community, to fulfill the job goals.
? While most such travel is same day, occasional overnight travel or air travel
may be required. Must have valid driver’s license, access to reliable vehicle,
good driving record and proof of automobile insurance
? Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends as required for the job
? Ability to bend, stoop, lift and transport up to 25 lbs of materials
? Strong computer skills, proficient with Microsoft Office products and social
media; experience with, or ability to rapidly learn, Team Approach/Convio
software

 

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