Job Description

General Summary


The primary purpose of the Development Assistant is to support all constituent events. Priority roles include supporting revenue increase, generating awareness and mobilizing volunteers.


Essential Job Functions


Perform day-to-day administrative support for the Development Team that accompanies the following special events and development activities to include but not limited to Walk to End Alzheimer’s, The Longest Day, Galas, Golf Tournaments and RivALZ:


Learning and using data entry platform, Convio


Running Convio reports; Sending out emails; Making phone calls, or following up on messages received


Assisting with creative social media content and graphic design work as needed


Organizing and creating items for team kits (simple signs, mail merges, labels, etc.)


Assembling and mailing kits for various teams and businesses


Assisting with planning and implementing wrap around events and tracking RSVP for upcoming wrap around events


Preparing and working with volunteers for tabling events


Assisting with any day-to-day logistical and administrative needs for (5) Walk to End Alzheimer’s locations across the West Texas Chapter service area


Support development activities in four regional offices


Prepare and disseminate agendas and minutes and accompanying materials for meetings as requested


Maintain development office filing system and online databases, assisting with data base entry


Responsible for developing web communication via social media, chapter website and emails


Serve as a representative of the chapter at chapter events, community events and marketing meetings and requested


Assure compliance with Alzheimer's Association policies, standards and regulatory requirements 


Other assignments as requested by the Director of Constituent Events and Development department. 

 Key Professional Attributes


Outgoing, positive, engaging and enthusiastic 


Self-starter, able to work independently and problem-solve


Strong ability to self-manage with significant strength in time management


Fully engage in a culture where team collaboration is highly valued


Enhance our culture of diversity and inclusion in all aspects of the job


Work as a team to accomplish, if not exceed, organizational goals in the National Strategic Plan 


Willingness to work some evenings and weekends 


Ability to work on a team and develop relationships in the community 


Ability to work with diverse communities and demonstrate inclusion 


Detail-oriented, efficient, and ability to multi-task


Sensitivity to working with older adults and ability to work compassionately with persons with dementia or memory loss 


Strong listening skills; friendly, helpful manner with clients


Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work under pressure with a wide range of personalities, including resolving conflicts quickly and effectively


Minimum Requirements


Bachelor's degree preferred


One year of office administrative experience


Two years' experience with Microsoft Office, including Word,


Ability to lift 50 pounds


Professional personal demeanor and presence in person and via telephone, recognizing role as the initial "face and voice" of the Association


Punctuality with an appreciation of the impact of effective coverage to the success of the Association


Superior self-management skills, as independent initiative and ability to collaborate are essential

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