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

Application Instructions

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