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!
General Statement of Responsibilities
Our dynamic Development team is seeking an active learner willing and able to make our yearly cycle of events go around with top notch administrative and communications skills! Reporting to the Development Director, Corporate Initiatives and Foundation Relations, this role supports the work of the Corporate Initiatives team, and also supports the Senior Manager of Individual Giving. Occasional evening and weekend work required, as well as the ability to travel to programs and meetings throughout Massachusetts and New Hampshire as needed.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES
- Provide administrative support for Development team, including:
- Assist with office and telephone coverage as needed
- Prepare documents for meetings
- Manage data entry projects
- Overall event support, including:
- Book event venues
- Arrange food and beverage services
- Work with Communications Dept. for save the dates/invites/website updates
- Create and manage mailing lists
- Track RSVP’s
- Oversee volunteer participation
- Pay invoices, keep track of budgets
- Be a lead with day-of logistics
- Perform other diverse duties as assigned
- Support Corporate Initiatives goals for Hope on the Harbor:
- Support the volunteer committee and sponsors with needed materials
- Research corporate giving
- Track donor pledges, payments and sponsor benefits
- Assist with multiple Cause Marketing campaigns
- Support Individual Giving goals by:
- Coordinating logistics for several exclusive events throughout the year.
- Maintaining a running spreadsheet of "Interesting People" for Major Gift meetings
- Assisting with the Annual Appeal
- Assisting with Holiday Card coordination
- Contributing to the overall increase of individual participation in various ways, in coordination with the Individual Giving & Stewardship Officer
Key Educational/Professional Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree required
- Fundraising experience or work with Volunteers, a plus
- Two years’ office administrative experience
- Two years’ experience with Google (Gmail, Google Docs) and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
- One year’s experience with databases such as Convio and Team Approach is preferred
Key Professional Attributes
- Detail oriented
- Professional personal demeanor and presence, 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
- Deadline driven, incorporating effective planning and time management strategies that support collaborative delivery of results
- Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment, since efficient use of time and flexibility are key
- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work under pressure with a wide range of internal and external partners
- Ability to lift 35 pounds
Competitive Salary and Benefits provided.
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 3741