Job Description

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 DESCRIPTION:

 

The Development Coordinator will aid in the logistical and administrative aspects of the Detroit Walk to End Alzheimer's event as well as other Walk events across the state. The Development Coordinator will report to the Event Director.

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

 
     
  • Assist in implementation of the Walk to End Alzheimer's event in Metro Detroit and throughout the state as needed
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  • Manage all aspects of event data for Convio/Luminate software program
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  • Provide support to key volunteers and participants for Walk to End Alzheimer's event
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  • Assist in the recruitment of corporate, individual and team sponsorships, including follow-up phone calls, meetings and speaking opportunities to promote event participation
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  • Manage Walk Community Websites through Convio/Luminate
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  • Execute the inventory and ordering of event supplies
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  • Assist on the day-of logistics and needs
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  • Ability to analyze specific information and make necessary recommendations
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  • Assist supervisor as needed
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MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

 
     
  • Degree preferred in a related field or equivalent work and education experience
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  • 2 years of event planning and logistics
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  • Proficiency with Microsoft office and Google Suite
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  • Excellent written, verbal and electronic communication skills
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  • Experience with constituent management databases
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  • Volunteer coordination experience preferred
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  • Strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize
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  • Ability to work effectively with all types of individuals
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  • Normal to fast paced office environment
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  • High volume of computer work
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  • Work may be stressful at times
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  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed
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  • Requires additional hours surrounding events
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  • Ability to travel as needed to perform job duties
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  • Ability to work independently
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  • High volume of public contact
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  • High level of integrity, diplomacy and initiative
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  • Ability to lift, carry and transport materials up to 30 lbs
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  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
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  • Ability to work effectively with staff, volunteers and external contacts to build and maintain effective teams
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  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve
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  • Commitment to a professional code of ethics
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  • Ability to communicate effectively in person, in writing and electronically to a variety of audiences
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  • Ability to operate designated equipment
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