Job Description

 

POSITION SUMMARY
This is a full-time position, located in Portland, Oregon, and reports to the Director of Walk.
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 ten 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 will manage development and implementation of Walk to End Alzheimer’s® through volunteer recruitment and engagement and corporate development regionally in Oregon and SW Washington.  

 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES   

 
     
  •  Responsible for achieving current revenue targets and expense budgets for the Portland and Regional Walk to End Alzheimer's events with direct accountability for goals set forth in annual budget.
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  • Develop and follow a comprehensive development plan for Walk to End Alzheimer’s that includes budgets, timelines, team recruitment and retention strategies, volunteer committee development, marketing/PR and logistics. 
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  • Develop community contacts to recruit high-level volunteer leadership on the Walk to End Alzheimer’s planning committee and garner community support. 
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  • Responsible for ensuring the Walk to End Alzheimer’s has high level leadership volunteers in place and train, coach and develop Walk leadership volunteers to reach goals.  
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  • Through volunteer networks, prospect, cultivate and steward Walk to End Alzheimer’s teams, sponsors and walkers to achieve the development goals.
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  • Ensure smooth integration of the National Association best practices, standards and guidelines 
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  • Work with the volunteer planning committee to organize outreach activities that promote the Alzheimer’s Association mission and services, including community presentations and corporate engagement opportunities.
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  • Ensure timely and efficient data entry process and donation processing related to Walk  
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  • Manage Manage the Walk websites and all related setup, reports and information 
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  • Promote employee education sessions in local corporations in the community to generate awareness for our cause; to reach out to others; to give back to the corporate sector; and to open new doors for sponsorship opportunities
    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS   
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  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.  
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  • 3-5 years of proven experience in recruiting and mobilizing volunteers to achieve goals.  
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  • Preferred peer-to-peer fundraising experience or equivalent sales background.  
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  • Confident, goal-oriented, positive self-starter able to work independently with limited supervision and collaboratively with internal and external partners.  
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  • Demonstrated ability to form and develop corporate relationships and partnerships.  
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  • Ability to manage large numbers of volunteers at different levels of expertise with diplomacy.  
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  • Ability to work with diverse communities and demonstrate inclusion.  
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  • Excellent interpersonal skills including verbal and written.  
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  • 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 occasional overnight travel or air travel may be required. 
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  • Must have valid driver’s license, access to reliable vehicle, good driving record and proof of automobile insurance.  
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  • Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends as required for the job.  
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  • Ability to bend, stoop, lift and transport up to 25 lbs. of materials.  
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