Job Description

General Summary
Reporting to the Vice President of Development for the National Capital Area Chapter of the Alzheimers Association, the Senior Director of Development, Constituents Events, will provide leadership, oversight and administration of a comprehensive development plan with measureable goals and benchmarks that are aligned with the Alzheimer's Association's mission and strategic plan.

The Senior Director of Development, Constituents Events will create and implement an annual development plan focused on facilitating and increasing the organization's year-over-year revenue growth by: identifying, recruiting, and stewarding high-ranking volunteer leadership for mass market events and special events to achieve financial goals, as well as volunteers who will serve in other distinguished chapter fundraising, programs, and advocacy roles; and, cultivating new and expanded partnerships with corporate funders.

The position is located in McLean, VA (Tyson’s Corner).

Essential Job Functions

 
     
  • In coordination with the Vice President of Development and the Executive Director, play a significant role in increasing volunteer engagement around the organization’s mission and priorities. 
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  • Recruit influential, high-level volunteer leadership to ensure active participation in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s (WTEA) and The Longest Day (TLD) events, as well as the formation and stewardship of event committee structures. In addition, focus on identifying and soliciting other community volunteers to serve in key National Capital Area Chapter leadership roles. Cultivate more prominent volunteers from corporations throughout the DMV, as well as significant leaders and donors in the philanthropic community, healthcare, senior industries, and other untapped volunteer sources.
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  • Work collaboratively with the WTEA and TLD volunteer leadership to mutually identify, solicit and expand volunteer/committee participation in mass market events and special events to ensure delivery of fundraising goals; provide leadership to drive best practices in volunteer engagement.
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  • Participate in the creation and implementation of the chapter's annual Strategic Implementation Plan and budget, developing annual fundraising goals and systems to track and forecast revenue throughout the year.
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  • Supervise, develop, evaluate, and support fundraising and staff for WTEA, TLD and Third Party events.
    In coordination with the Vice President of Development and the National Corporate Initiatives team, identify and expand relationships with companies that have the potential to have a larger organizational footprint. Support the WTEA and TLD staff and teams by also identifying corporate sponsorships, in-kind donations and third-party funders.
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  • Participate in the creation and implementation of the chapter's annual Strategic Implementation Plan and budget, developing annual fundraising goals and systems to track and forecast revenue throughout the year.
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  • Prepare reports and provide information as requested and required; oversee project budgets and maintain financial records for events.
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  • Ensure compliance with all Association policies, procedures, standards, and applicable regulatory requirements.
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  • Represent the chapter at appropriate community meetings, chambers of commerce events, corporate networking functions, and health care/senior trade industry gatherings.
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  • Perform any additional duties deemed necessary by the Vice President of Development or the Executive Director.
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Minimum Requirements

 
     
  • Bachelor’s degree in non-profit field or sales/marketing preferred.
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  • 6-8 years proven leadership experience in professional fundraising, directing diversified programs at all levels of giving.
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  • Strong track record in mobilizing community volunteers to engage in fundraising efforts, as well as other leadership activities to move an organization’s mission forward.
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  • Demonstrated ability to develop, foster, and build donor and corporate relationships; proven experience with sustained year-over-year fundraising growth. Capacity to initiate and implement new and innovative development projects.
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  • Dynamic, outgoing personality with a proven ability to network and mobilize the community.
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  • Solid project management skills.
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  • Ability to effectively analyze and utilize data to increase productivity and results.
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  • Strong critical thinking, research, and analytical skills.
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  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
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  • Experience with strategic implementation planning, budget development, and management. 
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  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a collaborative team.
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  • Passion for the Alzheimer’s Association’s mission and work.
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  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
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  • Proficiency with Internet and database/fundraising applications.
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  • Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule, including some evenings, early mornings and occasional weekends; ability to travel as required (mostly same day travel though occasional overnight travel may be required).
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  • Willingness and ability to represent Chapter at meetings and special events.
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  • Valid driver’s license, proof of vehicle insurance, and access to reliable personal vehicle to meet travel requirements.
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This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the jobholder. He/she will be required to follow any other duties as requested by his/her supervisor. This is not meant to be an exhaustive list of job duties. Essential job functions may change when necessary.
The Alzheimer’s Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

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