Senior Director, Constituent Events
Job Title: Sr. Director, Constituent Events
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Work Hours: Full-time (based on a 37.5 hour work week)
Reports To: Community Executive
Who We Are:
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission is to lead the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia - by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.
At the Alzheimer’s Association, our employees are at the core of all we do. Our network of more than 1,700 employees across the United States makes a difference each and every day for those impacted by Alzheimer’s and those at risk for the disease.
We warmly invite qualified applicants to consider this opportunity to make a life changing impact on the millions living with Alzheimer’s, their caregivers and those that may be diagnosed with the disease in the future. Read on to learn more about the role, then visit our website www.alz.org to find out more about who we are and why we've been recognized as a Best Place to Work the last eleven years in a row.
This position reporting directly to the Community Executive Director is responsible for the oversight of six Walk to End Alzheimer’s® events and The Longest Day, implemented by 5 staff members. This position will lead the team to meet or exceed goals through volunteer recruitment and engagement as well as through corporate development. Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the fastest-growing walk program in the country, ranking as the second-largest peer-to-peer fundraising event in the United States. The Longest Day is the Alzheimer’s Association’s second signature event and focuses on turning volunteers’ passions into a fundraiser. Measurable outcomes for this position include: achieving designated financial and participant goals through team and individual fundraising, corporate solicitation, community partnerships, as well as increasing Walk and The Longest Day brand awareness and visibility in the community. Based in Greater Cincinnati this position requires frequent travel within the assigned territory.
Essential functions and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Responsible for overall Walk to End Alzheimer’s and The Longest Day program for the Greater Cincinnati Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association including achievement of the Chapter’s Walk revenue target of $1.5 million and The Longest Day revenue of $100,000 in 37 communities.
- Supervise and manage Walk to End Alzheimer’s and The Longest Day staff. 5 total staff including onboarding, training and development. Responsible for managing the WTEA and TLD budgets, expenses and working with the Executive Director to set and meet these goals.
- Responsible for recruiting and ensuring Walks have high level leadership volunteers in place and train, coach and develop Walk leadership volunteers to reach goals.
- Work to develop a new network of high-level contacts for the chapter and form new corporate alliances and partnerships.
- Execute Chapter plan for maximizing team participation to achieve revenue goals by retaining existing teams, attracting new ones from all sectors of the community and by providing fundraising guidance and support.
- Assure Chapter compliance with Alzheimer’s Association policies, standards and regulatory requirements.
- Responsible for other duties as assigned.
- Actively participate in learning opportunities for professional growth and self- improvement.
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
- 5 years successful track record in peer to peer fundraising or equivalent sales background. 7-10 years preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Demonstrated management skills, including the ability set clear goals, organize projects, establish and manage budgets, develop work processes and supervise professionals
- Preferred experience in recruiting and mobilizing volunteers to achieve goals.
- Superior motivator (written and verbal) with the ability to encourage others to maximize potential and achieve challenging organization goals
- Demonstrated ability to form and develop corporate relationships and partnerships
- Ability to work with large numbers of volunteers at different levels of expertise with diplomacy
- Ability and willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends as needed for the job.
- Ability and willingness to travel up to 35%
- Ability to bend, stoop, lift, and transport up to 25lbs of materials
- Must have valid driver’s license, access to a reliable vehicle, proof of insurance and good driving record
Employees working 24 hours/week or more are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, flex accounts, short and long-term disability, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, generous PTO as well as an annual Cultural & Heritage Day and Volunteer Day of their choosing. They are also eligible for our gold standard 401(k) retirement plan.
Full time employees (37.5 hours/week), will enjoy all of the above plus an annual School Visitation Day an Elder Care Facility Day of their choosing, plus Caregiver Leave.
The Alzheimer’s Association is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace and provides consideration for an employment relationship without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, genetic predisposition, national origin, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.