Job Description

 

POSITION SUMMARY
Reporting to the Development Director, The Longest Day Coordinator will play a key leadership role in achieving budgetary and strategic goals as part of the Alzheimer’s Association Washington State Chapter’s strategic plan. As a member of the development team, he/she is responsible for the significant growth and development of the Chapter’s second signature event, The Longest Day. This position will manage development and execution of Chapter-wide The Longest Day recruitment and retention efforts and is accountable for the achievement of income performance targets through the effective leadership, engagement, empowerment, and mobilization of a volunteer committee.

This position is a full-time, fully benefited position, located in the Lynnwood or Tukwila, Washington office and reports to the Development Director.

 

 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 
     
  • Actively recruits volunteers to serve on The Longest Day volunteer committee
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  • Engages, trains and manages relationships with community based leadership volunteers (chapter-wide) to develop and execute a local recruitment, cultivation and retention plan for new and veteran The Longest Day teams
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  • Responsible for effectively and efficiently completing activities and meeting target deadlines for successful event execution
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  • Ensures ongoing mission education for volunteer committee members
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  • Implements best practices for leadership development, increased participation and event revenue growth; drives and encourages creativity and innovation at the community/chapter level
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  • Develops and demonstrates skills in community organization, relationship building, talent identification and leadership development
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  • Collaborates with other key departments to ensure cross promotion, and support of, organizational goals and/or messages
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  • Regularly attends and presents at community and networking events to establish presence in community
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  • Monitors activities to identify trends and best practices; measures impact of specific actions; identifies and addresses issues as they arise and adjusts plans as required
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  • Utilizes available resources to maximize event results and participates in webinars, conference calls and/or trainings offered by the Association for The Longest Day
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  • Ensures inclusion of The Longest Day within Chapter promotional/communications channels including email, social media, e-News; public relations and local marketing efforts
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  • Provides ongoing support for The Longest Day volunteers in Alaska
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MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

 
     
  • Bachelor’s degree
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  • Minimum 3-years’ experience in developing and executing holistic event strategies
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  • Minimum 3-years’ experience with volunteer recruiting, development and management, public relations, donor cultivation and relations, corporate sponsor cultivation and relations, and event management
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  • Proven history of achieving revenue goals
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  • Effective public speaker and ability develop relationships in the community
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  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with attention to detail
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  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines with flexibility and good humor
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  • Ability to work independently and establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff team to achieve results
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  • Demonstrated ability in handling multiple projects, time management, setting priorities, and meeting deadlines with strong planning and organizational skills
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  • Ability to diagnose and solve problems 
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  • Professional customer service skills
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  • Sensitivity to working with older adults and ability to work compassionately with persons with dementia or memory loss
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  • Ability to work with diverse communities and demonstrate inclusion
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  • Willingness to work some evenings and weekends
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  • Ability to make frequent trips within Chapter territory and fly by air on occasion; access to a reliable vehicle and must possess a valid driver’s license
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  • Knowledge of Team Approach, Convio and/or other fundraising databases preferred (This position will need to pass the Team Approach Certification) 
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  • Microsoft Suite and Google Suite: Mail, Calendar, Docs and Hangouts.
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