General Summary The Development Specialist leads a portfolio of fundraising events and is accountable for the performance and success of these events and event strategies across a Wisconsin service territory to meet Chapter revenue goals. They mobilize and manage volunteers, execute multiple Walk to End Alzheimer's events, and plan and execute other special events and fundraising initiatives according to timelines and best practices. This position is based in De Pere, WI with significant travel throughout the Chapter's region. This position reports to the Director of Development. Essential Job Functions Identifies, recruits, trains, and supports high impact volunteers who will assist in increasing concern and awareness as well as growing revenue in designated territory. Represents the Chapter and Association at public events, conferences and media events with fundraising and engagement potential. Builds understanding and communicates value of the Alzheimer's Association and its research, programs and services with all current and potential donors. Provides support to overall fundraising operations of the territory including volunteer management; customer service to constituents; database mining and management; donor/sponsor/advocate relations and communications; management of vendor relations; etc. Adheres to all branding and marketing efforts and standards as outlined by the Alzheimer's Association. Prepares reports and provides information as requested and required; oversees project budgets and maintains financial records for events. Actively participates in all staff, team, committee and other internal and external meetings as requested. Participates in conferences and training as requested. Contributes to creating a work environment that supports teamwork, collaboration and cooperation between volunteers, staff and departments. Travels within related territory; general travel within state and region for conferences and meetings. Minimum Requirements Bachelor's degree in business administration, marketing, communications preferred 3 years of office experience required or equivalent combination of education and experience in the non-profit sector and special event fundraising Self-starter possessing effective prioritization, multi-tasking, and time management skills to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Excellent written, oral communication skills and problem solving skills Detail oriented, adaptable, and organized to manage multiple projects and tasks The ability to cultivate, motivate and engage volunteers Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications especially Word, Excel and Power Point. Experience with fundraising applications, such as Convio and other social media programs is preferred Ability and willingness to travel as needed to conduct Chapter business Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends as required Must possess a reliable personal vehicle, valid driver's license and proof of valid insurance Send your resume and cover letter:by mail: Send resume to: Alzheimer's Association, Greater Wisconsin3313 S Packerland DrSte EDe Pere, WI 54115If apply ing by e-mail, please attach your resume andcover letter as Microsoft Word documents, or includeboth within the text of your e-mail message.We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employerand we appreciate your interest in the Alzheimer's Association.
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The Alzheimer's Association is the leading, global voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care and support, and the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer's research.