Constituent Events Manager

Reference: JOB937
Employer: The Alzheimer’s Association

Reports to:   Associate Director of Events   

Status:  Full Time         

Overview:

The Alzheimer’s Association’s mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.  The Association is the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research.  We are the largest private funder of Alzheimer research and the premier source of information and support for the more than 5 million Americans with Alzheimer’s disease and their 15 million families and caregivers.  The Alzheimer’s Association was recently recognized as the Best NonProfit to Work For in the NonProfit Times 50 Best Places to Work since 2010.

POSITION SUMMARY: 

The Constituent Events Manager is responsible to plan, implement, and evaluate all aspects of our signature event – Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Pittsburgh using the nationwide event model.   This position is also responsible for planning and executing other special events along with volunteer recruitment, training and successful utilization.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Responsible to plan, implement, and evaluate the Pittsburgh Walk
  • Reports to the Associate Director of Events to successfully implement the Chapter goals while fostering team work.  
  • Recruit and manage all volunteers and committee to ensure best practices and standards are met throughout region.
  • Ensure growth in the Pittsburgh Walk by conducting community assessments as well as appropriately planning events, motivating staff and volunteers and creating strategies to increase revenues.
  • Effectively communicate with staff and volunteers responsibilities and expectations
  • Meet or exceed budget expectations for revenue and expense for the Pittsburgh Walk.
  • Responsible for planning and executing special events specific to the region.
    • Liaison to planning committee and works with group to plan and execute event.
    • Works with Associate Director of Events on creation of print materials and promotion for event.
    • Works with Associate Director of Events to determine budget and work to achieve goals.
    • Works with Development Team as needed on Chapter wide initiatives
    • Responsible to serve as the staff liaison to primary contacts for third party events.  Ensure that all terms of third party agreements are met by both entities, the third party and the chapter
  • Responsible for community outreach and volunteer relationships
    • All staff are expected to advocate for those we serve and the services offered by the Chapter
    • All staff are expected to provide information for partners in the community on the programs and services we provide.
    • All staff are expected to support and participate in advocacy and public policy activities as requested

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent experience is required
  • A minimum three years experience in non-profit fundraising, walk experience preferred
  • Experience corporate sponsorship development
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience in identifying additional sources of revenue generation
  • Experience in recruitment, management and training volunteers

Working Conditions:

  • Normal office environment
  • High volume of public contact
  • Travel by car to attend meetings within Pennsylvania and by air or car to national meetings
  • Evening and weekend hours may be required
  • Work may be stressful during periods of high volume or tight deadlines

Equipment:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Phone, Fax machine, photo copier and audio visual equipment
  • Google Suite:  mail, calendar, docs and hangout
  • Experience in Convio or other fundraising platform preferred

posted September 1, 2017