Be part of the movement to end Alzheimer’s disease!
The Alzheimer’s Association has been ranked among the best nonprofits to work for by The Nonprofit Times twelve years in a row, recognizing our leadership, competitive compensation and benefits, flexibility, and mission-driven atmosphere. It takes a motivated person to be part of our team – but we think that person could be you!
The Director of Development is part of a six-person team that includes the Vermont Chapter. They are responsible for staffing two existing Walks to End Alzheimer® events (Rutland and Upper Valley) and Vermont’s The Longest Day campaign statewide. The position will meet or exceed targets through volunteer recruitment and engagement as well as corporate sponsorships. Measurable results for this position include: achievement of financial and participant goals through team and individual fundraising, corporate solicitation, community partnerships, as well as increased brand awareness and awareness. brand visibility in the community. The location of this position is negotiable but will require travel within the state of Vermont.
Collaborating with all pillars of the organization is a key part of this position
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for recruiting volunteer community leaders and training, coaching and managing to achieve revenue and team goals.
Build relationships with key volunteers, participants, sponsors and community leaders as well as existing and new corporate partners.
Responsible for overall volunteer committee development, team recruitment and retention strategies, budget, schedule, marketing/PR, logistics, and implementation of best practices.
Through volunteer networks, prospect, cultivate and manage teams, sponsors and participants of the Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease and other events to achieve development goals.
Execute a plan to maximize team participation to meet revenue goals by retaining existing teams, attracting new ones from all areas of the community, and providing fundraising guidance and support funds.
Maintain relationships throughout the year with major corporate sponsors and constituents to ensure participation in all relevant chapter activities and recognition opportunities.
Work with the Volunteer Planning Committee to organize outreach activities that promote the mission of the Alzheimer’s Association, including community presentations and corporate engagement opportunities.
Make sure the Walk to End Alzheimer’s and Longest Day standards are met.
Responsible for other assigned tasks.
Actively participate in learning opportunities for professional growth and self-improvement.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
3-5 years of proven experience in recruiting and mobilizing volunteers to achieve goals
Peer-to-peer fundraising experience or equivalent sales experience preferred
Confident, goal-oriented, self-directed and positive, able to work independently with limited supervision and in collaboration with internal and external partners
Demonstrated ability to form and develop business relationships and partnerships
Ability to manage a large number of volunteers at different levels of expertise with diplomacy
Ability to work with diverse communities and be inclusive
Excellent interpersonal skills, including verbal and written
Ability and willingness to travel up to 50% of assigned territory by car. In this case, travel is considered time spent out of the office, in the community, to achieve employment goals.
Although most of these trips are same day, occasional overnight or air travel may be required. Must have a valid driver’s license, access to a reliable vehicle, a clean driving record and proof of car insurance
Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends as needed
Ability to bend, lean, lift and carry up to 25 lbs. of materials
Strong computer skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office products and social media; experience or ability to quickly learn Luminate/Convio software
Employees working 24 hours a day or more are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, flex, short and long term disability, life insurance, long term care insurance, reimbursement tuition fees, generous paid holidays, 12 paid annual and family leaves, as well as an annual culture and heritage day and a volunteer day of their choice. They are also eligible for our benchmark 401(k) retirement plan.
Full-time employees (37.5 hours/week) will benefit from all of the above, plus an annual day of school visits and a day at an aged care facility of their choice.
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The Alzheimer’s Association is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace and considers an employment relationship regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, genetic predisposition, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal law, state or local.