Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 17-Nov-2017 to 16-Dec-2017
  • - Alzheimer’s Association Greater Indiana Chapter
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Full Time

The Senior Manager, Indianapolis Walk to End Alzheimer's is a leading position in a dynamic and growing organization. This position oversees a nationally top ranked fundraiser, connects to high-level influencers in the community, and supports the mission of the Alzheimer's Association.

About the ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION:
The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's and dementia care, support and research. We're the largest private funder of Alzheimer's research and the premier source of information and support for the estimated 5 million Americans with Alzheimer's disease, their families and caregivers. The Alzheimer's Association has a home office in downtown Chicago and an extensive network of chapters throughout the United States. The Alzheimer's Association has been recognized as a top large nonprofit to work for since 2010 by The NonProfit Times, the leading information provider for the nonprofit sector. More information available at alz.org/indiana

About the WALK TO END ALZHEIMER'S:
Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's®  is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease! The Indianapolis walk is the longest running and highest earning fundraising event for the Greater Indiana Chapter.  More information available at act.alz.org/indianapolis

POSITION DUTIES
● Responsible for developing, stewarding and empowering a robust, high-level volunteer committee to successfully organize, plan and implement the Indianapolis Walk, including securing and engaging corporate partnerships, recruiting, coaching and recognizing participants and teams, and planning and executing event logistics to achieve the Walk's current revenue target of $900,000.
● Collaborate with volunteer committee and Chapter leadership to craft and execute a strategic stewardship roadmap for Indianapolis walk event success that includes team recruitment and retention strategies, corporate sponsors, peer Chapter engagement, volunteer committee development, marketing/PR, logistics, timelines and budgets.
● Actively engage volunteer planning committee and Chapter leadership to deliver outstanding guest experiences for prospects, participants, teams and sponsors at all Indianapolis walk events, including day-of and pre/post-Walk activities.
● Collaborate closely with local Chapter leadership and colleagues to identify creative solutions and strategic approaches to successfully engage volunteer committee, recruit prospective teams/walkers, and steward corporate partners throughout year.
● Develop, engage and maintain year-round community contacts to recruit and cultivate prospects into high level volunteers and corporate sponsors who support Chapter goals related to the Walk.
● Work with volunteer committee and Chapter leadership to plan and implement year-round participant communications, including social media outreach and pre- and post-event touchpoints to bolster team recruitment, coaching and recognition.
● Coach volunteer committee to leverage and implement national WTEA best practices, standards and guidelines to achieve goals (revenue, walkers, and teams).
● Manage expense budgets with direct accountability for goals set forth in the annual budget.
● Work with the volunteer planning committee and Chapter leadership to organize and execute outreach activities that promote the Alzheimer's Association mission and services, including community presentations, volunteer events and more.
● Ensure timely, efficient data entry process and donation processing related to Indianapolis walk.
● Partner with internal team to manage the Indianapolis walk website, create content and manage all related set-up and reports, and pro-actively share projections, analysis and insights related to the Indianapolis walk goals.
● Partner with the volunteer committee Logistics chair to manage and oversee the day-of Indianapolis walk logistics and event day volunteers.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
● Minimum of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
● 3-5 years demonstrated ability to recruit, motivate and coach volunteers in a fundraising or sales and marketing environment preferred
● Demonstrated ability to form and develop corporate relationships and partnerships
● Demonstrated success in the development and promotion of fundraising events or similar programs
● Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications  (Word, Excel and Power Point)

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND DESIRED EXPERIENCE
● Ability to set expectations with clarity and manage large numbers of volunteers at different levels of expertise with diplomacy
● Ability to work with diverse communities and demonstrate inclusion
● Ability to travel throughout the area with some overnight/weekend travel required
● Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage multiple priorities
● Ability to anticipate, identify, organize and analyze metrics for growth opportunities
● Ability to analyze information and make timely, appropriate decisions
● Excellent verbal and written communication skills
● Excellent organizational skills and customer service skills with visitors, callers and volunteers
● High level of integrity, diplomacy and initiative

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS REQUIRED
● Outgoing, positive, engaging and enthusiastic
● Confident team player who works comfortably with peers and leadership alike
● Self-starter who interacts with leadership in proactive, resourceful, regular manner
● Ability to develop relationships in the community and strategize with corporate prospects and Chapter leadership
● Strong listening skills; friendly, helpful manner with volunteers, prospects and colleagues
● Strong ability to self-manage with significant strength in time management
● Willingness to work some evenings and weekends
● Detail-oriented, efficient, and able to multi-task

EQUIPMENT/SOFTWARE
● Personal computer
● Multi-line telephone, Conference phone, Photocopier, Fax machine
● Microsoft Office
● Google Suite: Mail, Calendar, Docs and Hangout
● Previous experience with Convio and CRM databases preferred

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