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Special Events Coordinator

Job Location

Pittsburgh, PA

General Summary

The Alzheimer's Association is seeking a Part Time candidate to fully implement and manage our 2nd Signature Event, The Longest Day and RivALZS/Blondes vs. Brunettes.

 

Essential Job Functions

  • The Longest Day
    • Responsible for the success of the Association's second signature event, The Longest Day, and serve as the events primary contact across the Chapter raising in excess of $100,000 for this event.
    • Recruit, support and coach a volunteer team / committee to develop and execute a recruitment, cultivation and retention plan for new and veteran teams.
    • Work with Associate Director of Events and Marketing Director to ensure an annual, chapter-wide marketing plan for The Longest Day is in place.
  • Blondes vs. Brunettes
    • Serve as the primary Alzheimer's Association Greater PA Chapter contact surrounding the RivALZS/Blondes vs Brunettes event in Pittsburgh.
    • Recruit, support and coach a volunteer team / committee to develop and execute a recruitment, cultivation and retention plan for new and veteran teams.
    • Coordinate with the volunteer team / committee to provide mission-focused education and training to volunteers and players to further infuse mission and purpose into the event.
    • Work with volunteers and finance staff on annual budgets and event financial management.
    • Work with the National office to maintain event standards, including the event website and corresponding data entry process.
  • Other
    • Create and maintain income and expense budgets and an annual plan for Chapter events.
    • Work with Association staff to ensure that all event information is included in the Chapter's database.
    • Provide assistance to other Association events, as needed.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • At least three years of experience in a nonprofit development or marketing/sales setting
  • Demonstrated expertise recruiting and managing volunteers preferred
  • Ability to make frequent trips to other locations for meetings, events, etc. via auto and air; ability to operate a motor vehicle; must possess a valid driver's license
  • Must be able to physically lift, set-up and tear down event materials: including chairs, tables, boxes, coolers, etc.
  • Willingness to work on evenings and weekends if necessary

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and we appreciate your interest in the Alzheimer's Association.

 

 

 

Alzheimer's Association

Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.