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The Alzheimer's Association Houston & Southeast Texas Chapter is accepting resumes for the following positions:

  • Regional Outreach Coordinator - Northwest Houston
  • Marketing/Communications/ PR Intern (Part Time, Unpaid)
  • East Texas Intern (Part Time, Paid)

Regional Outreach Coordinator: Northwest Houston

Full time

Reports To:   
Outreach Director

Supervises:   None

Date Last Reviewed: January 2017

Position Purpose:
To build concern and awareness about Alzheimer's disease and the Alzheimer's Association. Connect clients with the program & services offered by the Association through our Common Program Plan, engage the community in raising the revenue to fuel our work, and increase government support on the national and state level for increased research, services and support for people with dementia.

Essential Job Functions:
• Identify, recruit, train, and manage high impact volunteers who will assist the organization in increasing concern, awareness and support for PWD and their families. Includes speaker’s bureau volunteers, support group leaders, advocates and ambassadors, interns and general volunteers.
• Develops strategies to market and promote Chapter services, programs, and fundraising events.
• Serve as community liaison by participating in community events, serving as local spokesperson, and building collaborative efforts with other organizations to achieve strategic goals, including but not limited to early stage engagement and physician/health care practitioner outreach.
• Serve as local point of contact for information, referral and support for people with dementia, their caregivers and healthcare providers.
• Input data in national Personify database including entry of program offerings, attendance/demographic information and evaluation data and contact center follow up reports and entry.
• Recruit members for The Longest Day (TLD) volunteer taskforce.
• Recruit and engage TLD team captains.
• Recruit and support Walk to End Alzheimer’s volunteer committee for at minimum one community Walk to End Alzheimer's.
• Recruit and engage Reason to Hope table captains.
• Follow timeline and best practices as outlined by the Chapter's Outreach Director as well as national timeline and best practices to assure participant and revenue goals.
• Work with a portfolio of corporate prospects to move them through the solicitation cycle (identification, cultivation, solicitation, stewardship, renewal).
• Direct the stewardship process making sure corporate sponsors and supporters receive the benefits associated with their level of support and are properly acknowledged.
• Work with committee members to secure multiple event sponsorships.
• Support advocacy efforts of the Chapter in conjunction with Chapter Public Policy team
• Other duties as assigned

Minimum Education Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree required. Three to five years experience in community outreach, volunteer engagement, sales and/or fundraising preferred.

Knowledge and Skills: This position requires attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and strong volunteer engagement skills.

• Experience executing projects to reach and exceed ambitious goals
• Ability to take initiative, set priorities, work independently, and manage multiple tasks
• Interest and ease with working with corporations and constituents
• High level of integrity, diplomacy and initiative
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Ability to provide excellent customer service by picking up incoming calls and responding to emails in a timely fashion. All staff is responsible for quickly answering calls and emails as needed.
• Ability to function in a team-oriented environment as both a member of a team and a team leader
• Professional attitude and appearance
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office
• Sense of humor and flexibility

Equipment Used:
• Personal Computer
• LCD projector/Laptop computer
• Telephone and conference call equipment
• Calculator
• Fax Machine
• Copier
• Audiovisual Equipment

Physical and Mental Requirements:
• Good vision and hearing (corrected)
• High volume of public contact both individual and group
• An absolute commitment to confidentiality
• Ability to travel throughout Chapter territory and fly to regional and national meetings
• Ability to work under pressure
• Must be able to lift or move 25 pounds
• Ability to type on a keyboard

Other:
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including some nights and weekends
• Must have reliable transportation
• Must have valid Texas Driver’s License

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the jobholder. He/she will be required to follow any other instructions or perform any other duties as requested by his/her supervisor or manager. This is not meant to be an exhaustive list of job duties. Essential elements may change when necessary.

 

SUBMIT RESUMES TO:  To apply, please send your resume, cover letter and salary history to Jessica Abad-Serpas at jessica.abadserpas@alz.org with the position title as the subject line.

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Marketing/Communications/PR Intern

Part time, Unpaid

Reports To:   
Marketing & Communications Manager

Supervises:   None

Date Last Reviewed: January 2017

General Summary:
The Alzheimer's Association Houston & Southeast  Texas Chapter is seeking an experienced, talented  Marketing and Communications Intern to assist  with social media calendars, campaigns and  outreach. Partner with our Communications Team  and be responsible for assisting in the creation of  marketing strategies and their implementation to help increase awareness about the Alzheimer's Association.  

Candidate must be able to complete the  internship (15-20 hours per week)

• Outgoing, easily establish relationships
• Strong knowledge of social media platforms 
• Skilled in tracking and analyzing web/social data Familiarity with Constant Contacts a plus
• Excellent writing and editing skills – knowledge of  Associated Press (AP) style a plus
• Familiarity with Adobe Suite a plus
• Familiarity with photography and video a plus


Essential Job Functions:
• Use Alzheimer's Association branding and messaging to increase followers on social media platforms and advise Communications Team on best practices.
• Track social and web analytics to improve online communications and show successes.
• Under the direction of the Communications Team, craft/curate weekly social media content.
• Create and implement email campaigns for events, fundraising and advocacy through Constant Contacts & MailChimp
• Craft press releases for upcoming events.
• Assist with print and online communication projects including copy-writing, editing and design.
• Assist with social media outreach during events when/if possible.
• Assists the Communications Team and the Programs & Services Team in implementing marketing strategies for programs and services.
• Find and enter education workshops, support groups and events on community and news websites and calendars.
• Other communications projects as needed

Minimum Education Requirements:
• Student must be actively enrolled in an accredited college or university in the fields of communication, nonprofit management, business,  marketing or related field

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the jobholder. He/she will be required to follow any other instructions or perform any other duties as requested by his/her supervisor or manager. This is not meant to be an exhaustive list of job duties. Essential elements may change when necessary.

 
SUBMIT RESUMES TO:  To apply, please send your resume & cover letter to JJ Lassberg at jjlassberg@alz.org with the position title as the subject line.

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East Texas Intern

Part time

Reports To:   
Outreach Director

Supervises:   None

Date Last Reviewed: October 2016

Position Purpose:
The Alzheimer’s Association Intern will provide support for Chapter program and services through program assistance in East Texas. During this paid internship, the intern will gain experience working in the non-profit sector by furthering the Association’s mission.

Time Frame: Spring Semester 2017, Summer 2017, and Fall Semester 2017. 15 hours per week.


Essential Job Functions:
• Identify, recruit, train, and manage high impact volunteers who will assist the organization in increasing concern, awareness and support for People with Dementia and their families. Includes speaker’s bureau volunteers, support group leaders, public policy volunteers, and general volunteers.
• Serve as community liaison by participating in community events, serving as local spokesperson, and building collaborative efforts with other organizations.
• With staff help, lead Chapter Education presentations as-needed.
• Represent organization at health fairs and informational sessions.
• Work with staff to coordinate community education presentations.
• Recruit and support Walk to End Alzheimer’s volunteer committee for 2017 Brazos Valley Walk to End Alzheimer's.

Minimum Education Requirements:
• Sophomore or Junior working towards a bachelor’s degree in public health, education, public relations, marketing, communication or related field.

Knowledge and Skills:
• Ability to take initiative, set priorities, work independently, and manage multiple tasks
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Public speaking skills.
• Professional attitude and appearance.
• Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office.
• Ability to function in a team-oriented environment as both a member of a team and a team leader

Equipment Used:
• Personal computer
• Telephone
• Fax machine
• Copier
• Audiovisual Equipment

Physical and Mental Requirements:
• Ability to type on a keyboard
• Ability to work in a fast pace environment

Other:
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule
• Must have reliable transportation
• Must have valid Texas Driver’s License

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the jobholder.  He/she will be required to follow any other instructions or perform any other duties as requested by his/her supervisor or manager.  This is not meant to be an exhaustive list of job duties.  Essential elements may change when necessary.

SUBMIT RESUMES TO:  To apply, please send your resume, cover letter and salary history to Jessica Abad-Serpas at jessica.abadserpas@alz.org with the position title as the subject line.

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