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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

  • by email: addeithorn@alz.org
  • by mail:
    Send resume to:
    Alzheimer's Association, Greater Pennsylvania
    2595 Interstate Drive
    Suite 100
    Harrisburg, PA 17110

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.