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Temporary Part-Time Special Event Assistant

Job Location

Austin, TX

General Summary

General Statement of Responsibilities


The Development Assistant is responsible for supporting special events, including Walk to End Alzheimer's.   Occasional evening and weekend work required, as well as ability to travel to programs and meetings throughout the local chapter area.


Core Job Responsibilities


  • Support special events by:

    • Running excel reports

    • Sending out emails

    • Making phone calls, or following up on messages received

    • Assisting with creative social media content

    • Organizing and creating items for team kits (simple signs, mail merges, labels, etc.)

    • Assembling kits for various teams, businesses, and towns, and potentially helping to deliver some

    • Assisting with any day-to-day logistical and administrative needs

  • Support the Walk to End Alzheimer's by:

    • Tracking RSVP for upcoming wrap around events
    • Preparing and working with volunteers for tabling events
    • Preparing information and call sheets for phone banks
    • Assisting with planning and implementing walk kick-off
    • Planning early bird registration events for September

Essential Job Functions

Key Educational/Professional Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • One year of office administrative experience
  • Two years' experience with Microsoft Office, including Word,
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Professional personal demeanor and presence in person and via telephone, recognizing role as the initial "face and voice" of the Association
  • Punctuality with an appreciation of the impact of effective coverage to the success of the Association
  • Superior self-management skills, as independent initiative and ability to collaborate are essential
  • Deadline driven, incorporating effective planning and time management strategies that support collaborative delivery of results
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment, since efficient use of time and flexibility are requisites to meeting the high level of support demand
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work under pressure with a wide range of personalities, including resolving conflicts quickly and effectively

Minimum Requirements

Please Click Here to Apply

  • by mail:
    Send resume to:
    Alzheimer's Association, Capital of Texas
    5508 Hwy. 290 West
    Suite 206
    Austin, TX 78735

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




Alzheimer's Association

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Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.