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Development Assistant

at Alzheimer's Association

Posted: 5/2/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 3399
Keywords: data entry, office

Job Description

 General
Summary
 

 

The Development Assistant supports the mission
of the Alzheimer’s Association to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the
advancement of research, to provide and enhance care and support for all
affected and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain
health.
 

 

  

 

The primary purpose of the Development Assistant
is to support all constituent events. Priority roles include supporting revenue
increase, generating awareness and mobilizing volunteers.
 

 

  

 

Essential Job
Functions
  

 
     
  • Support constituent events by:

       
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    • Learning
      and using data entry platform, Convio
       
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    • Running Convio reports 
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    • Sending out emails 
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    • Making phone calls, or following up on messages received 
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    • Assisting with creative social media content 
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    • Assisting with graphic design work  
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    • Organizing and creating items for team kits (simple signs,
      mail merges, labels, etc.)
       
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    • Assembling and mailing kits for various teams and
      businesses
       
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    • Assisting with planning and implementing wrap around
      events
       
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    • Tracking RSVP for upcoming wrap around events 
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    • Preparing and working with volunteers for tabling events 
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    • Preparing information and call sheets for phone banks 
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    • Assisting with any day-to-day logistical and
      administrative needs
       
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    • Assure compliance with Alzheimer's Association policies,
      standards and regulatory requirements
       
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    • Other assignments as requested by the Director of
      Constituent Events and Development department.


         
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A Culture of
Collaboration
  

 
     
  • Fully
    engage in a culture where team collaboration is highly valued
     
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  • Work
    as a team to accomplish, if not exceed, organizational goals in the
    National Strategic Plan
     
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  • Participate
    in signature fundraising events
     
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  • Walk
    to End Alzheimer's staff team and personal fundraising goals
     
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  • Respond
    to public policy calls to action & participate in advocacy days
     
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  • Enhance
    our culture of diversity and inclusion in all aspects of the job
     
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Minimum
Requirements
  

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

 
     
  • Outgoing, positive, engaging
    and enthusiastic
     
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  • Self-starter, able to work independently
    and problem-solve. Strong ability to self-manage with significant strength
    in time management.
     
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  • Willingness to work some
    evenings and weekends
     
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  • Ability to work on a team and
    develop relationships in the community
     
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  • Ability to work with diverse
    communities and demonstrate inclusion
     
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  • Detail-oriented, efficient, and
    ability to multi-task
     
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  • Sensitivity to working with
    older adults and ability to work compassionately with persons with
    dementia or memory loss
     
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  • Strong listening skills;
    friendly, helpful manner with clients
      
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