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DEVELOPMENT OFFICER, NORTHEASTERN MA WALK - Click to view

DEVELOPMENT OFFICER, NORTHEASTERN MA WALK

Full-time (40 hours/week)

General Statement of Responsibilities

Reporting to the Senior Development Officer, Northeast & Neponset Valley MA & NH Regions this Development Officer plays a key role implementing outreach and fundraising activities in the Northeastern MA Region, especially coordinating the Walk to End Alzheimer’s at this location. The role also includes overseeing the effective functioning of the volunteer event committee that drives this important Walk.  This is a key fundraising event for the Association, representing more than $495,000 contribution to revenue, and therefore, requires a seasoned professional with demonstrated success delivering on goals and managing a cadre of volunteers.  This person is based at the Waltham office, and must be able to travel throughout the Region and ChapterOccasional evening and weekend work is required.

Core Job Responsibilities

  • As the key staff member for the Northeastern MA Walk to End Alzheimer’s, ensure that team participation, corporate and individual financial goals are successfully met
  • Recruit, train and motivate (1) skilled participants to serve on the event committee, and (2) a cadre of volunteers to coordinate a safe and meaningful day of event experience for constituents; while delivering on the goals for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s event and other development activities; and, serve as staff liaison to the Walk Volunteer Committees
  • Build holistic relationships and secure sponsorship revenue from corporations in the Northeastern MA Region, and cultivate other beneficial relationships with potential donors in the assigned region
  • Represent the Alzheimer’s Association and make public presentations at community and public events
  • Assist other Walk to End Alzheimer’s within the chapter as needed

Education/Professional Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, or equivalent experience in fundraising
  • Five years’ related experience with proven success in development, marketing, special event fundraising or related activities, including strong volunteer management experience
  • Three years’ experience with fundraising software, preferably Raiser’s Edge, and donor database applications; desktop publishing and online giving software (i.e., Convio) a plus

Key Professional Attributes

  • 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 build effective relationship networks (inside and outside the Association), including supporting others to work enthusiastically towards common objectives
  • Highly collaborative and team focused, as much of the delivery of results requires influencing other without “reporting-authority”
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, reflecting an understanding of the appropriate use of communication technologies and an appreciation that each audience requires its own approach
  • Appreciation of cultural and ethnic diversity, especially with respect to outreach to underserved communities

Competitive Salary and Benefits provided

To apply, please send resume to:

Alzheimer’s Association 
309 Waverley Oaks Road 
Waltham, MA 02452 
Email: Tom Leckrone tleckrone@alz.org 

DEVELOPMENT OFFICER, FOUNDATIONS RELATIONS & CONTENT WRITER - Click to view

DEVELOPMENT OFFICER, FOUNDATIONS RELATIONS & CONTENT WRITER

Alzheimer’s Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter Full-time (40 hours/week)

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

General Statement of Responsibilities

Reporting to the Senior Development Officer, Corporate Initiatives & Foundation Relations, this Development Officer plays a key role in achieving the goals of the Alzheimer’s Association. As a staff member of a comprehensive development program, the responsibilities of the Development Officer include foundation grant proposals, including managing relationships, researching potential funding sources, and developing and reporting concept ideas. Other writing responsibilities include assisting the Development Department with corporate proposals, sections of the Annual Report, invitations, event collateral, proof reading, etc. Occasional evening and weekend work is required.

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Manage relationships with foundations, including:
    • Identifying cultivating and stewarding funders and potential funders
    • Writing and submitting grant proposals, working closely with input from program staff colleagues
    • Maintaining electronic and paper records on foundation proposals: tracking, writing and submitting all reports as required by funders
    • Planning and leading meetings in the community to cultivate funders as well as to host site visits meetings with relevant staff
    • Researching potential funding sources using online and other resources
  • Collaborate with the National Alzheimer’s Association on shared fundraising efforts and comply with Association policies, procedures and standards
  • Collaborate with the National Alzheimer’s Association on shared fundraising efforts and comply with Association policies, procedures and standards
    • Annual Report
    • Invitations and Program Books
    • Donor and Corporate Letters
    • Corporate Proposals

Key Educational/Professional Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred or equivalent experience in fundraising
  • Five years’ related experience, with proven success in foundations relations and/or grant writing
  • Strong writing and proof reading skills
  • Three years’ demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, including fundraising software, preferably Raiser’s Edge, and donor database applications

Key Professional Attributes

  • Superior self-management skills, as independent initiative and ability to collaborate are essential
  • Sound decision making skills, reflecting effective establishing of priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Deadline driven, incorporating effective planning and time management strategies that support collaborative delivery of results
  • Ability to build effective relationship networks (inside and outside the Association), including supporting others to work enthusiastically towards common objectives
  • Highly collaborative and team focused, as much of the delivery of results requires influencing other without “reporting authority”
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, reflecting an understanding of the appropriate use of communication technologies and an appreciation that each audience requires its own approach

Compensation and benefits are competitive.

To apply, please send resume to:

Alzheimer’s Association 
309 Waverley Oaks Road 
Waltham, MA 02452 
Email: Tom Leckrone tleckrone@alz.org 
No phone calls, please