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DEVELOPMENT OFFICER, GREATER BOSTON PROGRAMS COORDINATOR, SUPPORT GROUPS DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT, ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES SENIOR FINANCE ACCOUNTANT


DEVELOPMENT OFFICER, GREATER BOSTON
(CORPORATE RELATIONS FOCUS)

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.

Overview

The mission of the Alzheimer’s Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter is 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. Founded in 1980, the Association operates out of its main office in Watertown, MA, with regional offices in Springfield, Worcester, and Raynham, MA, as well as Bedford NH. The MA/NH Chapter is a founding chapter of the national Alzheimer’s Association.

General Statement of Responsibilities

Reporting to the Senior Development Officer of the Greater Boston Walk, this Development Officer plays a key role implementing programming and achieving the goals of the Alzheimer’s Association through various outreach and fundraising activities for the Greater Boston Walk to End Alzheimer’s. This is a key fundraising event for the Association, representing approximately $1,500,000+ of revenue, and therefore, requires a seasoned professional with demonstrated success delivering on revenue goals. This Development Officer will be responsible for building new corporate relationships and managing an executive level volunteer committee focused on corporate outreach. This position will have a goal of raising $500,000 in corporate team fundraising and sponsorship towards the overall walk goal. This position will also be responsible for managing AlzTogether/RivAlz. This person is based at the Watertown MA office, and must be able to travel throughout the region and chapter. Occasional evening and weekend work is required.

Core Job Responsibilities

  • As the Development Officer for the Greater Boston Walk to End Alzheimer’s, ensure that corporate team participation and financial goals are successfully met
  • Serve as staff liaison to the Greater Boston Walk Executive Leadership Committee. Recruit, train, and motivate committee members
  • Research companies, prepare proposals, solicit and steward companies for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Build holistic relationships and secure sponsorship revenue from corporations in the Greater Boston market
  • Oversee the recruitment and cultivation of walk participants to maximize team fundraising, including a portfolio of the top corporate accounts
  • Represent the Alzheimer’s Association and make presentations at corporate and community events
  • Serve as the staff liaison to the AlzTogether young professional group and oversee AlzTogether events, including RivAlz

Education/Professional Requirements

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


No phone calls, please

 

Issued: 2/27/17

PROGRAMS COORDINATOR, SUPPORT GROUPS

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.

Overview

The mission of the Alzheimer’s Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter is 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. Founded in 1980, the Association operates out of its main office in Watertown, MA, with regional offices in Springfield, Worcester, and Raynham, MA, as well as Bedford, NH. The MA/NH Chapter is a founding chapter of the national Alzheimer’s Association.

General Statement of Responsibilities

Reporting to the Support Programming Manager, this Coordinator is responsible for supporting daily operations for Support Programming throughout the two state Chapter, including program logistics and managing program data and metrics.. The Coordinator is responsible for the delivery of Support Group Facilitator Training and assists in the development of curriculum and materials for this program. This Coordinator will assist in developing, organizing and delivering Educational Support Groups across the Chapter. Occasional evening and weekend work is required. The ability to travel throughout Massachusetts and New Hampshire is required, as this position will deliver educational Support Groups throughout our Chapter’s five regions.

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinate, develop and deliver Support Group Facilitator Training throughout Chapter including:
    • Program delivery
    • Assisting with development and preparation of training curriculum, logistics and materials
    • Completing data collection and statistical analysis for program activity
    • Overseeing program registration, ensuring data entry, processing payments and program reconciliation
    • Processing CEU’s for all delivered programs
  • Lead Early Stage Educational Support Groups with assistance from volunteers, including:
    • Recruiting and screening of participants
    • Serving as primary presenter for educational portion of group, as well as facilitating the Support Group for people living with dementia
    • Maintaining and ensuring integrity of program content among various sites
    • Engaging, training and communicating regularly with volunteer(s) for each regional group
    • Collecting, submitting and analyzing attendance and satisfaction surveys
    • Organizing marketing campaigns and conducting outreach for program recruitment in collaboration with Communications and Regional staff
  • Ensure the effective operations of Support Groups, including:
    • Acting as liaison between Support Group Facilitators and chapter
    • Collecting, tracking data, and maintaining data and systems relevant to Support Groups
    • Maintaining and ensuring integrity of program content among various sites
    • Engaging, training and communicating regularly with volunteer(s) for each regional group
    • Collecting, submitting and analyzing attendance and satisfaction surveys
    • Organizing marketing campaigns and conducting outreach for program recruitment in collaboration with Communications and Regional staff
  • Process constituent and volunteer data for Support Programming and services in compliance with National and Chapter standards, including:
    • Spearheading Electronic Attendance Collection system and acting as liaison between Operations Team and Support Group Facilitators
    • Collecting, reporting and storing required Support Group Facilitator volunteer paperwork
    • Maintaining a list of active and suspended Support Groups

Key Educational/Professional Requirements

  • BA preferred
  • Two years’ experience working with of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias
  • Two years’ experience working with families impacted by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias
  • Two years’ experience delivering educational programs
  • Two years’ office administrative and project management experience
  • Two years’ experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Two years of demonstrated knowledge of managing computer-based information systems
  • One year’s familiarity with use of Google Drive

Key Professional Attributes

  • Superior self-management skills; independent initiative and ability to collaborate are essential
  • Sound decision making skills, reflecting effective ability to establish priorities
  • 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
  • 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

 

Issued: 2/10/17

DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT, ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

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.

Overview

The mission of the Alzheimer’s Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter is 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. Founded in 1980, the Association operates out of its main office in Waltham, MA, with regional offices in Springfield, Worcester, and Raynham, MA, as well as Bedford, NH. The MA / NH Chapter is a founding chapter of the national Alzheimer’s Association.

General Statement of Responsibilities

Reporting to the Development Senior Officer, Corporate Initiatives and Foundation Relations, this person is responsible for supporting the work of the Corporate Initiatives team, Individual Giving team and the Vice President of Development. Occasional evening and weekend work required, as well as ability to travel to programs and meetings throughout Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support to the Development Department, including:
    • Updating Raiser’s Edge, Convio and Sphere
    • Conducting online research regarding donor inquires and concerns
    • Assisting with office and telephone coverage when necessary
    • Performing routine clerical functions, such as copying, typing and filing
    • Serving as backup to Department Database Assistant
    • Overseeing some volunteer in-house activities
    • Delivering on specific administrative projects as needed
  • Provide administrative support to the Corporate Initiatives team:
    • Monitoring sponsor payment and pledges
    • Tracking sponsor benefits for events (Hope on the Harbor, Walk, Run Tri Ride)
    • Maintaining and ensuring integrity of program content among various sites
    • Supporting the various volunteer Leadership Committees with materials
    • Working with select sponsors on various events
  • Coordinate implementation of events, especially for Individual Giving, including:
    • Assisting in the preparation of event materials, reports, forms and correspondence
    • Providing logistical help with Industry Breakfast and Donor Events
    • Supporting the AlzAhead Volunteer Leadership
    • Overseeing logistics, registration and set-up
    • Arranging food and beverage services
    • Overseeing volunteer participation
  • Provide administrative support to the Vice President of Development
    • Assisting with database use
    • Preparing documents for meetings
    • Performing other diverse duties as assigned

Key Educational/Professional Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Two years’ office administrative experience
  • Two years’ experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • One years’ experience with databases such as Filemaker Pro and Raiser’s Edge is preferred

Key Professional Attributes

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Professional personal demeanor and presence, 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

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


No phone calls, please

 

Issued: 2/3/17

SENIOR FINANCE ACCOUNTANT

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.

Overview

The mission of the Alzheimer’s Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter is 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. Founded in 1980, the Association operates out of its main office in Watertown, MA, with regional offices in Springfield, Worcester, and Raynham, MA, as well as Bedford and Lebanon, NH. The MA / NH Chapter is a founding chapter of the national Alzheimer’s Association.

General Statement of Responsibilities

Reporting to the Vice-President of Finance & Administration, the Senior Accountant performs relatively complex accounting duties including maintaining and analyzing accounting records, as well as, preparing accounting schedules, reports and financial statements, including the annual budget and audit. Additionally, this person supervises a professional who handles accounts payable and account receivable activities, as well as works with the National accounting staff to ensure proper classification of revenue, and expenses, and reporting of shared fundraising.

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare journal entries, reconcile ledger accounts and ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and organizational policies, procedures and contracts established by the National organization
  • Prepare monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts, generating adjustment entries as needed
  • Play a key role in the development of financial management reports for internal and external audiences, including preparation of the annual budget and audit
  • Develop functional allocation of expenses
  • Insures accounting and internal control procedures are up-to-date

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare journal entries, reconcile ledger accounts and ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and organizational policies, procedures and contracts established by the National organization
  • Prepare monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts, generating adjustment entries as needed
  • Play a key role in the development of financial management reports for internal and external audiences, including preparation of the annual budget and audit
  • Develop functional allocation of expenses
  • Insures accounting and internal control procedures are up-to-date

Key Educational/Professional Requirements

  • 5 years’ experience with complex accounting systems such as Mas 500 Great Plains, similar type multi-user accounting software
  • 5 years’ experience with nonprofit accounting, fund and/or governmental counting, including preparation of supporting schedule for the Form 990 (Return of Organization Exempt form Income Tax)
  • 3 years’ experience with payroll processing and posting to General Ledger
  • Master’s in Accounting preferred

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
  • 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

 

Issued: 11/9/16