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Job Number:  44966
Development Coordinator, Events
Job Posted: Monday, 28 May 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 15 June 2018
(10 days ago)
Alzheimer Society of B.C.
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: (not entered)

Are you passionate about making a real difference in the lives of people who are affected by Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia? Our dynamic, dedicated fundraising professionals raise funds to sustain essential programs and services, and we’re expanding our team to support the urgent need in communities throughout the province.

 

There are approximately 70,000 British Columbians living with dementia – and this number is growing. For every person living with dementia, there are many more who are affected: family, friends, co-workers and more. Your work will help us connect with more British Columbians to provide the education and support they need when they are on the dementia journey and reassure them they are not alone. Your work will help us raise awareness, challenge stigma and pursue our vision of a dementia-friendly B.C. – a kinder, more inclusive and supportive place for people who are affected by dementia.

 

We are recruiting for a full time Development Coordinator, Events to join our expanding team. The Alzheimer Society of B.C. offers a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as a flexible work schedule that includes the option of a 9-day fortnight.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supports Events Officers as part of the team, coordinates and helps execute an assigned portfolio, working collaboratively with volunteers, staff and prospective donors to ensure on-time and well planned signature events occur on behalf of the Society.
  • Prepares written content for web and print purposes.
  • Coordinates online fundraising, updates donor database along with running queries/reports and problem solving.
  • Customer service liaison, ambassador for the Society, problem solving, communications and customer contact related to donors.
  • Coordinates volunteer participation including recruitment and training.
  • Coordinates materials for training, education and volunteer resources as needed.
  • Other duties as required to meet the needs of the role in relation to organizational goals.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • Post-secondary diploma with 3 to 5 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to interact with volunteers and donors with skill, tact, discretion and compassion.
  • In depth experience with the principles of effective donor cultivation and solicitation.
  • Experience with online fundraising events.
  • Excellent written, oral and presentation skills.
  • Excellent analytical, planning, project management and organizational skills. Knowledge of Word and Excel for Windows, Data Base (preferably Raisers Edge) Ability to solicit and engage others to support them through events as required.
  • Previous knowledge of dementia is an asset.

Note: Able to travel occasionally. Some evening and weekend work is required. Flexibility with regards to scheduling is expected.

 

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please email your resume with a cover letter that tells us how your experience matches the position.
Contact Details:
Human Resources
Alzheimer Society of B.C.
300 - 828 West 8th Ave
Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1E2

E-mail:
www:   www.alzheimerbc.org


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