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Development Internship

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College Station, TX, USACollege StationTXUSA
Internship

The Alzheimer’s Association has been ranked as one of the Best Nonprofits to Work For by The Nonprofit Times nine years in a row, recognizing our leadership, competitive compensation and benefits, flexibility and mission-driven atmosphere. It takes a uniquely motivated person to be a part of our team - but we believe that person could be you.

The Development Intern is responsible for representing the Alzheimer’s Association in the Bryan / College Station, TX area. The key roles of the position include the implementation of the Brazos Valley Walk to End Alzheimer’s and wrap-around events to meet or exceed the budgeted goals through volunteer recruitment and engagement as well as through corporate development.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • In coordination with Walk Manager, develop a plan of action to ensure logistical needs are met both prior and during the Walk to End Alzheimer’s
  • Work with logistics sub-committee to secure in-kind donations for walk
  • Coordinate vendor contracts
  • Assist in outreach to donors, businesses, sponsors and volunteers by phone and email
  • Recruit team captains for the Walk
  • Assist newly registered walkers with setting up websites 
  • Assist with mailings of Walk marketing materials
  • Attend and assist with wrap-around events 
  • Attend monthly Walk committee meeting
  • Participate in a weekly call with management
  • Attend outside networking events as schedule allows
  • List upcoming events on community calendars and volunteer websites
  • Fulfill clerical needs and various projects as assigned by development staff
  • Assist with social networking efforts
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the Alzheimer’s Association mission and its programs
Educational Background: 
Currently enrolled students seeking a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Public Health, Business, Non-Profit Management, Public Relations or Marketing.
Skills/Experience: 
  • Ability to take initiative, set priorities, work independently, and manage multiple tasks 
  • Self-Starter
  • Interest and ease with working with varied constituents 
  • Strong interest in the non-profit sector 
  • Experience with special events, fundraising or marketing
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Social Media and Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Posses excellent written, verbal and listening communication skills
  • Occasional travel to Houston headquarters
  • Sense of humor and personable

Organization Info

Alzheimer's Association

Overview
Headquarters: 
Chicago, IL, United States
Founded: 
1980
About Us
Mission: 

The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Our mission 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. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s®.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Aug 1 2019
Active Until: 
Sep 1 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Alzheimer's Association
industry: 
Nonprofit