Careers

Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified individuals are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, disability or marital status.


Position Overview
The Development Director plans, coordinates and implements Agency communications, revenue development and fundraising activities. Methods include but are not limited to major gifts and donor development, planned giving, corporate sponsorship/partnerships, grant writing, and special events. The Development Director is responsible for supervision of development programs and projects and acts as staff liaison to Fundraising Committee of the Board of Directors. The Development Director coordinates with Board and staff to achieve objectives.

Essential Job Functions
•Primary responsibility for:
      •Agency’s publicity and public relations efforts;
      •Acquisition and solicitation of individual donors and corporate sponsors; Annual appeals and direct mail projects;
      •Memorials and tributes;
      •Unrestricted grant requests;
      •Workplace giving (Combined Federal Campaign, SHARE, Municipality and United Way);
      •Donor stewardship;
      •Database management for fundraising purposes:
      •Supervision of the Development and Communications Associate.
•Identifies prospects in assigned areas and directs the research needed to effectively cultivate and solicit gifts.
•Designs a planned giving program offering activities, opportunities and strategies consistent with the Agency’s ability to implement it.
•Coordinates at least one special event each year, and assists satellite offices and volunteers in coordinating events outside Anchorage.
•Develop and grow a major gifts program including identification, cultivation and solicitation of major donors.
•Develops and implements a program of donor recognition.
•Oversee creation of publications to support fund raising activities (e.g. case statement, legacy brochure). •Develops a resource development and communications plan for the Agency, which includes the full service territory.
•Develops and monitors implementation systems to assure success.
•Oversees media relations and media campaigns.
•Oversees the Agency Website and Social Media.
•Oversees the development of agency’s outreach materials (brochures, annual report, newsletters, and promotional materials).
•Identifies and researches appropriate foundation and corporate funding opportunities.
•Prepares proposal narratives and budgets for submission to funding sources.
•Prepares and submits progress updates in full and timely compliance with grant reporting requirements.
•Ensures that the Agency is in full compliance with charitable tax reporting and regulations applicable to non-profit fundraising activities.
•Keeps the Executive Director informed of trends and new programs in gifts and philanthropy, in order to provide the proper support for long-range planning activities.
•Utilizes volunteers to achieve goals when practical and efficient.
•Provides information and articles for Agency publications on development projects and donor acknowledgements.
•Collaborates with other staff on maintaining accurate records and reports.
•Prepares own correspondence, budgets, committee reports analysis

Requirements and Qualifications
•Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or related field.
•Three years progressive experience in a non-profit organization, government or public Agency.
•Foundation and grant writing experience.
•Ability to pass a state and federal criminal background check.
•Valid Alaska driver’s license with a good driving record and proof of auto insurance.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
•Familiarity with fundraising techniques and a proven track record with major gift fundraising.
•Ability to prioritize and manage multiple priorities.
•Ability to anticipate, identify, organize and analyze growth opportunities
•Ability to analyze information and make timely, appropriate decisions.
•Ability to work effectively with volunteers, staff and external contacts to build and maintain successful teams.
•High level of integrity, diplomacy and initiative.
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•Ability to work independently, follow directions and organize materials and time.
•Ability to operate computers and other office equipment.
•High level of proficiency with database software.
•Ability to drive, and to use personal vehicle for Agency business.

Physical and Special Requirements
•Must have the ability to perform lifting and transferring of no less than fifty pounds and demonstrate good body mechanics while performing these tasks.
•Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.
•Ability to travel as needed to perform job duties.

Benefits
We offer competitive benefits that include paid sick and vacation days off, paid holidays, retirement and health insurance.

This position is open until filled.

How to Apply
Submit a cover letter, writing sample and resume to Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska, Attn: Pamela Kelley, 1750 Abbott Road, Anchorage, AK 99507 or by email to pkelley@alzalaska.org.

Would you like to join us in enriching the lives of Alaskans in need? We are currently recruiting for a dedicated Program Assistant for our Care Coordination team in our Anchorage office.

We are a statewide 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring the best possible quality of life for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia (ADRD) and individuals of any age with a disability.

Position Overview
The program assistant is the primary support for the Care Coordination program. This position provides assistance with development, organization and maintenance of centralized information systems, billing, program reports, quality assurance tasks and other duties necessary for day to day operation of the program. The program assistant interfaces with clients, caregivers, and service providers to forward calls, assist with intakes, and other office procedures.

Essential Job Functions
•Interface with care coordination staff, clients and caregivers as well as assisted living homes and service providers.
•Assist with the preparation, completion and maintenance of computerized activity logs, billing reports, monthly surveys and other forms.
•Prepare and distribute program materials.
•Assist with quality assurance program and evaluation tasks
•Develop and maintain mailing lists
•Keep inventory of loan closet, program forms and supplies
•Provide support to care coordination staff with aspects of client service coordination.
•Serves as a backup for the receptionist. Screen and direct calls and greet visitors.

Requirements and Qualifications
•Associates degree in a human service or business related field.
•Minimum of one full year experience in human services.
•Additional years of experience may be substituted for education.
•Ability to pass a state and federal criminal background check.
•Valid Alaska driver’s license with a good driving record and proof of auto insurance.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•Ability to work independently, follow directions and organize materials and time.
•Type 40 WPM.
•Ability to operate computers and other office equipment.
•Excellent knowledge of Microsoft based word processing, spreadsheet, and database software.
•Knowledge of geriatric and disability issues preferred but not required.
•Ability to drive, and to use personal vehicle for Agency business.

Physical and Special Requirements
•Must have the ability to perform lifting and transferring of no less than fifty pounds and demonstrate good body mechanics while performing these tasks.
•Must be able to climb stairs and access individuals in non-accessible rooms or apartments.

To Apply
Submit your resume and cover letter to Care Coordination Resource of Alaska, Attn: Rebecca Marinelli, 1750 Abbott Road, Anchorage, AK 99507 or by email to: RMarinelli@CCRAlaska.org.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.