Alzheimer's Association

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Director, Training

at Alzheimer's Association

Job Description

General Summary

The Director of Training will develop and lead the training curriculum for Constituent Events, Walk to End Alzheimer's as well as additional development areas. This includes all trainings, materials, plans and resources needed for Chapter staff and volunteers.

This position reports to the Sr. Director, Constituent Events and is home office based near any major airport.

Essential Job Functions

  • Oversee national training plan for development including strategy, leadership and training needed to achieve revenue goals.
  • Oversee training program for Constituent Events, Walk to End Alzheimer's and other development areas including training, resources and strategies for Chapter network and volunteers.
  • Work with field leadership and functional leads to identify and implement trainings for staff and volunteers.
  • Serve as a critical member of the annual Leadership Summit planning team including production.
  • Manage the run of the show for Leadership Summit.
  • Manage development and delivery of comprehensive training curriculum, including but not limited to, web-based tools, on-the-ground specialty programs, and teleconference sessions.
  • Develop comprehensive trainings and resources needed to train and coach chapter staff and volunteers to meet goals.
  • Work with Advisory Councils for Walk to End Alzheimer's, The Longest Day and RivALZ/BvB on training implementation.
  • Work with Walk to End Alzheimer's, The Longest Day, BvB/ALZStarz and Reason to Hope functional leads to ensure trainings, resources and strategies are developed and implemented across the chapter network and volunteers.
  • Work with the Walk to End Alzheimer's and The Longest Day national and global teams to ensure consistency in training and support to these important revenue partners.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline
  • 10+ years national or regional event management and training experience in a non-profit environment, focused on revenue generation.
  • In depth experience of planning and production for large scale annual conferences.
  • Experience deploying a variety of training methods in different environments (face to face, virtual etc).
  • Build and identify new training programs for staff as well as volunteers.
  • Sound understanding of nonprofit, business strategies and processes; such as event management, volunteer support, email campaigns/communication, and constituent management.
  • Proven fundraising event experience and skills to adapt experience into a training curriculum.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage several projects simultaneously, to prioritize appropriately and meet deadlines, in a cross-functional environment.
  • Team player that has the ability to interface with all levels of staff and volunteers, and provide training guidance in a collaborative, consultative, and positive manner.
  • Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills. Capable of handling diversified assignments and highly adaptable.
  • Excellent written, oral, and communication skills. (Includes presentation delivery, conveying ideas, and instructing effectively.)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Ability to build consensus and to work through others in achieving desired results and objectives.
  • Ability to think strategically and determine long-term implications of decisions, as well as analyze complex situations and propose solutions which support the Association's mission and vision.
  • Understanding of various computer systems and databases. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, google docs; familiarity with Convio a major plus.
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of time as required
  • Valid driver's license, proof of vehicle insurance, and access to reliable personal vehicle to meet travel requirements.

Or mail resume and cover letter to:

Send resume to:
Alzheimer's Association, National Office
225 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60601

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employerand we appreciate your interest in the Alzheimer's Association.

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