at NAMI Alabama
Location Montgomery, Alabama
Date Posted 11/13/2018
Category Development / Fundraising
Job Type Full-time
Start Date 2019/01/01
Attachment NAMI-AL-Assistant-Director-Job-Description.pdf 300.02 kB
Address 1401 I-85 Parkway, Suite A

Description

Position: Assistant Director
Location: Montgomery, AL

Major Responsibilities:
Development

  • Ensure ongoing engagement of existing donors while cultivating new ones through identification and solicitation of individual, foundation, corporate, and public sources of revenue
  • Research potential grant sources and assist Executive Director in developing and submitting grant proposals
  • Secure corporate sponsors for conferences and other events

NAMIWalks Alabama

  • Oversee the coordination of all aspects of the implementation of the local NAMIWalks fundraising event
  • Coordinate the recruitment of a WALK chair and volunteer WALK committee
  • Work closely with the assigned National Walk Manager and the national NAMIWalks team
  • Develop local timeline of activities for the WALK and establish financial goals and objectives for WALK (in conjunction with
    the NAMI Alabama Board of Directors and national staff)
  • Coordinate recruitment of local cash sponsors and in‐kind sponsors for the WALK
  • Coordinate all public relations relating to the WALK
  • Coordinate all WALK day activities
  • Complete a comprehensive post‐WALK income/expense report within 8 weeks of the WALK

Training

  • Coordinate logistics for statewide and regional trainings
  • Provide onsite staffing at trainings as needed in coordination with program directors and trainers
  • Order curriculum and supplies from printer including assembly of binders for teachers and support group leaders

Outreach

  • Conduct outreach to faith‐based institutions, nonprofit organizations, civic organizations, and other groups to ensure NAMI is represented in the community at large and for the constituency that NAMI serves

Qualifications

  • Strong written and verbal communication and customer‐service skills
  • Above average proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications and ability to quickly learn new web applications
  • Highly self‐motivated, good organization skills, ability to prioritize, and able to work with limited supervision
  • Exceptional networking skills and ability to establish effective working relationships with volunteers, coworkers, and general
    public
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines and handle multiple tasks with competing deadlines
  • Knowledge of the non‐profit culture and should be passionate about nonprofit work

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Non‐profit Management, Public Relations, Communications, Marketing and/or Business
  • Minimum 5 years of development/fundraising, marketing, or public relations experience ewquired, preferably in the non‐profit field
  • Experience in event management and logistics
  • Grant writing experience preferred
  • Understanding of the mental health system preferred

Work Conditions

  • Willingness to travel locally and throughout the state, as needed
  • Requires periodic work on nights and weekends

To Apply: Qualified candidates should send a résumé, three professional references, and letter of interest, specifically outlining how they would use their skills and interests to support the mission of the organization, to Kelly Emerson at kemerson@namialabama.org EOE. No phone calls, please.

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