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Executive Director, Alaska

Company: Patelco Credit Union
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: February 16, 2021

Job Description:

City: Anchorage State: AK The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for an Executive Director, Alaska to join our incredible team in the Mountain Pacific Region. Working as a member of the Development Team, you will join an outstanding group of professionals dedicated to our mission: to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education, and advocacy.-- In this role, you will be responsible for implementing key mission and fundraising initiatives that will help advance the association's strategic imperatives with the support of local volunteers and staff. Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the lead development staff and ensure the effective implementation of all fundraising activities including, but not limited to, signature events and cause campaign, using nationwide, proven-effective best practices.
  • Manage, hire, train and evaluate fundraising support staff ensuring that the team is tracking to meet market revenue goals. Provide on-going development opportunities, feedback and course corrections when necessary.
  • Develop, cultivate, and solicit a personal portfolio of local corporate prospects with an emphasis on meeting and/or exceeding corporate revenue goals in event sponsorship and cause related marketing.
  • Foster a culture of philanthropy amongst all staff and volunteers.
  • Evaluate market success and potential, and together with the EVP, develop plans which support market revenue growth and mission delivery.
  • Identify and foster corporate relationships for potential multi-region and/or nationwide engagement. Volunteer Recruitment and Engagement:
    • Establish and build strategic and sustained relationships with key business leaders, individual donors, event participants, top government officials, members of the media and community leaders.
    • Identify and recruit a strong Leadership Board Chair and Vice Chair and work with them during their two-year term to foster a culture of philanthropy amongst all volunteer leadership.
    • Identify, recruit, and engage a strong market Leadership Board of 12-18 members using Nationwide, proven-effective best practices. Leadership Board members must have the capacity and connectivity to leverage resources and influence support. Revenue raised as a result of Leadership Board member involvement will be tracked and measured against American Lung Association standards.
    • Recruit and engage volunteers as Lung Force Heroes, Lung Champions, Save Our Lungs Team members, and e-advocates to support our public policy priorities.
    • Serve as the staff lead to the Leadership Board, providing guidance, support, materials, reports and assistance in implementing annual work plans while ensuring the on-going development of a strong and participatory Leadership Board.
    • Provide an annual analysis of Board performance.
    • Responsible for the recruitment and engagement of corporate leaders to chair all event committees.
    • Together with the local Development Team support, manage and successfully engage a committee of corporate leaders for each signature event. Mission (Health Promotion & Advocacy):
      • Provide feedback to the regional mission lead on the local lung health needs.
      • Serve as the first point of contact in the market for constituents, media and general public, coordinating with the market staff team to best handle inquiries about the American Lung Association's mission.
      • Together with the Mission Team, cultivate community relationships.
      • Identify and secure funding for lung health priorities and capacity that are not currently funded in Alaska.
      • Develop excellent working relationships with local health care systems and identify funded partnership opportunities.
      • Coordinate and implement state and federal advocacy activities as directed by the Senior Director, Advocacy.
      • Respond to emerging needs alerting constituents of community action alerts.
      • Work with media to amplify messages in ALA signature reports. Operational and Fiscal Management:
        • Provide a supportive, positive, collaborative working environment for staff and volunteers.
        • Foster a strong working relationship between mission and development.
        • Operate within the approved budget for the market ensuring maximum resource utilization and a positive financial position.
        • Participate in training opportunities and provide encouragement for the team to do the same.
        • Actively participate on regional and/or national work teams to collectively improve development outcomes.
        • Ensure that all contributions are correctly recorded in ROI and that donors are properly acknowledged in a timely fashion.
        • Oversee facilities management ensuring that all employees and volunteers have a safe environment in which to work.
        • Perform other job-related duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS:
          • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university required.
          • A minimum of four years in nonprofit management with a successful track record in revenue generation through peer-to-peer special events and corporate development.
          • Must be a self-starter with excellent oral and written communication skills.
          • Ability to successfully leverage relationships and negotiate agreements.
          • Proven supervisory, leadership and team building skills.
          • Strong experience in volunteer recruitment and engagement.
          • Experience with individual donors a plus.
          • Ability to meet American Lung Association's standards of excellence, professionalism and integrity.
          • Ability to work as a critical part of a larger, nationwide team, building a strong working relationship between the Alaska market and the national office.
          • Experience in coalition building, development, and education of public health measures.
          • Ability to manage multiple priorities and frequently changing deadlines with ease and adaptability.
          • Proactive and service oriented with strong problem-solving skills.
          • Positive attitude with the ability to work independently and in a team environment.
          • Ability to travel (20%).
          • Ability to work weekends and evenings as needed.
          • Ability to lift 25 pounds.
          • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office programs. Thorough understanding of information technology and the ability to use e-commerce and database platforms.
          • Valid driver's license.
          • Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free workplace, all employees must abstain from tobacco use in any form. APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to (include the job title and the job number in the subject of the email): The American Lung Association is dedicated to a diverse workforce.
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