The Director of Corporate Initiatives for the Alzheimer’s Association New York City Chapter will be instrumental in developing and securing national, regional and local long-term, multi-platform corporate marketing partnership programs to support the Association’s mission and strategic goals. Programs will include national sponsorships, cause-related marketing campaigns, charitable sales promotions, Walk to End Alzheimer’s sponsorships, license programs and other events.
This position will be located in Manhattan, NY and will report to the Executive Director.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
•Proactively solicit and cultivate a pipeline of new corporate relationships. •Create and pitch presentations to numerous new corporate partners primarily in the NYC Metro and New York State area. •Work closely with the Alzheimer’s Association National Office Corporate Initiatives Team on solicitation, program development, strategy, contract development, concept and sales implementation. •Help with implementation and execution of local, regional and national corporate marketing programs. •Manage NYC Chapter day-to-day corporate marketing operations, including review of reactive opportunities, communication of guidelines, and execution of agreements and implementation of programs. •Collaborate closely with numerous National Office stakeholder teams including: Corporate Initiatives, Legal, Constituent Events, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations and Medical and Scientific Affairs staff to ensure brand/legal compliance and maximize revenue opportunity on an ongoing basis. •Communicate effectively and efficiently with team, clients, and prospects individually, in meetings and in presentations •Use excellent project management skills to manage prospects, provide data and prepare status reports to monitor client activity, revenue and performance evaluation. •Use professional sales skills to create compelling business case and obtain closure of proposals followed by contract execution.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: •Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Business Administration or a related field •5 - 8 years’ experience in successfully developing and managing corporate partnership programs either for a non-profit or for a corporation. Proven ability to identify, cultivate and manage partner relationships. •Demonstrated success in supporting and growing fundraising for a non-profit or managing a marketing function for a large multi-faceted organization •Experience developing and implementing marketing/promotion plans. •Strong presentation, sales and writing skills. •Ability to think creatively and collaboratively in the idea phase, as well as to thrive and adapt to a constant changing environment. An ambitious, realistic and enthusiastic mind-set. Goal oriented; delivering results. •A self-starter. Works independently; makes decisions and implements. Is detail oriented, paces work to strict deadlines and prioritizes effectively. •Dynamic personality and gifted communicator who is able to interact with a wide variety of stakeholders. •Experience in project management, proposal writing and working as part of a team •Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications required; familiarity with Google applications preferred •Ability to travel locally and nationally as needed. •Ability to keep flexible hours and work some evenings and nights as needed
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 patients and their caregivers, and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.