Special Events Internship: Walk To End Alzheimer's (multiple offices)

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Description

Walk To End Alzheimer’s
The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the largest annual fundraising and public awareness event for the Alzheimer’s Association. Each fall, three Walks are held in New Hampshire and nine are held in Massachusetts. This internship opportunity is available in our Watertown, Springfield and Worcester, MA offices, as well as in our Bedford, NH office.

Responsibilities
• Attend monthly Walk Planning Committee meetings where possible
• Reach out to past Walk participants via phone and email to encourage repeat participation
• Outreach to community and school groups to encourage participation in Walk
• Assist with logistics planning for event, including: permits, entertainment, food/beverages
• Track weekly Walk registration reports to determine what follow up is needed
• Assist with Welcome Calls and emails to new Walk registrants, including: notification of upcoming Walk events, providing fundraising ideas, etc.
• Assist with planning and promotion of pre and post Walk events such as volunteer orientations, Walk Kickoff, Bank Nights, etc.

Responsibilities

• Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and comfortable with database work
• Desktop publishing skills including experience with Microsoft Publisher is preferable
• Experience using Raiser’s Edge a plus, but not required
• Flexibility and willingness to step in and provide hands-on assistance as needed
• Ability to handle many projects at one time
• Outgoing, energetic personality
• Interest in special events and fundraising a plus

Requirements

Qualifications
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and comfortable with database work
• Desktop publishing skills including experience with Microsoft Publisher is preferable
• Experience using Raiser’s Edge a plus, but not required
• Flexibility and willingness to step in and provide hands-on assistance as needed
• Ability to handle many projects at one time
• Outgoing, energetic personality
• Interest in special events and fundraising a plus

Skills

Required - Excellent organizational skills, Able To Multi-task, Outgoing, Attention To Detail
Preferred - Special Events Coordination, Fundraising

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