It’s time to start planning for the 2021 Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Jackson - and time to convene our Planning Committee! This group of dedicated volunteers is at the heart of every Walk to End Alzheimer’s event. The Planning Committee works together to develop and grow the event - advancing the fight against Alzheimer’s from the ground up. Right now, we’re searching for an outgoing and self-motivated person to serve as the 2021 Sponsorship Chair!
The Sponsorship Chair serves as the primary lead for recruiting new sponsors to the event, as well as strengthening relationships with existing ones. This position will assemble a Subcommittee that will identify opportunities to engage the business community in the mission of the Alzheimer’s Association and participate in Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
The Sponsorship Chair reports to the Event Chair and should meet these qualifications:
Excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.
Knowledge of business and community resources.
Well-connected in the company community and willing to ask others to support the cause.
Ability to cultivate and maintain long-lasting relationships with local companies.
Comfortable asking for large monetary contributions.
Work with the Event Chair, Co-Chair and Staff Partner to develop a plan to meet all sponsor recruitment, retention and revenue goals.
Recruit and train members of the Sponsorship Subcommittee, whose primary responsibility is to manage sponsor recruitment and retention. Oversee Sponsorship Subcommittee meetings/check-ins to monitor progress and ensure everyone is on target to meet their goals.
Work with Subcommittee members to secure renewals from previous sponsors.Help Subcommittee members compile a list of potential sponsors and develop strategies for engagement. Assist in securing in-kind donations and media sponsors.
Work with other committee members, such as logistics and marketing, to ensure sponsorship benefits are met both prior to and on event day.
Conduct a post-event proof of performance meeting with each sponsor to ensure proper support, obtain feedback and discuss future engagement.
To eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
The Alzheimer’s Association Mississippi Chapter, provides vital services and support to individuals, caregivers and families. We serve 82 counties in Mississippi.
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We'll work with your schedule.
1250 Eastover DriveJackson, MS39211
January 4, 2021
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
The person selected for this position must commit to serving through the end of 2021. The time commitment includes preparing for and attending monthly committee meetings, which are currently being held virtually, and regular community outreach.