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Manager, Walk to End Alzheimer's

  2019-04-22     Alzheimer's Association     Santa Cruz or Monterey     TBD   
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POSITION SUMMARY
Be part of the movement to end Alzheimer’s.

Right now, millions of Americans are facing the devastation of Alzheimer’s. This disease is robbing us of our finances, our families and our futures - but at the Alzheimer’s Association, we’re relentlessly working to change that by addressing the challenges in front of us with speed and without limitations or boundaries. With our network of more than 75 chapters across the country, we’re advancing world-class research, ensuring access to gold-standard care and support, and hiring talented, mission-driven people who make it all happen.

The Alzheimer’s Association has been ranked as one of the Best Nonprofits to Work For by The Nonprofit Times nine years in a row, recognizing our leadership, competitive compensation and benefits, flexibility and mission-driven atmosphere. It takes a uniquely motivated person to be a part of our team - but we believe that person could be you.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the fastest-growing walk program in the country, ranking as the third-largest peer-to-peer fundraising event in the United States.

This position is responsible for the implementation of two Walk to End Alzheimer’s® events-one in Santa Cruz; one in Monterey- to meet or exceed goals through volunteer recruitment and engagement as well as corporate development. Measurable outcomes for this position include: working with each local volunteer planning committee to achieve designated financial and participant goals through team and individual fundraising, corporate solicitation, community partnerships, as well as increasing Walk-brand awareness and visibility in the community. With an office in Monterey and Santa Cruz, this position requires frequent travel within the assigned territory of Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for recruitment of volunteer community leaders and training, coaching, and management resulting in the attainment of revenue and team goals.
  • Build relationships with key volunteers, participants, sponsors and community leaders as well as existing and new corporate partners.
  • Responsible for overall Walk to End Alzheimer’s volunteer committee development, team recruitment and retention strategies, budget, timeline, marketing/PR, logistics and best practice implementation.
  • Through volunteer networks, prospect, cultivate and steward Walk to End Alzheimer’s teams, sponsors and walkers to achieve development goals.
  • Execute plan for maximizing team participation to achieve revenue goals by retaining existing teams, attracting new ones from all sectors of the community and by providing fundraising guidance and support.
  • Maintain year-round relationships with key corporate sponsors and constituents to ensure involvement in all relevant chapter activities and recognition opportunities.
  • Work with the volunteer planning committee to organize outreach activities that promote the Alzheimer’s Association mission, including community presentations and corporate engagement opportunities.
  • Ensure Walk to End Alzheimer’s standards are being followed.
  • Responsible for other duties as assigned.
  • Actively participate in learning opportunities for professional growth and self- improvement.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years of proven experience in recruiting and mobilizing volunteers to achieve goals
  • Preferred peer-to-peer fundraising experience or equivalent sales background
  • Confident, goal-oriented, positive self-starter able to work independently with limited supervision and collaboratively with internal and external partners
  • Demonstrated ability to form and develop corporate relationships and partnerships
  • Ability to manage large numbers of volunteers at different levels of expertise with diplomacy
  • Ability to work with diverse communities and demonstrate inclusion
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including verbal and written
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 50% within the assigned territory by car. Travel in this case, is considered time spent away from the office, in the community, to fulfil the job goals.
  • While most such travel is same day, occasional overnight travel or air travel may be required. Must have valid driver’s license, access to reliable vehicle, good driving record and proof of automobile insurance.
  • Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends as required for the job
  • Ability to bend, stoop, lift and transport up to 25 lbs of materials
  • Strong computer skills, proficient with Microsoft Office products and social media; experience with, or ability to rapidly learn, Luminate/Convio software

WHY THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION

The Alzheimer’s Association Is The Leading Voluntary Health Organization In Alzheimer’s Care, Support And Research.

At the Alzheimer’s Association, our employees are at the core of all we do. Our network of more than 2,000 employees across the United States makes a difference each and every day for those impacted by Alzheimer’s.

We invite you to explore what it’s like to work at an organization that has been ranked as a Best Non-Profit to Work For by The Non-Profit Times every year since 2010. With the Alzheimer’s Association, you can achieve your higher purpose: make a difference, get rewarded, connect with your colleagues all over the country, celebrate our achievements together and more. Our benefits and compensation philosophy is built on a fundamental belief in the importance of improving the quality of life for our employees and helping them succeed in their career. Our commitment to inclusiveness through diversity is a core value woven into the structure of everything we do. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Application Instructions

Please apply directly on our website at www.alz.org/jobs. We look forward to hearing from you!


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