Job Description


Job Title: Associate Director, Walk (Home Office)

Location: Remote

Full time  (37.5 hours for full-time)

Grade: 8

Reports To: Sr Director, Constituent Events

Who We Are:

The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission is to lead the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia - by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.

At the Alzheimer’s Association, our employees are at the core of all we do. Our network of more than 1,700 employees across the United States makes a difference each and every day for those impacted by Alzheimer’s and those at risk for the disease.

We warmly invite qualified applicants to consider this opportunity to make a life changing impact on the millions living with Alzheimer’s, their caregivers and those that may be diagnosed with the disease in the future.  Read on to learn more about the role, then visit our website to find out more about who we are and why we've been recognized as a Best Place to Work the last eleven years in a row.  

Position Summary:

The Home Office seeks a talented and energetic individual for the Associate Director of Walk.  S/he will serve as a team member of the Walk to End Alzheimer's team under the Sr. Director of Constituent Events to act as the primary training and consulting liaison as well as a subject matter expert of key areas of Walk to End Alzheimer's.

The ideal candidate will have experience with regional walk events, developing curriculum and training. This position is home-office based at any city in the U.S. ideally located near a major airport.


Essential functions and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Participate as a member of the Walk to End Alzheimer’s team, working with Chapters to deliver training, identify opportunities and work directly with them on growth plans, strategies and tactics within our event standards and best practices.
  • Monitor, analyze and determine strategies based on quantitative and qualitative results (data analysis or other).
  • Lead nationwide, regional and local training sessions for Chapter staff and volunteers.
  • Participate as a member of the team to develop and deliver curriculum year-round, including identifying key growth opportunities.
  • Support consulting and training efforts with assigned Chapter walk programs.
  • Support development of nationwide on-boarding and training curriculum for Walk to End Alzheimer’s including face to face trainings, web based trainings and additional resources and support 


  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 5 years event management and training experience required in a non-profit environment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

  • VHA mass market event experience preferred.
  • Successful experience of organizing Walk events with ability to adapt to the program appropriately to our organization.
  • Team player that has the ability to interface with various levels of staff and volunteers.
  • Effectively multi-task, establish priorities, and work in a fast paced environment. Efficient in time management and can meet deadlines under pressure.
  • Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent written, oral, and communication skills. (Includes presentation delivery, conveying ideas, and instructing effectively.)
  • Ability to work and make sound judgments independently, and to complete projects with minimal supervision.
  • Understanding of various computer systems and databases. Proficient in Microsoft Office. Experience with Luminate a plus.
  • Ability to travel up to 50%-70% of time as required.

Employees working 24 hours/week or more are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, flex accounts, short and long-term disability, life insurance, long term care insurance, tuition reimbursement, generous Paid Time Off, 12 annual holidays and Paid Family Leave, as well as an annual Cultural & Heritage Day and Volunteer Day of their choosing. They are also eligible for our gold standard 401(k) retirement plan. 

Full time employees (37.5 hours/week), will enjoy all of the above plus an annual School Visitation Day and an Elder Care Facility Day of their choosing.

The Alzheimer’s Association is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace and provides consideration for an employment relationship without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, genetic predisposition, national origin, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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