Job Description

Who We Are:
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; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

We warmly invite qualified applicants to consider this opportunity to make a life changing impact on the millions suffering from the disease, their care givers, 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 nine years in a row.

This position will work under the direction of the Walk Manager to coordinate the development and implementation of the New Mexico Chapter’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s fundraising events through planning, logistics, volunteer recruitment and engagement and corporate development.

  • Ensure all benchmarks and targets for the Walks in each region are being met according to the timeline for best practices for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s event.
  • Ensure event revenue and expense budgets and targets are met.
  • Develop and follow a comprehensive event development plans that include budgets, timelines, team recruitment and retention, volunteer committee development and logistics.
  • Recruit, train, coach and develop volunteer leadership to serve on event planning committees.
  • Work with volunteer planning committees to organize outreach activities that promote the Alzheimer’s Association mission and services, including community presentations and corporate engagement opportunities.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with sponsors and partners, and insure involvement in all relevant chapter activities and recognition opportunities. 
  • Ensure timely and efficient data entry and donation processing and assist with daily deposits and constituent acknowledgements.
  • Manage the event websites and all related setup, reports and information.
  • Promote employee education sessions in local corporations in the community.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a related field. An equivalency of education and fundraising experience may be considered
  • A minimum of three years of experience recruiting, motivating and coaching volunteers in a fundraising environment preferred
  • Experience successfully developing and promoting fundraising events or similar programs 
  • Ability to function at a high level in an extremely fast paced environment   
  • Ability to form and develop corporate relationships and partnerships
  • Ability to work independently, demonstrate initiative, multitask, set priorities, delegate and meet deadlines with minimal supervision 
  • Ability to work with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to demonstrate a strong customer service focus, work with diverse communities and demonstrate inclusion
  • Ability to effectively manage large numbers of volunteers with varying levels of expertise 
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to solicit donations, sponsorships and participants
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and database entry and management. Experience using Google preferred
  • Ability to use a variety of software and databases
  • Ability to travel throughout the Chapter area
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends with occasional overnights 
  • Access to reliable vehicle, valid driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance required
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs

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