Job Description

This position will manage development and implementation of The Longest Day® fundraiser through volunteer recruitment and engagement in the New York City community and Manage TCS NYC Marathon runner fundraising relationships.


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

  • Responsible for achieving current revenue targets and expense budgets for The Longest Day and the TCS NYC Marathon team for the Alzheimer’s Association with direct accountability for goals set forth in the annual budget.
  • Develop and follow a comprehensive development plan for The Longest Day that includes budgets, timelines, leads recruitment and retention strategies, volunteer committee development, marketing/PR and logistics.
  • Develop community contacts to recruit high level volunteer leadership on The Longest Day planning committee and garner community support.
  • Through volunteer networks, prospect, cultivate and steward The Longest Day leads and teams to achieve the fundraising goals
  • Engages, trains and manages relationships with community based leadership volunteers (either chapter wide or regionally based) to develop and execute a local recruitment, cultivation and retention plan for new and veteran Longest Day teams
  • Utilizes available resources to maximize event results and participates in webinars, conference calls and/or trainings offered by the Association for The Longest Day
  • Ensure timely and efficient data entry process and donation processing related to NYC Marathon and Longest Day
  • Recruit, Engages, trains and manages relationships with runners who are participating in the NYC Marathon on behalf of the Alzheimer’s Association.
  • Manage engagement events, meetups and fundraising efforts for the NYC Marathon runners on behalf of the Alzheimer’s Association.
  • Manage the NYC Marathon websites and all related setup, reports and information
  • Collaborates with other key departments to ensure cross promotion, and support of, organizational goals and/or messages
  • Monitors activities to identify trends and best practices; measures impact of specific actions; identifies and addresses issues as they arise and adjusts plans as required
  • Ensure smooth integration of the National Association best practices, standards and guidelines
  • Work with the volunteer planning committee to organize outreach activities that promote the Alzheimer’s Association mission and services, including community presentations and corporate engagement opportunities
  • Supports and works the NYC WALK TO END ALZ (Total of 4 Walks); specific responsibilities and goals are determined by the Director of Development and may vary by WALK and change season to season


  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in related field and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • At least 3 years of experience in a nonprofit development/fundraising setting
  • Previous experience recruiting and leading volunteer committees
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work successfully in a diverse team environment
  • Demonstrated ability in handling multiple priorities, project management and meeting deadlines with strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Ability to sell the Association’s programs and events to a variety of audiences, including corporate management, individual participants and volunteers
  • Demonstrated success in the fundraising and implementation of large events preferred

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to manage large numbers of volunteers at different levels of expertise with diplomacy
  • Ability to work with diverse communities and demonstrate inclusion
  • Ability to travel occasionally throughout the area with some overnight and weekend travel required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills; professional customer service skills with visitors, callers and volunteers
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work


Position Location: New York City

Full time or Part time: Full Time

Position Grade: 405

Reports To: Director of Development

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 1,900 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 develop the disease in the future. Read on to learn more about the role, then visit our website to explore who we are and why we've been recognized as a Best Place to Work for the last twelve years in a row.

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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