Job Description


Job Title:  Development Coordinator, Walk to End Alzheimer’s - Greater Missouri Chapter

Location:  Greater Missouri Chapter – St. Louis Office 

Work Hours:  Full-time (based on a 37.5 hour work week)

Grade: 2

Reports To:  Walk Director 


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 Development Coordinator is responsible for support, organization, clerical and administrative functions for the Development staff. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, coordination of resources and materials to support the work of the Walk team including logistical support for Walk related activities, mailings, email correspondence, general clerical tasks and administrative assistance. Additionally, the Development Coordinator is responsible for coordination and implementation of volunteer recruitment, training, placement and follow-up of Walk to End Alzheimer’s events throughout the chapter service area.


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

Event Support

  • Provide logistical support for Greater Missouri Chapter - Walk to End Alzheimer’s (22 walks)
  • Administer corporate sponsorship benefit delivery to ensure all corporate sponsors are receiving accurate online & promotional benefits for their respective sponsorship levels
  • Create customized collateral for all chapter Walks (sponsorship packets, team captain packets, registration forms, flyers, rack cards, event day signage)
  • Manage inventory of all Walk related supplies and materials and fulfill fundraising supply request orders
  • Maintain Walk website for each Walk including news and information, calendar of events, and sponsorship content
  • Coordinate and distribute Walk to End Alzheimer’s e-communications to Walk participants
  • Schedule pods, trucks and movers for all 22 Walks

Provide Team Support

  • Assist Walk Directors, Event Managers, and Vice President of Development as needed
  • Support Walk Managers in Walk Day preparation by ensuring all necessary signs and supplies (on Walk day packing list) are designated and available for each respective walk
  • Utilize Convio to provide support to Walk participants with online fundraising and registration inquiries
  • Coordinate printing and mailing for corporate sponsorship, team and participant cultivation efforts
  • Prepare Walk to End Alzheimer’s fundraising and registration reports
  • Organize the transfer of all necessary supplies from offsite storage to office for Walk season (July - November)
  • Control chapter Walk expenses by completing purchase orders and payment request forms accurately and in a timely manner

Volunteer Coordination

  • Manage recruitment, postings, application process, placement and scheduling of volunteers as needed for walk events
  • Communicate key volunteer messages and information to development volunteers
  • Maintain volunteer database and individual records for the chapter


  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, marketing, non-profit fundraising, or related field
  • 2 years’ experience in an office environment and volunteer management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking and problem-solving skills
  • Able to work successfully in a diverse team environment (independently or with supervision)
  • Excel in fast pace, high pressure environments
  • Outcomes driven; great attention to detail
  • Flexibility of schedule and availability of time necessary to accomplish event goals
  • Leadership skills in supervising event volunteers with professionalism
  • Project management skills, including demonstrated ability to manage complex projects with multiple and competing deadlines
  • Knowledge of strategic planning and budget administration preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Google Applications
  • Willingness to work nights and weekends as needed (July – October critical)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills including verbal and written
  • Must be able to anticipate project needs, discern work priorities, and meet deadlines with little supervision
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Must have valid driver’s license, access to reliable vehicle, good driving record and proof of automobile insurance.
  • 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

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, tuition reimbursement, generous PTO 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 an Elder Care Facility Day of their choosing, plus Caregiver Leave.

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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