Job Description


Development Coordinator – Houston and Southeast Texas Chapter

Job Location: Houston, TX

Full Time

Grade: 204 Exempt

Reports to: Director of 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:

Plan, implement and achieve revenue goals for the Chapter's RivALZ event. This position requires significant collaboration with staff, volunteers, corporations, organizations and the community at-large to achieve goals. Volunteer coordination responsibilities include the recruitment, training and retention of volunteers for RivALZ.  In addition, this position will provide design, marketing and logistical support for other Development activities. 


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

  • Manage, coordinate, and implement all aspects of the RivALZ event, a powder puff football game fundraiser.  
  • Plan and coordinate meetings, agendas, and activities for RivALZ volunteers.
  • Identify, recruit, train and manage high impact volunteers for fundraising events who will assist the organization in increasing concern and awareness as well as growing revenue.
  • Participate in meetings, providing input and suggestions. Maintain steady communication with Chapter staff and volunteers.
  • Ensure that confidentiality and security of all information is maintained
  • Manage, evaluate, and expand fundraising programs with the Director of Constituent Events’ leadership. Organize, lead, and promote interest in special events.
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate and complete participant and financial records for event.
  • Assist and maintain databases for all event participants and donors.
  • Work with Chapter Leadership to establish budgets, work plans and timelines for events
  • Represent the Association at public events, conferences, workshops, and media events where there is fundraising potential and ability to raise awareness of Alzheimer's Association and its mission.
  • Create and coordinate marketing materials for Chapter development events.
  • Develop and order promotional items for all Chapter events
  • Provide day of event support for Chapter Walks and other Chapter events as needed.
  • Manage local gift processing in coordination with the home office HUB and finance department. 


  • Bachelor's Degree Preferred; Business, Marketing/Communications Preferred
  • 2-3 years of experience in marketing, peer-to-peer fundraising or similar roles
  • Volunteer development and management, public relations, donor cultivation and relations, corporate sponsor cultivation and relations 
  • Must have access to reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and proof of insurance


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Excel/Office suite and Experience with Google Suite 
  • Experience creating and managing CRM marketing and fundraising campaigns on platforms such as Convio, Blackbaud, Salesforce Marketing Cloud, Team Approach or DonorPerfect
  • Expert organizational, analytical, and critical thinking skills 
  • Proven success prioritizing and managing completing projects
  • Proven ability to maintain data security and confidentiality
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work with vendors such as graphic artists, printers, merchandise businesses, caterers, etc. to deliver special events collateral materials 
  • Ability to travel occasionally throughout the Chapter Area
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Ability to work with diverse communities and demonstrate inclusiveness 
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends occasionally as needed


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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