Job Description

The Development Coordinator supports the mission of the Alzheimer s Association by providing coordination and oversight across a number of fundraising efforts throughout the Central and North Florida chapter. In addition, the role assists in marketing, public relations and constituent needs across the chapter.


  • Working collaboratively with the VP of Development and event staff partners, the Development Coordinator will: * Provide guidance and oversight to team captains/leads in the planning of third party events. * Develop new and creative approaches to enhance, improve and grow the Walks and other events.
  • Manage Walk to End Alzheimer s and TLD event participation, communications and enhance fundraising of signature events.
  • Collaborate with the VP s of Development to promote events in assigned areas.
  • In collaboration with the marketing and communications staff, assist with social media, develop ads, signage, flyers and coordinate the printing and dissemination of promotional materials for all events.
  • Provide support to constituents on their fundraising needs, website help, calls and emails. * Works closely withevent staff on logistics for each assigned event, including venue requirements,equipment rental, entertainment, speakers, signage and media. * Provide volunteer oversight on the day of events.
  • Monitor, capture and report all incoming sponsor, team, and individual fundraising efforts. * Produce and disseminate various weekly reports for the chapter.
  • Manage the ordering and logistics of all promotional items.
  • Maintain accurate records of event income, expenses and participation.


  • Bachelor s degree preferred.
  •  Minimum two years of prior experience successfully managing multiple projects across a large territory,

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively prioritize workload and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work with a wide range of people including family caregivers, volunteers, public officials, and people of high prominence in the community
  • Ability to work independently without direct supervision
  • Comfortable asking for donations, sponsorships and team participation
  • Ability to travel across assigned territory
  • Ability to work daytime, some evenings and weekends
  • Must be able to effectively communicate in person, by phone and email with internal and external customers
  • Must demonstrate initiative, maturity and be a quick learner
  • Ability to maintain composure during stressful situations
  • Strong computer skills, proficient with Microsoft Office products
  • Knowledge of Luminate (donor database) and Adobe Creative Suite Programs (including InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator) preferred


Job Title: Development Coordinator


Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL


Status: Full time, non-exempt


Grade: 203


Reports To: V.P. of Development


What the Alzheimer’s Association offers:


The Alzheimer’s Association has been ranked as one of the Best Nonprofits to Work For by The Non-Profit Times each year since 2010, recognizing our visionary and dynamic leadership, collaborative culture, competitive compensation, generous benefits and mission-driven atmosphere. In addition, we offer a hybrid work environment with some flexibility in schedules, as well as excellent training on peer to peer fundraising techniques. 

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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