Job Description



The mission of the Alzheimer’s Association 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 are a Non-Profit Times’ "Best Places To Work For" for eight years running. Our Atlanta Walk to End Alzheimer’s event is the third largest peer-to-peer Development event in the country. We are a large and comprehensive Development team, so there is plenty of room to grow with us! Join our dynamic team as we pursue our ultimate vision: a world without Alzheimer’s disease!



This position will manage implementation of Atlanta's huge Walk to End Alzheimer's® through volunteer recruitment and engagement and corporate development.



  • Responsible for achieving current revenue targets  of $1M plus and expense budgets for the Walk to End  Alzheimer’s in the Atlanta Metro event  with direct  accountability for goals set forth in the annual budget.
  • Develop and follow a comprehensive  development plan for Walk to End Alzheimer’s that includes budgets,  timelines, team recruitment and retention strategies, volunteer committee  development, marketing/PR and logistics.
  • Develop community contacts  to recruit high level volunteer leadership on the Walk to End Alzheimer’s  planning committee and garner community support.
  • Responsible for  ensuring the Walk to End Alzheimer’s has high level leadership volunteers  in place and train, coach and develop Walk leadership volunteers to reach  goals.
  • Through volunteer networks, prospect, cultivate and steward Walk to End Alzheimer’s teams, sponsors and walkers to achieve the Chapter’s development goals.
  • Ensure Walk volunteer committees are recruited, trained and developed on the National Walk to End Alzheimer’s timeline and utilizing best practices, resulting in the attainment of income goal and team goals
  • Ensure smooth integration of the National  Association and Chapter 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.
  • Maintain relationships with key corporate sponsors  year-round and insure involvement in all relevant chapter activities and recognition opportunities.
  • Ensure timely and efficient data entry process and donation processing related to Walk
  • Manage the Walk website and all related setup, reports and information

Additional job quaLIFICATIONS

  • Promote employee education sessions in local  corporations in the community to generate awareness for our cause; to  reach out to others; to give back to the corporate sector; and to open new doors for sponsorship opportunities.
  • Assure compliance with Alzheimer’s Association  policies, standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Other assignments as requested by the Senior Director, Development.


  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • 3-5 years demonstrated ability to recruit, motivate and coach volunteers in a fundraising environment preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to form and develop corporate relationships and partnerships
  • Demonstrated success in the development and promotion of fundraising events or similar programs
  • Ability to promote the Chapter’s programs and events to a variety of audiences, including corporate management, individual participants and volunteers


  • 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 Chapter 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
  • Willingness and ability to travel within Georgia, occasional evening and weekend work
  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds


  • Outgoing, Positive, Engaging and Enthusiastic
  • Self-starter, able to work independently and  problem-solve
  • Strong ability to self-manage with significant strength in time management
  • Willingness to work some evenings and weekends
  • Ability to work on a team and develop relationships in the community
  • Detail-oriented, efficient, and able to multi-task
  • Strong listening skills; friendly, helpful manner with clients

Equipment / SOFTWARE:

  • Personal computer
  • Multi-line telephone, Conference phone, Photocopier,  Fax machine
  • Microsoft Office
  • Google Suite: Mail, Calendar, Docs and Hangout
  • Previous experience with Convio preferred

Application Instructions

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