Job Description

POSITION TITLE: Development Manager
STATUS: Full time, Exempt

The Development Manager is responsible for the implementation of The Longest Day to meet or exceed goals through volunteer recruitment and mobilization.  This position will also oversee the ALZ Stars Flying Pig Marathon program including recruiting participants and volunteers, supporting training, developing an alumni club, and coaching participants to achieve their fundraising goals.  Based in the Cincinnati, OH area and supporting both the Greater Cincinnati and Miami Valley Chapters, this position requires frequent travel within the assigned territory.  This position reports to the Director of Development.  


  • Responsible for achieving current revenue targets and expense budgets with direct accountability for goals set forth in the annual budget (TLD encompasses Miami Valley)    
  • Develop and follow a comprehensive Development plan that includes budgets, timelines, team recruitment and retention strategies, volunteer committee development, marketing/PR and logistics    
  • For TLD: Ensure high level leadership volunteer committees (chapter wide for Gtr. Cincinnati and Miami Valley) are recruited, trained and developed using timelines and best practices established through our national office, resulting in the attainment of income goal and team goals    
  • Responsible for effectively and efficiently completing activities and meeting target deadlines for successful event execution – TLD & ALZ Stars
  • Collaborates with other key departments/chapters 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    
  • Utilizes available resources to maximize event results and participates in webinars, conference calls and/or trainings offered by the Association    
  • Work with The Longest Day volunteer planning committee to organize outreach activities that promote the Alzheimer’s Association mission and services, including community presentations and corporate engagement opportunities (virtual if needed)    
  • Works with regional communication team to ensure inclusion of The Longest Day information and events within Chapter promotional/communications channels including email, social media, e-News, public relations and local marketing efforts        
  • Maintain relationships with corporate partners year-round and ensure involvement in all relevant chapter activities and recognition opportunities


  • Develops and demonstrates skills in community organization, relationship building, talent identification and leadership development    
  • Excellent written, verbal and social media communication, presentation and interpersonal skills, graphics skills a plus    
  • Demonstrated success in the development and promotion of fundraising events or similar, while working with others to accomplish goals    
  • Demonstrated success in the development and implementation of Chapter-wide/regional understanding of events preferred
  • Demonstrated ability in handling multiple priorities, project management and meeting deadlines with strong planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to manage volunteers at different levels of expertise with diplomacy, demonstrated expertise recruiting and managing volunteers preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to form and develop corporate relationships and partnerships/programs; ability to work with diverse communities and demonstrate inclusion


  • Associate’s degree with equivalent combination of education and experience required; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum 2-4 years of progressive, professional experience in a nonprofit development/fundraising setting
  • Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends as needed for the job
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 40%
  • Must possess valid driver’s license, access to a reliable vehicle, and proof of insurance

Alzheimer’s Association is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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