Manager of Events and Individual Giving
Who We Are:
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission 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 warmly invite qualified applicants to consider this opportunity to make a life changing impact on the millions living with the disease, 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 www.alz.org to find out more about who we are and why we've been recognized as a Best Place to Work the last ten years in a row.
The Manager of Events and Individual Giving is responsible for the management of the Reason to Hope luncheons in Denver, Boulder and Colorado Springs and the annual Memories in the Making Art Auction in Denver. This position is also responsible for cultivation and stewardship of individual donors-helping to increase the Chapter’s revenue growth.
* Manage all aspects of fundraising events, including logistics, vendor contracts and the recruitment of participants, sponsors, artists and volunteers.
* Working with the Event Coordinator, maintain updated spreadsheets and reports for each event.
* Manage the Chapter’s Individual Giving programs including annual Colorado Gives Day appeal, memorial and tribute programs, vehicle donations and general donations.
* Plan and execute the Chapter’s annual donor-recognition reception as well as other cultivation events throughout the year.
* Work to reach revenue goals as outlined in the Association’s Strategic Plan.
* Cultivate a wide range of donors by communicating key information about the Alzheimer’s Association - its programs, services, research and mission.
* Work collaboratively with other staff to manage the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship process for event and non-event donors and prospects.
* Utilize Team Approach, the Chapter’s data base platform, for prospect and donor management.
* Maintain updated acknowledgment letters for donors.
* Supervise the Event Coordinator.
* A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
* A minimum of three years of experience in the development, implementation and management of large fundraising events and direct work with donors
* Prior experience in managing large groups of volunteers with different levels of expertise with diplomacy and expertise
* Ability to develop strong relationships in the community
* Ability to multitask and handle changing priorities in a fast paced environment
* Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to speak publicly in large and small groups and network
* Ability to work effectively with diverse populations and demonstrate a dedication to inclusion
* Ability to effectively work and lead in a team environment
* Ability to work effectively with volunteers, staff and external contacts, including the ability to develop strong relationships in the community
* Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Suite
* Ability to travel locally, regionally and nationally as needed to perform job duties
* Must have access to a reliable personal vehicle, valid driver's license and proof insurance
* Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed
* Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs
Job Reference #: 3596