Job Description

Right now, millions of Americans are facing the devastation of Alzheimer’s. This disease is robbing us of our finances, our families and our futures - but at the Alzheimer’s Association, we’re relentlessly working to change that by addressing the challenges in front of us with speed and without limitations or boundaries. With our network of more than 75 chapters across the country, we’re advancing world-class research, ensuring access to gold-standard care and support, and hiring talented, mission-driven people who make it all happen. 


The Alzheimer’s Association has been ranked as one of the Best Nonprofits to Work For by The Nonprofit Times nine years in a row, recognizing our leadership, competitive compensation and benefits, flexibility and mission-driven atmosphere. It takes a uniquely motivated person to be a part of our team - but we believe that person could be you. 


The Manager of Relationship Events will lead strategy, development and implementation of Chapter relationship events including the annual Purple Gala, RivALZ and Walk to End Alzheimer’s - Green Bay. This position is responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding volunteers and donors to ensure the success of the Association’s fundraising efforts.

* Responsible for recruitment of volunteer community leaders and training, coaching, and management resulting in the attainment of revenue and team goals.
* Build relationships with key volunteers, participants, sponsors and community leaders as well as existing and new corporate partners.
* Responsible for overall Purple Gala, RivALZ and Walk to End Alzheimer’s volunteer committee development, team recruitment and retention strategies, budget, timeline, marketing/PR, logistics and best practice implementation.
* Through volunteer networks, prospect, cultivate and steward Walk to End Alzheimer’s teams, sponsors, guest and walkers to achieve development goals.
* Execute plan to achieve revenue goals by retaining existing teams, attracting new ones from all sectors of the community and by providing fundraising guidance and support.
* Maintain year-round relationships with key corporate sponsors and constituents to ensure involvement in all relevant chapter activities and recognition opportunities.
* Work with the volunteer planning committees to organize outreach activities that promote the Alzheimer’s Association mission, including community presentations and corporate engagement opportunities.
* Ensure Walk to End Alzheimer’s standards are being followed.
* Recruit and engage The Longest Day Teams.
* Responsible for other duties as assigned.
* Actively participate in learning opportunities for professional growth and self- improvement. 


Minimum Requirements
* Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
* 3-5 years of proven experience in recruiting and mobilizing volunteers to achieve goals
* Preferred peer-to-peer fundraising experience or equivalent sales background
* Confident, goal-oriented, positive self-starter able to work independently with limited supervision and collaboratively with internal and external partners
* Demonstrated ability to form and develop corporate relationships and partnerships
* Ability to manage large numbers of volunteers at different levels of expertise with diplomacy
* Ability to work with diverse communities and demonstrate inclusion
* Excellent interpersonal skills including verbal and written
* Ability and willingness to travel up to 50% within the assigned territory by car. Travel in this case, is considered time spent away from the office, in the community, to fulfil the job goals
* While most such travel is same day, occasional overnight travel or air travel may be required. Must have valid driver’s license, access to reliable vehicle, good driving record and proof of automobile insurance.
* Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends as required for the job
* Ability to bend, stoop, lift and transport up to 25 lbs. of materials
* Strong computer skills, proficient with Microsoft Office products and social media; experience with, or ability to rapidly learn, Luminate/Convio software


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