Job Description

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Vice President, the Manager of Relationship Events is responsible for logistics management and execution; fundraising support; overall coordination and support of all aspects of the chapter’s gala event, Party In Purple ($215K).   Responsibilities include, but are not limited to advance planning, venue and vendor contract negotiations and coordination; collateral, sponsorship and promotional materials;  event budget management; supervise the activities of volunteer leaders and work with event honorees to execute the event; sponsorship pledge renewals and solicitation; follow-up, administrative and tracking; volunteer recruitment and management; and on-site staffing. Based in Philadelphia, PA.


Essential functions and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Work collaboratively to support the Vice President in implementation of Chapter’s gala event, Party in Purple (PIP). 
  • Work collaboratively to support the development of a volunteer engagement plan: identifying, securing and cultivating volunteer leaders and planning committee. Direct responsibility for volunteer communication: including but not limited to coordinating committee meetings, agendas, minutes, sponsor tracking and follow up (PIP)
  • Provide administrative level support to secure and cultivate event honorees and sponsors (PIP)
  • Manage sponsorship solicitation, administration, activation and stewardship processes; including but not limited to follow-up, financial tracking, benefits and thank you/tax letters throughout the year (PIP)
  • Management of event plans & timelines (PIP)
  • Manage all event logistics: venue, vendor relations, contracts, day of event production and execution including volunteer coordination, etc. (PIP) 
  • Manage all event collateral; creation and execution of printed materials (invitations, Ad book, promotional items, etc.), ensuring adherence to Association branding standards (PIP & SNJGC)
  • Responsible for working with volunteers to secure, manage and administer silent and live auction items and stewardship of in-kind donors (PIP) TBD 


  • Bachelor’s or equivalent experience required.
  • 3 years of experience in fundraising and corporate partnerships.
  • 3 years of experience in and proven track record of strong event fundraising performance, with year over year growth
  • 3 year experience with staff or volunteer management, with additional project management responsibilities.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Google applications and fundraising software, GiveSmart, Convio and social networking platforms. 
  • Ability to support and eloquently promote the mission of the Alzheimer’s Association
  • Demonstrated project management skills, including the ability to set clear goals, organize projects, develop work processes and manage volunteers.
  • Goal and outcome focused, reflecting a clear appreciation of both the needs of diverse client populations and the organization’s operational limits
  • Strong awareness of the social, economic, political environment in which the Association operates, since part of its effectiveness is in partnering in the larger community.
  • Ability to travel up to 25%
  • Ability to lift/push/pull up to 40 pounds


Location: Philadelphia, PA

Full time 

Grade: 5

Reports To: VP of Development


Who We Are:

The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission is to lead the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia - by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.

At the Alzheimer’s Association, our employees are at the core of all we do. Our network of more than 1,700 employees across the United States makes a difference each and every day for those impacted by Alzheimer’s and those at risk for the disease.

We warmly invite qualified applicants to consider this opportunity to make a life changing impact on the millions living with Alzheimer’s, 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 to find out more about who we are and why we've been recognized as a Best Place to Work the last eleven years in a row.  


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, long term care insurance, tuition reimbursement, generous Paid Time Off, 12 annual holidays and Paid Family Leave, 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 and an Elder Care Facility Day of their choosing.


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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