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. 

This position is responsible for the implementation of Tulsa Memory Gala and AWARE events to meet or exceed goals through volunteer recruitment and engagement as well as through corporate development. 

Measurable outcomes for this position include: achieving designated financial and participant goals through corporate and individual solicitation, community partnerships, as well as increasing visibility in the community. 

Based in Tulsa, OK, this position requires frequent travel within the assigned territory. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Recruit and coach volunteer community leaders, resulting in the attainment of revenue goals and event implementation for the Tulsa Memory Gala and the AWARE luncheon. 
  • Manage the involvement of volunteers and committee members in the cultivation and solicitation of donor prospects. 
  • Build relationships with key volunteers, participants, sponsors and community leaders as well as existing and new corporate partners. 
  • Working in collaboration with the Director of Development, personally cultivate and solicit prospects, including foundation and corporate grants to fund events.
  • Oversee written corporate and foundation solicitations in relation to the Tulsa Gala and AWARE luncheon. 
  • Track receipt of pledges, payments, and expenses in collaboration with Finance Department. Oversee execution of appropriate donor acknowledgment and sponsor benefits. 
  • Oversee all committee meetings, implementing event timelines and benchmarks. 
  • Serve as primary liaison to Event Designer/Planner and all other event vendors, facilitating timelines, contracts, payment requests and other related tasks.
  • In collaboration with Director of Development, design and implement strategies for ongoing donor stewardship. 
  • Report regularly to development team and Gala/AWARE committees via regular conference calls and in-person meetings. 
  • 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 committee to organize outreach activities that promote the Alzheimer’s Association mission, including community presentations and corporate engagement opportunities. 
  • 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 large event 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 communications
  • 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 

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