Job Description


Job Title: Sr Associate Director, Digital Fundraising (Home Office)

Location: Remote

Work Hours: Full-time/Part-time (based on a 37.5 hour work week)

Grade: 509

Reports To: Director, Digital Fundraising 

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 12 years in a row.  

Position Summary:

This position will develop and lead Digital Fundraising initiatives supporting the Association’s peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns and Constituent Event programs, including Walk to End Alzheimer’s, The Longest Day, Ride to End ALZ, third-party fundraising and RivALZ. Initiatives will include (but are not limited to) leading website redesign and implementation projects, managing digital recruitment and coaching communication strategies, and overseeing mobile app customization projects.

This position may be remote/work from home, or reside in the Alzheimer’s Association headquarters in Chicago, IL, and will report to the Director, Digital Fundraising.


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

  • Oversee Digital Fundraising projects (website implementation, app development, email and text campaigns, etc.) for the Association’s constituent event programs as assigned.
  • Manage vendor relationships and cross-functional project teams to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, and that deliverables meet stakeholder expectations.
  • Develop new strategies and tactics to drive higher revenue within each program.
  • Serve as a digital fundraising product manager, identifying relevant needs and opportunities to improve on existing fundraising applications, websites, and tools. Includes analyzing support case trends, reviewing end-user and staff feedback, and analyzing participant and donor data to develop requirements, iterate and improve user experience year over year. 
  • Develop recruitment and coaching strategies and content for participants in the Association’s Constituent Event programs.
  • Serve as an escalation point for Chapter staff and helpdesk support.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum of 7 years experience working in peer-to-peer fundraising or with peer-to-peer fundraising applications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong understanding of peer-to-peer fundraising industry and strategies
  • Experience with Luminate Online/TeamRaiser or other digital fundraising platforms
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • Strong presentation and public speaking skills.
  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority
  • Ability to travel up to 15%
  • Ability to prioritize and manage projects/tasks as assigned, particularly in a remote work environment
  • Ability to effectively manage several projects simultaneously, to prioritize appropriately and meet deadlines in a cross-functional environment.

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, tuition reimbursement, generous PTO 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 an Elder Care Facility Day of their choosing, plus Caregiver Leave.

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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