Job Description

Job Title: Vice President Constituent Events-Home Office

Location: Remote-based in any major city in the lower 48 states

Work Hours: Full Time (based on a 37.5 hour work week)

Reports to:  Vice President of Field Operations and Constituent Events

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.  

Position Summary:  

Oversee all special events including: overall enterprise event strategy, liaison with all departments that assist in executing events, management of events budget and alignment with the Marketing team for event creative. Work closely with marketing leaders to ensure all events are strategically executed to meet the Association’s vision and achieve financial goals. Assist regional staff in identifying and soliciting volunteers for leadership roles, providing overall strategy to streamline and maximize revenue potential.  Ensure seamless integration of home office and chapter activities.  Responsible for annual giving of $125 Million in revenue.


  • Drive revenue growth through the delivery of Walk to End Alzheimer’s, The Longest Day, Ride to End ALZ and other Constituent Events program while providing a framework to support Regions in delivering experiential activities at a local level
  • Responsible for organization-wide revenue goals of $125 Million
  • Provide strategic direction to elevate revenue growth of mass market events
  • Provide expert counsel in special event planning and volunteer recruitment to a cross-functional team of regional and local development leaders.
  • Partner with regional and local leaders to develop and implement their mass market event plan to include volunteer infrastructure and revenue streams
  • Serve as key contact person for national event partnerships.
  • Regularly evaluate revenue streams, identifying and pursuing trends that will drive achievement of our strategic plan goals.
  • Partner with national departments to develop strategies for program growth to include marketing, donor services, corporate initiatives, care and support, etc.  
  • Build credible and collaborative relationships with regional and local leaders to work together to address specific Chapter needs and opportunities to increase revenue.  
  • Target appropriate audiences to provide maximum impact and evaluate KPIs to measure success
  • Oversee department budget, maximizing revenue at lowest possible expense.
  • Regularly report to leadership teams on status of special event efforts and explore opportunities for additional revenue.
  • Provide strategic direction for five direct reports who manage a total of nine full-time staff including responsibility for managing this talent.


  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • 15 years’ fundraising and special events experience preferably in a large, federated VHA environment
  • 5 years’ experience leading, managing, coaching a team of special events professionals to succeed and reach desired outcomes
  • Experience in managing multiple special events and budgets
  • Success in leading cultivation, stewardship, and renewal strategies for donors and event sponsors
  • Experience in presenting complex metrics
  • Must be able to travel as needed throughout the US (once it is safe to do so) – estimated travel is up to 60%
  • Must possess valid US driver’s license and good driving record.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong communicator (written and verbal), with the ability to develop and deliver compelling presentations to the field and senior leadership
  • Creative, proactive, motivated, enthusiastic and driven personality
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Solid organizational, analytical, problem-solving and project management skills
  • Ability to manage, coach and develop staff and volunteers
  • Strong work ethic, ability to inspire, influence and bring people along with the vision
  • Proficient in Google and MS Office Products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) 
  • Excellent contacts in the not-for-profit environment, corporations and community highly preferred


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 of their choosing , Caregiver Leave, Volunteer and School Visitation time off, paid holidays and a gold standard 401(k) retirement plan. 

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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