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 Walk Coordinator is an integral part of the Chapter Development team that raises funds to support the Alzheimer’s Association vision, mission, programs and services through its largest fundraising event, The Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The Walk Coordinator identifies, cultivates, and engages relationships with internal and external constituents and volunteers. Measurable outcomes of this position are achieving designated financial and participant goals through team and individual fundraising, corporate solicitation and community partnerships as well as increasing Walk-brand visibility in the community.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Identify, recruit, and manage Walk volunteer committees to ensure a successful community event following the National WTEA timeline and best practices, resulting in the attainment of revenue goal and participation goals.
- Engage with community to partner with corporate and community leaders to elevate awareness and participation with the Walk to End Alzheimer’s and Alzheimer’s Association as a whole.
- Through volunteer networks, prospect, cultivate and steward WTEA teams, sponsors and walkers to achieve the Chapter’s development goals.
- Coach planning committee to organize outreach activities that promote the Alzheimer’s Association mission and services, including community presentations and corporate engagement opportunities
- Maintain relationships with key corporate sponsors and high-level contacts year-round and insure involvement in all relevant chapter activities and recognition opportunities.
- Develop, cultivate, and leverage effective community partnerships in support of the Alzheimer's Association’s mission across territory
- Support the overall Development department through other initiatives which include but are not limited to Chapter Walk to End Alzheimer’s, The Longest Day, Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, and other Third-Party Events.
- Ensure timely and efficient data entry process and donation processing related to Walk or other events when applicable. (This includes managing Walk websites and all related setup, reports, and information, when applicable.)
- Process daily mail including coding checks, preparing batch reports, processing cash deposits and other related funds for events and general donations
- Responsible for copying, acknowledging, logging and mailing of deposits to our donation processing vendor or Home Office for all events, general donations, memorials, grants, etc.
- Process monthly reconciliation of vendor deposit reports, work with Donor Services to solve any discrepancies and file with Chapter Development lead.
- First point of contact for visitors and callers to the office.
- Represent Chapter at public events, conferences and media events as assigned.
- Participate in all staff, team, committee and other internal and external meetings as requested.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or 1-3 years related experience
- Minimum 1-2 years experience in a sales environment or fundraising, metric driven environment.
- Prior experience in engagement and recruitment of high level volunteers
- Understanding of development and fundraising special events preferred
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 3819