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Manager, Walk to End Alzheimer's

at Alzheimer's Association

Posted: 3/22/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 3295
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Job Description

  

 

Manager, Walk to End Alzheimer’s 

 

Reports to: Development Director 

 

  

 

Location: Lexington, KY 

 

  

 

  

 

POSITION
SUMMARY: 

 

Be part of the movement to end
Alzheimer’s 

 

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 Walk to End Alzheimer’s® events to meet or exceed goals through volunteer
recruitment and engagement as well as through corporate development. Walk to
End Alzheimer’s is the fastest-growing walk program in the country, ranking as
the third-largest peer-to-peer fundraising event in the United States.
Measurable outcomes for this position include: achieving designated financial
and participant goals through team and individual fundraising, corporate
solicitation, community partnerships, as well as increasing Walk-brand
awareness and visibility in the community. Based in Lexington, KY this position
requires frequent travel within Central and Eastern Kentucky. 

 

  

 

  

 

Essential DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

 

? Responsible
for recruitment of volunteer community leaders and training, coaching, and management
resulting in the attainment of revenue and team
goals.
 

 

? Build
relationships with key volunteers, participants, sponsors and community leaders
as well as existing and new corporate partners. 

 

? Responsible
for overall Walk to End Alzheimer’s volunteer committee development, team
recruitment and retention strategies, budget, timeline, marketing/PR, logistics
and best practice implementation.
 

 

  

 

? Through
volunteer networks, prospect, cultivate and steward Walk to End Alzheimer’s
teams, sponsors and walkers to achieve development goals. 

 

? Execute
plan for maximizing team participation to achieve revenue goals by retaining
existing teams, attracting new ones from all sectors of the community and by
providing fundraising guidance and support. 

 

? 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. 

 

? Ensure Walk to End Alzheimer’s standards are being followed. 

 

? 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
peer-to-peer 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 

 

? 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 fulfill 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 and social media;
experience with, or ability to rapidly learn, Luminate/Convio software 

 

   

 

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