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Specialist, Development

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The Development Specialist is accountable for the performance and success of select Walk to End Alzheimer's across the Eastern North Carolina (ENC) territory to meet revenue goals.  This person will mobilize and manage volunteers and execute multiple walks according to our national timeline and best practices.

Essential Job Functions

- Execute overall plan for multiple, new Walk to End Alzheimer's within the territory to include team captain/walker recruitment and retention; sponsor cultivation and solicitation; promotion and marketing activities; and all event logistics.
- Prepare and distribute communications to volunteers and donors - via email, print, and telephone - based on the Association's communications timeline and additional needs.
- Identify, recruit, train and manage high impact volunteers who will assist the organization in increasing concern and awareness as well as growing revenue through the Walk events.
- Assist the ENC Chapter Director with other third party opportunities, special events and fundraising activities as needed.
- Prepare reports and provide information as requested and required; oversee project budgets and maintain financial records for events.
- Provide support to overall operations of the ENC area to include: customer service to constituents; database mining and management; donor/sponsor/advocate relations and communications; management of vendor relations;  etc.

Minimum Requirements

-Bachelor's degree preferred.
-3+ years work-related experience preferred in marketing, fundraising, nonprofit management or related field.
-Excellent computer skills, especially Microsoft Office.
-Outstanding verbal and written communications skills, sales and marketing, volunteer management and development experience.
-Detail oriented, adaptable, organized and able to successfully manage multiple projects and tasks.

Click here to apply online (preferred method)

Or mail resume and cover letter to:

Send resume to:
Alzheimer's Association, National Office
225 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60601

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and we appreciate your interest in the Alzheimer's Association.




Alzheimer's Association

Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.