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Development Specialist (Columbus or Norfolk, NE)

Job Location

Columbus, NE

General Summary

The Development Specialist will provide support to all fundraising activities in the Great Plains Chapter to meet revenue goals, and will help increase concern and awareness through outreach efforts including community presentations and delivery of basic educational programs.

This position will be working from home in either Columbus or Norfolk, Nebraska and service mostly Northeast area of Great Plains Chapter.

Essential Job Functions

  • Assist Director with the planning and implementation of all fundraising events, with special emphasis on Walk to End Alzheimer's, to include team captain/walker recruitment and retention; sponsor cultivation and solicitation; promotion and marketing activities; and all event logistics. 
  • Drive concern and awareness efforts by participating in community events, overseeing management of support groups, serving as local spokesperson, and delivering educational programs to companies, caregivers and PWD.   
  • Prepare and distribute communications to donors and volunteers - via email, print and telephone - based on the Association's communications timeline and additional chapter needs.  
  • Identify, recruit, train and manage chapter volunteers who will assist organization in growing revenue as well as increasing concern and awareness, specifically in the support of Walk to End Alzheimer's and program delivery. 
  • Provide ongoing support to overall operations of the chapter to include customer service to constituents; database mining and management; donor/sponsor/advocate relations and communications; management of vendor relations; etc.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Minimum Requirements

- Bachelor's degree preferred.
- 1-3 years work-related experience preferred in marketing, fundraising, nonprofit management or related field.
- Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
- Sales and marketing, volunteer management and development experience.
- Excellent computer skills, especially Microsoft Office and Gmail.
- 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

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Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.