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Annual Giving Manager

Job Location

Fairfax, VA

General Summary

The National Capital Area Chapter located in Fairfax Virginia is seeking an Annual Giving Manager The Annual Giving Manager for the Alzheimer's Association - National Capital Area Chapter is responsible for executing the chapter's individual giving program for restricted and unrestricted gifts under $10,000. This is a newly created position, reporting to the VP of Development.

Essential Job Functions

The Annual Giving Manager will develop and lead a comprehensive annual appeal program, to increase donor participation and gift giving, focusing on annually-reoccurring gifts and identifying those of $1,000-$9,999 capacity. S/he helps to plan, guide, and direct strategies to increase individual donor gifts, and tracks all results. The Annual Giving Manager will oversee program strategy and planning, create communications materials, cultivate and engage volunteers as needed, and ensure a fully current individual donor database and moves management system. The Annual Giving Manager will work closely with the Major Gifts Officer and other members of the development team, related to annual giving activities, and collaborate with others on the management of the Combined Federal Campaign.


  • Devising an annual fund calendar
  • Developing cultivation and stewardship strategies and appeals
  • Identifying and regularly meeting with current and prospective donors
  • Managing the annual giving/individual donor base on Raisers Edge, tracking gift/financial and biographical information on donors
  • Organizing events and other activities relevant to the annual fund donor base, and supporting other chapter events logistics where annual giving donors and prospects are present
  • Supporting events fundraising and management by creating prospect invitation lists for chapter events
  • Developing direct mail pieces and creative messaging for annual giving campaigns
  • Overseeing budgets, progress, deadlines, goals and objectives, related to annual giving and responsibilities
  • Tracking progress against goals and providing regular reports
  • Oversee individual gift processing, development and fulfillment of donor benefits, and gift recognition donor correspondence
  • Collaborating with the Major Gifts Officer to create strategies focused on moving prospects into a major gift pipeline as appropriate
  • Collaborating with development and programs/services staff to ensure the chapter

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree required.
  • Two to four years experience in fundraising, with a preference in annual giving, alumni relations, or related field.
  • Track record of gift identification and attainment.
  • Strong grant writer.
  • Experience working with and managing a donor database.
  • Detailed oriented, with strong organizational, analytical, and planning skills.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Adaptive and flexible with an ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and a variety of demands.
  • Ability to take initiative, and to work independently as well as in a team.
  • The commitment to maintain confidentiality and a high degree of accuracy in the donor records.

For consideration, please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to: Anne Shajkovci

Send your resume and cover letter:

  • by email:

  • by mail:
    Send resume to:
    Alzheimer's Association, National Capital Area
    3701 Pender Drive
    Suite 400
    Fairfax, VA 22030

If apply ing by e-mail, please attach your resume and cover letter as Microsoft Word documents, or include both within the text of your e-mail message.

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.