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Corporate & Foundation Relations Manager

Job Location

Seattle, WA

General Summary

The Corporate & Foundation Relations Manager is primarily responsible for revenue generation through effective management of sustainable relationships with corporate and foundation partners. Reporting to the Director of Development as a Member of the Fund Development Team, the Corporate & Foundation Relations Manager secures gifts, grants, and sponsorships in support of chapter events, programs, and organizational priorities. This position is based in Seattle and travel, which is mostly intra-state is expected to be about 30%.

Essential Job Functions

  • Research, identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward relationships with corporations and foundations resulting in annual contributions, grants, program and event sponsorship, workplace giving, and/or other Alzheimer's Association and/or Chapter initiatives.
  • Build strong relationships with assigned companies and foundations by attending and enhancing Alzheimer's Association presence at networking, civic, and social events. 
  • Work with Board, Board Committee, and Regional Advisory Council members as appropriate to develop, implement, and coordinate strategies for outreach to community, corporate, and foundation leaders.
  • Participate as a Chapter representative in the National Corporate Initiatives Peer Group Program working collaboratively to create opportunities to enlist the support of companies, organizations, and employee champions to help move our cause forward.
  • Coordinate all sponsorship requests with other Chapter and National staff to insure appropriate outreach and follow-up with sponsors of educational conferences, special events, and the Walk to End Alzheimer's. 
  • Manage and coordinate the delivery of all sponsorship benefits.
  • Establish and maintain a comprehensive calendar for grant and proposal submissions to corporations and foundations; research and write proposals; facilitate timely submission of proposals to funders.
  • Work closely with Director of Marketing & Communications to develop and coordinate messaging and materials for marketing, media, and website
  • Additional responsibilities:
       - All staff members are required to comply with all Association policies, procedures, standards, and applicable regulatory requirements and promote Association-wide programs and initiatives.
       - All staff members are required to support and participate in special events and fund development activities as requested.
       - All staff members are expected to support and participate in formal advocacy and public policy activities as requested and informally advocate for those we serve and the programs and services offered by the Chapter.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree and at least three (3) years of demonstrated success in institutional fundraising, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of corporate and foundation donors
  • Excellent program management skills, including administrative, computer, and database
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and donor database management
  • Experience with public speaking
  • Excellent interpersonal, relationship and team building skills and a proven track record for growing revenue are required
  • Must be business-minded, evidence-based, and mission-driven
  • Able to work evenings and weekends as needed
  • Able to travel as needed, (mostly local) up to 40%
  • Valid Washington State driver's license and proof of automobile insurance
  • Able to manage projects independently and report outcomes effectively
  • A high level of integrity, diplomacy, and initiative

We warmly invite qualified applicants to apply online. No calls please. Relocation is not provided for this position.

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.




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