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Director of Development (San Antonio & South TX)

Job Location

San Antonio, TX

General Summary

The Alzheimer's Association, San Antonio and South Texas Chapter, is seeking a Director of Development to provide management level leadership for the development, oversight and execution of diversified comprehensive development plan in accordance with Association's strategic plan.

Essential Job Functions

  • With the Chapter's Executive Director, establish annual fundraising goals and plans for the achievement of those Chapter goals.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of the annual strategic plan for the Chapter, with an emphasis on the identification and cultivation of prospects for fundraising appeals and to initiate new and maximize existing income streams for the Chapter.
  • Assist with the maintenance of accurate donor database information in areas of corporate sponsorships/partnerships, major gifts, and special events for the Chapter
  • Oversee the Development Specialist, who will coordinate the Walk to End Alzheimer's in three locations and one golf tournament.
  • Coordinate the Gala and all other Special Events in assigned and surrounding areas.
  • Identify prospects for grants, major and planned gifts program for the Chapter and, with the Executive Director, begin the cultivation process.
  • Oversee all media outreach, including social media, for the Chapter
  • Promote the mission of the Alzheimer's Association in all special events and activities.
  • Recruit, train, coordinate and motivate volunteers, including those working on a special fund-raising event and members of the various fundraising committees and the Leadership Board.
  • Ensure compliance with all National and Chapter Standards and Policies
  •  Represent the Chapter and Association at public events, conferences, workshops and media events.
  • Assist in providing programs and services as needed.
  • Perform those additional duties deemed necessary by the Executive Director to maintain efficient operations in the defined geographical region.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Sales/Marketing, or related field; or equivalent work experience.
  • A comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the principal components of a philanthropic fund development program.
  • At least three years of successful experience in organizing and conducting components of a fund development program, including program/event budgeting.
  • Experience in recruiting, training, coordinating, and motivating volunteers in fund raising events and endeavors.
  • Experience in public relations and public speaking.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.

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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.