Give Today
Home | News | Events | Press | Contact  

Find your chapter:

search by state

Employment Opportunities
Text Size controls Normal font sizeMedium font sizeLarge font size


Director of Development

Job Location


General Summary

Provides management level leadership for the development, oversight, execution and monitoring of a comprehensive and diversified development plan for the Aloha Chapter that is aligned with the Association's strategic plan.  Responsible for the coordination and supervision of Aloha Chapter volunteers associated with the Walk to End Alzheimer's.

Essential Job Functions

• Creates and implements a comprehensive and strategic development plan to meet the Aloha Chapter's annual budget.
• Responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting and securing gifts from individuals, foundations, corporations and organizations, particularly in support of our annual Memory Walks hosted on the islands of Hawaii, Maui, Oahu and Kauai. 
• Responsible for meeting annual revenue targets for the organization, including new and established campaigns.
• Provide staff support to Board fundraising committees and assist in their fundraising efforts. 
• Develops strong internal and external relationships to advance the mission of the Alzheimer's Association, Aloha Chapter.
• Work with the Executive Director/CEO and Board to build organizational relationships and cultivate prospects and current donors for major gifts, and planned giving as part of a comprehensive development strategy.
• Represent the Association at public events, conferences, workshops, and media events.
• Conduct face-to-face solicitation with groups and individuals.
• Responsible for creating and implementing a tracking system for all donors and prospects.
• Develop and implement customer service standards for all staff and conduct in-service training to assure the highest level of customer service.
• Coordinate incoming contributions and gift acknowledgment process.
• Responsible for recruitment, training, coaching and supervision of all Chapter development staff and volunteers.
• Assure compliance with all Association policies, procedures, standards and applicable regulatory requirements; promote Association-wide programs and initiatives.
• Work in collaboration with the Education Outreach Coordinator to produce and distribute publications such as the quarterly newsletter and annual reports.
• Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

• Bachelor's degree in sales or marketing, or a related field; or equivalent work experience
• 3-5 years of leadership experience in fundraising using diversified fund development programs
• Proven record of accomplishment in meeting annual fundraising goals from individuals, corporation's foundations, and church and community groups.
• 3 years of experience supervising professional and clerical staff and volunteers.
• Successful team leadership skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively with donors and volunteers.
• Demonstrated ability to create persuasive and clearly written communications, specifically donor solicitation letters, effective grant proposals, and corporate sponsorship packages.
• Proficiency with MS Office Suite, donor database, and desktop publishing software.
• Experience with best practices in raising funds for non-profit organizations.

Interested applicants should submit in either Microsoft Word of pdf format, a cover letter and resume to

Send your resume and cover letter:

  • by email:

  • by mail:
    Send resume to:
    Alzheimer's Association, Aloha
    1050 Ala Moana Blvd.
    Suite 2610
    Honolulu, HI 96814-4906

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

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.