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DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

COMPANY PROFILE:
Since 1982, the Midlands Chapter has provided education, information and support to individuals afflicted with Alzheimer's disease (AD) and the related disorders and supports the National Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association in its research for the prevention, cure, and treatment of AD and related disorders. This mission is carried out through Advancing Research, Education & Information, Family Support Services, and Advocacy.

POSITION PURPOSE:
The Development Manager is accountable for the performance and success of fundraising events and strategies across the chapter territory to meet revenue goals. This person will manage donor cultivation, secure donors and sponsors, mobilize and manage volunteers, execute multiple Walk to End Alzheimer’s events, and plan and execute other special events and fundraising initiatives according to our national timelines and best practices.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Plan and execute multiple Walk to End Alzheimer’s within the territory to include team captain/walker recruitment and retention; sponsor cultivation and solicitation; promotion and marketing activities; and all event logistics.
• Plan and execute all other special events including annual gala, with duties to include the recruitment and management of volunteer committees; cultivation and solicitation of sponsors; management of ticket sales; promotion and marketing activities; and all event logistics.
• Prepare and distribute communications to volunteers and donors - via email, print, and telephone - based on the Association’s communications timeline and additional needs.
• Identify, recruit, train and manage high impact volunteers who will assist the organization in increasing concern and awareness as well as growing revenue.
• Prepare reports and provide information as requested and required; oversee project budgets and maintain financial records for events.
• Drive all chapter fundraising and donor cultivation, individual requests, major gifts, planned giving, corporate and foundation solicitation, grant writing and maximize all fund development opportunities.  Responsible for donor database, follow up and tracking, and collateral materials.
• Research and apply for grants on behalf of the chapter. Cultivate relationships with foundations and philanthropists. Submit appropriate grant reports.
• Responsible for recruitment, training, supervision and coaching of chapter development staff and volunteers, including members of the Development/Fundraising Workgroup.Train and supervise other special event chapter staff and volunteers.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
-Bachelor’s degree preferred.
-5+ years work–related experience preferred in marketing, fundraising, nonprofit management or related field.
-3 years of management experience.
-Excellent computer skills, especially Microsoft Office.
-Outstanding verbal and written communications skills, sales and marketing, volunteer management and development experience.
-Detail oriented, adaptable, organized and able to successfully manage multiple projects and tasks.
Please submit cover letter and resume to: http://www.alz.org/apps/jobs/jobsearch.asp
No calls please. 
EOE.

 


 

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