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Development Associate Director (Raleigh, NC)

Job Location

Raleigh, NC

General Summary

The Development Associate  Director will manage all fund development activities, including the planning and execution of multiple Walk to End Alzheimer's, identification and solicitation of potential funding sources, and oversight and planning of all other fundraising events.  The Associate Director will help create and implement a fund development plan to generate sufficient funds to meet chapter budgetary needs, goals and long-term financial success of the chapter.

This position is located in Raleigh, NC.

Essential Job Functions

  • Plan, manage and execute the overall plan for 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; all event logistics; and supervision of staff and volunteers. 
  • In collaboration with the Chapter Director, cultivate prospects and current donors in the areas of major gifts, planned giving and corporations; build relationships with private and corporate foundations leading to compelling grant proposals and awarded grants
  • Assist the Chapter Director with other third party opportunities, special events and fundraising activities as needed.  Represent chapter at public events, conferences, workshops and media events where there is fund raising potential.  
  • Supervise, mentor, evaluate and support fund-raising staff; recruit, train, supervise and coach chapter volunteers, including volunteer leaders.  
  • Provide support to overall operations of the chapter to include customer service to constituents; database mining and management; donor/sponsor/advocate relations and communications; management of vendor relations;  etc.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree; preferably in sales or marketing, or a related field; CFRE preferred.
  • 3 years leadership experience in fundraising using diversified fund development programs;
  • Experience in the planning and execution of special events; non-profit walk experience preferred.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Excel and Power Point.
  • Ability to "play well" with others; especially the chapter staff team and chapter volunteers.

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    Alzheimer's Association, Home 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.