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Development Fundraising Manager- South Region

Job Location

Sarasota, FL

General Summary

The Alzheimer's Association, Florida Gulf Coast Chapter provides education, information and support services to persons with dementia, their families, health care professionals, and the community. The Development Fundraising Manager supports the mission of the Alzheimer's Association by coordinating fundraising events, increasing public awareness and building community support in the Florida Gulf Coast area. This individual seeks and secures funding collaborative partnerships and works closely with volunteers, staff and members of the community to achieve strategic goals. The Development Fundraising Manager - South Region will be based in Sarasota, Florida. 

Essential Job Functions

Working collaboratively with the Director of Development and the Development Project Manager, the Development Fundraising Manager will:

• In collaboration with the Development Fundraising Manager – North Region, coordinate chapter sponsored events including Walk to End Alzheimers, the signature event of the Alzheimer's Association

• Recruit, motivate and assist hundreds of team captains and their team members

• Track, grow, and build constituents to reach their team and individual goals, including tracking and reaching overall sponsor, team, and participation goals

• Serve as a liaison to businesses, organizations, and/or individuals who sponsor the Walk to End Alzheimer's

• Recruit, train and manage volunteers to support all aspects of assigned fundraising events.

• Schedule planning meetings including preparing agendas, meeting minutes and holding volunteers accountable

• Use various contact means (phone, email, in person, social media) to promote the Walks and other events

• Work with staff and volunteers to identify and cultivate new sources of funding and in-kind contributions from businesses, foundations and community organizations

• Represent the chapter through public speaking, media interviews and community involvement as requested

• Monitor goals and budget for each Walk

• Use MS office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook etc.)

• All other duties assigned by the Director of Development and/or CEO

The chapter hosts/sponsors other events for visibility and fundraising, as well as third party events which are sponsored by others with proceeds supporting the Alzheimer's Association. The Development Fundraising Manager will play a role in these events. These events include:  

• Reason to Hope - Community Luncheons/Breakfasts

• Corporate Lunch and Learns

• Galas

• Research presentations

• Cause-related marketing projects

Minimum Requirements

• Ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines

• Ability to communicate in person and by phone with internal and external customers

• Initiative and maturity; quick learner

• Strong personality who can maintain composure under pressure

• Ability to ask for donations, sponsorships and team participation

• Willingness to drive within the counties of the South Region (Collier, Lee, Charlotte, DeSoto, Sarasota and Manatee)

• Trustworthy to handle donations in the form of cash, check, credit card or in-kind.

• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions.

• Ability to work with a wide range of people including family caregivers, volunteers, public officials, and people of high prominence in the community.

• Ability to work independently without direct supervision

• Presents self in a professional manner

• Ability to work daytime, some evenings and weekends

The Alzheimer's Association – Florida Gulf Coast Chapter is committed to a diverse working environment and is proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

Salary range: $30,000 - $35,000 with benefits including health insurance. This is a salary position.

Application process: Send resume and cover letter to resume@alzflgulf.org. No phone calls will be accepted.

Or mail resume and cover letter to:

Send resume to:
Alzheimer's Association, Florida Gulf Coast
14010 Roosevelt Blvd.
Suite 709
Clearwater, FL 33762

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and we appreciate your interest in the Alzheimer's Association.




Alzheimer's Association

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Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.