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Community Development Coordinator

Job Location

Hudson, OH

General Summary

The Greater East Ohio Area Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association is one of 77 chapters nationwide to offer frontline support to individuals affected by Alzheimer's disease by offering a wide variety of services and programs.  These programs are designed to assist families in meeting the challenges of Alzheimer's and to help improve the quality of life for all of those affected by this progressive and degenerative brain disease. 

The chapter consists of three offices in Youngstown, Hudson and Canton and serves 17 counties in the state.  Our area services the largest prevalence of people with  Alzheimer's disease in the State of Ohio.

The Alzheimer's Association Greater East Ohio Area Chapter is searching for an outgoing, enthusiastic, and highly organized individual who thrives on fundraising through special event planning and donor cultivation.

Reporting to the Development Director, this position is part of a seven person team of Development Specialists. The position will office out of the Hudson, Ohio location with regular travel throughout the three county area.

Essential Job Functions

  • Primary responsibilities include developing, coordinating, implementing and evaluating special event fundraising and community relations activities throughout Summit, Portage, and Medina Counties.
  • Specifically, but not limited to the planning and coordination of the Paint the Night Purple benefit dinner in Summit County and the Akron and Medina Walks to End Alzheimer's with fundraising goals of approximately $375,000.00
  • These duties include securing sponsors and obtaining in-kind contributions, securing team captains, overseeing all event logistics, coordinating volunteers and committee members, preparing marketing materials, and serving as the organization's liaison with donors and participants. 
  • The successful candidate will be experienced in special event planning, building relationships with community leaders, community agencies, potential donors and the media. 
  • Additionally, this person will have a passion and comfort level representing the Alzheimer's Association at community networking meetings.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree and two years' experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office products, google docs, and the ability to learn and utilize in house software programs is critical to the success of the position.

To be considered for this position, please submit cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements via e-mail to the address shown below:

Or mail resume and cover letter to:

Send resume to:
Alzheimer's Association, Greater East Ohio Area
70 W. Streetsboro St.
Suite 201
Hudson, OH 44236

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.