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Development Manager

Job Location

Corpus Christi, TX

General Summary

Development Manager – South Texas is accountable for the performance and success of fundraising events and strategies in the South Texas area for the San Antonio and South Texas Chapter. This person will mobilize and manage one staff member and numerous volunteers to produce the Chapter's special events and fundraising initiatives according to our national timelines and best practices.
This position is located at Corpus Christi branch office of San Antonio and South Texas Chapter.

Essential Job Functions

  • Train and supervise the Development Specialist-South Texas who will be tasked with planning and implementing the Saddle Up for Alzheimer's in Victoria, Race to Remember in Victoria, and Blondes vs. Brunettes in Corpus Christi
  • Plan and execute four Walk to End Alzheimer's within South Texas to include staff assignments, team captain/walker recruitment and retention; sponsor cultivation and solicitation; promotion and marketing activities; and all event logistics
  • Plan and execute The Longest Day, 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
  • With the Chapter's Executive Director, establish annual fundraising goals and plans for the achievement of those Chapter goals
  • Participate in the development and implementation of the annual strategic plan for the Chapter, with an emphasis on the identification and cultivation of prospects for fundraising appeals and to initiate new and maximize existing income streams from the Chapter
  • Build understanding for the Alzheimer's Association, its research, programs and services in all communications with current and potential and current volunteers and donors
  • With the Chapter's Development Director, serve as Communications Liasion for the South Texas area by coordinating the media, including press releases, e-news and website submissions for the chapter.
  • 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
  • Provide support to overall fundraising operations of the territory to include: customer service to constituents; database mining and management; donor/sponsor/advocate relations and communications; management of vendor relations; etc.
  • Serve as chapter liaison by participating in community events throughout South Texas and fielding questions and requests from the public.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Excellent computer and database skills
  • 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
  • 5+ years work-related experience preferred in marketing, fundraising, sales, non-profit management or related field
  • Prior experience in strategic planning and budget development preferred
  • Knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) required
  • Prior experience with constituent relationship manager software (i.e. Convio, BlackBaud, etc) preferred
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, with minimal supervision required
  • Ability to work independently, set priorities, delegate and meet deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail required
  • Exemplifies initiative and is flexible when faced with competing demands
  • Ability to deal with a variety of personalities in a positive manner
  • Must be a team player
  • Must possess a reliable personal vehicle, valid driver's license and proof of valid insurance
  • Ability and willingness to travel as needed to conduct Chapter business
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, early mornings and occasional weekends

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Send resume to:
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.