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Development Manager

Job Location

Charlotte, NC

General Summary

This position will manage development and implementation of Walk to End Alzheimer's in several communities. Responsible for increasing revenue via creation, implementation and execution of fundraising events, donor cultivation, relationship management, volunteer recruitment and supervision.

The position will be located in Charlotte, NC and report to the Director of Development.

Essential Job Functions

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Responsible for achieving established revenue targets and maintaining expense budgets for the Walk to End Alzheimer's events assigned with direct accountability for goals set forth in the annual budget.
Develop and follow a comprehensive development plan for Walk to End Alzheimer's events including budgets, timelines, team recruitment and retention strategies, volunteer committee development, marketing/PR and logistics.
Develop community contacts to recruit high level volunteer leadership on the Walk to End Alzheimer's planning committee and garner community support.
Responsible for ensuring the Walk to End Alzheimer's has high-level leadership volunteers in place. Train, coach and develop Walk leadership volunteers to reach goals.
Through volunteer networks, prospect, cultivate and steward Walk to End Alzheimer's teams, sponsors and walkers to achieve the Chapter's development goals.
Ensure Walk volunteer committees are recruited, trained and developed on the established Walk to End Alzheimer's timeline and utilizing best practices, resulting in the attainment of income and team goals.
Ensure smooth integration of National Association and Chapter best practices, standards and guidelines.
Work with the volunteer planning committee to organize outreach activities that promote the Alzheimer's Association mission and services, including community presentations and corporate engagement opportunities.
Maintain relationships with key corporate sponsors year-round and insure involvement in all relevant chapter activities and recognition opportunities.
Work to develop a new network of high level contacts for the chapter and form new corporate alliances and partnerships.
Act as primary or secondary logistics contact for assigned Walks including the management and maintenance of usage agreements and permits. 
Ensure timely, efficient and accurate data entry process and donation processing
Manage the Walk websites and all related setup, reports and information
Assure compliance with Alzheimer's Association policies, standards and regulatory requirements.
Must abide by the ethical standards approved by the Alzheimer's Association, Better Business Bureau and Association of Fundraising Professionals.
Assist regional champion fundraisers with Third-Party fundraising.

Minimum Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Demonstrated ability to form and develop corporate relationships and partnerships
Demonstrated success in the development and promotion of fundraising events or similar programs
Possess exceptional organizational skills
Must be detail and deadline oriented
Maintain a high level of professionalism and interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations/information.  Must continuously demonstrate poise, tact and diplomacy.
Ability to work independently, calmly, and efficiently in stressful situations
     Demonstrated track record for revenue growth
     Must have reliable transportation
●     Ability to lift up to 20 pounds
●     Work evening and weekends during and leading up to events

Bachelor's degree and/or at least 3 years experience in a non-profit organization, sales, marketing or similar experience.  Project management experience preferred. Proficiency in Google Apps & Microsoft Office products.  

Ability to read and comprehend detailed instructions, correspondence, and memos.  Ability to compose, edit, and interpret correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information one-on-one and in small group situations.


  • by mail:
    Send resume to:
    Alzheimer's Association, Western Carolina
    4600 Park Road
    Suite 250
    Charlotte, NC 28209

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.