Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.
Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease!
Under the direction of the Walk Director, this position is responsible for more than a quarter of a million dollars in fundraising by helping coordinate events in Larimer County and Steamboat Springs. The Coordinator will assist in the cultivation of current and new sponsors and fundraising participants as well as recruit and train volunteers for the WEA planning committees.
Essential Job Functions
Set individual, team and sponsorship goals for the region's Walk to End Alzheimer's events.
Establish timelines and milestones for achieving event revenue goals.
Identify and execute revenue-generating tactics to achieve any gaps in revenue.
Provide year round cultivation and stewardship of WEA participants and sponsors to achieve the overall event goal, increase team retention rates, achieve team recruitment goals and increase overall financial commitment.
Identify, recruit, train and steward outstanding volunteers to successfully lead and execute events surrounding the Walk as well as event day activities.
With Walk Planning Committee, coordinate and manage all event requirements for the region's Walk events, including venue selection, vendor agreements, event day logistics and set up, sponsorship benefits, municipality agreements, post event break down/storage, etc.
With the Walk Director and the Director of Marketing/Communications, coordinate the community awareness and promotional activities for the region's Walk events to drive participation and fundraising opportunities.
Bachelor's degree in related field preferred or 3 years' successful work experience in individual/team fundraising, corporate sponsorships, event management, and/or sales.
Experience in leading and coordinating large volunteer groups and volunteer planning committees.
Track record of achieving sales/fundraising revenue goals.
Self-starter with excellent written and oral skills.
Strong public speaking skills; organizational skills; and computer skills essential (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Google Drive, etc.).
Experience with CRM databases highly desirable.
Previous experience in nonprofit fundraising and development highly desirable.
BENEFITS: The Alzheimer's Association offers comprehensive medical, dental, vision and life insurance. Additional benefits include a generous PTO plan and a 401(k) retirement plan with matching funds. Be a part of a great work culture!