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Community Engagement Coordinator

Job Location

Albuquerque, NM

General Summary

Who We Are:

The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.  Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research, to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.


We warmly invite qualified applicants to consider this opportunity to make a life changing impact on the millions suffering from the disease, their care givers, and those that may be diagnosed with the disease in the future.  Read on to learn more about the role, then visit our website www.alz.org to find out more about who we are and why we've been recognized as a Best Place to Work the last seven years in a row.

The Community Engagement Coordinator position will manage the development and implementation of New Mexico Chapter and fundraising events through volunteer recruitment and engagement, marketing and outreach, corporate development, and planning and logistics.

Essential Job Functions

  • Serves as staff lead for a portfolio of events including Walk to End Alzheimer's, Dancing Stars Gala, Professional Conference, and UnFOREgettable Golf Classic.
  • Develop and ensure all event revenue and expense budgets and targets are met.
  • Develop and follow a comprehensive event development plans that include budgets, timelines, team recruitment and retention, volunteer committee development and logistics.
  • Recruit, train, coach and develop high level volunteer leadership to serve on event planning committees.
  • Work with volunteer planning committees to organize outreach activities that promote the Alzheimer's Association mission and services, including community presentations and corporate engagement opportunities.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with sponsors and partners, and insure involvement in all relevant chapter activities and recognition opportunities.

Minimum Requirements

  • Ability to function at a high level in an extremely fast paced environment
  • A Bachelor's degree in a related field
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in marketing and outreach
  • Ability to form and develop corporate relationships and partnerships
  • Experience successfully developing and promoting fundraising events or similar programs
  • Ability to effectively manage large numbers of volunteers with varying levels of expertise
  • Exceptional organizational, management, interpersonal and public relations skills
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office programs
  • Ability to use a variety of software and databases
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Multicultural sensitivity
  • Access to reliable vehicle, valid driver's license and proof of insurance.
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Ability to travel throughout the Chapter area with some overnight and weekend travel required
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends
  • Ability to work on a team and develop relationships in the community



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.