Job Title: Manager, Walk to End Alzheimer’s
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Work Hours: Full-time (based on a 37.5 hour work week)
Reports To: Director, Walk to End Alzheimer’s
Who We Are:
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission is to lead the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia - by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.
At the Alzheimer’s Association, our employees are at the core of all we do. Our network of more than 1,700 employees across the United States makes a difference each and every day for those impacted by Alzheimer’s and those at risk for the disease.
We warmly invite qualified applicants to consider this opportunity to make a life changing impact on the millions living with Alzheimer’s, their caregivers 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 eleven years in a row.
Reporting to the Philadelphia WTEA Director, the Philadelphia WTEA Manager will play a key role in achieving budgetary goals as part of the Alzheimer’s Association strategic plan. Responsible for Philadelphia WTEA revenue of $1.6Million, helping to drive overall WTEA revenue of $2.5M. Driving revenue generation through strategic relationship development - key areas to ensure success include leading the Philadelphia Walk in new acquisition/recruitment (Teams & Sponsors), retention through cultivation and volunteer development and planning.
Essential functions and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Support Implementation and execution in conjunction with the Director of a year round, strategic plan for the Philadelphia Walk to End Alzheimer’s - including; new acquisition strategies, team recruitment and retention strategies, volunteer committee development.
- In collaboration with the Director, responsible for achieving current revenue targets and expense budgets for the Philadelphia Walk to End Alzheimer’s, with direct accountability for goals set forth in the annual budget.
- Maintain relationships with key corporate sponsors assigned year-round and ensure involvement in all relevant chapter activities and recognition opportunities / Work to develop a new network of high level contacts for the Philadelphia Walk and form new corporate alliances and partnerships.
- Assure compliance with Alzheimer’s Association policies, standards and regulatory requirements.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
- 2 years’ experience in fundraising and corporate partnerships or equivalent sales experience
- 2 years’ experience in and proven track record of strong special event fundraising performance, with year over year growth
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Demonstrated proficiency with Google applications and fundraising software, Convio and social networking platforms
- Ability to support and eloquently promote the mission of the Alzheimer’s Association and our event fundraising strategies
- Superior motivator (written and verbal) with the ability to encourage others to maximize potential and achieve challenging organization goals
- Goal and outcome focused, reflecting a clear appreciation of both the needs of diverse client populations and the organization’s operational limits
- Strong awareness of the social, economic, political environment in which the Association operates, since part of its effectiveness is in partnering in the larger community
- Confident, goal-oriented, positive self-starter able to work independently with limited supervision and collaboratively with internal and external partners
- Demonstrated ability to form and develop corporate relationships and partnerships
- Ability to manage large numbers of volunteers at different levels of expertise with diplomacy
- Ability to work with diverse communities and demonstrate inclusion
- Excellent interpersonal skills including verbal and written
- Ability and willingness to travel up to 50% within the assigned territory by car. Travel in this case, is considered time spent away from the office, in the community, to fulfil the job goals.
- While most such travel is same day, occasional overnight travel or air travel may be required. Must have valid driver’s license, access to reliable vehicle, good driving record and proof of automobile insurance.
- Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends as required for the job
- Ability to bend, stoop, lift and transport up to 25 lbs of materials
- Strong computer skills, proficient with Microsoft Office products and social media; experience with, or ability to rapidly learn, Luminate/Convio software
Employees working 24 hours/week or more are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, flex accounts, short and long-term disability, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, generous PTO as well as an annual Cultural & Heritage Day and Volunteer Day of their choosing. They are also eligible for our gold standard 401(k) retirement plan.
Full time employees (37.5 hours/week), will enjoy all of the above plus an annual School Visitation Day an Elder Care Facility Day of their choosing, plus Caregiver Leave.
The Alzheimer’s Association is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace and provides consideration for an employment relationship without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, genetic predisposition, national origin, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.