Alzheimer's Association, Rochester Finger Lakes Chapter - Manager, Walk to End Alzheimer's Email

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Name of Organization: Alzheimer's Association, Rochester Finger Lakes Chapter
Title of Position: Manager, Walk to End Alzheimer's
Starting Date: 07/18/2022
Salary Range (low): $50,000
Salary Range (high): $55,000
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Description of Responsibilities: As Manager of Walk to End Alzheimer’s, you join an exclusive team of leaders responsible for the implementation of Walk to End Alzheimer’s®, the world’s largest fundraiser for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Walk to End Alzheimer’s® ranks as the second-largest peer-to-peer fundraising event in the United States, and continues to set the pace as one of the fastest growing walk events in the country. Utilizing your proven networking and relationship building skills to cultivate key community connections, you will drive success and achieve revenue goals by strategically identifying and engaging community and corporate leaders and building and empowering sustainable volunteer committees. As a successful fundraising leader who will manage multiple peer to peer fundraising events annually you will generate excitement and enthusiasm in the community for Walk to End Alzheimer’s, coach and inspire your volunteers to implement and build on proven strategies and best practices that result in event growth year over year.

Essential functions and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Build sustainable corporate and community relationships that contribute to achieving event revenue goals, greater community participation and heightened brand awareness
  • Recruit, manage, and coach volunteers to effectively implement best and proven practices to achieve fundraising goals Manage or multiple volunteer-led mass-market events simultaneously that have result in revenue growth year over year
  • Convene and build a positive, healthy, and inclusive team environment that results in long term community relationships
  • Achieve or surpass designated revenue and participant goals through team and individual fundraising, corporate solicitation, and community partnerships
  • Prospect, cultivate and steward event teams, sponsors and participants
  • Manage event budgets, volunteer training and development, event timelines and milestones and use data to affect positive outcomes

Performance Review Policy
Vacation and Holiday Policy 
Medical, Dental, Health Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan 

Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Experience/Personal Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of proven experience in recruiting and mobilizing volunteers to achieve goals OR 3 - 5 years successful experience of meeting sales targets
  • Confident, goal-oriented, positive self-starter, able to work independently with limited supervision and collaboratively with internal and external partners
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and nurture 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, coupled with the ability to work in a highly matrixed organization Excellent interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication and follow through
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 60% within the assigned territory by car. Travel in this case, is considered time spent away from the office, in the community, to fulfill 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 some evenings and weekends as required for committee meetings, Walk and wraparound events
  • 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

Position Reports to: Bonnie Webster, Senior Director, Development

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