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Walk Manager

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Alzheimers Association

New York City, NY

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Walk Manager

Job Description:


This position will manage development and implementation of Walk to End Alzheimer’s® through volunteer recruitment and engagement and corporate development.


Responsible for achieving current revenue targets and expense budgets for Brooklyn and Staten Island Walk to End Alzheimer’s events with direct accountability for goals set forth in the annual budget.

Develop and follow a comprehensive development plan for Walk to End Alzheimer’s that includes 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 and 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 development goals

Ensure Walk volunteer committees are recruited, trained and developed on the National Walk to End Alzheimer’s timeline and utilizing best practices, resulting in the attainment of income goal and team goals

Ensure smooth integration of the National Association 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

Ensure timely and efficient data entry process and donation processing related to Walk

Manage the Walk websites and all related setup, reports and information


Promote employee education sessions in local corporations in the community to generate awareness for our cause; to reach out to others; to give back to the corporate sector; and to open new doors for sponsorship opportunities.

Assure compliance with Alzheimer’s Association policies, standards and regulatory requirements.

Other assignments as requested by the Director of Special Events


Minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

3-5 years demonstrated ability to recruit, motivate and coach volunteers in a fundraising environment preferred

Demonstrated ability to form and develop corporate relationships and partnerships

Demonstrated success in the development and promotion of fundraising events or similar programs

Ability to sell the Association’s programs and events to a variety of audiences, including corporate management, individual participants and volunteers

Demonstrated success in the development and implementation of large events preferred

Ability to work evenings and weekends and to travel as needed to perform job duties

Must possess a reliable personal vehicle, valid driver's license and proof of valid insurance to attend meetings and perform outreach duties

Must be able to lift, carry, transport, and setup a variety of event materials (weighing up to 50 pounds)


Ability to manage large numbers of volunteers at different levels of expertise with diplomacy

Ability to work with diverse communities and demonstrate inclusion

Ability to travel occasionally throughout the area with some overnight and weekend travel required

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Excellent organizational skills; professional customer service skills with visitors, callers and volunteers

Ability to multi-task and prioritize work


Outgoing, positive, engaging and enthusiastic

Self-starter, able to work independently and problem-solve

Strong ability to self-manage with significant strength in time management

Willingness to work some evenings and weekends

Ability to work on a team and develop relationships in the community

Detail-oriented, efficient, and able to multi-task

Strong listening skills; friendly, helpful manner with clients


Alzheimers Association

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Mon, 03/06/2017

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