Manager, Walk to End Alzheimer's
Company: Alzheimer's Association
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: November 25, 2022
DescriptionThe Manager, Walk to End Alzheimer's is responsible
for the implementation of Walk to End Alzheimer's events to meet or
exceed goals through volunteer recruitment and engagement, as well
as through corporate development in collaboration with the Director
of Development. Walk to End Alzheimer's is the fastest-growing walk
program in the country, ranking as the Second largest peer-to-peer
fundraising event in the United States. Measurable outcomes for
this position include: achieving designated financial and
participant goals through team and individual fundraising,
corporate solicitation, community partnerships, as well as
increasing Walk-brand awareness and visibility in the community.
Based in Santa Barbara, CA, this position requires frequent travel
within the assigned territory.
Essential functions and responsibilities include, but are not
- Responsible for all aspects of the Walk to End Alzheimer's in
three markets, Santa Barbara South County (Santa Barbara Walk),
Santa Barbara North County (Santa Maria Walk), and San Luis Obispo
County (San Luis Obispo Walk).
- Responsible for high level volunteer recruitment, training,
coaching, and management resulting in the attainment of revenue and
- Build relationships with key volunteers, participants, sponsors
and community leaders as well as existing and new corporate
- Responsible for overall Walk to End Alzheimer's volunteer
committee development, team recruitment and retention strategies,
budget, timeline, marketing/PR, logistics and best practice
- Through volunteer networks, prospect, cultivate and steward
Walk to End Alzheimer's teams, sponsors and walkers to achieve
- Execute plan for maximizing team participation to achieve
revenue goals by retaining existing teams, attracting new ones from
all sectors of the community and by providing fundraising guidance
- Maintain year-round relationships with key corporate sponsors
and constituents to ensure involvement in all relevant chapter
activities and recognition opportunities.
- Work with the volunteer planning committee to organize outreach
activities that promote the Alzheimer's Association mission,
including community presentations and corporate engagement
- Ensure Walk to End Alzheimer's standards are being
- Support and participate in formal advocacy and public policy
activities as requested.
- Represent the Alzheimer's Association at public events,
conferences, and media events as needed.
- Manage Walk-Specific social media, such as Facebook
- Actively participate in learning opportunities for professional
growth and self- improvement.
- Responsible for other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
- 3 years of proven experience in recruiting and mobilizing
volunteers to achieve goals.
- Preferred peer-to-peer fundraising experience or equivalent
- 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.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to recruit and manage large numbers of volunteers at
different levels of expertise with diplomacy.
- Ability to work with diverse communities and demonstrate equity
- Bilingual (Spanish)
- Excellent interpersonal skills including verbal and
- Ability and willingness to travel up to 50% within the assigned
territory by car including working on a bi-weekly basis, or on
occasion more frequently as required by the job, in Santa Barbara
North County and San Luis Obispo. 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 the same day,
occasional overnight travel or air travel may be required.
- Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends as
required for the job.
- Ability to bend, stoop, lift and transport up to 25lbs of
- Strong computer skills, proficient with Microsoft Office
products and social media; experience with, or ability to rapidly
learn, Luminate/Convio software.
- Must have a valid driver's license, access to reliable vehicle,
good driving record and proof of automobile insurance.
Job Title: Manager, Walk to End Alzheimer's, California Central
Location: Santa Barbara, CA
Work Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours/week)
Reports To: Director of Development
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 1,900 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 develop the
disease in the future. Read on to learn more about the role, then
visit our website www.alz.org/jobs to explore who we are and why
we've been recognized as a Best Place to Work for the last twelve
years in a row.
At the Alzheimer's Association, we believe that diverse
perspectives are critical to achieving health equity - meaning that
all communities have a fair and just opportunity for early
diagnosis and access to risk reduction and quality care. The
Association is committed to engaging underrepresented and
underserved communities and responding with resources and education
to address the disproportionate impact of Alzheimer's and
The Alzheimer's Association is committed to diversity, equity and
inclusion in the workplace and provides equal employment
opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and
prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard
to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability
status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation,
gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic
protected by federal, state or local laws.
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, long
term care insurance, tuition reimbursement, generous Paid Time Off,
12 annual holidays and Paid Family Leave, 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 and an Elder Care Facility Day
of their choosing.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner
discriminate against employees or applicants because they have
inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of
another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access
to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as
a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of
other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise
have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is
(a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance
of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an
investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the
contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR
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