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Manager of Community Events

Job Location

Scarborough, ME

General Summary

This position manages participant recruitment for Community Events, including The Longest Day, Reason to Hope and Walk to End Alzheimer's. This position promotes relationship building, builds participant retention and coordinates and conducts fundraising and awareness building activities. This position also provides training and coaching to event participants, interns and volunteers when appropriate.

Essential Job Functions

  • Provides leadership and support to attain maximum partner and event participant support to achieve fundraising goals for assigned events.
  •  Managing participant recruitment, relationship building, retention and fundraising activities.
  • Building and managing event committee to successfully execute the event.
  • Helping to secure and then manage relationships with corporate/community partners to ensure fulfillment of partner benefits and help grow future partnership opportunities.
  • Assist with recruitment and management of volunteers and interns for each event's Planning Committee and or Task Force.
  • Provide training to event participants, interns and volunteers when appropriate.
  • Maximize net revenue through effective cost control.
  • Help to develop metrics and reporting models to evaluate and monitor event revenue.
  • Monitors and evaluates event participants to determine potential for giving in other ways.
  • Collaborates with Director on all branding, design, training, roll-out and implementation of work.
  • Manages and grows third-party events statewide.
  • Collaborates with Director, utilizing established criteria and evaluation process for third party events, to identify potential new statewide events.
  •  Manages other duties as assigned.
  • Position requires some evening and weekend work.

Minimum Requirements

  • 2-3 years event management in a non-profit setting.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
  •  Proven success in non-profit event management and fundraising.
  •  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven success in managing volunteers.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products and experience with Convio or Blackbaud software a plus.
  •  Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail. Strong time management skills and ability to multitask.
  • Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, outside clients, volunteers, and donors.

  • by email:
  • by mail:
    Send resume to:
    Alzheimer's Association, Maine
    383 U.S. Route 1
    Suite 2C
    Scarborough, ME 04074

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and we appreciate your interest in the Alzheimer's Association.




Alzheimer's Association

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Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.