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Development Manager, Miami FL

Job Location

Miami, FL

General Summary

The Development Manager, Walk to End Alzheimer's manages the development and implementation of Walk to End Alzheimer's in Miami-Dade County through volunteer recruitment, volunteer engagement and corporate development and is responsible for achieving current revenue targets estimated at $500,000 and expense budgets for the Walk to End Alzheimer's in Miami-Dade County with direct accountability for goals set forth in the annual budget. 

This position is based in Miami, FL and reports to the Development Director, Walk to End Alzheimer's.


Essential Job Functions

  • Develops and follows a comprehensive plan for Walk to End Alzheimer's that includes budgets, timelines, team recruitment, team retention strategies, volunteer committee development, marketing/PR, mission integration and logistics.
  • Develops community contacts to recruit high level volunteer leadership on the Walk to End Alzheimer's planning committee and garner community support.
  • Ensures that the Walk to End Alzheimer's has high level leadership volunteers in place which includes the training, coaching and developing of Walk leadership volunteers to reach goals.
  • Prospects, cultivates and stewards Walk to End Alzheimer's teams, sponsors and walkers to achieve the Chapter's development goals through volunteer networks.
  • Ensures Walk volunteer committees are recruited, trained and developed on the National Walk to End Alzheimer's timeline resulting in the achievement of income and team goals.
  • Ensures smooth integration of the National and Chapter best practices, standards and guidelines.
  • Works 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.
  • Maintains relationships with key corporate sponsors year-round by ensuring involvement in all relevant chapter activities and recognition opportunities.
  • Works to develop a new network of high level contacts for the chapter and form new corporate alliances and partnerships.
  • Promotes employee education sessions in local corporations within 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.
  • Assures compliance with Alzheimer's Association policies, standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Other assignments as requested by the Director of Walks. 

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Bilingual Spanish preferred
  • 3-5 years progressive experience and demonstrated success in developing and promoting fundraising events or similar programs
  • 3-5 years progressive experience recruiting, motivating and coaching volunteers in a fundraising environment preferred;
  • Demonstrated ability to form and develop corporate relationships and partnerships
  • Excellent verbal, written, and listening communication skills
  • Professional and friendly customer service skills to diplomatically engage with visitors, callers, and volunteers with different levels of expertise
  • High level of initiative, willingness and ability to work independently and collaboratively, and problem-solve
  • Keen time management and organizational skills to prioritize work and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to sell the Chapter's programs and events to a variety of audiences, including corporate management, individual participants and volunteers
  • Ability and willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends as needed for the job
  • Ability and willingness to travel by car approximately 3-4 days/week within the assigned region, with occasional overnight travel (2-3 times/year)
  • Must possess valid driver's license, access to a reliable vehicle, and proof of insurance
  • Ability to lift, carry, and transport boxes up to 20 lbs for Walk events

Click here to Apply

  • by mail:
    Send resume to:
    Alzheimer's Association, Southeast Florida
    3323 W Commercial Blvd
    Suite 260
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

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




Alzheimer's Association

Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.