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Signature Events Coordinator

Job Location

Honolulu, HI

General Summary

The Signature Events Coordinator is responsible for managing and coordinating year-round fundraising activities and events.  This position works closely with staff, volunteers, and community members to achieve established development department goals.  This position works closely with the Director of Development to implement all aspects of the Chapter's Development Plan.  Primary responsibilities include managing fundraising activities for the Association's two Signature Events - The Walk to End Alzheimer's and The Longest Day.  Priority roles with each event include increasing revenue and mobilizing volunteers.

This is a full-time position located in Honolulu, Oahu, Aloha Chapter, and reports to the Director of Development. This position is exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Essential Job Functions

  • Designs, implements, monitors, executes and evaluates all event activities including fundraising and logistic plans
  • Creates and collaborates with the Development Team to execute fundraising and marketing plans that secures event goals
  • Coordinates event day preparation and strategizes post-event activities, including incentive fulfillment and event evaluations
  • Oversees the execution of marketing and incentive plans for signature events, content for newsletter and participant mailings, or other related event activities
  • Ensures the management of event websites, including participant and donor online accounts


  • Serve as the primary event coordinator for five Walk to End Alzheimer's events held within Hawaii
  • Identify, recruit and train committee leadership and maintain close communication with the Event Committee Chairs
  • Work with team captains to maximize their fundraising efforts by coaching them on wrap-around fundraising ideas (i.e. Forget Me Not program, retail/restaurant partnerships, email campaigns, Casual for a Cause, candy bar sales, etc.) for their teams, attending such activities as available
  • Attend all Walk committee meetings, supporting the activities and needs of the committee members
  • Utilize available resources to maximize event results: participate in webinars, conference calls and trainings offered by the national office; actively participate in chapter peer groups; event intranet and donor software (Convio)
  • Monitor activities to identify trends and best practices, measure impact of specific actions, identify and addresses issues as they arise and adjust plans as required
  • Ensure inclusion of Walk within marketing and communications channels including email, social media, and e-News.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Prior fundraising event coordination experience preferred
  • Demonstrated successful fundraising and event planning management experience
  • Minimum three years' fundraising experience in a non-profit setting, preferably in a staff role
  • Minimum three years' experience executing mass market fundraising events
  • Demonstrated expertise recruiting and managing volunteers
  • Demonstrated skills in community organization, relationship building, talent identification and leadership development
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Must be able to work through others to accomplish goals
  • Proficient in Microsoft and Google applications, with emphasis on Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with various database software
  • Ability to identify and safeguard confidential information
  • Possess a valid and current state driver's license and automobile insurance
  • Must have reliable automobile transportation.


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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.