Reporting to the Bay Area Director of Walk, the Special Events Manager is responsible for fundraising that will play a key role in achieving budgetary and strategic goals as part of the Alzheimer’s Association Northern California and Northern Nevada Chapter’s strategic plan. As a member of the development team, he/she is responsible for the growth and development of the Chapter’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s in the Silicon Valley. Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the largest signature fundraising event of the Alzheimer’s Association. He/she will have the primary responsibility to recruit, train and manage a high-level volunteer planning committee to lead the Walk in the Silicon Valley area. He/she is also responsible for the cultivation, development, and retention of existing and new corporate partnerships in the Silicon Valley and surrounding communities.
The Special Events Manager position is located in the San Jose, California office. This is a full-time position, 37.5 hours per week.
This position will manage development and implementation of Walk to End Alzheimer’s through volunteer engagement and corporate development. This position will achieve success by building a robust volunteer base, managing individual participants to raise awareness of the mission of the Alzheimer’s Association and meet and exceed financial goals. The majority of performance is based on volunteer management and development, as well as revenue generation.
Bachelor’s degree; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and relevant work experience from an accredited college or university.
The Alzheimer’s Association has been voted one of the best places to work in the Bay Area by the Silicon Valley Business Journal, and was voted the number one large nonprofit to work for by the Nonprofit Times in 2017. We attract talented, committed employees and offer a competitive benefits package, ongoing professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow.
The Alzheimer’s Association of Northern California and Northern Nevada is an equal opportunity employer; we seek broad diversity in the makeup of our staff and volunteers and we strongly encourage minority candidates to apply.
The Alzheimer’s Association offers comprehensive total rewards package including medical, dental, vision, life and long-term care insurance, HSA health savings account, FSA flexible spending and a rich 401(K) with matching contributions. Additional benefits include paid holidays and time off,