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Seasonal Coordinator, Walk MS in Richmond, VA at National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Date Posted: 10/25/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The seasonal Walk Coordinator will provide support for Walk MS events in the Richmond and surrounding markets. This person will assist with participant recruitment, registration, and recognition, fundraising, community outreach, and day of implementation of the event. This position works to ensure a great experience for participants as well as drive fundraising efforts. The Walk Coordinator reports to the Manager, Walk MS and will work approximately 25-30 hours per week. This temporary position will run through May 2019.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

Execute campaign strategies to retain, grow and recruit participants for assigned events

  • Increase participant engagement through cultivation and recruitment activities
  • Ensures each Walk MS event market has a strong event experience, including all VIP level recognition. Works in collaboration with the logistics team (in-house or outsourced).
  • Collaborate with the market staff to implement successful team fundraising and recruitment weeks to maximize these efforts.
  • Regularly monitor the performance of fundraising portfolio to ensure timely responsiveness to new registrants, to recognize fundraising and recruitment milestones and to maximize retention.
  • Manage communication schedule of team week emails within Convio and execute electronic communication with participants and donors.
  • Assist event participants with registration & participant center support
  • Conduct personal outreach to participants to provide coaching around how to utilizing our online resources to increase their fundraising
  • Identify recruitment events for Mass Market Events- ie sports expos, health fairs, bike events; ensure events are well staffed through recruitment of volunteers
  • Manages call sheets for all event-related gifts and large gift tracking related to special events
  • Support timely and accurate reporting support for the development department
  • Provide Customer service for Mass Market Event participants and donors and serve as fundraising resource for all event participants.
  • Provide support on site at each event
  • Assist with management of all VIP cultivation and recognition activities
  • Coordinate production of all event materials including utilizing Society sourced print houses to coordinate printing, managing prep and assembly when necessary