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Seasonal Coordinator, Walk MS in San Francisco, CA at National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

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The National Multiple Sclerosis Society mobilizes people and resources to drive research for a cure and to address the challenges of everyone affected by MS. To fulfill this mission, the Society funds cutting-edge research, drives change through advocacy, facilitates professional education, collaborates with MS organizations around the world, and provides programs and services designedto help people with MS and their families move their lives forward. We partner with volunteers to accomplish our work. Staff members engage volunteers through effective and timely communications, facilitating meaningful opportunities, and continually seeking and providing feedback for reciprocal growth and learning.

The National MS Society is seeking a high-energy, results-driven individual to join our Development team as a Seasonal Coordinator, Walk MS.

The Seasonal Coordinator, Walk MS will support the successful execution of Walk MS events in the market through recruitment and cultivation of participants and teams, community outreach, top fundraiser recognition, and general support. The Development Coordinator acts as an ambassador for the National MS Society, always striving to engage participants and donors with the mission by providing exceptional customer service.

Responsibilities include coaching, supporting, and engaging participants and volunteers, providing needed logistical/administrative support, and supporting donor recognition activities to ensure an exceptional event experience for all.  This is a part-time, temporay position working approximately 19 hours per week January 2019 - June 2019.

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

  • Increase participant engagement through cultivation and recruitment activities
  • 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
  • Conduct personal outreach and stewardship of local event sponsors; identify new sponsor opportunities in the local market
  • 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
  • Manage key aspects of events as related to top fundraiser and team experience and recognition. Examples may include set up and management of Team Village, registration process or start and finish line areas
  • Provide support on site at each event

 

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