The National MS Society is seeking a high-energy, results-driven individual to join our Development team as a Seasonal Development Coordinator, Bike MS.
The Seasonal Development Coordinator, Bike MS will help support the successful execution of Bike MS in the market through recruitment and cultivation of participants and teams, community outreach, top fundraiser recognition, and general support.
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.
Execute campaign strategies to retain, grow and recruit participants for assigned events
Increase participant engagement through cultivation and recruitment activities
With guidance from the development leadership accelerates revenue growth by ensuring each Bike MS/Bike 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.
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
Coordinate design and production of all awards and recognition pieces
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
Assists with all RSVP and invitation activities for development events in designated area
Assist with all prize and incentive fulfillment
Assist with the development, management, compilation, and reporting of results from surveys, feedback forms, etc.
Assists the in all department meeting, with scheduling, note taking and disbursements of notes
Assists with outreach phone call management
Plans all mailings for the department and acts as a liaison between the Volunteer manager and office volunteers
Assists with sponsor tracking and day of fulfillment as needed
Provides correspondence to individuals, sponsors and team as directed by Development leaders
Assists with event follow-up and analysis where necessary.
Manage assigned projects to within budget guidelines as directed to include: managing vendor quotes, accounts payable & receivable and utilizing the E-procurement System
Manage department mailings
Prepare sponsor wrap up reports and donor proposals as needed.
Bachelor of Arts or Science
In lieu of a degree, a candidate with some college and at least 3 years of experience coordinating events and fundraising activities will be considered.
One or more years of experience
Ability to learn quickly and prioritize multiple projects and activities.
Team player with the ability to communicate effectively
Takes initiative and is goal driven
Commitment to the mission, vision, cultural values, and expectations of the National MS Society
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, Word, Outlook- strong aptitude for learning database systems.
This position will be required to drive/travel on Society business. Candidate must possess a valid driver's license, proof of insurance, and reliable transportation. The Society does run motor vehicle checks for all positions which require driving and the applicant must meet the Society guidelines.
Flexibility to work occasional evenings and weekends.
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society provides a highly competitive, comprehensive benefit package to employees. These benefits include a considerable Paid Time Off Plan; Paid Holidays; 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Society match; Educational Reimbursement Plan; Professional Development Assistance; Commuter Benefit Plan; Comprehensive Health & Welfare benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Flex Spending Accounts, Life Insurance, Disability Coverage, Life Assistance Plan as well as additional voluntary benefit offerings.
National Multiple Sclerosis Society