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  Specialist, Bike MS (NAT2540) Job viewed 68 times.
  Job Description
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 designed to help people with MS and their families move their lives forward.

We have an exciting opportunity to join our national Development team as a Specialist, Bike MS.

The Development Specialist, Bike MS is responsible for the implementation and success of Bike MS events in the assigned territory. This position is responsible for the recruitment, cultivation, and retention of participants, teams, and sponsors for Bike MS and will oversee a fundraising portfolio.   This position will foster participant engagement, exceed participant and donor expectations with the Society and drive revenue and participation.

The Development Specialist acts as an ambassador for the National MS Society, always striving to engage participants and their donors with the mission by providing exceptional customer service. In addition, this position is part of a Bike MS team who implements the fundraising, recruitment and cultivation strategies for Bike MS and will work closely with the logistics team assigned to the territory.

Essential Function/Responsibility

Responsible for leading the retention, acquisition and cultivation of Top Fundraisers, teams and individual participants for assigned portfolio of events.

  • Recruit, cultivate, and foster engagement of participants, team captains, sponsors, and top fundraisers
  • Develop strong networks within the local community, cold call, and grow prospects for potential revenue streams and volunteer opportunities
  • Increase Bike MS visibility and brand awareness in the market area
  • Assist by providing leadership to volunteer committees to ensure that committee members are fully supported and accomplish tasks required for successful events.
  • Maintain accurate records/ data to evaluate effectiveness and public awareness of events activities and results. Work alongside supervisor to remain under budget for even
  • Develop and implement events to recognize, reward, and motivate successful volunteers and fundraisers to ensure ongoing commitment.
  • Adhere to the approved budget for any and all purchase orders and check requests
  • Assist in the assessment of prizes and t-shirts for walkers, team captains and other ancillary efforts
  • Plan Awards / Recognition Dinner for participants, teams, sponsors and top fundraisers
  • Other administrative duties may be assigned based on local staff structure and resources

Volunteer Engagement

  • Increase the number of Society volunteers, recognizing and recruiting talent.
  • Engage volunteers, effectively communicating and facilitating meaningful opportunities across all functions.
  • Partner with volunteers to accomplish work.
  • Cultivate volunteers, seeking and providing feedback and sharing opportunities for reciprocal growth and learning.

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts or Science preferably in Non-profit management, PR, Communications, Marketing and/or Business background preferred but not required depending on experience. 

Minimum Experience: 

  • Three or more years of related work experience in fundraising, events, or volunteer management is preferred
  • Knowledge of industry standards, current trends and best practices.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communcation
  • Must be a team player
  • Engaging, positive, can-do attitude
  • Commitment to the mission, vision, cultural values, and expectations of the National MS Society

Technical/Other: 

  • Ability to use Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Reporting tools (Metrics that Matter or similar reporting software).
  • Knowledge and ability to use Society technology platforms including Blackbaud, GoTo Meeting etc.
  • 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.
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; Flexible Work Arrangement Options; 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.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your resume and cover letter by applying directly to the job posting located on our company website:

https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1109441&d=External&r=5000243577806#/ 

 

 

  Metro Area Albuquerque NM
  Job Location City Albuquerque
  Job Location State New Mexico
  Job Location Zip 87107
  Job Location Country United States
  Compensation Salary From: To: $0.00
  Job Category Activism and Organizing, Administration, Advertising, Advocacy, Communications, Customer service, Database management, Development and Fundraising, Event planning, Fundraising and Development, Health and Medical, Management, Marketing, Project management, Public Policy, Public relations, Sales
  Prefered Experience 3 year(s)
  Job Type Full time
 
  Language 1 English ( Speak Read Write )  
  Job Posting Date Dec. 7, 2017
 

Organization Details

  Organization Name National MS Society
  Organizational Focus Foundations, Fundraising, and Philanthropy
  Contact Person Silvia Ramos
  Contact Phone none posted
  Contact Fax none posted
  Contact Email silvia.ramos@nmss.org
  Web Address http://www.nationalmssociety.org/

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