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 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.
We have an exciting opportunity to join our Development team as a Development Manager, Walk MS.
The Development Manager, Walk MS will manage an event portfolio of particpants and teams for Walk MS & Hike MS in order to achieve fundraising goals and ensure a positive event experience. The Manager will cultivate positive relationships with event participants, teams, volunteer committees, and corporate and community supporters.
The Development Manager, Walk MS is responsible for the implementation of the local operational plan to meet or exceed fundraising and engagement goals for market Walk MS & Hike MS events.
The Manager acts as an ambassador for the National MS Society, always striving to engage participants and their donors with the mission. This position works closely with local development staff to foster participant engagement, exceed participant and donor expectations with the Society, and drive revenue and participation. Strong relationship building skills, a positive, can-do attitude, and a commitment to working as a team are essential for success in this role.
This position reports to the Director, Walk MS and works closely with the market Walk MS staff to implement the fundraising, recruitment and cultivation strategies for Walk MS events. This position will also work closely with the local logistics team supporting events.
Implement campaign strategies to retain, grow and recruit participants for assigned events
Facilitates Volunteer Engagement for fundraising and event experience in the assigned event revenue portfolio
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.
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