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 movetheir 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, goal-driven, experienced fundraiser to join our Development team as a Manager, Bike MS.
The Development Manager, Bike MS will oversee Bike MS fundraising events in the Houston market and ensure the successful implementation of these events to reach fundraising goals. The Manager will cultivate positive relationships with the top participants/teams, volunteer committees, and corporate and community supporters. This position is responsible for relationship building and revenue growth through active management of a teams and top fundraiser portfolios.
The Development Manager acts as an ambassador for the National MS Society, always striving to engage participants and donors with the mission. This position collaborates across departments to foster participant engagement, exceed participant and donor expectations with the Society and drive fundraising 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 supports the fundraising, recruitment, and cultivation strategies for other local events and will work closely with the logistics team assigned to the territory.
Implement campaign strategies to retain, grow and recruit participants for assigned events and achieve fundraising success
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; 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.
Please submit your resume and/or cover letter by applying directly to the job posting located on our company website:
National MS Society