Fundraising Coordinator
Muscular Dystrophy Association - Grand Rapids, MI

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Job Description
Event Coordinator

The Muscular Dystrophy Association, dedicated to conquering neuromuscular diseases, is ranked among the nation's top health agencies. Headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, the organization provides comprehensive healthcare services through its network of 230 hospital-affiliated clinics, funds over 80 summer camps nationwide and supports nearly 400 research projects around the world. With over 200 field offices and its 1,400 employees, MDA local District offices organize special events and fund-raising programs, including the MDA Labor Day Telethon, and administer local health care services.

As an Event Coordinator , your duties and responsibilites will include but are not limited to:

Plan and coordinate special events and fundraising programs like golf tournaments, social events and other community programs, including the MDA Labor Day Telethon.

Prospect and solicit corporate sponsors, coordinate volunteer events and interact with patient families.

Local travel, some evening and weekends are required.

Candidate must have reliable transportation.

Benefits: MDA is a progressive employer offering competitive benefits, including:

Internal career path

Medical-comprehensive PPO plan

Dental-comprehensive PPO plan

Life/Disability/Accident/Travel Insurance

Travel reimbursement

403(b)savings plan with employer match

Paid vacation days (including new employees)

Paid sick days

Paid holidays

Paid personal days

Job Requirements
The successful team player must have previous fundraising/sales experience. The ability to organize and implement community fund-raising programs, prospect corporate sponsors and work with volunteers is essential. The candidate must possess excellent oral and written skills. College degree is preferred.

Additional requirement: Please specify salary requirements. Please submit a cover letter. No candidate will be considered who resides outside the area listed. No agencies please.

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The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) is a not-for-profit health agency that supports research into more than 40 neuromuscular diseases,...