This temporary position organizes and coordinates volunteers from area corporations, business and social groups to raise money and develop awareness of the March of Dimes March for Babies and mission. This position acts as liaison between March of Dimes (MOD), its volunteers, and the local community in which it serves by recruiting volunteer participation, corporate participation, and family team participation within that community.
This position reports to the Executive Director. This temporary position will be through mid May.
Recruit, orient, train, and monitor performance of volunteers and teams to organize events that meet or exceed the established fundraising goals.
Organize corporate and family teams for March of Dimes March for Babies
• Recruit, coordinate and retain volunteers and staff from area corporations and community groups and associations.
• Communicate mission of the March of Dimes to organization and volunteers.
• Develop folders, flyers, brochures, etc. to promote March for Babies
• Act as liaison between corporate management and March of Dimes staff and management.
• Handle problems with event billing and logistics
• Develop communication rapport between individual Team Captain and March of Dimes staff.
Develop strong networks within the local community, cold call or develop and grow prospects for potential revenue streams, event sponsorships, volunteer opportunities and to increase March of Dimes visibility and brand awareness.
BA or BS degree or equivalent
1 year of prior related work experience, preferably in sales event fundraising in a not-for-profit setting.
Should be able to demonstrate successful fund raising experience including knowledge of sales best practices and current trends.
Excellent computer skills including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook scheduler.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills required – the ability to gracefully handle rejection and bounce back assuring goals are met. Strong interpersonal and presentation skills required; ability to cold call, grow local contacts and build and nurture effective business relationships to increase March of Dimes visibility, brand awareness, volunteer staff and revenue.
Detail oriented, adaptable, organized and demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple projects and tasks.
Must be able to read, comprehend and analyze financial goals and fundraising reports and also generate required reports on a timely basis.
Must successfully complete a credit and criminal background check
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