Effective leaders do more than just manage, they inspire. As a salaried Fundraising Director with the MDA , you will inspire others to use their sales, marketing, finance and healthcare experience to make a difference in the lives of millions of people on a day-to-day basis. The Fundraising Director provides this unique leadership to the local office staff while developing organizational and financial plans to support the coordination of the non-profit’s fundraising programs and special events.
In your role you will spearhead sales, marketing, advertising and media public relations efforts to raise awareness in the local community about MDA’s mission and services. You will also create and foster relationships with prospective corporate sponsors, community organizations and MDA families using various business development techniques to encourage participation and support for MDA fundraising programs and special events.
Responsibilities include :
Delegate responsibilities and share information of the overall goals of the organization as well as the local office to paid staff and volunteers, as necessary.
Inspire collaborative fundraising efforts among staff, establishing accountability across the organization, empowering staff to maintain individual goals and cultivating a team environment to serve the organization’s overall mission.
Provide leadership in developing fundraising programs and special events, organizational goals, financial planning, spearheading all sales, marketing and advertising efforts.
Active engagement with Healthcare Services Team in the administration of MDA programs including clinic, camp, support groups and other service programs.
Ensure appropriate financial structure, understanding accounting principles, overseeing the use of resources, and adhering to revenue and expense budgets. Maintaining fiscal accountability, working with the staff to ensure that activities are within allocated budget guidelines; ensuring that adequate funds are available to permit the organization to carry out its work.
Demonstrate a passion for MDA’s mission and assuring that the organization has a long-range strategy towards which it makes consistent and timely progress.
Work diligently to publicize the organization through increased visibility, funding, and community engagement, allowing the MDA to expand its healthcare and clinical research and social services based on the needs of the community.
Coordinate all public relations efforts to establish sound working relationships and cooperative partnerships with caring corporations, community organizations, and media.
2-3 years of supervisory and management experience with experience managing similar size staff.
Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent work experience in sales, special event planning and fundraising.
Demonstrated leadership ability, demonstrated experience setting and achieving (if not exceeding) goals
Excellent verbal communication and active listening skills with a persuasive, tactful, and professional demeanor
Experience in leveraging existing business while continually generating new sponsorships
Ability to work a demanding, primarily self-directed work schedule
Strong organization, multi-tasking and time management skills
Demonstrates the highest level of personal and ethical standards
Working knowledge of computers and personal communication devices
A valid state driver’s license, a satisfactory driving record and reliable transportation
Bilingual skills a plus
Our employees like working at the MDA because of our career opportunities, inclusive environment, work-life balance, benefits and culture . Joining our dedicated team you will experience the gratification of knowing your work impacts the well-being of millions of people, both directly and indirectly, affected by neuromuscular diseases. Our commitment extends to our employees and we recognize their need to balance work and personal responsibilities. Some of the comprehensive benefits we offer our employees include:
Unlimited internal career paths and opportunities
Medical / Dental comprehensive PPO plan
403(b) retirement savings plan
Paid holiday, personal, vacation and Sick days
Cover letter required,
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Position type: full-time salaried employee
No candidates will be considered who reside outside of area listed above.
No agencies please.
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