The National Multiple Sclerosis Society is a national non-profit that exists because there are people with MS. Our vision is a world free of MS. Everything we do is focused so that people affected by MS can live their best lives as we stop MS in its tracks, restore what has been lost and end MS forever.
We are more than an organization. We are a movement. United in our collective power to do something about MS now and end this disease forever. At the National MS Society you have the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of those living with MS and their families.
As a member of the Society team, you'll work in an environment that values collaboration, innovation, diverse perspectives, and most of all a relentless resolve so people with MS can live their best lives.
The National MS Society is seeking a high-energy, results-driven individual to join our Development team as a Coordinator, Walk MS.
Execute campaign strategies to retain, grow and recruit participants and sponsors for assigned events
Increase participant engagement through cultivation and recruitment activities
With guidance from development leadership accelerates revenue growth by ensuring each Walk MS event market has a strong event experience, including all VIP level recognition. Works in collaboration with the logistics team (in-house or outsourced).
Collaborate with the market staff to implement successful team fundraising and recruitment weeks to maximize these efforts.
Regularly monitor the performance of fundraising portfolio to ensure timely responsiveness to new registrants, to recognize fundraising and recruitment milestones and to maximize retention.
Assist event participants with registration & participant center support
Conduct personal outreach to participants to provide coaching around how to utilizing our online resources to increase their fundraising
Conduct personal outreach and stewardship of local event sponsors; identify new sponsor opportunities in the local market
Identify recruitment events for Mass Market Events- ie sports expos, health fairs; ensure events are well staffed through recruitment of volunteers
Manages call sheets for all event-related gifts and large gift tracking related to special events
Support timely and accurate reporting support for the development department
Provide Customer service for Mass Market Event participants and donors and serve as fundraising resource for all event participants.
Manage key aspects of events as related to top fundraiser and team experience and recognition. Examples may include set up and management of Team Village, registration process or start and finish line areas
Provide support on site at each event
Coordinate design and production of all awards and recognition pieces
Assist with management of all VIP cultivation and recognition activities
Coordinate production of all event materials including utilizing Society sourced print houses to coordinate printing, managing prep and assembly when necessary
Facilitates Volunteer Engagement for fundraising and event experience in the assigned event revenue portfolio
Attend and participate in event committee meetings as necessary to understand the role of committee and provide appropriate staff support.
Increase the number of Society volunteers, recognizing and recruiting talent
Engage volunteers, effectively communicating and facilitating meaningful opportunities across all functions.
Partner with volunteers to accomplish our work.
Cultivate volunteers, seeking and providing feedback and sharing opportunities for reciprocal growth and learning. We recognize the contributions of all volunteers.