Associate Director of Community Engagement

Position Description:

A Associate Director of Community Engagement is a dynamic and creative fundraiser responsible for securing and growing new income, developing relationships with major sponsors, and working to expand MDA’s business including but not limited to MDA’s core Community Engagement programs such as Fill the Boot, Muscle Walks, Lock Up’s, etc. The Associate Director of Community Engagement will work with the Executive Director to ensure income growth in the market. Reports to the Executive Director.

Responsible for effectively and efficiently completing activities and meeting target deadlines in order to meet financial goals and execute successful Community Engagement events, such as Fill the Boot and/or Muscle Walks within the district business plan.
Execute individual business plan to exceed revenue goals and quotas specifically related to growth and new income sources.
Create fundraising opportunities through various development techniques including prospecting, targeted follow-up, and new lead generation.
Deliver organized, structured, and persuasive presentations, to current/former/potential partners using effective written and verbal communication.
Represent MDA throughout the community and actively engage in networking events and business development groups.
Collaborate with Executive Director to develop a district wide fundraising strategy, timelines and goals with concentrated focus on Community Engagement programs such as Fill the Boot, Muscle Walks, and Lock Up’s.
Manage fiscal accountability, following the district business plan, including providing accurate monthly projections to Executive Director.
Build relationships and accountability systems to ensure supporters are engaged and our mission is clearly articulated.
Oversee and participate in the execution of major fundraising programs with the Executive Director; programs include MDA’s Muscle Walk, Lock-Ups, Fill the Boot, Golf Tournaments, Pin Up’s, Social Events and other community based fundraising and Family Support activities such as clinics, MDA Summer Camp, support group and other service programs.
Manage expenses tied to Community Engagement events, seeking to grow efficiencies and economy, wherever possible.
* Perform other duties or special projects as needed.

Locations: New York, New York

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