Fundraising Coordinator

Position Description:
A Fundraising Coordinator is a dynamic and creative fundraiser responsible for securing new sponsors and income, executing fundraising programs and events, developing relationship and expanding MDA’s business in the community. Reports to the Executive Director and works closely with all levels of the MDA Team. The Fundraising Coordinator does not have supervisory responsibilities.

Execute individual business plan to exceed revenue goals; Create fundraising opportunities through various business development techniques including prospecting, targeted follow-up and new lead generation;leverage existing business while continually generating new sales; Deliver organized, structured, and persuasive presentations, using effective written and verbal communication.; Assist in identifying, recruiting, training and managing temporary coordinators and volunteers.; Manage fiscal accountability for significant income requirements. ; Provide accurate projections to Executive Director.; Oversee and participate in the execution of major fundraising programs such as MDA’s Shamrocks Against Dystrophy, Muscle Walk, Lock-Ups, Fill the Boot, Golf Tournaments, Social Events and other community based fundraising and health care activities such as clinics, MDA Summer Camp, support group and other service programs.; Perform other duties or special projects as needed.; All other duties as assigned.

Bachelor’s degree (Business or Non-Profit Management preferred) and two+ years’ experience in sales, corporate development or fundraising or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Ability to travel throughout District’s territory as well as work evenings/weekends as necessary. Use of personal vehicle in the course of employment to travel throughout the district. Significant local travel is required for this position; including visiting local business, health care facilities, and events in public places.

Strong computer skills and ability to use existing technology to achieve desired results

MDA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Locations: North Haven, Connecticut

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