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Job Number:  36297
Fundraising Coordinator
Job Posted: Wednesday, 5 July 2017
Closing Date: Tuesday, 18 July 2017
(3 days ago)
MS Society of Canada
Region: Vancouver Island & Coastal areas Type: Full time
Location: Victoria, BC Salary: (not entered)

Canada has the highest rate of multiple sclerosis in the world, making MS Canada’s disease. The MS Society of Canada is the country’s leading MS advocate, funding leading research in MS and programs & services that help people live well with the disease.

 

Reporting to the Manager, Development, the Fundraising Coordinator is responsible for the organization, coordination, and execution of all aspects of assigned MS Society Walks. As an integral member of the BCY development team, this position is also responsible for the support of other fund development initiatives, including but not limited to MS Awareness Month, miscellaneous fundraising events and community fundraising events.

 

The successful incumbent will be required to complete the screening process including completion of appropriate background checks in compliance with the National Screening Measures Policy).

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Primary coordinator for all aspects of assigned MS Society Walks in partnership with volunteer committees
  • Meets or exceeds revenue targets for the assigned Walks
  • Implements strategies to increase participation/team recruitment and retention
  • Coordinates MS Walk equipment procurement, permits, site insurance and all other necessary bookings and documentation
  • Prepares and executes packing lists in partnership with committee to ensure that all supplies are at the event
  • Works with committee members to ensure the smooth execution of event logistics
  • Supports coordination and implementation of other MS Society events
  • Recruits volunteer leadership for assigned Walks
  • Works with volunteer committees throughout the walk cycle, ensuring that committee members have the information and support that they need to succeed in their role.
  • Works with volunteers and Programs & Services team to identify community champions for each walk
  • Supports the coordination and implementation of I Challenge (third party fundraising events) on the Island. Liaises with I Challenge event coordinators, to provide guidance as required by event
  • Works with BC & Yukon staff lead to ensure 3rd Party and I Challenge events are coordinated within MS Society Community Fundraising Event Guidelines
  • Supports participants as they work towards their fundraising goals
  • Responsible for developing new and maintaining existing relationships between the Society and team captains, special event fundraisers, members, sponsors and community groups
  • Provides support to and works directly with volunteers on event committees as well as day of event volunteers
  • Responsible for keeping event costs as low as possible by working within budgeted amounts for event expenses

Qualifications:

  • University Degree or College Diploma with 2-3 years’ experience in the coordination of fundraising events within a not-for-profit environment, or the equivalent education and experience
  • Must possess a valid class 5 BC Driver’s License and have access to a reliable vehicle
  • Must have the ability to travel
  • Proven ability to coordinate, organize, initiate and complete events on a timely basis
  • Proven ability to manage and work successfully with volunteers, event participants and committees
  • Excellent project management and time management skills with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Good organizational ability and attention to detail
  • Able to solve problems and practice good decision-making
  • Able to organize workload and set priorities
  • Able to provide leadership and take initiative
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Able to work effectively under pressure and deadlines
  • Proficient in MS Outlook, Excel, Word, Publisher, PowerPoint
  • Comfortable working with computer databases
  • Comfortable working with website content management systems
  • Able to deal with calls/emails from dissatisfied donors or event participants
  • Able to work independently and as a member of a team

Special Considerations:

  • This position requires travel on Vancouver Island, occasional travel to the BC & Yukon Division office and travel to conferences and meetings as appropriate
  • Ability to travel is mandatory
  • Occasional evening or weekend work will be required as necessary to ensure the success of the events in this portfolio
  • Physical demands of special events including packing, lifting carrying and loading

Location: Victoria, BC

 

We are working on a world free of MS, where improving people’s quality of life is a part of our everyday life. If you too are passionate about our mission, we invite your expression of interest and resume submission by July 18, 2017 to:   

          

Kiersten Guiseppi

Manager, Development

Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

Email: Kiersten.G

 

Please note:

  • Applicants must state salary expectations in order to be considered;
  • Interviews will be conducted the week of July 24.

 

The MS Society has a bold vision for the future. We have a team of dedicated professionals who share a common goal to end MS and to improve the lives of those affected by MS. We strive to be an employer of choice and provide a working environment that values diversity, team work, and professional development.

 

The MS Society of Canada embraces diversity and encourages all qualified applicants to apply. We appreciate your interest and will contact you if a meeting is required. More information about the MS Society is available at www.mssociety.ca.

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We are working on a world free of MS, where improving people’s quality of life is a part of our everyday life. If you too are passionate about our mission, we invite your expression of interest and resume submission by July 18, 2017.

Please note:
•Applicants must state salary expectations in order to be considered;
•Interviews will be conducted the week of July 24.
Contact Details:
Kiersten Guiseppi
Manager, Development
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada
Email: Kiersten.G
www:   www.mssociety.ca


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