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Job Number:  38545
Coordinator, Corporate and Community Development
Job Posted: Friday, 29 September 2017
Closing Date: Monday, 16 October 2017
(59 days ago)
MS Society of Canada
Region: Edmonton area Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Edmonton, AB, T6B 2T4 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, Corporate & Community Development, the coordinator supports the development and day-to-day operations and execution of Division event marketing and fundraising initiatives. The coordinator is responsible for coordinating the TeamMS program in Edmonton, as well as providing support for the teams in chapters. The coordinator is responsible for increasing the number of individuals on existing teams by concentrating on and cultivating these teams. The coordinator identifies new corporate partners as well as supporting the communities with development of and strengthening of family and friends teams.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Implements and supports TeamMS program in all division fundraising events
  • Develops TeamMS marketing plans and timelines for The MS Walk, MS Bike Tours, and MS Drive Fore a Cure Golf Tournament in partnership with the event managers
  • Recruits the maximum number of participants at events by executing relationship management plan
  • Implements successful fundraising concepts to increase event registration and fundraising
  • Markets fundraising events at community programs and events
  • Identifies new corporate partners and makes calls and presentations to prospective TeamMS Captains
  • Cultivates relationships and provides excellent customer service for teams, team captains and top fundraisers through regular communications
  • Leverages existing relationships with AB sponsors
  • Works collaboratively with the Manager, Corporate and Community Development to create goals and expectations for the department
  • Registers Team Captains, members and maintains information in Opal/Convio databases
  • Establishes and maintains a relationship with the site coordinators and Coordinators of Walk and Bike programs
  • Establishes and maintains a relationship with National and Division/Chapter staff working with TeamMS across the country
  • Participates in national walk and bike conference calls
  • Works closely and assists the Manager, Corporate and Community Development to execute the logistics schedule of the MS Drive Fore a Cure Golf Tournament
  • Works with volunteer committees to identify potential new teams
  • Organizes several TeamMS initiatives, including pub nights, corporate breakfast and other team events
  • Supports marketing and logistics of the Edmonton Rum Festival and Edmonton Whisky Festival

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum college diploma with at least one to three years experience in fundraising within a not-for-profit environment, or the equivalent education and experience
  • Experience in sales, marketing and/or public relations is an asset
  • Experience working with volunteers and volunteer committees is an asset
  • A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle is required
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills including verbal, written and presentation
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task items at differing stages of completion
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Experience on Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Outlook Email
  • Self motivated, including an ability to develop goals and objectives as well as work with minimum supervision
  • Demonstrated budget development and administration skills
  • Strategic planning experience
  • Excellent facilitation, training and development skills
  • Ability to take initiative and practice good decision-making
  • Willingness to volunteer/participate at special events

Special Considerations

  • Primarily office environment. Travel will be required, mostly throughout Alberta
  • Physical demands of special events including packing, lifting carrying and loading
  • Constraints of weather elements at sites during special events

Location: Edmonton, AB


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 October 16, 2017 to:    

           

Tyler Russell

Manager, Corporate & Community Development

Alberta & Northwest Territories Division

Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada
Email: Tyler.R

 

Please note: applicants must include a cover letter and state salary expectations in order to be considered.

 

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 October 16, 2017.

Please note: applicants must include a cover letter and state salary expectations in order to be considered.
Contact Details:
Tyler Russell
Manager, Corporate & Community Development
Alberta & Northwest Territories Division
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada
Email: Tyler.R
www:   www.mssociety.ca


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