Title: Event Coordinator
Company Overview: The Muscular Dystrophy Association, dedicated to conquering neuromuscular diseases, is ranked among the nation’s top health agencies. Headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, the organization provides comprehensive health care services through its network of 230 hospital-affiliated clinics, funds over 80 summer camps nationwide and supports nearly 400 research projects around the world. With over 200 field offices and its 1,400 employees, MDA local District offices organize special events and fund-raising programs, including the Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon, and administer local health care services.
Job Description: As an Event Coordinator, you will plan and coordinate special events and fund-raising programs like golf tournaments, social events and other community programs, including the Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon. In addition, you will prospect and solicit corporate sponsors, coordinate volunteer events and interact with patient families. Local travel, some evenings and weekends are required. Candidate must have reliable transportation.
Job Requirements: The successful team player must have previous fund-raising/sales experience. The ability to organize and implement community fund-raising programs, prospect corporate sponsors and work with volunteers is essential. The candidate must possess excellent oral and written skills. Some college course work completed. Bilingual candidates are a plus.
Benefits: MDA is a progressive employer offering competitive benefits, including:
o Internal career paths
o Medical - comprehensive PPO plan
o Life/Disability/Accident/Travel Insurance
o Travel reimbursement
o 403(b) savings plan with employer match
o Paid vacation days (including new employees)
o Paid sick days
o Paid holidays
o Paid personal days
For additional information, visit our web site at www.mdausa.org.
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* Position type: full time employee
* No candidates will be considered who reside outside of area listed above. No agencies please.