The National Multiple Sclerosis Society mobilizes people and resources to drive research for a cure and to address the challenges of everyone affected by MS. To fulfill this mission, the Society funds cutting-edge research, drives change through advocacy, facilitates professional education, collaborates with MS organizations around the world, and provides programs and services designed to help people with MS and their families move their lives forward. We partner with volunteers to accomplish our work. Staff members engage volunteers through effective and timely communications, facilitating meaningful opportunities, and continually seeking and providing feedback for reciprocal growth and learning.
The National MS Society is seeking a highly motivated, results-driven individual to join our Development Team as a Walk Specialist.
The Development Specialist, Walk MS is responsible for the implementation and success of Walk MS events in the Rochester area. This position is responsible for the recruitment, cultivation, and retention of participants, teams, and sponsors for Walk MS and will oversee a fundraising portfolio of teams and participants. This position will foster participant engagement, drive revenue and participation, and exceed participant and donor expectations with the Society.
The Development Specialist acts as an ambassador for the National MS Society, always striving to engage participants and their donors with the mission by providing exceptional customer service. This position reports to Sr Manager, Walk MS will work closely with the logistics team assigned to the territory.
Responsible for the retention, acquisition and cultivation of Top Fundraisers, teams and individual participants for assigned Walk events.