MedShare

Bridging the gap between surplus and need.

Job Opportunities

MedShare is a non-profit organization that has a dual mission of providing humanitarian medical aid to developing countries and of helping to improve our local environment.  MedShare collects surplus medical goods that are discarded by U.S. hospitals.  Shipments are then sent to qualified healthcare facilities in more than 95 developing nations around the world.

Working at MedShare is a challenging yet extremely rewarding experience. Every day is different here, whether we are shipping a container of medical supplies to Kenya, educating and working with our volunteers or hosting a head of state.

Although MedShare has distinct departments, staff work together as a team to support and enrich each other's efforts. It is this open and dynamic environment that has drawn the best people to MedShare and kept them with the organization for years.

MedShare has a competitive benefits package offering all full-time employees (32+ hours) complete health and dental coverage. In addition, MedShare offers an attractive paid vacation schedule and paid sick time. The organization provides ample opportunities to learn about global health issues, medical supply chains and philanthropic fundraising.

MedShare is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on age, gender, race or ethnic origin, religion, veteran status, physical or medical condition, political affiliations or sexual orientation.

Currently, MedShare seeks:


Major Gifts Officer, NE Region (New York / New Jersey)

 

Major Gift Officer, Northeast Region (Fulltime)
 
Description:  MedShare is offering a tremendous opportunity for an experienced fundraiser to serve as the visible presence for MedShare in the Northeast region.  Building upon an existing base of major gifts, the entrepreneurial person in this position will have the ability to draw on the 15-year history, rich experiences and resources from MedShare’s national base of support and existing offices in New Jersey, Atlanta and San Francisco to build a significant program of support. The Major Gift Officer for the Northeast Region is responsible for focusing upon new and existing prospects capable of making major gifts.  She/he will serve as the external ambassador for MedShare by leading the Northeast Regional Council and the Northeast Junior Council volunteers.  This is an opportunity to build a major gift program by identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding a portfolio of prospects in the Northeast market (New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut) ; to involve National MedShare staff in this process as directed by the Chief Development Officer; and to work with the National Development office to coordinate the submission of proposals, reports and correspondence in order to present MedShare’s case for support in a manner consistent with national Development Office standards.  
 
Reports To:  Chief Development Officer  
 
Location:  Secaucus, New Jersey with an additional office in Manhattan for meetings with donors, council members, and others.
 
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Works with the Chief Development Officer to cultivate, solicit and steward individual, corporate and foundation donors

  • Identifies major gift prospects in the Northeast region and actively manages the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of these prospects

  • Works with the National Development Manager responsible for annual giving

  • Focuses on major gift fundraising by managing a portfolio of 150 prospects, including individuals, corporate and foundation donors with the potential to give $10K and up

  • Coordinates meetings of the Northeast Regional Council and Northeast Junior Council, including agenda preparation, minutes/action items, etc.

  • Involves Northeast volunteers in prospect meetings when appropriate

  • Plans and executes two signature events in the Northeast; the annual Gala and Young Professionals event

  • Other duties  and special projects as assigned

 
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Ability to build genuine, lasting relationships with people of all ages, ethnicities, and backgrounds

  • 7-10 years’ experience in Development, including experience in personally soliciting major gifts

  • As this is a regional position, entrepreneurial initiative and the ability to work independently is a must

  • Strong written and oral presentation skills and marketing acumen

  • Willingness to meet new people and act as the public voice for MedShare

  • Strong organizational and prospect management skills

  • Experience using CRM databases for moves management metrics

  • Experience living or traveling in the developing world and an international world view

  • Fluency in English is required and knowledge of Spanish and/or French is desired

 
Compensation:  Competitive salary commensurate with skills and experience. MedShare offers an attractive benefits package, including full healthcare, dental, and vision, 401(k), and paid leave. When applying, please include relevant salary history and requirements
 
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: jobs@medshare.org with “Major Gift Officer, NE Region” in the subject line. A slate of successful candidates will be invited for interviews.  Due to the large number of resumes generated, only successful candidates will be contacted.  Phone calls are discouraged
 
MedShare is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on age, gender, race or ethnic origin, religion, veteran status, physical or medical condition, political affiliations or sexual orientation.
 
 
 
 

  


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