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:


Development Manager Northeast Region (New York / New Jersey)

Development Manager, Northeast Region (Fulltime)

Description:  This is a tremendous opportunity for an experienced Development Manager (DM) to serve as the visible presence for MedShare in the Northeast region.  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. There is a dynamic and strong Northeast Council that is ready to work with an experienced fundraiser.

The Development Manager is responsible for fundraising in this region in order to achieve MedShare’s annual fundraising goals;  serving as an ambassador for MedShare by leading the Northeast regional council; identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding a portfolio of major gift prospects in the Northeast market (New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Washington, DC) ; involving national MedShare staff in this process as directed by the Chief Development Officer; and working 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 Northeastern region and actively manages the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of these prospects
  • Manages the Annual Fund in coordination with the National DM
  • Focuses on major gift fundraising by managing a portfolio of 150 prospects with the potential to give $10K and up
  • Coordinates meetings of the Northeast Regional Council and Young Professionals Group, including agenda preparation, minutes/action items, etc.

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

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Ability to build genuine, lasting relationships with people of all ages, ethnicities, and backgrounds
  • 5-7 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 organization 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 “Development Manager Northeast” 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.

 

 

Executive Assistant to the CEO (Atlanta Area)

 Executive Assistant

 Description: The Executive Assistant will perform diverse administrative duties for the Chief Executive Officer including written and verbal correspondence, meeting and calendar management, coordination and arrangement of travel schedules, monthly time and expense reporting and other related duties as required.

The Executive Assistant will work with other staff in a team environment to provide the best support/coverage possible for executive staff. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a high functioning team while gaining a comprehensive understanding of the nonprofit sector.

Reports To: CEO & President

Type of Position: Fulltime (40 hours)

Duties & Responsibilities:

Communications
• Act as an interface for clients and all levels of MedShare staff, as appropriate
• Draft, type, and proof letters, memos, documents and reports
• Maintain up-to-date paper and electronic files

• Prioritizes incoming mail. Gathers background information for executive to reply to issues posed in correspondence and other queries. Routes & answers all correspondence not requiring executive’s attention.

Meeting and calendaring management
• Coordinate calendars and schedule meetings
• Coordinate events and meetings for off-site convenings
• Generate visually stimulating presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint
• Resolve scheduling conflicts and prioritize commitments
• Confirm important external meetings
• Communicate agendas and respond to calendar changes as needed
• Track relationship development in contact management system
• Compile and submit time sheets

Board of Trustee Meetings
• Independently coordinates Board meetings, including preparation and distribution of materials.

• Takes minutes at Board meetings and distributes minutes

• Initiates follow-up on items discussed in Board meetings


Travel
• Coordinate travel arrangements including air, hotel, ground transportation and meal reservations, as business needs and personal preferences dictate
• Compile and submit travel and expense reimbursement reports

Other
• Collaborate with others on phone coverage, work sharing, and general team support

• Serves as a liaison between executives, mangers & visitors as required. Researches and fulfills information requests from internal and external business contacts.
• Perform other related duties as requested or as responsibilities dictate

Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree or related experience is required
• Experience in providing direct administrative support to executive levels is required
• Outstanding written and verbal communication skills are required as is the ability to work both independently and as an integral member of various teams
• Strong organizational skills and detail-orientation necessary
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, juggle multiple tasks simultaneously and deal with highly confidential information
• Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook power user.

 

Application Process:

Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: jobs@medshare.org with “Executive Assistant” in the subject line.  All applications received by September 22, 2014 will be considered.

 

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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