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Marketing and Communications Director

MedShare is a humanitarian aid organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of people, communities, and our planet by sourcing and directly delivering surplus medical supplies and equipment to communities in need around the world.

 

Description:

MedShare has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Marketing and Communications Director to grow the value of MedShare’s brand among all constituencies in the three markets (Atlanta, San Francisco, New York metropolitan area) where MedShare has a physical presence.  The director will lead marketing and communications efforts, including PR, social media, website, and brand-building initiatives.  Additionally, the director will manage the development of all marketing collateral. The Marketing and Communications Director will work closely with internal stakeholders on fundraising materials.   MedShare seeks a generalist for this position with demonstrated skills in multiple areas, including writing acumen for press releases, newsletters, appeals, and marketing materials; PR, marketing, and social media.  Must enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and be able to juggle numerous priorities.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

Marketing:

  • Develop and execute an annual marketing plan to drive brand awareness and support overall organizational goals
  • Grow a successful communications program through press releases, blog posts, newsletter, website, and social media
  • Build strong relationships with relevant media contacts, pitching timely and tailored MedShare stories
  • Collaborate with partners on internal and external communication
  • Manage design and development of MedShare marketing materials
  • Implement social media strategy that grows followers and engagement
  • Keep website relevant and up to date

 

Written Communications & Print Material Collateral:

  • Write all copy for print material, including annual reports, newsletters, appeals, press releases, and other program-related written communications
  • Work with vendors to ensure a continuous supply of collateral materials, including the annual report, program collateral, organizational and fundraising brochures and flyers, stationery, and business cards

 

Brand Management:

  • Assist the CEO and Development officers to ensure consistent use of the MedShare brand
  • Communicate and monitor organization-wide adherence to brand standards as well as policies and procedures that affect the brand

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Passion for MedShare’s mission, a global interest and sensitivity to other cultures
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, or comparable experience
  • 5-6 years relevant experience that aligns with the essential duties of the position
  • Experience with web content management, specifically WordPress
  • Ability to work with diverse internal constituencies
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities set by organization
  • Experience working with designers, printers, and other vendors and willingness to negotiate pro bono services to supplement existing resources
  • Established base of media contacts a plus
  • Project management experience
  • Fluency in English is required, and knowledge of Spanish and/or French is a plus
  • Experience living / working internationally is highly desirable

 

Compensation:

Salary is commensurate with experience.  MedShare offers an attractive benefits package, including healthcare, dental, and vision, 401(k), and paid leave.

 

Application Process:

Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to: jobs@medshare.org with “Marketing and Communications Director” in the subject line.

MedShare is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

 

 


National Development (Fundraising) Manager

MedShare is a humanitarian aid organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of people, communities, and our planet by sourcing and directly delivering surplus medical supplies and equipment to communities in need around the world.

 

Description:

MedShare’s National Development Manager works strategically to cultivate the culture of philanthropy within MedShare.  The Development Manager engages in the day-to-day execution of MedShare’s comprehensive development strategy by managing the Annual Fund and providing centralized, strategic support to achieve development objectives. Through collaboration with members of the development team, ensures that the organizations’ donor relationships are cultivated and stewarded. This includes oversight of all development-related technology, including the prospect and donor management database and other donation-related software.  The Development Manager will provide research and prospecting information to relationship managers; write project, grant, and sponsorship proposals as assigned; coordinate mailings, appeals, and stewardship activity.

This is an incredible opportunity for an experienced fundraiser to take a large donor base to the next level, to grow the existing donor base, and to increase annual fundraising through prospect management, donor cultivation, and stewardship. This position leads MedShare’s annual giving and supports global fundraising and events across three regions, Atlanta, New York, and San Francisco.  She/he manages mid-level donor relationships and supports team with fundraising efforts.  This role requires a resourceful individual who is adept at strategic engagement with prospective donors and champions.

 

Reports to:  Director of Development

Supervises:  Development Associates

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage the Annual Fund campaign
  • Strengthen and renew relationships with a portfolio of donors with giving potential of up to $5,000
  • Develop comprehensive reports to demonstrate the Development team’s success to all stakeholders.
  • Manage and support all fundraising initiatives and events.
  • Assures appropriate and timely donor recognition and stewardship for all donors.
  • Conduct research to prepare key staff members for meetings, tours, conferences, and other presentations.
  • Assist with general correspondence, proposal writing, solicitations, reporting, and stewardship,
  • Provide assistance tracking development efforts and deadlines using the donor database.
  • Provide backup support in donor database and its functions.
  • Continuously assist with improvements of the quality of donor and volunteer data.
  • Support Marketing and Communications Manager by collecting stories and increasing brand awareness.
  • Respond to special donor requests.
  • Ensure compliance with fundraising policies, goals, and procedures.
  • Produce prospect research profiles for regional directors and for pre-event analysis.
  • Produce appropriate stewardship pieces and identify new ways to steward donors.
  • Provide data analysis for fundraising and strategic planning.
  • Provide event coordination, assistance, and support across all regions. This may require occasional travel to New York and San Francisco.
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3-5 years’ fundraising experience with knowledge of fundraising principles and practice.
  • Strong written and oral presentation skills and marketing acumen.
  • Excellent attention to detail and conscientious ability to meet deadlines.
  • Passion for community service, international development, and MedShare’s mission.
  • Ability to manage multiple complex tasks and/or projects simultaneously while addressing the needs of the office.
  • Highly organized, self-starter with good interpersonal, problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to anticipate needs, see opportunities and use good judgment in dealing with confidential information.
  • Ability to analyze and review operational procedures, identify problem areas, and optimize performance through procedural changes.
  • Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills.
  • Experience living or working with diverse groups, international experience, or fluency in a second language is strongly preferred.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to perform multiple detail-oriented tasks effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience working with Raiser’s Edge donor database with an ability to segment groups.
  • Strong organizational skills and project management skills.
  • Omatic software experience is a plus.

 

Application Process:

Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to: jobs@medshare.org with “National Development Manager” 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.

Thank you for considering us!

 

 


Development Associate

MedShare is a humanitarian aid organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of people, communities, and our planet by sourcing and directly delivering surplus medical supplies and equipment to communities in need around the world

 

Description:

MedShare seeks an experienced Development Associate to provide centralized development support to regional relationship managers. The Development Associate will have the opportunity to manage an effective infrastructure to support the prospect management, prospect research, gift processing, and database management needs for a growing national development office. The Development Associate is responsible for database management, development reporting, prospect management, gift processing, maintaining data integrity, and data security.  The position develops and implements data and gift-entry procedures, produces reports and mailing lists for departmental and organization-wide use, and provides database training.

Reports to:  National Development Manager

 

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Data Information Management.  Oversees data management, striving for accuracy and consistency in the Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge constituent database as well as developing systems and procedures for extracting and interpreting data.
  • Gift Management.  Leads the development services area of the national development office, which includes gift policies, gift and pledge agreements, and pledge reminders; gift processing; gift accounting, gift acknowledgment; donor relations and stewardship; data management and analysis.  Serves as a direct liaison to the Finance department for all gift processing and monthly reconciliation.
  • Prospect Management. Oversees the prospect management process. Coordinates with all fundraisers on prospect management needs and processes, including tracking goals and priorities, and advising on the status of prospect management actions.
  • Prospect Research:   Provides prospect research and prospect identification. Gleans relevant information from a variety of resources about individuals, corporate, foundations, and government funders who are or may become contributors to MedShare.
  • Reporting:  Leads the creation and analysis of a variety of reports and lists.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support all fundraising initiatives.
  • Oversee management of Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge, Raiser’s Edge NXT and Luminate Online.
  • Regular database integrity checks and clean-up.
  • Process all new gifts and send acknowledgment letters within 48 hours of receipt.
  • Continuously improve the quality of donor and volunteer data.
  • Lead prospect management meetings for fundraisers.
  • Ensure compliance with fundraising policies, goals, and procedures.
  • Review all gift agreements prior to signature by CEO.
  • Provide regular cash-raised reports.
  • Pull targeted mailing lists for communications, solicitations, invitations, etc.
  • Produce prospect research profiles for development officers and for pre-event analysis.
  • Produce appropriate stewardship pieces and identify new ways to steward donors.
  • Provide full data analysis for fundraising strategic planning.
  • Interface with Finance department regarding gift entry, gift posting, fund creation, gift restrictions, and audit reporting.
  • Respond to donor requests for documentation, including tax letters, matching gift programs, etc.
  • Provide event coordination and assistance as needed. This may require travel to New York and San Francisco.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Advanced computer skills using Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge.
  • Excellent skills with Excel.
  • Excellent attention to detail and conscientious ability to meet deadlines.
  • Passion for community service, international development, and MedShare’s mission.
  • Ability to manage multiple complex tasks and/or projects simultaneously while addressing the needs of the office.
  • Ability to maintain composure under pressure.
  • Highly organized, self-starter with good interpersonal, problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to anticipate needs, see opportunities and use good judgment in dealing with confidential information.
  • Ability to analyze and review operational procedures, identify problem areas, and optimize performance through procedural changes.
  • Proficiency in communicating effectively, including strong writing ability.
  • Knowledge of fundraising principles and practice.
  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years relevant experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience in development services functions and office management experience.

 

Compensation:  MedShare offers a competitive salary commensurate with skills and experience, an attractive benefits package, including full healthcare, dental, and vision, 401(k), and paid leave.

Application Process: Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: jobs@medshare.org with “Development Associate” in the subject line.

 

MedShare is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

 

 


Volunteer Program Associate

 

Description:

MedShare engages a thriving volunteer corps of over 20,000 individuals annually in order to fulfill its mission of improving the quality of life of people and our planet.  The Volunteer Program Associate plays an integral role in keeping recovered medical supplies out of the landfill, and available for hospitals and clinics in developing countries.  They lead medical product sorting sessions, complete administrative tasks within the Volunteer Program, and collaborate with other Southeast operations and program staff to ensure an efficient flow of recovered medical products is available for shipping.  The Volunteer Program Associate plays a crucial role in conveying the mission of MedShare to the public and ensuring that products are sorted and prepared accurately in order to be matched with the needs of partnering healthcare facilities throughout the globe.

Reports To:   Volunteer Program Manager, SE

 

Type of Position:  Full-Time, (Tuesday – Saturday)

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead group volunteer sorting sessions of medical supplies, including Saturday sort sessions.
    • Orient volunteers to MedShare and review instructions for specific volunteer tasks.
    • Serve as a source of support and guidance to volunteers.
    • Ensure MedShare’s high-quality standards are met by working with volunteers to correctly identify, label and process donated medical supplies.
    • Support volunteer retention efforts by educating volunteers on the impact of MedShare, and reporting data from each sorting session.
  • Prepare for sorting sessions: ensure requisite materials (labels, boxes, tape, triwalls, etc.) are available, set up categories, and prepare products to be sorted.
  • Complete post-sorting session: move sorted items to the warehouse, log volunteer product data break down materials, clean space and prepare for the next volunteer session.
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of volunteer work, making improvements in collaboration with the Volunteer Program Manager to help MedShare’s volunteers do high-quality work as efficiently as possible.
  • Provide other support as needed to the SE Volunteer Program, including:
    • Recruiting, retaining, and recognizing volunteer groups and individuals.
    • Answering volunteer inquiries and scheduling volunteer groups as needed.
    • Drafting letters for certification of hours for individuals or groups.
    • Sending thank you emails to volunteers.
  • Research medical items and familiarize yourself with MedShare’s product inventory.
  • Support special events.
  • Work on special projects and other duties as needed.

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the liberal arts, business/nonprofit management, or a medical field (or two years of equivalent work experience).
  • Passionate about improving healthcare and supporting the environment.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekdays, evenings, and weekends.
  • Previous experience leading volunteer groups or individuals.
  • Excellent communication skills are a must, both verbal and written.
  • Lifting requirements (maximum amount of weight): 50 lbs. and frequent use of manual pallet jack
  • Must have a positive attitude and enjoy interacting with diverse groups of people.
  • Hardworking, eager to learn, and a self-starter.
  • High level of competency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and internet research.
  • Basic knowledge of medical products or experience working in a hospital setting is a plus.
  • Experience living or working with diverse groups, international experience, or fluency in a second language is a plus.

 

Application Process:

MedShare offers a competitive benefits package for all full-time employees.  Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to: jobs@medshare.org with “Volunteer Program Associate” 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.

 

 


Driver Southeast Region

 

Description:

MedShare is a humanitarian aid organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of people, communities and our planet by sourcing and directly delivering surplus medical supplies and equipment to communities in need around the world.

MedShare seeks an experienced Driver for the Southeast Distribution Center. The Driver is required to drive the company and rental trucks on regular weekly routes and ad-hoc pick-ups. In addition, the Driver assists with warehouse and volunteer sort-room duties as needed and maintains good relations with hospital and other donors.

 

Reports To:  Director of Operations, Southeast Region

Location: Atlanta, GA

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Run weekly hospital medical supply pick-up routes, maintaining positive relationships with hospital staff
  • Additional pick-ups or deliveries as required
  • Assist in scheduling pick-ups with hospitals and other donors
  • Direct temporary, and permanent staff on pick-ups as required
  • Report any problems with routes or pick-ups, particularly access issues
  • Unload and weigh product received and enter data into the inventory management system, donor logs and Excel tracking sheet
  • Transfer product between MedShare SE warehouse and auxiliary warehouses as needed
  • Maintain cleanliness of company vehicle inside and out, and report any maintenance needs with vehicle to Director of Operations
  • Maintain vehicle maintenance records and conduct weekly vehicle safety checks
  • Maintain driver logs required for US DOT
  • Take vehicle for repair and periodic maintenance when necessary
  • Pick up and drop off rental vehicles as necessary
  • Assist in maintaining cleanliness and orderliness of the warehouse
  • Maintain route directions

 

Other duties:

  • Assist warehouse, inventory management, and volunteer staff with their duties when not picking up donations
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum of three (3) years truck driving experience, preferably route driving
  • Ability to safely drive non-CDL trucks up to 26 feet in box length with air brakes
  • Class C License with a clean 3-year DMV record (have a 7-year DMV printout at time of interview)
  • Current forklift certification with at least 2 years of experience on stand-up and sit-down lifts
  • Ability to safely operate standard warehouse equipment
  • Experience interacting with customers/donors along with strong customer service skills
  • Working knowledge of the Metro Atlanta area roads and traffic patterns
  • Proven ability to work steadily and independently with minimum supervision and to follow standardized procedures
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required (some college preferred)
  • Exert force and/or able to lift 100 lbs
  • Pass background check, physical and all credentialing with hospital partners
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Current CDL preferred

 

Compensation:

MedShare offers a competitive salary commensurate with skills and experience, an attractive benefits package, including full healthcare, dental, and vision, 401(k), and paid leave.

 

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: jobs@medshare.org with “Southeast Region Driver” in the subject line.

 

MedShare is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Thank you for considering us!

 

 


Inventory Management Associate Southeast Region

 

Description:

MedShare is a humanitarian aid organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of people, communities and our planet by sourcing and directly delivering surplus medical supplies and equipment to communities in need around the world.

MedShare seeks an Inventory Management Associate for the Southeast distribution center. The Inventory Management Associate is primarily responsible for supporting MedShare’s core operations teams, including inventory management, shipping, volunteer management and warehouse management. The Inventory Management Associate is responsible for executing key inventory maintenance activities including, but not limited to; updating the inventory management system with product details for sorted supplies, entering donor receipts, reviewing and cubing orders, auditing shipments, generating reports, and assisting the program fulfillment, warehouse and volunteer functions.

 

Reports To:  Director of Operations, Southeast Region

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Developing inventory product, process and system expertise
  • Entering product into MedShare’s inventory management system, physically and systemically relocating product, and researching new product codes
  • Accurately enter product details into the inventory management system, meeting goals for individual production
  • Label products and assign a location in the warehouse
  • Physically relocate product using a pallet jack
  • Enter, review and confirm shipment orders
  • Audit completed orders prior to loading
  • Ensure proper shipment documentation is completed
  • Enter product donation receipts

 

Other duties:

  • Cube orders at the request of the Program Fulfillment manager, and make recommendations for adding or removing products on orders
  • Amend, update, and consolidate existing product codes
  • Research and update values of medical supplies and non-biomedical equipment based on defined guidelines
  • Perform quality control checks on sorted product, and provide appropriate and constructive feedback to the volunteer management team
  • Update products selected to shipment orders, deleting and replacing boxes as needed
  • Create, maintain, and update various reports pertaining to inventory
  • Perform physical inventory audits in the warehouse
  • Assist with fulfilling Medical Mission Team and Safety-Net clinic orders, as needed
  • Assist the volunteer department in running volunteer sort sessions, as needed
  • Assist warehouse personnel with pulling of product for container shipments, and loading and unloading of trucks and containers, as needed
  • Assist the shipments department in placing container orders, as needed
  • Update product images for recipient to view
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • High level of physical fitness. Required to repeatedly lift up to a maximum of 50 pounds
  • Two years of inventory control and inventory management system experience desired
  • Experience leading groups of people preferred
  • Excellent attention to detail and a diligent work ethic
  • Experienced user of Microsoft Office products – especially Excel
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a diverse work environment
  • Fluency in English (additional fluency in Spanish or French a plus)

 

Compensation:

MedShare offers a competitive salary commensurate with skills and experience, an attractive benefits package, including full healthcare, dental, and vision, 401(k), and paid leave.

 

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: jobs@medshare.org with “Inventory Management Associate SE” in the subject line.

 

MedShare is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Thank you for considering us!