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Marketing and Communications Director

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.

Location:  Atlanta, GA

Duties and Responsibilities

Marketing:

  • Develop and execute 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 report, 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

Requirements:

  • 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

 

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’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 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 back-up 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.

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 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 ability to segment groups.
  • Strong organizational skills and project management skills.
  • Omatic software experience is a plus.

 

Application Instructions

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:

 

  1. 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.

 

  1. 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 direct liaison to the Finance department for all gift processing and monthly reconciliation.

 

  1. 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.

 

  1. Prospect Research:   Provides prospect research and prospect identification. Gleans relevant information from a variety of resources about individuals, corporate, foundation, and government funders who are or may become contributors to MedShare.

 

  1. 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 acknowledgement 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.

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.

 

 

Chief Development Officer

 

MedShare is a 501c(3) 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

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Chief Development Officer (CDO) serves as a key senior leadership team member and an active participant in making strategic decisions affecting the organization.  In partnership with the CEO, this position is responsible for all fundraising and development activities.  The successful candidate will help forge new relationships to build MedShare’s visibility, impact and financial resources. The CDO also will design and implement a comprehensive plan for developing key external alliances by cultivating, soliciting and stewarding philanthropic support from individuals, corporations, organizations and foundations.

 

The CDO will have primary responsibility for establishing and implementing the infrastructure needed to grow our budget through major gifts, grants, special events, corporate and foundation support.  S/he will expand and diversify the organization’s donor base/pipeline and work closely with other team members to secure funding for new initiatives.

 

In addition, the CDO will work closely with the Board of Trustees and support board members as they take on a more active fundraising role.

 

Reports To:    Chief Executive Officer & President

 

Supervises:    Development Manager and Donor Care Associates

 

Location:        Atlanta, Georgia

 

Primary Relationships

The CDO reports to the CEO and serves as a member of the senior leadership team.  This position participates with the Board of Trustees, CEO and senior management staff in charting the direction of the organization, assuring its accountability to all constituencies and ensuring its effective operation.

 

Within the organization, the position has primary working relationships with the CEO and senior leadership team.  The CDO directly supervises the activities of the Development team.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

 

§  Support and partner with the CEO and board members on all major fundraising initiatives

§  Collaborate with the CEO, CFO and Development Committee to develop and implement organization’s financial strategy

§  Actively work with the CEO, Development Staff and senior staff to develop and implement a comprehensive development strategy to include corporate, foundation, state agency grants, etc.

§  Have primary responsibility for development and execution of all proposals

§  Oversee and research funding sources and trends, with foresight to help position the organization ahead of major funding changes of trends.

§  Develop and implement a stewardship program aimed at cultivating deeper ties with donors.

§  Monitor and report regularly on the progress of the development program.

§  Train, develop, lead and mentor the development team.

 

 

 

Desired Qualifications

§  10+ years of professional experience in a nonprofit organization; demonstrated success in a development function (managing and forging relationships with multiple donor sources)

§  Tangible experience of having expanded and cultivated existing donor relationships over time.

§  Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; ability to influence and engage a wide range of donors and build long term relationships.

§  Strong organizational, leadership and mentoring skills.

§  Flexible and adaptable style; a leader who can positively impact both strategic and tactical fundraising initiatives.

§  Ability to work both independently without close oversight, but also as a team player who will productively engage with others at varying levels of seniority within and outside the organization

§  Knowledge of donor database management – preferably detailed knowledge of Raiser’s Edge software.

§  Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.  CFRE designation a plus.

§  High energy and passion for MedShare’s mission is essential.

§  Ability to construct, articulate and implement an annual strategic development plan

§  Strong organizational and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail.

§  Customer focus; donor centric vision

§  A professional and resourceful style; takes initiative and is able to manage multiple tasks and projects at a time.

 

 

Application Process:

MedShare offers a competitive benefits package for all fulltime employees.  Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: jobs@medshare.org with “Chief Development Officer” 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.

 

For more information about MedShare, please visit our website at www.medshare.org

 

MedShare is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.