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Manager of Special Events

Company: Multiple Sclerosis Association of America
Date Posted: November 22, 2013


  • Manage MSAA’s signature fundraiser Swim for MS including sponsorships, registration assistance and   communications.
  • Create and implement Volunteer program and guidelines, including managing the efforts of in office  development volunteers.
  • Provide support for Third Party Events and volunteers nationwide.
  • Manage all logistics for MSAA’s Gala. Working with COO and Senior Director of Development to secure sponsors for event.
  • Coordinate MSAA’s special events including our Golf Tournament, regional events, Art Showcase, etc.
  • Manage and direct volunteers and staff as needed for fundraising events.
  • Manage corporate event partnerships, in-kind sponsorships and cause marketing relationships.
  • Evaluate fundraising activities by keeping records on individual events and campaigns and analyzing data results.
  • Create materials to enhance MSAA’s overall fundraising effort and help create a kit and other tools that will facilitate MSAA’s fundraising outreach.
  • Assist Senior Director of Development by taking initial calls from vendors who have a fundraising prospect for MSAA.
  • Explore product sales and social entrepreneurship as revenue streams for MSAA.


BA/BS preferred.  Non profit experience helpful.