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Development Assistant (Puerto Rico)

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MDA Overview:

At MDA, we believe our biggest asset is our combination of different backgrounds, cultures, and disciplines united to form one high-performing team. What we do starts with our people and the neuromuscular disease community we serve. As Americas largest voluntary health organization covering research, healthcare, and advocacy for people with neuromuscular diseases, MDA is leading the way in improving the quality of life for those living with muscular dystrophy, ALS, spinal muscular atrophy, and dozens of related disorders many first discovered and diagnosed by MDA supported scientists and clinicians.

Department Overview:

The Fundraising & Community Engagement department is responsible for planning and executing on fundraising events, development operations, and volunteer strategy throughout the US and Puerto Rico. Through community and corporate led events such as golf tournament, galas, walks and endurance events, the teams overarching goal is to raise critical funds in a cost-effective manner. This is done by adhering to event best practices, operational efficiencies, and creative integration of volunteers into nearly every aspect of fundraising.

Position Overview:

The Development Assistant is responsible for supporting the organizational unit in its objectives of maintaining relationships with current sponsors and building relationships with new partnerships through prospecting, scheduling, and databasing/tracking ongoing communications and engagement. This position supports revenue generation, pipeline development and Salesforce. The successful candidate will be able to multi-task, prioritize and organize assignments while working under pressure, as well as be able to take initiative, work independently, and be a team player.

Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain relationships with external thought leaders and stakeholders to understand their scheduling needs and create a trusted relationship with MDA
  • Proactively triage requests for responses from members of the department
  • Assist in preparation of Board materials, reports for management, and/or clients
  • Assist in preparation of PowerPoint presentations
  • Monitor internal deadlines and timelines for multiple ongoing projects
  • Monitor competitive activity and trends within the territory to keeps business unit knowledge current
  • Coordinate requests to IT and procurement
  • Maintain database of outreach and contacts in Salesforce.org
  • Oversee operations for the team, client and/or program
  • Collect and analyze data
  • Ensure compliance with program regulations
  • Work with the organization to meet organizational and/or Client need
  • Plan and schedule activities, meetings, etc.
  • Monitor program budgets as directed
  • Closely collaborate with internal team members/departments to ensure optimal and clear communication efforts
  • Record minutes of meetings
  • Prepare memos and invoices and perform other clerical tasks

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience required.
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience within a complex organization required.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish.
  • Experience with a CRM software, Salesforce.org use preferred.
  • Must be able to work in a dynamic, complex, fast-paced organization.
  • Outstanding communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work with both external and internal stakeholders.
  • Comfortable interacting with families/communities from diverse disability, cultural and economic backgrounds.
  • Ability to understand the information and reports necessary to assisting in supporting the Business Units success in managing accounts and client/partner relations.
  • Occasional travel required.
  • Covid-19 vaccination is required.

MDA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

MDA Overview:

At MDA, we believe our biggest asset is our combination of different backgrounds, cultures, and disciplines united to form one high-performing team. What we do starts with our people and the neuromuscular disease community we…

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