Regional Coordinator - Southeast

Reports to: Associate Regional Director, Southeast
Position Status: Full Time
Location: Remote – must be located in FL, NC, SC, GA, TN, KY, AL, MS, LA

Description

The Parkinson's Foundation makes life better for people with Parkinson’s disease by improving care and advancing research toward a cure. In everything we do, we build on the energy, experience, and passion of our global Parkinson's community. 
The Parkinson’s Foundation is seeking a goal-oriented and self-motivated professional for the position of Southeast Region Regional Coordinator. This position is a multi-faceted role responsible for supporting the Regional team in the implementation of the mission through fundraising events, corporate development, education & outreach, and volunteer development. The coordinator will provide support to the Regional team in their goal to cultivate partnerships and alliances that will promote revenue growth and awareness within the community.

It is essential that the Regional Coordinator demonstrates and upholds the Foundation values of collaboration, dedication, excellence, integrity, positivity, responsiveness, and teamwork.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Regional Administration Support – 90%

  • Work in partnership with the regional advancement team to develop and execute communications for the Region’s development and education/outreach efforts including writing and distribution. 
  • Serve as lead for the SE Region’s volunteer interest program called PF Ambassadors. Connecting with volunteers to orient them to PF volunteer opportunities, managing their onboarding where applicable and linking to local Chapter staff.
  • Securing venues and executing logistics for regional events where appropriate. 
  • Manage Southeast region Chapter websites, event registration pages, event calendars for the 5 (+) Chapters in the Southeast Region.
  • Develop and execute a region-wide social media plan and manage the platforms for all chapters in the SE Region; assist with creating content, managing ads, and staying within the set advertising budget.
  • Assist the Regional team with various email blasts, mailings and phone calls.
  • Secure and manage vendor contracts, permits and invoice payments for events throughout the region.
  • Support the creation of marketing materials for SE Region events ranging from flyers, event signage, Canva graphics, post cards, etc. This includes small design work and distribution.
  • Prepare materials for meetings (Calendar Invitations, Agendas, PowerPoint presentations, new member paperwork etc.) and attend various board and committee meetings and record meeting minutes.
  • Assist with business and sponsor research and compile lists of market data for regional outreach.
  • Process data entry request, pull mailing lists and reports from the Raiser’s Edge and Luminate Online databases.
  • Order collateral materials related to the region’s events including marketing materials, signage, t-shirts, incentive prizes giveaways, etc.
  • Support and attend regional events where needed.
  • Source and secure region wide in-kind sponsors. 
  • Coordinate functional partnerships and online logistics with giving bodies or campaigns that support regional fundraising (United Way offices, regional Giving Days) 
  • Other duties as directed.

Other – 10%

  • Submit weekly progress report outlining meaningful progress on priorities.
  • Actively seek opportunities to address community needs and positively impact local community while advancing the mission, goals and values.
  • Keep abreast of National Office activities and properly utilize the resources available. Attend organization meetings on camera unless otherwise approved.
  • Be knowledgeable about Parkinson’s disease and the Foundation’s strategic plan and operations.
  • Assure the proper use, management, security and upkeep of the equipment and documents.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience/Skills Required

  • High school diploma and minimum of 2 years’ fundraising experience, preferably within a non-profit organization
  • Self-motivated, pro-active, goal-oriented team member
  • Ability to work cooperatively in team environment
  • Possess and exhibit a professional, outgoing, friendly and positive attitude
  • Focused, organized and detail oriented
  • Employ discretion, tact and empathy; proactive and intuitive people skills
  • Previous outbound sales call, community outreach, customer service and tele-service industry experience
  • Comfortable spending majority of time on the phone
  • Exceptional verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Communicate accurately and effectively using email
  • Experience with social media and website navigation
  • Accurate data entry skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, database and spreadsheet management
  • Travel up to 10% to attend regional fundraising events as needed
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable personal transportation
  • Work must be performed during core business hours

Compensation

Compensation for this position is competitive and depends on prior experience. In addition, a comprehensive benefits package is included.

How to Apply

Please email resume and cover letter to Employment@Parkinson.org. Applicant review will continue until the position is filled. Please indicate the job title in the subject line. Resumes without cover letters will not be considered. No phone calls please.

The Parkinson’s Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our culture and in our work on behalf of people with Parkinson's disease.

All new hires are required to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, subject to any legally required accommodations.

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