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Parkinson's Foundation - Southeast Region

Southeast Region Development Coordinator

Parkinson's Foundation - Southeast Region


Job Summary

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 responsible for supporting the Regional team in the implementation of the mission through fundraising events, corporate development, and volunteer development. The Coordinator will provide support to the Regional team in their goal to cultivate partnerships and alliances that will promote growth and awareness within the community.

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:


Regional Administration Support – 90%

  • Work closely with the Development team to develop and execute communications for the Region’s fundraising events including event and chapter websites, social media and email communications. This includes writing and distribution.
  • Develop the 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 Development team with various email blasts, mailings and phone calls.
  • Research sponsorship and media prospects for fundraising events in the Region.
  • Manage vendor contracts, permits and invoice payments for the region’s fundraising events.
  • Prospect grants opportunities for the Region and apply for those in the range of $5,000 using a Foundation provided template.
  • Maintain the Development folder on the server by ensuring documentation is updated, current and accurate.
  • Prepare materials for meetings (Calendar Invitations, Agendas, PowerPoint presentations, new member paperwork etc.) and attend various board and committee meetings and record meeting minutes.
  • Process data entry, pull mailing lists and reports from the Raiser’s Edge database.
  • Order collateral materials related to the region’s fundraising events including marketing materials, signage, t-shirts, incentive prizes giveaways, etc.
  • Coordinate marketing materials such as holiday cards, business cards, letterhead, etc.
  • Assist with the crafting of marketing materials for SE Region events ranging from flyers, event signage, rack cards

  • Source and secure region wide in-kind sponsors.
  • Securing venues and executing logistics for fundraising events
  • Assist with business and sponsor research and compile lists of market data for regional outreach
  • Assist in the recruitment of event day volunteers for the region’s fundraising events.
  • Support and attend regional fundraising events where needed.
  • Track and report revenue and team numbers for the region.  
  • Seek Posting opportunities to increase visibility of PF Volunteer opportunities & Post for Volunteers as guided by Development Directors
  • Coordinate functional partnerships and online logistics with giving bodies or campaigns that support regional fundraising (United Way offices, regional Giving Days)
  • Other administrative duties as directed.


Other – 10%

  • 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.
  • 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.


  • 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 motivation 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
  • Maintain an excellent attendance record during this project
  • Travel up to 10% to attend regional fundraising events as needed
  • Work must be performed during core business hours

Additional Information


Salary for this position is competitive and depends on prior experience. A competitive benefits package is available for this full time position to be consdiered in the total compensation package.

How to Apply

Please email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Applicant review will continue until the position is filled. Please indicate, Regional Coordinator in the subject line. Resumes without cover letters and salary requirements will not be considered. No phone calls please.


  • Date Posted: August 25, 2022
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Administrative
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)
  • Start Date: 09/12/2022