The Medicare Rights Center (www.medicarerights.org) is a national, nonprofit consumer service organization that works to ensure access to affordable health care for older adults and people with disabilities through counseling and advocacy, educational programs, and public policy initiatives. Medicare Rights’ unique blend of service, education, and advocacy ensures that real consumer experiences reach the highest levels of policymaking and that policies and laws adopted at state and federal levels are translated for consumers and effectively implemented. Each year, Medicare Rights serves millions of older adults and people with disabilities through helpline and web-based assistance and collaborates with diverse stakeholders to improve the Medicare program.
This is an exciting and important time at Medicare Rights. Nationally, more than 65 million people are eligible for Medicare. Numerous opportunities exist for reaching these individuals and their families with high-quality information and assistance, preparing dedicated professionals to serve those with Medicare, and shaping the future of Medicare and related programs for future generations. Medicare Rights is committed to prioritizing the most underserved Medicare beneficiaries, a commitment reflected in the organization’s direct service, education, and policy work.
The Position— Coordinator of Individual Giving & Events
Medicare Rights is seeking a full-time Coordinator of Individual Giving & Events to be based in or near New York City. This person will report to the President and work collaboratively with leadership to cultivate, solicit, and steward first-time, mid-level, and major donors to the organization and take a lead role in special event fundraising.
Activities to be pursued include the following:
This is a flexible hybrid position requiring some time spent in the New York City office and particularly when planning and carrying out the organization’s gala, annual board dinner, and smaller gatherings (e.g., retreats, celebrations, donor events). Annual salary from $70,000 to $90,000 based on experience. The Medicare Rights Center offers a very generous benefits package.
How to Apply
The Medicare Rights Center is committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all qualified individuals. Please visit https://www.medicarerights.org/about to learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Medicare Rights supports a culture of learning and professional growth. Those who meet many but not all of the qualifications are still encouraged to apply.
We kindly ask that only individuals authorized to work in the United States apply; we cannot offer visa sponsorship.
Qualified applicants should email a cover letter and resume to Aminah Abdul-Majeed at Wingo NYC at email@example.com. Wingo NYC is a current fundraising consultant for the Medicare Rights Center and is conducting the search. Cover letter should include the website name where you found the posting and be labeled “Last Name – Cover Letter,” and resumes should be labeled “Last Name – Resume.” No phone calls, please.