Team Fox Officer

Michael J. Fox Foundation | New York, New York

Job Summary

Team Fox is MJFF’s grassroots fundraising program which is focused on raising funds and awareness for Parkinson’s research in local communities. Our global community of Team Fox members work with Team Fox staff to receive special resources and tools to transform their passions and interests into unique fundraising campaigns, special events or athletic feats.

The position of Team Fox Officer is a unique opportunity for a dedicated, entrepreneurial, results-oriented community fundraiser to make a significant impact on our growing program within the Team Fox program.  The Team Fox Officer will report to the Associate Director of Team Fox. Travel is required on weekends and this position is not conducive to telecommuting.


Implement and manage both general and seasonal promotions, recruitment strategies, lead conversion, and fundraising support for new and returning Team Fox members interested in creating their own or participating in, a grass-roots community fundraising event.

  • Responsible for day-to-day stewardship and retention of new and returning Team Fox members and their contributors, including managing a portfolio of high capacity fundraisers
  • In association with Team Fox staff and management, develop strategies to significantly expand base of members and new revenue possibilities. This will include developing new fundraising initiatives and campaigns that will engage members and their communities.
  • 25% travel to significant Team Fox member events.   *Travel and attendance on weekends is required.
  • Collaborate with digital communications on developing strategies and creating content for Team Fox online marketing and promotions
  • Manage revenue and expense budgets, including reports and reconciliation
  • Ensure coordination and collaboration between the Team Fox colleagues and other MJFF staff members.
  • Support Team Fox recognition events, including our MVP Awards Dinner, and other MJFF special events as needed.
  • Draft correspondence including gift acknowledgements and responses to donor inquiries
  • Assist in maintaining Team Fox collateral and materials


The ideal candidate will be a pro-active, self-directed and organized professional who possesses the following skills and attributes:


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3 - 5 years similar relationship management experience
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills
  • Strong inter-personal skills and excellent phone skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team
  • Is a self-starter with sound judgment
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Willingness to travel and work evenings and weekends as needed
  • Familiarity with Salesforce CRM software or equivalent software, a plus

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a resume and thoughtful cover letter describing their specific qualifications and interest in the position. Submissions without cover letters will not be considered.Please, no telephone inquiries and do not contact our staff directly. Only applicants who best match the position needs will be contacted. 


The Michael J. Fox Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

Michael J. Fox Foundation


Organization: Grantmaking Public Charities