Muscular Dystrophy Association Fundraising Coordinator Interview Questions

Updated Aug 24, 2015
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Fundraising Coordinator Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Difficult Interview

Application

I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Muscular Dystrophy Association (Houston, TX) in July 2015.

Interview

I first had a phone interview which went very well. I was asked to come in for a face to face interview and for that prepare a 3-5 min presentation. I was nervous but it went well and the two ladies that hired me were very nice and made me comfortable after about a week they asked me to come in and meet some of the team.

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    Fundraising Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Muscular Dystrophy Association (Orlando, FL) in June 2015.

    Interview

    I did an phone screen with HR. It was very quick 30 minutes. The HR rep had no information and could not answer any of my questions. Everything I asked she said I don't know. Was called back for an in person interview with the office I would be working but had decided to accept another position.

    Interview Questions

    • Are you comfortable with cold calling? That seems to be the only aspect of the job.   Answer Question
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    Fundraising Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Greensboro, NC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Muscular Dystrophy Association (Greensboro, NC) in May 2015.

    Interview

    The interview process was relatively quick as my particular office had been looking to fill my role for awhile. I had two phone interviews followed by an in person interview with the executive director that the divisional director Skyped into. The process was thorough and informative in a way that got to me while allowing me to learn a lot about the role. The in person interview was two hours, but it went by really quickly.

    Interview Questions

    • Working in development in the past, what was your most challenging encounter and how did you handle it?   Answer Question
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    Fundraising Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Charlotte, NC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Muscular Dystrophy Association (Charlotte, NC) in May 2015.

    Interview

    The interview process was expedient. Over the course of 2 weeks, I had participated in 2 phone interviews and a skype interview (as I was planning to move from out of state).

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time you were in a position that required you to meet goals.   1 Answer
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    Fundraising Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Muscular Dystrophy Association (San Francisco, CA).

    Interview

    Really bare bones. Sounds like there has been a huge turnover in the office so they were trying to move me through quickly. It was not particularly challenging, but I did see a lot of red flags come up about the way they operate. I would not take a job working there. Also glad I checked Glassdoor afterwards.

    Interview Questions

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    Fundraising Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Muscular Dystrophy Association in April 2015.

    Interview

    Applied online. Was contacted about a month later for a screening with HR. Three days after that i had an interview with regional Directors. Very quick. HR was accessible. Offer was made quickly. I felt like MDA was very respectful of my time.

    Interview Questions

    • Behavioral interview- What would I do, and what I have done in various situations. I also prepared a presentation.   Answer Question
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    Fundraising Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Muscular Dystrophy Association in February 2015.

    Interview

    HR screening with very basic question. The in person interview was a list of 30ish questions. They just read off a list. Not very personal. They don't really explain exactly how much you would actually work. Temp flex isn't really opinion.

    Interview Questions

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    Fundraising Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Muscular Dystrophy Association (Chicago, IL).

    Interview

    The interview process was lengthy. Definitely a behavioral interview, lots of situational questions. They allowed me to ask a lot of questions but at the end of the day I felt like they were not up front with me from the beginning about pay and time requirements. I referenced the many reviews I read on glassdoor about the organization and position which I quickly learned turned the tone of the interview...

    Interview Questions

    • Many behavioral questions... tell me about a time when you _____   Answer Question
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    Fundraising Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Philadelphia, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Muscular Dystrophy Association (Philadelphia, PA) in June 2014.

    Interview

    I initially applied online. I was then invited to do a video interview shortly after. About 3 weeks later they asked to set up a phone interview. About 3 weeks after that they asked me to come in for an interview with the Executive Director. That day they asked me to set up a presentation for the next. About 3 weeks after they called late in the evening to offer me the position. They offered the top price range and gave me a little over 2 weeks before the start date with minimal flexibility.

    Negotiation

    No negotiation, they offered the highest in the range for the position.

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    Fundraising Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Muscular Dystrophy Association.

    Interview

    MDA does a behavioral intervew. They want examples of how you made an office run more smoothly, or how you put a plan in place to grow a particular event. Must know Word and Excel pretty well.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell us what you know about our organization (specific info)   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Phone call with offer and start date requested

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