Muscular Dystrophy Association

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Great potential, but still a long journey ahead

Executive Director (Current Employee)

ProsWorking with families
Team based culture
New ideas from CEO starting to come to fruition
Great new leadership coming in to org

ConsLack of technology
Lack of a clear vision
Ancient policies and benefits
Lack of a viable major signature fundraising strategy
Nothing in place for clear performance measurement

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to the field. People in the senior management positions have been in these roles for decades and seem the most resistant to change and new ideas.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    2 people found this helpful  

    Toxic Top Down! High Turnover!

    Director of Business Development (Former Employee)

    I worked at Muscular Dystrophy Association full-time for less than a year


    Pros: Wonderful children, individuals, and families you work directly with and help provide support. … Cons: Toxic work environment top down - as a result many employees, especially long-term employees are jaded. Director of Business Development position is in reality a… Advice to Senior Management: High turover is the result of poor management. Some of the longer-term regional, and division leadership that is the source of high turnover and related… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Sinking ship...

    Fundraising Coordinator (Former Employee)

    I worked at Muscular Dystrophy Association full-time for more than a year


    Pros: The families served do benefit from the MDA's services but slowly these services are being scaled back… Cons: This is an edit. My first post had way too many points at the countless cons of MDA. In short. Keep looking, this company is… Advice to Senior Management: Do not give in to the trickle-down scare tactics from the positions above you. Ask your superiors, "Why am I doing this?" "How do you… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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