Senior Specialist, Development & strategic Partnerships
February 8, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Administrative, Clerical, Support, Development and Foundation
4 Year Degree
Manages the Society’s relationships with continuing medical education (CME) providers including industry/pharmaceutical companies, medical education organizations, among others. Oversees and executes the development, submission and reconciliation of grants (both CME & Non-CME) and sponsorship opportunities that supports the organizations education and advocacy initiatives.
What you’ll bring to the job:
At least 3 years in related position
Knowledge of the association environment, preferably in science and health areas
Excellent organizational skills and ability to work independently/follow-up on assignments as necessary
Superior oral and written communication; proficiency in Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint
Excellent interpersonal skills
Knowledge of development/fundraising
We believe in and empower our staff. We know that with our investment in their growth, they have an even greater potential to contribute to our organization. Our core values embody the character and culture of our staff – they guide our decision making, interactions and how we serve our members. As an organization, we are committed to: demonstrating responsible stewardship, treating one another with trust and mutual respect, supporting work life balance, sustaining an inclusive environment, and fostering an environment that encompasses communication, service, collaboration, results & innovation.
What you’ll own:
Spearheading grant submissions support of CME, non-CME, Sponsorships, etc. Responsibilities include:
Building relationships with key contacts at pharmaceutical companies (approximately 50 distinct companies, covering approximately 45 disease state/therapeutic areas) in grant offices, medical affairs, etc. and in the foundation community
Leading & managing the educational grants submission process, including reviewing and preparing materials, setting request amounts, overseeing calendar and tracking processes, creating training materials for temporary support on grant submissions, grant submissions, budget reconciliations, delivery of outcomes and follow up
Assisting with creation of system for tracking RFP’s and other potential funding vehicles for the Society; work to keep track of these sources and regularly check in on opportunities and appropriately disseminate information internally
Assisting with ideation of new educational programming
Assisting with the creation and analysis of fundraising prospecting reports, fundraising trends, drug/device pipeline information, and list of prospects
Assisting with preparation of written grant requests/budgets/materials
Performing market analysis to determine possible funding sources
Leading continuous communications and reporting on grant/sponsorship activities to department staff (specifically education, finance and marketing teams) and other internal stakeholders
Participating in all Development and Corporate Liaison Board meetings and subcommittee meetings and conference calls. Responsibilities include:
Attending other appropriate committee meetings to gather intelligence from other committees and/or make presentations as necessary
Analyzing grant submission trends and communicating such trends internally across departments
Suggesting changes in grant process, assisting with implementation of changes
What you’ll do well:
Work collaboratively with stakeholders to achieve goals. Value and seek diverse perspectives. Solicit input from team members and be willing to learn from the expertise of others. Support group efforts, including accepting responsibility for shortcomings and sharing credit for accomplishments. Demonstrate leadership, or respect for leadership in others, in pursuit of the goals of the group.
Approach tasks in a timely manner and with keen attention to detail, asking for assistance when necessary. Identify and leverage resources strategically to ensure goals are met and projects are completed with excellence. Achieve measurable, high-quality outcomes in accordance with agreed upon goals and the Endocrine Society mission.
Consider the ability to plan and organize the work of a group, department or project and to establish effective priorities. Consider effective use of time. Demonstrate the ability to “think outside the box” for solutions or ways to accomplish the job in a more effective way. Handle projects responsibly (including expense management). Prioritize as needed and meet deadlines. Communicate challenges/barriers to supervisor. Collaborate and share progress with others to get the project completed. Demonstrate effective delivery of completed project.
Develop and maintain effective relationships with others to encourage and support communication and teamwork. Demonstrate the ability to build and maintain ongoing, collaborative, working relationships with coworkers and members to achieve the goals of the organization.
What you’ll get out of it:
Work with a staff that has passion for our mission, believes in one another and has fun.
Engage with journalists from top-tier media outlets.
The chance to work in an environment that empowers staff to take informed risks and create new programs and services.
A chance to make a contribution in a fun job with room to make it your own.
A strong and competitive salary and benefits package that focuses on your well-being and financial health.
Endocrine Society offers a convenient downtown DC location within walking distance of Farragut North/Farragut West and Foggy Bottom Metro stations. Qualified candidates interested in a purposeful work environment, competitive salaries and excellent benefits, including a generous TIAA- CREF retirement plan with 10% employer contribution. Qualified candidates should submit resume and cover letter with salary requirements.
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About Endocrine Society
Endocrine Society is the world's largest and most active professional organization of endocrinologists in the world. Founded in 1916, the Society is internationally known as the leading source of state-of-the-art research and clinical advancements in endocrinology and metabolism. We are dedicated to promoting excellence in research, education and clinical practice in the field of endocrinology. Society membership continues to grow with more than 18,000 members from over 100 countries. These professionals are dedicated to the research and treatment of the full range of endocrine disorders: diabetes, infertility, osteoporosis, thyroid disease, obesity/lipids, growth hormone, pituitary tumors, and adrenal insufficiency.
For employees, Endocrine Society offers a stimulating, collegial work environment of 86 staff where top performance is recognized and appreciated. We pride ourselves on our competitive pay practices and excellent benefits program, including a 10% annual employer contribution to a TIAA-CREF retirement plan, subsidized health, dental and vision insurance, fully paid life and disability income protection, professional development and tuition assistance programs, an on-si...te employee fitness room and generous leave benefits. We have a convenient Downtown D.C. location accessible by the Metro red line Farragut North and blue and orange line Farragut West stations.