Thank you for your interest in working with the Colon Cancer Alliance! These are the positions that are currently available:

Corporate & Foundation Giving Director

At the Colon Cancer Alliance, our mission is to knock colon cancer out of the top three cancer killers. We are doing this by championing prevention, funding cutting-edge research and providing the highest quality patient support services.

Performance Expectation

In the performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees are expected to fulfill the following:

    • Have a general understanding of colon cancer prevention, research and treatment; be an advocate for the Colon Cancer Alliance and its mission.

    • Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.

    • Interact professionally with other employees, constituents and vendors.

    • Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments.

    • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.

Position purpose

The Director of Corporate and Foundation Giving is responsible to develop and execute comprehensive multi-year fundraising plans to grow the corporate and foundation giving constituency group and develop a broad sustainable base of funding support for the Colon Cancer Alliance.  The Corporate and Foundation Giving team is a critical component of the Development Team and in achieving our $7m annual budget.

The Director of Corporate and Foundation Giving serves on the leadership team at the Colon Cancer Alliance and reports to the Vice President of Development.

The Director of Corporate and Foundation Giving works with the Vice President of Development, the CEO, Sr. Director of Program Development and other key leaders at the Colon Cancer Alliance to identify, cultivate and solicit gifts from corporations and foundations.

Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

The Director of Corporate and Foundation Giving will:

Oversee the corporate and foundation giving portfolio, which provides both restricted and unrestricted support for the organization.

Work with existing major sponsors and grantors as well as build relationships and solicit support from prospective sponsors.

Secure funding to support our various Patient and Family Support, Research and Prevention programs.

Secure sponsorships and donations for our special events.

Supervise the Manager of Corporate and Foundation Giving and oversee their grant writing, sponsorship benefit management and grant reporting efforts.

Qualifications:

The Director of Corporate and Foundation Giving must have a proven track record in the non-profit environment of developing long-term relationships with corporations and foundations.

B.A./B.S. degree required.

Excellent writing skills.

Strong research, analytical, planning, and organizational skills.

A minimum of 5 years’ experience in development.

Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel; experience with fundraising database software and social networking platforms preferred.

Ability to work independently, exercise professional judgment and discretion.

Team-oriented, flexible, positive, personable, and eager to learn.

Special Position Requirements

Occasional travel required.

Salary commensurate with experience.


To apply, submit cover letter with salary requirements and resume to: work@ccalliance.org

Prevention Program Director

Colon Cancer Alliance, the leading colorectal cancer patient advocacy organization has an exciting opportunity for an innovative and mission-driven Prevention Program Director.  Join a dedicated team where you will help create a new pioneering program aimed at increasing colorectal cancer screening rates in Philadelphia.


Performance Expectation

In the performance of their respective tasks and duties, all employees are expected to fulfill the following:

Have a general understanding of colorectal cancer research, prevention and treatment; be an advocate for the Colon Cancer Alliance and its mission.

Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.

Interact professionally with other employees, constituents, Medical professionals, and vendors.

Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments.

Work under the direction of the Senior Director while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.


Position purpose

The purpose of this position is to oversee the Colon Cancer Alliance’s implementation of an innovative program aimed at increasing the colorectal cancer screening rates in Philadelphia.  The position will require interactions with medical, academic and public health institutions as well as the health insurance community.

The successful candidate will have experience and proven results leading public health programs that encourage public action for better health engagement.  Experience with marketing, collaboration for fundraising initiatives and project management are critical to success in this role.


Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

      • Oversee the implementation and day-to-day management of the Philadelphia-based screening project
      • Foster and maintain partnerships and relationships that advance the Colon Cancer Alliance’s screening project
      • Direct the development of health system education regarding colon cancer screening options
      • Coordinate patient navigation and uninsured outreach among several healthcare entities
      • Oversee a marketing campaign to drive public awareness of colon cancer screening options
      • Develop proposals, reports and collateral materials as they relate to the organization’s screening project
      • Collaborate with the development team on fundraising and donor cultivation activities in support of the initiative
      • Facilitate committee meetings

Qualifications

Qualifications are as follows:

      • Bachelor’s degree required
      • Prefer a minimum of ten years’ experience in a healthcare-related field
      • Proficient knowledge of the cancer field, colorectal cancer screening and cancer prevention
      • Excellent writing and organizational skills
      • Proficient project management skills
      • Excellent verbal communications skills and the ability to make oral presentations
      • The ability to foster and develop new partnerships for program development.


Special Position Requirements

      • This position can be based in Washington, DC or Philadelphia, PA.
      • Some travel is required for this position based on the needs of the department.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and a cover letter that details salary range requirements to jobs@ccalliance.org

Controller

At the Colon Cancer Alliance, our mission is to knock colon cancer out of the top three cancer killers. We are doing this by championing prevention, funding cutting-edge research and providing the highest quality patient support services.

Title:  Controller
Reports to: Chief Operating Officer
FLSA Status: Exempt: Learned Professional Category

Basic Function:  The controller position is responsible for the accounting operations of the Colon Cancer Alliance to include the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company’s reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles or international financial reporting standards.

Principal Accountabilities:

Management

  1. Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
  2. Manage any outsourced functions
  3. Oversee the operations of the accounting department, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department’s goals and objectives
  4. Supervise and mentor accounting staff

Transactions

  1. Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner
  2. Ensure that all reasonable discounts are taken on accounts payable
  3. Ensure that accounts receivable and pledges are collected, deposited, and recorded promptly
  4. Process payroll in a timely manner
  5. Ensure that monthly bank reconciliations are completed
  6. Ensure that required debt payments are made on a timely basis
  7. Maintain the chart of accounts
  8. Maintain an orderly accounting filing system
  9. Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions

 

Reporting

  1. Issue timely and complete financial statements
  2. Coordinate the preparation of the corporate annual report
  3. Recommend benchmarks against which to measure the performance of the CCA’s operations
  4. Calculate and issue financial and operating metrics
  5. Assist Executive Leadership in the production of the annual budget and forecasts
  6. Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to departments/management
  7. Provide for a system of management cost reports
  8. Provide financial analyses as needed, in particular for capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations

Compliance

  1. Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit and Form 990
  2. Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings

Desired Qualifications:

  • The controller candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent business experience
  • 8 + years of progressive responsibilities for a larger corporation
  • A background in nonprofit accounting is a plus
  • Preference will be given to candidates with the Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations.

Working Conditions:  Primarily in the Washington, DC office 5 days a week.  Minimal travel expectations.  Periodic weekend or evening work is expected.

To apply, please submit your cover letter with salary requirements and resume to professions@ccalliance.org.

Virtual Communications Intern

The Colon Cancer Alliance seeks a part-time (minimum 3 hours/week), unpaid intern to assist a growing organization in fulfilling its mission of ending colon cancer. The Communications Intern will work with the Marketing & Communications Team assisting with social media, website management, writing and other administrative tasks in an effort to enhance overall communications efforts.

Responsibilities

        • Monitor and post on blogs, forums, and social networks
        • Online outreach and promotion using Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, and more
        • Website and social media optimization
        • Web edits, including WordPress, Rallybound, Luminate, Pardot, as well as backend management of CRM, and server
        • Create or update databases such as Meltwater
        • Performs all other duties as required.

Requirements

        • This position is available for a 6 or 12 month term, with the option to extend based on performance and the organization’s needs.
        • Current students or recent graduates preferred.
        • Interest and experience in nonprofit marketing and communications desired.
        • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.), Google Suite and Social Networking Platforms.
        • Excellent writing and organizational skills.
        • Ability to work independently, exercise professional judgment and discretion.
        • Team-oriented, flexible, positive, personable, and eager to learn.

To apply, please complete the application.

Corporate & Foundation Giving Intern

The Colon Cancer Alliance seeks a part-time (minimum 15 hours/week, up to 32 hours/week), paid Corporate and Foundation Giving Intern to assist a growing organization in fulfilling its mission of ending colon cancer. The Corporate & Foundation Giving Intern will work within the growing Corporate & Foundation Giving team taking the lead in researching potential funders for pertinent organizational priorities.

Responsibilities

  • Research on foundation and corporate partnership leads
  • Research on the pharmaceutical industry specific to colorectal cancer
  • Identifying sponsorship opportunities for the Run/Walk Series
  • Foundation Center research related to charitable foundations and grants.
  • Other duties as required.

Requirements

  • This position is available as a summer and/or academic year internship with a strong preference for someone who can start in the summer and continue through the academic year.
  • Interest in nonprofit development preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.).
  • Knowledge of Salesforce and iWave platforms strongly preferred.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to work well independently as well as in team settings.

Please send a resume and cover letter to aornitz@ccalliance.org.