The Colorectal Cancer Alliance is a national organization committed to ending colorectal cancer within our lifetime. We help patients and families, survivors and caregivers, navigate their diagnosis and treatment, connecting them with those who can share experiences and knowledge, address concerns, and identify resources to meet their needs. We partner with healthcare professionals and social influencers to raise awareness of preventative screening, and we collaborate with researchers to better understand the disease and fund critical research. Our efforts are urgent, effective and efficient because we believe that tomorrow can’t wait.

These are our available positions:

Director of Individual Giving

The Colorectal Cancer Alliance is a national organization committed to ending colorectal cancer within our lifetime. We help patients and families, survivors and caregivers, navigate their diagnosis and treatment, connecting them with those who can share experiences and knowledge, address concerns, and identify resources to meet their needs. We partner with healthcare professionals and social influencers to raise awareness of preventative screening, and we collaborate with researchers to better understand the disease and fund critical research. Our efforts are urgent, effective and efficient because we believe that tomorrow can’t wait.

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 prevention and treatment.
            • Be an advocate for the Colorectal 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 Individual Giving is responsible for developing and executing comprehensive, multi-­year fundraising plans to grow the individual giving constituency group and develop a broad sustainable base of funding support for the Colorectal Cancer Alliance. The Director of Individual Giving will serve on the leadership team at the Colorectal Cancer Alliance and report to the Vice President of Development. The Director of Individual Giving works with the Vice President of Development and the CEO to identify, cultivate and solicit major gift support.

Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

The Director of Individual Giving will oversee the Colorectal Cancer Alliance’s annual fund and major donor portfolio.

The Director of Individual Giving, with support from the Manager of Individual Giving, will oversee and work with the Communications Department on multi­channel fundraising communication efforts, including mail, email, online, website and social media platforms.

The Director of Individual Giving will build a mid-level donor initiative designed to create a pipeline for future major gifts.

The Director of Individual Giving will lead fundraising efforts connected to Dress in Blue Day and individual donor support of National Colon Cancer Awareness Month.

Under direction of the Vice President of Development, the Director of Individual Giving will expand the existing planned giving program and develop strategies to engage existing donors, provide educational materials to potential Legacy Society members on bequests, charitable gift annuities, charitable trusts, IRA roll­overs, etc.

The Director of Individual Giving will oversee the Manager of Individual Giving and support their efforts in building a strategy for meeting fundraising goals for the following funding streams: End of Year Appeal, #GivingTuesday, Monthly Pledge Partner Program, Blue Star Tributes and In Honor/In Memory Of Giving.

The Director of Individual Giving will oversee the Development Associate and support their efforts in building a strategy for meeting fundraising goals for Workplace Giving (CHC, CFC and United Way) and Matching Gifts initiatives.

Qualifications

The Director of Individual Giving must have a proven record of accomplishment in the non­profit environment of developing long-term relationships with individual donors that has resulted in successful annual fundraising.

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

Excellent writing skills.

Strong research, analytical, planning, and organizational skills.

A minimum of five years of experience in Individual Giving/Major Gifts 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.

Location: Washington, DC

Full-time

To apply

The Colorectal Cancer Alliance has retained the executive search services of Jobplex, Inc., a DHR International company.

Please send cover letter and resume to ccalliance@jobplex.com

Director of Medical Affairs

The Colorectal Cancer Alliance is a national organization committed to ending colorectal cancer within our lifetime. We help patients and families, survivors and caregivers, navigate their diagnosis and treatment, connecting them with those who can share experiences and knowledge, address concerns, and identify resources to meet their needs. We partner with healthcare professionals and social influencers to raise awareness of preventative screening, and we collaborate with researchers to better understand the disease and fund critical research. Our efforts are urgent, effective and efficient because we believe that tomorrow can’t wait.

Title:  Director of Medical Affairs
Reports to: Senior Director of Program Development
FLSA Status:  Exempt

Colorectal Cancer Alliance, the leading colorectal cancer patient advocacy organization has an exciting opportunity for an innovative and mission-driven Director of Medical Affairs.  Join a dedicated team where you will serve as the CCA medical expert and help lead the Medical Scientific Advisory Committee and the Chris4Life Research Program.


Performance Expectation

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

Have a profound understanding of colorectal cancer research, prevention and treatment; be an advocate for the Colorectal 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 primary purpose of this position is to serve as the Alliance’s medical expert and lead the Medical Scientific Advisory Committee and help lead programmatic staff on medical related issues and content. This role will also provide the general public, patients and families with information and resources about colorectal cancer.  Additionally, this role will lead the Chris4Life Research Program.

The successful candidate will have experience and proven results engaging with the colorectal cancer community.  Experience with public health education and project management are critical to success in this role.


Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

Medical Resource

            • Serve as the internal Alliance medical expert
            • Create medically-focused content in lay terms
            • Provide insights for the online organization of patient resource content
            • Review oncologic and other medical information for application to the Alliance community

Research Program

            • Lead the Chris4Life Research Program
            • Select grant focus with leadership and Grant Committee
            • Lead grant review process

Medical Scientific Advisory Committee

            • Alliance liaison with MSAC
            • Co-lead MSAC meetings with Senior Director, Program Development
            • Ensure MSAC engagement on Alliance educational initiatives

Community Engagement

            • Represent the Alliance in select industry meetings and/or review committees

 

Qualifications

Qualifications are as follows:

            • D or advanced degree in the medical field
            • A minimum of seven to ten years professional experience
            • 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

            • Some travel is required for this position based on the needs of the department.

Location: Washington, DC

Full-time

To apply

The Colorectal Cancer Alliance has retained the executive search services of Jobplex, Inc., a DHR International company.

Please send cover letter and resume to ccalliance@jobplex.com

Bilingual Patient & Family Support Navigator

The Colorectal Cancer Alliance seeks a Patient & Family Support Navigator to join our Patient & Family Support Team. The candidate needs to be a self-starter with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must enjoy being part of a team, and also possess independent skills to work remotely. Limited domestic travel. This full-time position reports directly to the Director of Patient & Family Support.

Primary Responsibilities:

    • Create a nationwide Latino Community Outreach Program to further the Colorectal Cancer Alliance’s mission.
    • Work with Spanish/English speaking patients and families providing pathways to colorectal cancer resources to help eliminate barriers with screening and treatment throughout the care continuum.
    • Assist callers in Spanish and English on the Colorectal Cancer Alliance Helpline by providing colorectal cancer information, education and resources.
    • Manage the ‘Live Chat’ feature on the Colorectal Cancer Alliance website in English and Spanish providing colorectal cancer information, education and resources.
    • Limited travel representing the Colorectal Cancer Alliance at community outreach events and Undy Run/Walks.
    • Keep abreast of the latest treatment advances, financial and side effect management to share with patients and families.
    • Moderate and facilitate education in the Colorectal Cancer Alliance’s Facebook platform La Alianza Contra El Cancer Del Colon.
    • Translate colorectal cancer related materials from English to Spanish.

Qualifications:

    • At least 5 years of professional work experience in a related field: social work, certified patient navigator, cancer or health-related organization preferred.
    • Fluent in Spanish and English – with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Spanish/English Translation Certificate preferred.
    • Mastery of MS Office, specifically Word and Excel.
    • Salesforce knowledge helpful.

Location:

    • Remote work, primary office in the Washington, DC area.

Interested applicants please send letter of introduction, resume and salary requirements to:  jobs@ccalliance.org

Start date: May, 2018

Development Associate

We are seeking a talented and hard-working individual to assist our fundraising efforts as the Development Associate in the Department of Development at the Colorectal Cancer Alliance.

The Colorectal Cancer Alliance is a national organization committed to ending colorectal cancer within our lifetime. We help patients and families, survivors and caregivers, navigate their diagnosis and treatment, connecting them with those who can share experiences and knowledge, address concerns, and identify resources to meet their needs. We partner with healthcare professionals and social influencers to raise awareness of preventative screening, and we collaborate with researchers to better understand the disease and fund critical research. Our efforts are urgent, effective and efficient because we believe that tomorrow can’t wait.

The Development Associate will help ensure the success of the Colorectal Cancer Alliance’s fundraising initiatives. S/he will be a valuable member of the Development Department, with opportunity to learn and grow professionally in all aspects of development.

Job Duties

      • Oversee and increase participation in workplace giving program; manage stewardship of individuals in the program.
      • Raise awareness with current donors about matching gift opportunities; manage stewardship of donors that make matching gifts.
      • Approve matching gift notifications that come in via postal mail and e-mail.
      • Retrieve donor information once matching gifts are received.
      • Track all donor soft credits associated with matching gifts, workplace giving and Facebook donations.
      • Processes gift acknowledgements on a weekly basis, using both a mail merge and Conga.
      • Keep updated internal documents used to track pledges and anticipated major gift payments.
      • Provide support to the Vice President of Development on booking travel, managing calendars, tracking expenses and preparing meeting agendas.
      • Oversee the meeting reminders and preparation of agendas for the monthly All-Staff and Development Department meetings.
      • Serve as the Development Department representative at bi-weekly meetings with the Operations Department.

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

      • Gain a general understanding of colon cancer prevention and treatment and be an advocate for the Colorectal 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.

Qualifications

      • B.A. or B.S degree required.
      • Excellent communication skills.
      • Strong research, analytical, planning, and organizational skills.
      • Prior development experience via internship and volunteerism prefered, but not required.
      • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
      • Experience with fundraising database software preferred.
      • Ability to work independently, exercise professional judgment and discretion.
      • Team oriented, flexible, positive, personable and eager to learn.
      • Seldom will this position require travel.
      • Salary commensurate with experience.

Location

Washington, DC.

Position Type

Full-time, non-exempt.

Reports To

Director of Individual Giving

How To Apply

To apply, please send a resume and a cover letter, including salary requirements to careers@ccalliance.org. Applications without all three of these required items will not be considered.

Special Events Intern

Your Role In Our Mission:

The Colorectal Cancer Alliance seeks a part-time intern to help their signature Special Events continue to grow and succeed on a national level. The Colorectal Cancer Alliance is the nation’s leading colon cancer patient advocacy organization. The Special Events intern will assist the Senior Manager of Special Events in a support capacity to address a broad range of needs and projects related to the events portfolio. The intern will be attentive to details, have excellent writing and communications skills, and be a motivated self-starter and a team player.

The Colorectal Cancer Alliance is a national organization committed to ending colorectal cancer within our lifetime. We help patients and families, survivors and caregivers, navigate their diagnosis and treatment, connecting them with those who can share experiences and knowledge, address concerns, and identify resources to meet their needs. We partner with healthcare professionals and social influencers to raise awareness of preventative screening, and we collaborate with researchers to better understand the disease and fund critical research. Our efforts are urgent, effective and efficient because we believe that tomorrow can’t wait.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Solicit auction items for the Blue Hope Bash’s silent and live auctions
  • Solicit auction items for the Hulkower Hold’Em Poker Tournament event’s silent auction
  • Track, organize and inventory all incoming auction items for relevant reporting
  • Input all auction information into the auction software program
  • Manage the ticketing process for the Blue Hope Bash car raffle
  • Track all car raffle tickets sold for post-event permitting and relevant reporting
  • Manage the thank you note process for Blue Hope Bash donors
  • Maintain all relevant event data to ensure a smooth post-event reconciliation and acknowledgment process
  • Manage the Blue Hope Bash and general Special Event email address as needed
  • Assist with general administrative tasks
  • Help with other Special Events as needed

Your Training and Skills:

  • Candidates need equal measures of creative and critical thinking, passion and integrity
  • Must be available at least 25 hours/week from June through December, however length of internship is flexible for the right candidate.

Other Required Skills & Experience Include:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Self-starter with excellent project management skills
  • Quick thinker with the flexibility to quickly and creatively problem solve
  • Collaborative work style to facilitate work across departments and teams
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Strong attention to detail

Location: Washington, DC

Part-time: Must be available for up to 25 hours from June through December

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Stephanie Marcos-Hanns, Senior Manager of Special Events at smarcoshanns@ccalliance.org. Please include subject line “Special Events Intern.”

Virtual Digital Marketing Intern

The Colorectal 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 Virtual Digital Marketing 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.

The Colorectal Cancer Alliance is a national organization committed to ending colorectal cancer within our lifetime. We help patients and families, survivors and caregivers, navigate their diagnosis and treatment, connecting them with those who can share experiences and knowledge, address concerns, and identify resources to meet their needs. We partner with healthcare professionals and social influencers to raise awareness of preventative screening, and we collaborate with researchers to better understand the disease and fund critical research. Our efforts are urgent, effective and efficient because we believe that tomorrow can’t wait.

Responsibilities

              • Assist in the creation, maintenance and display of digital advertising
              • Assist in the creation, distribution or delivery of marketing materials
              • Assist with fulfillment of marketing offers
              • Perform analysis of marketing, conversions and sales data
              • Seek and analyze competitor marketing and sales materials both on and offline
              • Enter contact information into contact management systems
              • Provide support to social media efforts
              • Maintain proficiency in best practices for digital marketing and advertising
              • Performs all other duties as required.

Requirements

              • This position is available for an indefinite term.
              • 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.