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

Director of Corporate & Foundation 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, research 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 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 Colorectal 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 Colorectal 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 Colorectal 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.

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

 

Associate Director of Community Engagement

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:  Community Engagement Associate Director
Reports to: Senior Director, 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 community engagement professional.  Join a dedicated team where you will serve as the Alliance expert on community engagement and volunteer management.


Performance Expectation

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

Have a profound understanding and execution in building online communities and volunteer programs

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 lead the Alliance’s  community engagement and volunteer programs. This role will also provide the general public, patients and families with information and resources about colorectal cancer.  Primary emphasis will include grassroots advocacy and volunteer management with an eye toward scalability of the programs.

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


Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

Social Media

            • Build and manage Colorectal Cancer Alliance and related online communities
            • Build online member engagement opportunities
            • Provide online communities members with access to Alliance resources
            • Targeted outreach for program promotion and partnership opportunities
            • Recruit guests for The Colon Cancer Podcast Series
            • Expand outreach across under-represented demographics

Volunteer Program

            • Manage volunteer vetting and training
            • Perform bi-yearly training/informational webinar with volunteers/potential volunteers
            • National Conference training for volunteers
            • Manage surveys/focus groups
            • Volunteer manual development and enrichment
            • Volunteer Recognition Program
            • Build program scalibility

Qualifications

Qualifications are as follows:

            • Experience building community engagement and volunteer programs
            • Strong knowledge and depth in creating online communities
            • A minimum of five 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

Senior Accountant

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.

Account Manager/Senior Accountant

Job Overview

This position is primarily responsible for general ledger accounting, tracking donation revenues, and other related financial duties, such as sub accounts analysis, journal entries for monthly closing as well as variance analysis and other special projects as assigned.

Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for reconciling and analyzing specific general ledger account balance sheet and P&L accounts
    • Prepare journal entries, collecting, analyzing and summarizing account information for monthly and year-end closing
    • Collaborate closely the accounts payable processing and reconciliation of accounts with the other accounting staff
    • Track payments to donors and maintain a schedule of payments
    • Review project expense reimbursements
    • Assist in payroll processing and monitor necessary cash requirements. Assist in annual human resource projects
    • Prepare and distribute monthly project reports
    • Assist in exploring new technology and processes to streamline workflow for both programmatic staff and
    • Assist with annual audit & 990 preparation
    • Manage and maintain a system of filing to incorporate the many variations of documents for quick retrieval
    • Help with other administrative tasks and other various duties

Skills/Qualifications/Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree with three to five years of experience; or Associate’s degree in Accounting with at least five years related experience, ideally in a nonprofit organization.
    • Solid understanding of GAAP
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Must be highly organized with exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
    • Excellent skills in initiating solutions; is able to recognize when an isolated issue is part of a more complex situation
    • Excellent written, verbal and communication skills
    • Exceptional ability to work collaboratively and provide customer service with internal staff and external partners
    • Advanced Excel and Word experience
    • Experience with a variety of accounting software highly desired
    • Experience in program and project management, with thorough understanding of membership development and relationship-building/stewardship

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

Position Details:

Position Type:                       Full Time, Exempt

Reports To:                           Controller

Work Location:                     Washington DC

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.

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.