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

Marketing & Communications Director

The Colon Cancer Alliance (CCA) seeks an experienced Marketing and Communications Director responsible for advancing the organization’s mission and developing the CCA’s overall marketing, communications and branding strategy with a focus on brand stewardship, marketing, media outreach, public relations and fundraising.

The Marketing and Communications Director oversees daily activities of the dynamic Marketing/Communications Team including budgets, staff, consultants and project management. The Director will report to the Chief Strategy Officer and work closely with other departments and third party vendors to ensure organizational goals are met. The successful candidate will have experience and proven results in web, social media and other electronic communications and marketing strategies. Exact title will be determined based on experience.

We are looking for visionary, fun and results orientated leadership. This person should also be organized, proactive, a solutions-based multi-tasker who is disciplined with excellent time-management skills. Superior verbal and written communication skills are a must. Must enjoy being part of a team but also possess the ability to show independent results. Experience with marketing/communications and/or fundraising software strongly preferred.

Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks
• Establish, manage and evaluate the Marketing and Communications Department’s annual goals, priorities and budget.
• Collaborate with the Chief Executive Officer and other Department Leaders to ensure their respective marketing, communications and branding efforts are properly created, executed, budgeted, monitored and evaluated.
• Assess the organizational infrastructure and strategize accordingly.
• Position the organization as the leading colorectal cancer resource.
• Develop and execute strategies for furthering the organization’s mission to prevent colorectal cancer, fund research and provide patient support.
• Create compelling year-round call-to-action campaigns that further the organization’s mission.
• Build brand awareness, engage target audience and grow the organization’s reach.
• Work with the Development & Special Event leadership to increase funds and impact through existing campaigns and the creation of new initiatives.
• Collaborate with and advise team leaders on effective communications strategies to help reach department goals and increase the organization’s visibility.
• Ensure consistent branding and voice in all outbound communications.
• Oversee organization website and social media activity and be current, or lead, with online trends.
• Plan and manage all direct, targeted and promotional marketing efforts.
• Support the organization’s various departments by providing marketing and communications leadership around program implementation
• Conduct media outreach and serve as the primary media contact.
• Create or edit e-communications, op-eds, news releases and press materials as well as participate in the production of reports, advocacy alerts and funding proposals as needed.
• Supervise and mentor Marketing/Communications staff of three plus one consultant and related vendors.

Qualifications
• Bachelor degree in Marketing, Communications or related field
• Minimum of 7 years’ experience in nonprofit marketing
• Proven strength in marketing research and data analysis
• Proven leadership ability with a track record of empowering teams
• Strong understanding of social media marketing
• Highly collaborative style; experience developing and implementing communications strategies
• Relationship builder with the ability to unify vision
• Excellent writing/editing and verbal communications skills
• Working knowledge of WordPress, plugins,SEO, SERP and database systems
• Experience with budget management and goal development
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office
• Understanding of AP style
• 10% travel required
• Ability to be in Washington D.C. office 4-5 days a week.

Salary commensurate with experience.

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

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

Individual Giving Intern

The Colon Cancer Alliance seeks a part-time (minimum 15 hours/week, up to 32 hours/week), paid intern to assist a growing organization in fulfilling its mission of ending colon cancer. The Individual Giving Intern will work with the Individual Giving Team assisting with data management, prospect research and other administrative tasks in an effort to enhance overall fundraising efforts.

Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Updates team on a weekly basis as to new major donors while providing basic wealth screenings on each and managing the thank you note process for the Director of Individual Giving.
  • Proactively researches current major donors and future major donor prospects.
  • Assists with preparing handwritten thank you notes for mid/high-level donors.
  • Stuffs and mails all acknowledgment letters on a weekly basis.
  • Construct mailing lists and segmented mail mergers for fundraising appeals.
  • Performs basic data entry and ongoing database maintenance in Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems (SalesForce, Luminate & Rallybound).
  • Manages process for returned mail and performs necessary research to update donor addresses in all three CRM Systems.
  • Performs all 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.
  • A./B.S. degree preferred.
  • Interest and experience in nonprofit fund development desired.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.), Google Suite and Social Networking Platforms.
  • Knowledge of Salesforce, Rallybound and fundraising database platforms strongly preferred.
  • 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 send a resume and cover letter to Jordan Winn, Manager of Individual Giving at jwinn@ccalliance.org. Please include subject line “Individual Giving Intern.”

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.