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

5K Run/Walk and Volunteer Engagement Director

5K Run/Walk and Volunteer Engagement Director

Performance Expectation

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.

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 5K Run/Walk and Volunteer Engagement Director will be instrumental in expanding and enhancing the Colon Cancer Alliance’s 5K Undy Run/Walk Series on a national level, resulting in $2million in annual revenue. The primary responsibility of the Director is to oversee race execution and fundraising efforts in 22 cities. The Director will lead the organization’s effort to empower local volunteer leaders to grow their respective races in both participation and fundraising. This will include creating and deploying training efforts for volunteer leadership as well as the recruitment of additional volunteers to assist with race planning/execution, marketing and fundraising. The Director will support the Senior Director of Special Events in all areas including coaching staff, strategic planning, budgeting, and overall series growth in line with the organization’s goals. The Director will be attentive to detail, have excellent writing and communications skills, be able to think creatively and constructively, be innovative, be a motivated self-starter, a team player and have a passion for volunteer leadership. This position involves moderate weekend travel throughout the US (7-10 times per year).

Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

The 5K Run/Walk and Volunteer Engagement Director will:

  • Oversee daily operations and staff, supporting them in their roles and decision-making.
  • Supervise two direct reports.
  • Create and deploy training initiatives aimed at improving the effectiveness and efficiency of volunteer leaders.
  • Lead the transition from staff-executed to volunteer-executed Run/Walks in 22 cities.
  • Steward high-level volunteers and fundraisers.
  • Monitor and measure fundraising efforts connected to all races and set fundraising goals for both staff and volunteers.
  • Coordinate financial information, assist in budget creation, ensure that all expenses and revenue are properly recorded, provide reporting on Run/Walk event financials to both volunteer leaders and Executive Leadership.
  • Monitor event data to evaluate effectiveness. Determine strategic changes to pilot based on data.
  • Take a lead role in ensuring all event needs are fulfilled.
  • Oversee event website content and functionality in partnership with the Marketing & Communications Team.
  • Develop email content for race participants in partnership with the Marketing & Communications Team.
  • Assist in department and organization strategic planning
  • Facilitate information sharing with other departments
  • Support the Senior Director of Special Events as needed

Your Training and Skills:

The ideal candidate will have experience in both staff and volunteer management, fundraising, event planning and operations. Candidates need equal measures of creative and critical thinking, passion and integrity. Other required skills & experience include:

  • The 5K Run/Walk and Volunteer Engagement Director must have a proven track record in the non-profit environment of Run/Walk peer-to-peer fundraising success.
  • B.A. or B.S. degree.
  • A minimum of 7 years’ experience in development, preferably with a concentration in peer-to-peer and or run/walk fundraising..
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong research, analytical, planning, and organizational skills.
  • Excellent project management skills with the ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to work independently, exercise professional judgment and discretion.
  • Team-oriented, flexible, positive, personable, and eager to learn.
  • Proven capabilities as a self-starter and proactive thinker.
  • Quick thinker with the flexibility to quickly and creatively problem solve.
  • Collaborative style to facilitate work across departments and teams.
  • Superior phone demeanor.
  • Administrative skills.
  • Salesforce and Rallybound skills are beneficial, but not required.

Location: Washington, DC

40 hours per week.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Weekend travel required 7-10 times per year.

How To Apply:

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Adina Frazier afrazier@ccalliance.org. Cover letters must include salary requirements. Applications missing any of this required information will not be reviewed.

Accounting Coordinator

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:  Accounting Coordinator
Reports to: Controller

Basic Function:  The Accounting Coordinator is responsible for Accounts Payable, Cash Receipts and providing support to the Controller in other areas of Accounting as needed.

Position Responsibilities:

Accounts Payable

  • Review vendor invoices, match them to receiving documents and check requests, and investigate further as needed to ensure the item or service billed was actually received and authorized by Colon Cancer Alliance prior to payment.  Research and reconcile any discrepancies.
  • Verify coding of invoices and input to accounting system.  Review for duplicate payments. 
  • Follow a systematic process for tracking and following up on unpaid invoices to ensure that vendors are paid on time.
  • File paid invoices and statements in a logical systematic fashion that can be easily understood and replicated, and that facilitates expedient location of records as needed. 

 

Cash Receipts

  • Make copies of all donations received via mail (checks/money orders) and give to development with a summary. 
  • Prepare daily deposit (cash and checks) to the bank.
  • Enter all deposits (cash, checks, ACHs and credit card) into accounting system.
  • File completed deposits in a logical systematic fashion that can be easily understood and replicated, and that facilitates expedient location of records as needed. 

 

General

  • Provide responsive and direct support to Controller.  Perform other related duties as assigned.
  • This position is located in our Washington, D.C. headquarters and is a Monday through Friday, 9am – 5pm position.

Qualifications:

  • B.A./B.S. degree required.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • A minimum of 2 years of related experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Ability to work independently, exercise professional judgment and discretion.
  • Team-oriented, flexible, positive, personable, and eager to learn.

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

Individual Giving Intern

The Colon Cancer Alliance seeks a part-time (minimum 20 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 tasks in an effort to enhance overall fundraising efforts.

Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Proactively researches current major donors and  major donor prospects and provides updates to the Individual Giving Team on giving potential and wealth screenings.
  • Manages the donor thank you note process for the Manager of Individual Giving and the Vice President of Development.
  • 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 & Rallybound).
  • Manages process for returned mail and performs necessary research to update donor addresses in all three CRM Systems.
  • Assists Manager of Individual Giving with Anniversary of Death stewardship efforts.
  • Performs all other duties as required.

Requirements

  • This position is available as a fall academic year internship with a strong preference for someone who can continue through the spring.
  • B.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.”

Marketing & Communications Intern

Marketing & Communications Intern

We’re a fun, inspiring and hardworking team focused on making a difference. We’re looking for a collaborative and creative intern to join our Marketing & Communications department.

We’re looking for an individual with strong writing and editing skills, a willingness to learn and who isn’t afraid to tackle challenges and own projects. Does this sound like you? Send your resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to media@ccalliance.org.

Who is the Colon Cancer Alliance?

The Colon Cancer Alliance is the nation’s oldest and largest non-profit dedicated to knocking colon cancer out of America’s top three cancer killers. Located in downtown DC, the Colon Cancer Alliance recently merged with another leading colon cancer non-profit, creating new and exciting opportunity for expanding the reach of our lifesaving mission and programs.

What would your role be?

–     Writing and editing press releases, blog posts, web content, etc.

–     Assistance with managing social media accounts

–     Basic web edits (HTML knowledge/experience a plus)

–     Assisting with promotion of signature Undy Run/Walk 5K event series, other events as needed

–     Administrative support as needed

HOW TO APPLY

media@ccalliance.org

Please send resume, cover letter and writing sample to: media@ccalliance.org

Virtual Digital Marketing 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 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.

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 a 6 or 12 month, or indefinite 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.

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.