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Operations Coordinator, BrainFutures

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About BrainFutures

BrainFutures is a national nonprofit dedicated to improving human outcomes by assessing and advancing the practical applications of new scientific understanding of the brain. By providing objective evidence-based information about what works and clearing policy and practice pathways, we aim to maximize human potential and ameliorate pressing social challenges. Recent projects include a guide to youth executive function interventions and a series of issue briefs on psychedelic-assisted therapy

Job Purpose

The Operations Coordinator supports all aspects of BrainFutures’ programs and takes a leadership role in the organization’s communications. Responsibilities will range from coordinating with external partners and experts to writing effective, engaging content for a variety of media. The successful candidate will be well-organized with strong writing skills and an interest or background in psychology and/or neuroscience. BrainFutures looks forward to welcoming the next member of this small but impactful team.

Duties/Responsibilities                                                                                                                                                              Program Support: 

  • Support multistakeholder workgroups through:  
  • Taking detailed notes at all work group meetings 
  • Scheduling meetings and coordinating logistics 
  • Developing status reports for both internal and external audiences 
  • Researching and preparing briefing documents for stakeholders 
  • Coordinate special events, in collaboration with the Director of Program Operations 
  • Interface with external partners and contractors  

Communications: 

  • Maintain social media presence 
  • Develop and implement audience engagement strategy through newsletters or other media 
  • Write content for website, blog, newsletter, and collaterals as needed 

Database and Task Management:  

  • Track tasks in Asana 
  • Track donor and partner contacts in SalesForce and generate reports 
  • Assist with grant reporting and expenditure tracking 

Other: 

  • Conduct research to understand scientific research on neuroscience, psychopharmacology, psychology, and related disciplines (i.e., to support the development of issue briefs) 
  • Track legislative activities around key brain science legislation 
  • Other administrative duties as assigned 

Qualifications

  • Detail-oriented 
  • Adaptable to the fast-moving culture of a startup nonprofit organization 
  • Work with a high degree of integrity 
  • Operate independently and meet deadlines in a remote work environment 
  • Translate cutting-edge scientific principles into commonly understood terms 
  • Knowledge of Asana and Salesforce strongly preferred 
  • Strong writing skills 

Position Classification

Full time, nonexempt and benefits. Benefits include vacation, sick, personal, and holidays, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 403(b) retirement plan, medical, dental and vision insurance, and health savings account.

General Conditions

  • Monday through Friday 8:30am to 5pm
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • Evening and weekend work will be required
  • Reliable transportation
  • Must be able to lift-up to 25 pounds at times

Location

A telecommuting opportunity within the United States will be considered. (Onsite offices are located in Lutherville, MD)

How to Apply

Send a cover letter noting your interest with salary requirements and resume to jobs@mhamd.org.

MHAMD is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

About BrainFutures

BrainFutures is a national nonprofit dedicated to improving human outcomes by assessing and advancing the practical applications of new scientific understanding of the brain. By providing objective…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
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    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
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    4-Year Degree Required
  • Experience Level
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    Intermediate

Benefits

Benefits include vacation, sick, personal, and holidays, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 403(b) retirement plan, medical, dental and vision insurance, and health savings account.

Benefits include vacation, sick, personal, and holidays, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 403(b) retirement plan, medical, dental and vision insurance, and health…

Location

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Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
1301 York Rd, Lutherville, MD 21093, United States
Suite 505

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