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Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation | New York, NY
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Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation


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The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation is seeking an energetic individual to join the Award Programs team as Programs Assistant. This position works closely with and reports to the Chief Administrative Officer and Scientific Director, in the management of the award programs as well as supporting the day-to-day operations of the Award Programs Department. The successful candidate is enthusiastic, highly organized, has excellent communication skills, and is both a self-starter and team player.

Damon Runyon is internationally recognized for its long-standing role in identifying and supporting the most outstanding young scientists in the nation committed to finding innovative approaches to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of all forms of cancer. Learn more at www.damonrunyon.org.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Process scientific award applications
  • Prepare materials for annual scientific committee award selection meetings
  • Interact with applicants, awardees and committee members via phone, email, and in person
  • Handle record-keeping for Award Programs in Raiser’s Edge and Luminate and generate reports as needed
  • Maintain Award Programs pages on website
  •  Coordinate Annual Fellows’ Retreat
  • Request and process financial and progress reports for all awardees
  • Maintain statistics on applicant pools and awardee demographics
  • Track scientist alumni
  • General administrative duties—phones, filing and special projects


REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum one year of administrative assistant work experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and knowledge of social media outlets (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn)
  • Experience with Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge and/or Luminate strongly preferred
  • ProposalCENTRAL skills, website management, Basic HTML/CSS, and Photoshop a plus
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, including both verbal and written
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation is seeking an energetic individual to join the Award Programs team as Programs Assistant. This position works closely with and reports to the Chief Administrative Officer and Scientific…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Entry level

How to Apply

To apply for the position, please email a cover letter and resume to Clare M. Cahill, Chief Administrative Officer, Subject Line: Award Programs Assistant, to jobs@damonrunyon.org.

To apply for the position, please email a cover letter and resume to Clare M. Cahill, Chief Administrative Officer, Subject Line: Award Programs Assistant, to jobs@damonrunyon.org.

Location

New York, NY

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