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Program Manager, Patient Education

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Lymphoma Research Foundation | New York, NY

Lymphoma Research Foundation

Published 12 days ago

$45,000 - $55,000

Job Title: Program Manager, Patient Education

Department: Patient and Professional Programs

Status: Full Time, Exempt

The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) is the nation’s largest non-profit organization devoted to funding innovative research and serving the lymphoma community through a comprehensive series of education programs, outreach initiatives and patient services. LRF’s mission is to eradicate lymphoma and serve those touched by this disease. To date, the Foundation has awarded more than $60 million in lymphoma-specific research.

The Lymphoma Research Foundation is seeking a Program Manager, Patient Education.

• Reports to: Associate Director, Patient Education

• This position is located at the national office in New York City

The Foundation seeks a Program Manager who will be responsible for the planning, implementation and evaluation of LRF’s Ask the Doctor community-based education programs and webinar series. These programs are designed to educate lymphoma patients, caregivers and loved ones on the latest information about lymphoma, current treatment options and novel therapies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Plan, coordinate and staff 20 Ask the Doctor community-based education programs

• Research venues in new markets and coordinate contract approvals and execution

• Coordinate hotel and venue logistics (meals and room assignments)

• Work with speaking faculty to collect PowerPoint presentations, required documentation and coordinate other speaker-related logistics

• Develop and disseminate speaker invitations and confirmation reports for speaking faculty outlining details and required information for presentations

• Assist with program marketing and outreach strategy, including:

o Work with designer and printer/mail house on all marketing materials and signage

o Compose marketing web and email content

o Collaborate with communications team to coordinate email and marketing material distribution

o Create queries and pull constituent lists for mailing materials from LRF database

o Work with speaking faculty and their institution to promote programs internally

o Reach out to partner organizations in cities local to programs for cross-promotion on social media and/or with physical collateral on display

• Communicate the program agenda and expectations with speaker(s) and sponsors

• Oversee on-site registration at in-person programs; train and supervise registration volunteers/staff as needed; respond to inquiries and triage as appropriate

• Deliver opening and introductory remarks at Ask the Doctor programs

• Oversee program evaluation process, including:

o Entering qualitative and quantitative program evaluation responses

o Analyze and summarize data from evaluation responses for reporting to management and enhancing future program quality

o Create evaluation reports for funders and stakeholders

• Oversee the preparation and shipment of program materials (e.g., welcome folders, literature and LRF material); coordinate volunteers to assemble material

• Conduct data entry and other administrative tasks to support the management office

• Send monthly update to stakeholders on upcoming scheduled programs

• Process check requests and monitor program funds

• Draft letters of request to sponsors as needed

• Coordinate individual projects and assist with administrative tasks as needed

• Webinars

o Invite speaker(s) and coordinate logistics and outreach

o Organize handouts, presentations and speaking notes for live program

o Co-facilitate questions & answers session with BeaconLive

o Provide general support for the LRF staff hosting the webinar

Travel Requirements

• Ability to work nights and weekends is required. Ask the Doctor programs are held evenings in various cities across the United States

• Travel to LRF sponsored programs and other work-related meetings as needed (approximately 15-20 percent of time)

• All travel is domestic

Candidate Profile

The ideal candidate for the position must have:

• 2-3 years of program planning and/or administrative experience

• Detail oriented and able to work in a fast – paced growing environment

• Effective writing and public communication skills

• Ability to monitor and adhere to tight deadlines

• Highly motivated with ability to work within a small team and take on tasks as assigned

• Proficient use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) is required; working knowledge of HTML, Survey Monkey and Adobe Creative suite is preferred

• Database Knowledge: A working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge, Blackbaud/Luminate Online is preferred

• Bachelor’s Degree required

Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to and place “Program Manager” in the subject line. Please note that all applicants invited to participate in the interview process will also be required to complete an application and are subject to a background check.

Job Title: Program Manager, Patient Education

Department: Patient and Professional Programs

Status: Full Time, Exempt

The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) is the nation’s largest non-profit organization devoted to funding innovative…

Details at a glance

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


PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement savings match, Parental leave

PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement savings match, Parental leave

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to

Please send resume and cover letter to


88 Pine Street, New York, NY 10005

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