The Foundation for Women's Cancer (FWC) is out to create a world where everyone has the power to impact, prevent or overcome a diagnosis of gynecologic cancer. We do this by bringing together all communities of advocates, patients, caregivers, partners, and the healthcare team to eradicate or lessen the impact of gynecological cancer. Our work is focused on research, education, and public awareness. FWC has significantly increased its focus on new program growth – both educational and giving, At the same time, it is taking on critical initiatives to better position itself for continued, significant fundraising growth, expanded awareness on the national stage and increased impact for the patient and family community as well as the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO). The FWC Associate Program and Grants Manager would be primarily focused on launching and shepherding programs, and delivery of sponsored program benefits. As a strong writer, this person will also assist content development, leadership reporting and stewardship reporting for major donors. Primary Responsibilities The Associate Program and Grants Manager is responsible for supporting FWC development initiatives, managing the Research Grants and Awards Program, serving as lead staff liaison to the Patient Education Committee, and coordinating outside fundraising events. • Serve as lead staff liaison to the Patient Education Committee helping to guide committee members with projects and programs related to patient (and family community) education • Manage Research Grants and Awards program via staff liaison activities with research committee, administer research platform and application process, interface with research applicants and monitor receipt of progress and final research reports • Manage Survivor Courses for newly diagnosed and re-diagnosed patient and family community across the country • Assist in ensuring Patient Education Alliance benefits are delivered to key industry partners • Other duties as assigned
CREDENTIALS, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE • Minimum of 3 years of work experience required. Bachelor's degree preferred • Tech-savvy and a quick study when it comes to collaborative tech tools. Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite, Open Water a plus. • • Comfort with group facilitation; interest or background in healthcare preferred • Previous experience with project and/or program management from idea to implementation preferred • Ability to work evenings as meetings require • Cultural competency to work with patients, donors, volunteer leaders, individuals and groups from diverse racial, religious, ethnic, educational, ability, and socioeconomic backgrounds, as well as members of the LGBTQ and gender non-conforming communities • Excellent interpersonal, written/verbal communication, and presentation skills • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple simultaneous projects, often with deadline pressures • Team-player with high level of initiative, professionalism and confidentiality • Ability to work evenings as meetings require • Strong customer service orientation, with proven relationship-building skills • Superb attention to detail and accuracy
Secondary Responsibilities • Support all aspects of program execution. No day looks the same so process is key. You may be administering application or award processes, program evaluations, or collecting data; tracking invoices and managing the invoice process; coordinating and documenting learnings from meetings; working on new educational and programmatic resources; preparing summary reports for volunteer leaders for Board discussions • Stay one step ahead of the curve, coordinating the activities of committees ensuring that everyone involved has what they need to be successful • Communicate clearly and effectively regarding programming and logistics with colleagues, volunteer leaders, donors, research applicants and recipients, and institutions. • Contribute meaningfully to the organization, including our research program and stewardship, patient education deliverables and programs, fundraising initiatives and leadership development efforts all focused on creating a better world for gynecologic cancer patients • Be a seeker for new areas and assume additional responsibilities, as FWC's work and projects evolve over time
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Foundation for Women's Cancer
The world’s premier organization for everyone who works to cure gynecologic cancers.
Over 2,000 members
Society for gynecologic oncologists, medical oncologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioner, patient advocates and more
Hub for patient care, education and advocacy
Center where professionals learn the latest news, research and practice recommendations, keep up with continuing education, develop new skills, make valuable contacts, advance their careers and provide better care to patients
SGO isn’t just an association; it’s a member-driven community of people working together to advance cancer care and improve the lives of millions. SGO is global, inclusive, and dedicated to all our members.