Coordinator, Cancer Policy Institute

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Cancer Support Community
Washington, DC
Closed
Posted 39 Days ago
Cancer Support Community
Washington, DC
job - , paid
Posted 39 Days ago
Closed

Description

Coordinator, Cancer Policy Institute Cancer Support Community - Washington, DC4.5 Full-timeEstimated: $39,000 - $55,000 a year Save Education * Bachelor's Degree Skills * Time Management * Microsoft Word * Driver's License * Customer Service * Excel The Cancer Support Community (CSC), the largest nonprofit provider of social and emotional support for people affected by cancer, is seeking a Coordinator for its Cancer Policy Institute (CPI) located in Washington, DC. Grounded in the mission to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action and sustained by community, the aim of the Cancer Policy Institute (CPI) is to ensure that all people affected by cancer have access to quality, evidence-based care that includes both medical and psychosocial care throughout the cancer continuum. This individual must have an interest in policy and advocacy and working with the team to translate evidence into actionable policy and advocacy initiatives which will be communicated across a diverse audience of stakeholders. Interested parties should submit a cover letter, salary requirements and a resume. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Manages CPI grassroots advocacy network Researchers, monitors, and reports on policy and advocacy issues and activities Prepares background and support materials for meetings and projects Assists CPI staff with all administrative duties Manages events including Hill days, policy meetings, and webinars Responds to requests and questions from advocates and stakeholders Recruits, trains, and oversees CPI internship program Drafts and maintains website content Represents the CPI in coalitions and other stakeholder meetings Engages patients, caregivers, and stakeholders in advocacy activities Works with CPI team to establish and deliver on strategic priorities Provides support in the development and implementation of CSCs regulatory and legislative agenda Ensures quality standards are applied to all internal and external communications Interacts regularly with CSC donors, partners and stakeholders Meets regularly with CSC program, education and research teams Engages with CSC Affiliate leaders and teams REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE Bachelors degree in related discipline Minimum of 1 year of office work experience Excellent written and verbal communication skills Solid problem-solving and effective time management skills Proficient skills in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Cross-functional team player Excellent organizational skills and ability to adhere to tight timetables Conducts all work in an ethical, honest, and professional manner Ability to work extended hours as necessary to accomplish goals and meet deadlines Exercises high degree of discretion and diplomacy in dealing with confidential or sensitive matters and materials Self-motivated, self-starting, team driven, customer service oriented, and a creative thinker Valid drivers license ABOUT CSC As the largest professionally led nonprofit network of cancer support worldwide, the Cancer Support Community (CSC) is dedicated to ensuring that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action and sustained by community. CSC achieves its mission through three areas: direct service delivery, research and advocacy. The organization includes an international network of Affiliates that offer the highest quality social and emotional support for people impacted by cancer, as well as a community of support available online and over the phone. The Research and Training Institute conducts cutting-edge psychosocial, behavioral and survivorship research. CSC furthers its focus on patient advocacy through its Cancer Policy Institute, informing public policy in Washington, D.C. and across the nation. For more information, please call the toll-free Cancer Support Helpline at 888-793-9355, or visit www.CancerSupportCommunity.org. So that no one faces cancer alone� Cancer Support Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer XJ6 Save

Skills

research, public policy, microsoft excel, microsoft powerpoint, microsoft word, customer service, time management, training, microsoft access, event management, organization, problem solving, cancer, cross-functional team leadership, written and verbal communication

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