Endocrinologists are at the core of solving the most pressing health problems of our time, from diabetes and obesity to infertility, bone health, and hormone-related cancers The Endocrine Society is the world’s oldest and largest organization of scientists devoted to hormone research and physicians who care for people with hormone-related conditions. Our inclusive community is made of scientists, physicians, educators, nurses, and students in 122 countries.
Under the supervision of the Chief Strategic Partnerships Officer, the Associate Director, Development & Industry Relations serves key roles in assisting the Endocrine Society with revenue generation and in providing valuable new programs and services to members and strategic partners. You will research potential partners, build relationships, and manage internal and external stakeholders. Additionally, this position oversees the Endocrine Society grant development, submission, and reconciliation process and works closely with the Development and Education teams to ensure submitted proposals meet the quality and standards required by sponsors.
What you’ll bring to the job:
BA/BS (advanced degree preferred); experience in healthcare or pharma a plus.
A minimum of five years’ experience (8 preferred) in grants management or related role.
Demonstrated achievement in cultivating and managing multi-year funding agreements.
Outstanding ability to track and nurture relationships with donors and volunteers.
Superb negotiation skills that yields positive benefits for all parties.
Strong understanding and ability to diligently review financial statements.
Experience with international audiences, a plus.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
An entrepreneurial spirit, comfort in taking calculated risks
A love of championing new business relationships with ability to recognize the implementation of details as a key determinant of any sustained agreements.
Affinity for presenting in front of both small and large groups.
A deep interest in healthcare and drive to learn about the dynamic forces affecting such.
Our Values: We believe in and empower our staff. We know that with our investment in their growth, they have an even greater potential to contribute to our organization. Our core values embody the character and culture of our staff – they guide our decision making, interactions and how we serve our members. As an organization, we are committed to: demonstrating responsible stewardship, treating one another with trust and mutual respect, supporting work life balance, sustaining an inclusive environment, and fostering an environment that encompasses communication, service, collaboration, results & innovation.
What you’ll own:
In collaboration with the Chief of Strategic Partnerships Officer, identify and recommend opportunities that may provide one time or continuous, multi-year revenue contributions to the Endocrine Society. This includes soliciting ideas from staff and leadership on potential revenue-generating programs.
In collaboration with development team, identify, cultivate and solicit corporate funding partners and donors to support Endocrine Society projects, meetings and other related activities.
Lead relationship building and engagement with Corporate Liaison Board members and identify new potential partners.
Oversee grant administration, identifying appropriate targets, funding requests, grant and budget development, financial reconciliation and appropriate communication with industry grant offices.
In collaboration with the development team, represents the Endocrine Society by participating in industry functions and meetings and Endocrine Society committees’ meetings to explore involving partnership opportunities.
Lead the planning and implementation of the Corporate Liaison Board meetings.
Stay abreast of clinical and scientific innovation and advances in the field of endocrinology and leverage the data to develop strategic engagement plans for each of our partners reflecting key areas of interest and potential funding opportunities.
What you’ll do well:
Make decisions and solve problems involving varied levels of complexity, ambiguity and risk. Take charge of a group when it is necessary to facilitate change, overcome an impasse, face issues, or ensure that decisions are made.
Develop and maintain effective relationships with others to encourage and support communication and teamwork. Demonstrate the ability to build and maintain ongoing, collaborative working relationships with coworkers and members to achieve the goals of the organization.
Plan and organize the work of a group, department, or project and establish effective priorities. Consider effective use of time. Demonstrate ability to “think outside the box” for solutions or ways to accomplish the job in a more effective way. Handle projects responsibly (including expense management). Prioritize as needed and meet deadlines. Communicate challenges/barriers to supervisor. Collaborate and share progress with others to get the project completed. Demonstrate effective delivery of completed project.
Ensure that one's own and others’ work and information are complete and accurate. Carefully prepare for meetings and presentations. Follow up with others to ensure that agreements and commitments have been fulfilled. Set up procedures to ensure high quality of work. Monitor the quality of work by setting up procedures. Act to verify information. Develop and use systems to organize and keep track of information or work progress. Organize information or materials for others. Review and check the accuracy of information in work reports.
Effectively communicate ideas, thoughts, and facts in writing. Demonstrate ability to use correct grammar, punctuation, spelling and sentence structure. Organize written ideas clearly. Tailor written communication to effectively reach audience. Express ideas clearly and concisely in writing.
What you’ll get out of it:
Working with a staff that has passion for our mission, believes in one another and has fun.
The chance to work in an environment that empowers staff to take informed risks and create new programs and services.
A chance to make a contribution in a fun job with room to make it your own.
A strong and competitive salary and benefits package that focuses on your well-being and financial health.
Endocrine Society offers a convenient downtown DC location within walking distance of Farragut North/Farragut West and Foggy Bottom Metro stations. Qualified candidates interested in a purposeful work environment, competitive salaries and excellent benefits, including a generous TIAA- CREF retirement plan with 10% employer contribution, submit resume and cover letter with salary requirements.
About Endocrine Society
Endocrine Society is the world's largest and most active professional organization of endocrinologists in the world. Founded in 1916, the Society is internationally known as the leading source of state-of-the-art research and clinical advancements in endocrinology and metabolism. We are dedicated to promoting excellence in research, education and clinical practice in the field of endocrinology. Society membership continues to grow with more than 18,000 members from over 100 countries. These professionals are dedicated to the research and treatment of the full range of endocrine disorders: diabetes, infertility, osteoporosis, thyroid disease, obesity/lipids, growth hormone, pituitary tumors, and adrenal insufficiency.
For employees, Endocrine Society offers a stimulating, collegial work environment of 86 staff where top performance is recognized and appreciated. We pride ourselves on our competitive pay practices and excellent benefits program, including a 10% annual employer contribution to a TIAA-CREF retirement plan, subsidized health, dental and vision insurance, fully paid life and disability income protection, professional development and tuition assistance programs, an on-si...te employee fitness room and generous leave benefits. We have a convenient Downtown D.C. location accessible by the Metro red line Farragut North and blue and orange line Farragut West stations.