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.
We are seeking a Manager for Grants & Engagement who will be responsible for writing medical grant proposals to secure external funding for continuing medical education (CME) and other sponsored programming across multiple therapeutic areas. In this role, you will collaborate often with internal and external stakeholders to develop and execute grant proposals and ensure high-quality, targeted proposals are submitted for funding that will enhance member value and meet/exceed funder expectations.
What you’ll bring to the job:
BA/BS degree required.
Advanced scientific degree or relevant experience in medical education is highly desirable.
Exceptional research, writing, and editing skills.
Experience writing and submitting clinical grant proposals including needs assessments, gap analysis, and program description.
Strong presentation and oral communication skills required. Previous experience delivering presentations to large, professional audiences preferred.
Strong organizational and project management skills with the ability to multitask.
Ability to develop, track, and write evaluation reports.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as grant RFPs and peer-review articles; ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Experience with the acquisition of CME grant support and sponsorships, understanding and development of continuing education profession and program planning highly desirable.
Experience working with expert faculty and key opinion leaders on developing educational content.
Must excel in a team-oriented environment with consensus-building and collaboration skills, including ability to seek out the facts and pertinent information before drawing conclusions and listening and responding to people with sensitivity.
Appropriate technical skills required for proficiency in MS Office, Adobe Acrobat, database management, etc.) and ability to learn new technology as required.
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:
Stay current of clinical and scientific innovation and advances in the field of endocrinology in order to leverage knowledge in interactions with established and new industry partners.
Manage face-to-face and online meetings with industry partners and members of the Corporate Liaison Board (CLB). Identify aligned and/or new revenue-generating opportunities from these meetings.
Identify new funding partners and/or CLB members, including companies in the basic science, lifestyle, or foundation sectors, with priorities aligning with Endocrine Society
Lead CLB administration (i.e., membership invoicing, renewal, activation of CLB member benefits, etc.)
Lead budgeting and planning for annual CLB meeting at the ENDO Annual Meeting.
Opportunity Identification: Systematically search for newly released requests for proposals (RFPs) or call for concepts (CCPs) from external partners (e.g., industry, foundations, etc.) that align with Endocrine Society mission. Conduct market analysis and primary research related to endocrinology.
Identify educational gaps of specific groups of researchers and clinicians, including practice professionals at varying career levels (early/mid/advanced) and those treating different endocrine disorders. Collaborate with Education and DFP teams co-develop learning objectives and program agendas that are innovative and ensure meaningful outcomes. Ensure grant proposals are in compliance with CME/MOC guidelines.
Collaborate with Government and Public Affairs department on needs assessment and proposal writing relevant to learning needs of government officials/staff or other audiences in healthcare or science policy.
Collaborate with Clinical Practice Guidelines department on securing external funds for derivative products (e.g., pocket guides, algorithm tools, etc.) that enhance the clinical reach and utility of Endocrine Society guidelines.
Coordinate review of final proposal and budget by relevant stakeholders prior to submissions.
Adhere to funder-specific submission guidelines on proposal and budget formats.
Communicate with cross-functional teams to ensure that deliverables are met, and that the effectiveness of the deliverables is analyzed as proposed in the grant.
Review outcomes data provided by cross-functional teams and assist in analyses as needed.
Issue invoices to external partners as needed and document them.
Adhere to funder-specific financial reconciliation guidelines, including but not limited to, generating line-item expense files, processing refunds, signing attestation paperwork, and gathering information for Sunshine Reports.
What you’ll do well:
Effectively use 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.
Effectively communicate ideas, thoughts, and facts in writing. 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.
Communicate ideas, thoughts, and facts in oral presentations and discussions that vary in length and level of formality. Incorporate effective use of visual aids.
Ensure that one's own and other's work, information, and reports are complete and accurate. Carefully prepare for meetings and presentations. Follow up with others to ensure that agreements and commitments have been fulfilled. Develop and use systems to organize and keep track of information or progress. Set up and monitor procedures to ensure high quality of work.
Work cooperatively with others to achieve common goals. Effectively work and complete assignments in group settings by listening and responding appropriately to other team members, offering support, conferring with team members about their concerns, expressing disagreement constructively, and working towards solutions that all team members can support.
Use logical reasoning process to break down and work through a situation or problem to arrive at an outcome.
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.
The Endocrine Society embraces and celebrates the strength that diversity brings to our organization. We are committed to building and sustaining a culture of belonging, respect, and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, neurodivergence, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, and termination. The Endocrine Society is committed to providing reasonable accommodations during our recruitment process. If you need assistance or accommodations, please reach out to our People Operations team.
This position is located in Washington, DC and walking distance to Metro and major bus lines. The Endocrine Society offers a flexible, hybrid work environment. Employees are expected to work from the office at least 2 days per week to foster our collaborative culture and support cross-functional interaction.
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.
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.