Program Manager, Maine Cancer Foundation

PROGRAM MANAGER
Job Description

Maine Cancer Foundation (MCF) seeks a dynamic Program Manager to lead our collective impact work as a member of a small and dedicated team of professionals working to reduce the burden of cancer in Maine.

Under the supervision of the Director of Programming, the Program Manager has primary responsibility for developing and managing Maine’s Impact Cancer Network (which serves as Maine’s state cancer coalition and is funded by MCF). The Program Manager will work closely with the Director of Programming, other MCF staff, the MCF Board of Directors and cancer stakeholders to further a collective impact initiative focused on reducing cancer incidence and mortality in Maine as well as fostering broader system change. In addition, the Program Manager will work in tandem with the MCF grants Program Manager and the Director of Programming to further MCF’s mission to reduce cancer incidence and mortality in Maine.

The Program Manager position is a full-time, benefits eligible opportunity. The position requires approximately 25% statewide travel and some weekend and evening hours.

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES (not intended to be all inclusive)

* Develop and manage the implementation strategy and general operations of Maine’s Impact Cancer Network (the Network)
* Schedule, lead, and facilitate meetings including Network task forces, the Network’s Leadership Roundtable and ad hoc groups
* Coordinate, lead and plan the annual Challenge Cancer Conference and other program specific summits
* Conduct statewide relationship building with cancer stakeholders, funding sources and Maine communities. Recruit, engage and manage Network members
* Collect and document quantitative and qualitative data related to cancer in Maine and the Cancer Network
* Continuously evaluate Maine’s Impact Cancer Network’s activities and outcomes
* Develop and execute the communication plan for Maine’s Impact Cancer Network
* Identify alternative funding sources to support the Network and MCF
* Collaborate with and identify partnership opportunities with the Maine CDC and Maine’s Comprehensive Cancer Control Program and the National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program
* Develop, manage and implement Project ECHO initiatives and other programming at MCF
* Collaborate with MCF events staff (MCF events include Tri for a Cure, Twilight 5K, Mary’s Walk and the Sugarloaf Charity Summit)

DESIRED SKILLS
Innovative, creative, self-starter
Experienced program, event, and/or project manager
Able to lead and facilitate meetings with diverse stakeholders to achieve mutual goals
Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
Ability to write effectively for a broad range of audiences
Experience with the oncology landscape and community in Maine
Experience with the collective impact model and/or coalition building
Ability to identify and analyze cancer-related and public health data
Strong public speaking skills with an ability to communicate effectively across diverse audiences
Experience with strategic planning
Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects
A collaborative, flexible, team player who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree required
Demonstrated experience as a Program Manager in similar industry and/or nonprofit
Public health background preferred
Ability to work flexible hours when necessary and travel regularly
Commitment to reducing the burden of cancer in Maine
Valid unexpired driver’s license

To be considered for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@mainecancer.org.

No recruiters or phone calls please.

MCF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify or nation origin.

Administrative Communications Coordinator

ADMINISTRATIVE COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR
Job Description

Maine Cancer Foundation (MCF) seeks an Administrative Communications Coordinator to join our small and dedicated team of professionals working to reduce the burden of cancer in Maine.

The Administrative Communications Coordinator reports directly to the Director of Operations and is responsible for supporting Maine Cancer Foundation’s multi-channel communication and marketing plan, annual giving strategies and general office management.

The Administrative Communications Coordinator position is a full-time, benefits eligible opportunity. The position requires approximately 5% statewide travel and some weekend and evening hours.

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES (not intended to be all inclusive) 

Manage day to day Administrative operations including:
o Field MCF inquiries and provide stellar customer service to our donors, event participants, collaborators and all customers through a variety of communication channels including: phone, email, mail, in-person visits to our office and through social media.
o Manage and maintain office equipment, materials and supplies
o Assist with scheduling, coordinate mailings, database and data entry management
o Facilitate and support conference and event planning and logistics and office meetings
o Research and collect information, data and materials to inform our decision-making for events, programs and projects
o Process donations; coordinate and prepare acknowledgement letters
o General support of Community Outreach, Events, Programs and initiatives as needed. MCF events and programs include: Tri for a Cure, Twilight 5K, Mary’s Walk, Sugarloaf Charity Summit, Challenge Cancer Conference, Patient Navigation Project ECHO

Coordinate and support Communications and Marketing:
o Assist with updates and management of MCF website
o Support, edit and influence MCF social media strategy
o Develop content and produce electronic communications
o Write, edit and distribute press releases
o Work with all staff to develop and maintain portfolio of stories for use in outbound communications

DESIRED SKILLS 
Innovative, creative, self-starter 
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail 
Demonstrated ability to write for a broad range of audiences; strong editing skills 
Basic knowledge and experience with video and/or audio recording/editing 
Experience working with a team to plan and implement a complex, multi-tiered communication strategy
Knowledge of, or experience with, communications and marketing in a non-profit setting 
Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects 
Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills 
Exhibits experience with social media mechanics, trends, software skills and internet research abilities  Experience with public health and the oncology landscape and community in Maine, preferred  Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment 
Expertise with Raiser’s Edge or other CRM required. Experience with Donor Drive or other peer-to-peer fundraising software preferred

QUALIFICATIONS 
Bachelor’s degree preferred 
1-3 years’ experience working in a similar position/industry or nonprofit preferred 
Ability to work flexible hours when necessary and travel as needed 
Valid unexpired driver’s license

To be considered for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@mainecancer.org.

No recruiters or phone calls please.

MCF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify or nation origin.

Substance Use Prevention Program Coordinator

The Opportunity Alliance is seeking a full time Substance Use Prevention Program Coordinator to join the Public Health Program as we support the Agency as it tackles some of our community’s most pressing problems. This mission driven work is innovative, fast-paced and meaningful.

The Substance Use Prevention Program Coordinator will implement community-driven efforts to advance substance use prevention in communities of high-need. The Coordinator will build upon work already happening in neighborhoods with the highest rates of child abuse and neglect to implement effective, evidence-based strategies to reduce substance use and address behavioral health disparities among youth. They will be responsible for helping to develop a Learning Community model, bridging four school districts to improve their behavioral health infrastructure. The Coordinator will also partner with healthcare providers to implement evidence-based practice improvements to meet the behavioral health needs of young people at greatest risk for substance use.

The grant-funded project will focus on specific neighborhoods in Cumberland County: East Bayside, Riverton and Parkside neighborhoods of Portland; Redbank/Brickhill neighborhood of South Portland; Brown St. in Westbrook; and Lower Main St., Bridgton. While supporting neighborhoods in developing individualized, data-driven assessments and action plans, the Coordinator will also focus on implementing universal strategies to reach all youth living in the four communities.

The ideal candidate will:
• work intimately and collaboratively with TOA’s Community Builders and neighborhood social service providers;
• utilize the Strategic Prevention Framework to design neighborhood-specific activities and supports;
• be highly skilled at developing relationships to build consensus and buy-in for prevention efforts;
• possess the ability to see and communicate the “big picture” vision for the community;
• meanwhile, maintain a results-oriented, data-driven approach to their day-to-day project management.

This is a Full Time, 40-hour per week, hourly position serving Cumberland County.

Qualifications:
• A Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Community Health or Public Health. A graduate degree in Public Health, Community Health, Public Policy, or a related field preferred.
• Experience with coordinating a team to plan and implement multi-stage community-based public health work;
• Preferred knowledge of restorative practices, social-emotional learning, and/or social justice work in some combination;
• Excellent facilitation and training skills;
• Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects;
• Competent in working with multiple partners and in soliciting input;
• Experience working with diverse populations, including engaging geographically isolated communities, LGBTQ youth, youth and adults of color, and/or youth, adults and families living in poverty;
• Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills;
• Exhibits extensive software skills and Internet research abilities;
• Proficient in interpersonal communication;
• Prevention Specialist-Certified (PS-C) or Prevention Specialist-Provisional (PS-P) preferred – must complete application for provisional Prevention Specialist Certification within 90 days of employment and obtain certification within the established certification period and then maintain and uphold certification status.
• A valid driver’s license and good driving record is required.
• All candidates must pass an extensive criminal background check, child protective services and sex offender check and must not be on the state or federal suspension and disbarment list.

Pay is competitive and based on experience and education. The Opportunity Alliance has an extensive benefit package including:
• Generous paid time off
• 9 paid holidays per calendar year and up to 3 floating holidays per calendar year
• Excellent medical benefits at very reasonable cost
• Dental and Vision insurance options
• Agency paid basic life insurance and STD & LTD disability insurances
• 403(b) retirement with a generous agency match

The Opportunity Alliance (TOA) is a multi-service, comprehensive, high impact organization providing 46 integrated community based and clinical programs serving more than 20,000 people annually throughout the state of Maine. TOA tackles some of our community’s most pressing problems: poverty, homelessness, mental illness, substance use, and domestic violence. Our programming draws from a wide range of resources, blending evidence-based practices with practical experience and community resources. TOA is a trauma informed organization and we utilize clinical approaches in training staff and designing programs.

The Opportunity Alliance is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Please include a cover letter and resume with your application.

Philanthropy Officer – Major Gifts

Northern Light Health Foundation is seeking two full-time Philanthropy Officer – Major Gifts. One to be located in Bangor, Maine and one to be located in Ellsworth, Maine. To review the full job descriptions and access our online application, please visit careers.northernlighthealth.org and key word search the job title. If you have any questions, please call 207-973-7100 or email talent@northernlight.org.

SUMMARY: Experienced fundraising position with primary focus on major gift work and capital campaigns and/or service line, and secondary focus on other initiatives identified by management.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide leadership for ongoing and emerging capital campaigns and major gift initiatives, as assigned.
Support strategies that build support for capital campaigns and leadership giving.
Achieve realistic and quantifiable goals based on mutually agreed upon fundraising targets that will be the primary performance standards used to measure fundraising success.
Manage a portfolio of approximately 150-175 prospective donors
Collaboratively set goals for the number of substantive donor visits; solicitations to be completed; and funds to be raised each year.
Provide updates to EMMC campaign executive committee and fundraising council
Identify new prospects for capital campaigns, major gifts and other priority projects and programs.
Collaborate on general and tailored donor stewardship strategies that strengthen relationships with assigned and prospective donors.
Promote a culture of philanthropy within assigned clinical areas; build philanthropic awareness through physicians, nursing and support staff orientations, one-on-one medical staff meetings, and maintaining a presence in the clinical units.
Oversee the development of case materials and proposal communications materials needed for major gift and capital campaign fundraising.
Work closely with Community Relations to ensure a coordinated message across the member organization.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Bachelor’s degree required; preferred advanced degree in communications, organization management, health or business.

2. A minimum of five years of dedicated fundraising experience in a variety of roles that represent progressively increased responsibility in leadership giving.

3.Demonstrated ability to manage a portfolio of donors and donor prospects, moving them through the cycle of giving to solicitation onto stewardship and sustained and increased giving.

4. Documented outcomes resulting from personal, one-on-one solicitations for contributions.

5. Ability to work independently within defined goals and standards.

6. A strong work ethic coupled with an enthusiastic and passionate approach to one’s work

7. Strong verbal and written skills, well organized, self-directed with ability to meet deadlines.

8. The ability to deal effectively with physicians and other medical executives is critical

9. Achievement oriented, a good team player, and a successful team builder

10. Ability to work in a dynamic. Fast-paced environment and good at developing relationships both internally and externally with the various constituencies

11. Proficient with computerized information management in the fundraising setting, including Blackbaud RE

12. Enjoy working with people and advancing the mission of healthcare fundraising.

13. Able to work effectively with people and inspire others to perform at a high level of efficiency and productivity.

14. Flexible work schedule to include weekends, evenings and select holidays.

15. Knowledgeable in planned giving and ability to discuss with donors

16. Valid driver’s license

17. A working knowledge of marketing and public relations is a plus

Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.