The Program Coordinator aids in executing programs that include, but are not limited to; KEEP Healthy, Your Kidneys and You program/ Kidney Community Educators, Patient Symposium, professional education programs, patient and public education and other projects as assigned.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Assist with all aspects of planning, implementing, budgeting and staffing of signature program, Patient Symposium.
- Research, solicit, and secure donations and grants from funders for KEEP Healthy screenings, Your Kidneys & You, Patient Symposium and other local programs.
- Maintain and cultivate new partnerships with community, minority, healthcare, and legislative entities to ensure growth of programmatic efforts.
- Assist with the Medical Advisory Board in coordinating minutes, regular communication, logistics and annual program reports.
- Cultivate relationships with medical professionals, universities, and dialysis unit staff, with a focus on generating volunteers to support our programmatic initiatives.
- Facilitate education inquiries from patients, caregivers and the general public.
- Manage all relevant internal and external program communications including, but not limited to printed and electronic marketing materials.
- Coordinate and monitor supply of education materials for the Northern Ohio territory.
- Assist in other local fundraising events in coordination with the development team such as NKF Golf Classic, Dining with the Stars and the Kidney Walk.
- Recruit, manage and train volunteers for all programs and development needs.
- Performs additional duties as required.
- May liaise with the Finance Department regarding all account payables, receivables and coding and on a regular basis.
- Assists with acknowledgement letters, as assigned.
- Tracks revenue and expenses for programs (i.e. Budget Trackers).
- Maintains offices supplies, office equipment and inventory of brochures and event supplies.
- Provides administrative support for Medical Advisory Board meetings including packet production, logistics, AV and minutes.
- Assists with administrative support for all local activities.
- Answers phones and directs calls accordingly. Provides information to patients, donors and general public.
- Flexible to work evenings and weekends. Flexible for overnight business travel.
- Perform additional duties, as required.
- College degree from an accredited college or university.
- New grads welcome, 1-2 years administrative experience desirable.
- Grant funding experience desirable.
- Excellent word processing skills, computer literate on Microsoft Word and Excel.
- Excellent telephone etiquette and professional manner.
- Excellent interpersonal, time-management, and organizational skills.
- Ability to set priorities, multi-task and work independently, without close supervision.
- Ability to deal effectively with deadlines and time pressure.
- Professional demeanor, adherence to the rules of confidentiality and an ethic of respect for patients and volunteers.
- Bi-lingual Spanish/English strong plus.