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.
Reporting to the Chief Strategy Officer, the Partnership Manager works in support of the Endocrine Society’s relationships, partnerships, engagements, and special initiatives worldwide. The incumbent is responsible for planning, implementing, and reporting on these engagements with the Society’s global customers, membership, leaders, and allied professional organizations regardless of geography. The incumbent serves as an integral member of the Society staff and interacts with various department including communications, marketing, membership recruitment and retention, website development, strategy, event planning, and more.
What you’ll bring to the job:
BA/BS degree and a minimum of five years working experience in non-profit governance, strategy or related field working closely with senior management teams and member leaders.
Ability to work in a global setting across cultures and countries desirable.
Excellent interpersonal skills and outstanding ability to develop relationships with staff, external and member-leaders and a passion for customer service excellence.
Excellent written, editing, and verbal communication skills to serve global partnerships.
Demonstrated ability to work independently, with integrity, and communicate closely with colleagues and others in a hybrid and virtual environment.
A love of championing new projects, including development and implementation.
Excellent organizational and follow-up skills.
Proficient English language skills required. Speaking an additional language is a plus.
Ability to travel domestically and globally approximately 10% annually.
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:
Supports the development, implementation, and evaluation of Endocrine Society partnership initiatives and engagements worldwide.
Works on programming working with the Society’s partner organizations, including peer societies, funding agencies, multilateral organizations, governments, and civil society organizations worldwide.
Diplomatically liaises with the senior leaders of partner organizations to plan and execute projects, requiring polish and tact in navigating different cultures and customs. May serve as main Society staff person in some of these interactions.
Responsible for the development and maintenance of project plans, timelines, and status reports. Documents project milestones, scope, schedule, and costs. Oversees initiatives oftentimes from conception to conclusion.
Works with peers across the Endocrine Society to conceive of impactful programming, coordinate logistics, develop collateral and marketing campaigns, communicate with attendees, and evaluate and report on outcomes with recommendations for next steps.
Provides support for brand-consistent Society communications to critical partnership communities (e.g., peer societies, target customer bases, global endocrinology communities) including websites, social media, and emails. Assures quality, timeliness, and relevancy for content to key audiences.
Coordinates as needed with various other units on physical presence at domestic and global events including tradeshows, visiting speakers, and colleague attendance.
Conducts research on pertinent issues impacting the global endocrinology enterprise.
Assists in travel planning, visas, reimbursements, and other administrative functions as needed to support the success of global programming.
May be asked to provide staff support for governance committees or initiatives as requested.
Supports other initiatives as assigned.
Potential travel requirements involve domestic and international travel with possible work on weekends.
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.
Demonstrate ability to plan and organize the work of a group, department or project and to establish effective priorities. 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.
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.
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.
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 us at: HR@endocrine.org
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.