Meeting Planning, Project Management/Program Development, Public Relations
4 Year Degree
The Program Manager develops and executes programs and meetings that align with the Society for Translational Oncology (STO) mission, in support of the organization's educational goals. This leadership role requires a creative thinker with expertise in managing educational programs.
Manage meetings from start to finish, including the strategic planning process; marketing; registration; coordinating with exhibitors and sponsors; preparing on-site handouts, signage, and related materials; and shipping materials to meetings;
Manage internal resources for creative and design needs;
Work with external vendors (medical writers, printers, etc.);
Liaise with faculty to facilitate content development;
Perform administrative functions to support pre and post meeting activities involving: logistics, faculty management, contracts, honoraria, catering, hotel, travel, A/V, budget reconciliation, etc.;
Plan and implement audience recruitment initiatives and branding strategies that utilize traditional, digital, and social media;
Manage the STO website;
Manage the development of promotional or communication materials;
Maintain compliance with all guidelines, policies, and procedures within the Continuing Medical Education (CME) industry (ACCME, OIG and PhRMA Guidelines) and compile CME files for auditing
Provide regular project status updates to internal and external stakeholders;
Provide support as needed to the Director General to whom this position reports.
Establish fundraising and development goals, identify potential donors or sources of funding, and plan outreach strategies;
Track the development of grant applications and/or proposals;
Support fundraising and development goals, identifying potential donors or sources of funding, and planning outreach strategies.
Annual Chabner Colloquium
Annual STOFF and STO- CSCO International Fellows Program;
STO-CSCO Joint Symposium held during the CSCO Annual Meeting in September; STO-The Oncologist (official journal publication); booth;
Journal CME and Conference Perspectives: Lessons Learned (CME) – May through December;
STO-CSCO Annual dinner held during ASCO – June.
Perform additional assignments as requested.
5 + years of fundraising experience and working knowledge of grant applications in the healthcare industry, preferably in the field of oncology;
Documented complex program management including budget development and oversight;
Strong organizational and interpersonal communication skills;
Sound judgment and proven ability to prioritize multiple deadline-sensitive projects;
Presents a professional appearance and demeanor as befits the public representative of STO;
Respectful of colleagues, co-workers and stakeholders and contributes to a culture of corporate wellness that is the core value of STO and that enhances the overall work environment;
Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically using excellent grammar with all organizational levels;
Proficiency with Microsoft Office products and web-based systems, statistical analyses, and data presentation (PPT);
Thrives in a fast-paced work environment, readily adapting to changing priorities and aggressive project timeframes.
Attributes: Successful candidates are motivated problem solvers with maturity, commitment, diligence, and dedication to team excellence.
Additional Salary Information: Base on Experience. This position is located in Durham NC.
The Society for Translational Oncology (STO) is a professional association committed to speeding the discovery and translation of important new treatments in the field of cancer medicine to the practice of global oncology by:
Bringing knowledge and strategies for critical new developments in cancer treatment to the community oncologist.
Bridging the “translational gap” between discovery and de...livery of care to the patient.
Providing educational activities to improve physician competencies and strategies for screening, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with cancer.
Founded in 2002 by leading researchers and practitioners in the trenches, STO helps improve physician competencies and strategies for screening, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with cancer.
Because healthcare professionals are continuously charged with staying on the cutting edge of new medical treatments and technologies, STO offers relevant and compelling programs and continuing medical education to meet those challenges.
At the intersection of academia, government, and industry, STO’s driving intention is to convene the intelligence and curiosity needed for advancing safe and effective cancer treatment at the community level.