Fight Colorectal Cancer is a dynamic colorectal cancer organization, empowering survivors and their loved ones to fight for a cure. Our employees are:
• Credible and trusted. They demonstrate and reinforce an environment of trust and high integrity for staff and volunteers;
• Well-connected. They foster positive community relations with external business and community leaders;
• Accessible. They create an atmosphere that encourages employees and volunteers to discuss their views openly;
• Determined and confident. They recognize that what we are trying to achieve will take strategic planning and sustained effort;
• Hopeful and evidence-based. They know that the colorectal cancer community wants information that will help them thrive with their disease, and they provide that without generating false hope;
• Have activist hearts. They are passionate, courageous, and tenacious.
The Project Coordinator, or Special Projects Coordinator, supports Fight CRC Project Managers and Directors in planning efforts and gathering equipment, resources and information to implement upcoming projects. Their main duties include maintaining budgets and work schedules, organizing and participating in meetings and ensuring all deadlines for certain projects are met.
Fight Colorectal Cancer Project Coordinators fulfill a wide variety of duties and responsibilities. They work closely with project managers to create comprehensive action plans concerning resources, budgets, and timeframes for projects. Project Coordinators initiate, coordinate, and execute special event logistics. They lead out the creation of project schedules and assess volunteer support. They must be enthusiastic, organized, attentive to details, able to work under pressure to meet deadlines, able to work cross-functionally within an organization, and committed to advancing the mission of Fight Colorectal Cancer.
The following are additional duties and responsibilities that a project coordinator should be able to do:
• Participate in project design meetings and propose improvements if necessary
• Evaluate potential problems and technical hitches and develop solutions
• Plan and manage team goals, project schedules, and new information
• Supervise current projects and coordinate all team members to keep workflow on track
• Manage project-related paperwork by ensuring all necessary materials are current, properly filed, and stored
• Direct project correspondences by preparing and reviewing project proposals, memos, meeting minutes, and emails
• Communicate with team members to identify and define project requirements, scope, and objectives
• Adhere to budget by monitoring expenses and implementing cost-saving measures
• 4-year bachelor’s degree preferred or relative work experience will be considered. Ideally, with nonprofit experience
• Good communication and interpersonal skills capable of maintaining strong relationships
• Strong organizational and multitasking skills
• Excellent analytical and problem solving abilities
• Team-management and leadership skills
• Documentation management and ability to use project management tools
• The candidate must be proficient in using Microsoft Office, Gmail Suite, and data management platforms as needed
• Attention to details even under pressure
• Time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines
• Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate the mission of Fight CRC
• Ability to exercise sound judgment, think quickly on your feet and be welcoming to all
• Ability to work independently, within a team, and collaborate with staff at all levels of the organization
• Ability to remain in a stationary position for prolonged periods
• Ability to adjust or move objects up to 50 pounds or more
This description reflects management’s assignments of essential functions; it does not restrict management’s right to assign or reassign duties to this job at any time.