City of Hope Community Outreach Specialist II in California

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

Position Summary

Community Outreach Specialist II is responsible for the education and recruitment of new members of Be the Match/NMDP (BTM). COS II contacts community organizations, businesses, corporations and faith based organizations, and solicits support of BTM to increase the size and diversity of the national registry. COS II solicits support for fundraising efforts to support BTM. Fosters long term relationships and solicits broad support for BTM drives and events. Coordinates marrow drives. Educates the community about the need for marrow donors. Meets quarterly recruitment goals for both minority and Caucasian donors. Meets quarterly fund-raising goals. Maintains accurate records of all events. Researches and develops new leads to support recruitment and fundraising. Works independently and as a team member, maintaining confidentiality and a high level of professionalism.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Researches community, makes connections, and forms relationships to support BTM.

  • Meets quarterly Caucasian and minority recruitment goals.

  • Meets quarterly fundraising goals.)

  • Coordinates with Volunteer Coordinator to provide direction to volunteers as needed.

  • Recruits new volunteers to support BTM.

  • Collaborates with community groups and business leaders to create projects to support BTM.

  • Forms and fosters relationships with corporations and business leaders.

  • Develops project communications to promote BTM mission and objectives.

  • Develops and maintains project timelines.

  • Prepares and provides quarterly sales plans to program director.

  • Sends out press releases.

  • Develops presentations.

  • Delivers presentations to a wide range of audiences.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:

  • Bachelors in Marketing, Business, or healthcare related.

Experience may substitute for minimum education requirements.

  • Three years outside sales, fundraising, event planning and/or community outreach experience.

Required Certification/Licensure:

  • CA Driver's License

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Job: Support Services

Title: Community Outreach Specialist II

Location: California

Requisition ID: 10000479