ASAM is a medical professional society representing more than 6,000 members with 40+ staff and a $10M annual operating budget. It is an energetic, fast-paced organization with multi-faceted opportunities in the area of addiction medicine.
This position will report to the Director, Professional Development and lead the successful development and management of ASAM funding-related cultivation and stewardship activities. The Manager will work with staff across the organization and external stakeholders to ensure appropriate alignment of strategic goals with funding sources. This person will work to ensure that ASAM identifies mutually beneficial partnerships.
Responsibilities & Duties:
Identify potential federal or state grant opportunities for addiction medicine
Identify and assess both known and under-utilized sources of funding such as foundations and other organizations interested in supporting addiction medicine initiatives
Develop strategies to align ASAM initiatives to funding opportunities
Manage, write and submit grants and timelines in cooperation with ASAM staff leads and subject matter experts
Develop templates and process for review and management of contracts (for collaborations that may be exchange and provider of services, but non-grant related
Assist with grant deliverables and reporting, as needed (e.g. extension requests, reconciliations, evaluations, etc.)
Manage relationships and ongoing communication with current and prospective partners and various stakeholders
Meet with key internal and external stakeholders to determine funding priorities
Proactively maintain ASAM in federal, state and private grant systems
Translate science writing into basic language to be used for promotional or educational purposes, and across the organization for a variety of purposes
Develop infrastructure to support project management and tracking; and all grant material source documents
Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in a science/public health/business/ administration discipline; Master’s degree preferred.
At least three to five years of experience in grant writing or technical writing, financial management experience, communications and project management; the ability to manage and coordinate multiple deadlines
Experience conducting research for grants
Experience with contracts and reviewing contracts preferred
Proven ability to develop and manage relationships and partnerships
Experience with submitting grants online through government and other entities preferred
Skills & Abilities:
Excellent organizational skills including setting priorities in work assignments, coordinating projects, and following up on assignments with minimal direction.
Ability to efficiently handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment with attention to detail.
Good interpersonal skills with ability to interact effectively, efficiently and professionally with individuals at all levels of the organization.
Excellent written, organizational, communication and customer service skills are required.
High proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) .
Good customer / member service skills.
Resourcefulness, creativity and initiative valued.
Team player with positive attitude, enthusiastic energy and ability to have fun with team members.
Works Closely With:
Director, Professional Development, Executive Vice President/CEO, Chief Learning Officer, Chief Quality and Science Officer, Chief Operating Officer, and other members of the ASAM team, as needed.
Grants consultant(s) for adherence to federal guidelines and grants management guidance.
ASAM stakeholders, funders, grantors, chapters, addiction medicine agencies, medical organizations, etc.
Benefits of Working at ASAM:
ASAM’s work with physicians and clinicians helps millions of patients, families, and communities impacted by addiction
ASAM’s work helps address the vast national crisis of opioids and addiction
ASAM enjoys a strong organizational culture, living by values determined by staff of open collaboration, trust, courage, and connectedness
ASAM is proud to have earned the Sloan Award for Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility
ASAM offers competitive compensation (commensurate with experience) and benefits that include paid vacation and sick leave, transportation reimbursement, medical insurance, and 401k.
Recruiting salary range: $60,000 to $65,000 (with a robust benefits package)
To Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter explaining your interest in the position and how your skills match the position to firstname.lastname@example.org. Resumes will not be reviewed without a personalized cover letter.
ASAM provides equal opportunity to all staff. No person shall be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, physical handicaps, marital status, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, political affiliation, or any other category that is protected by federal law or the laws of the Maryland.
ASAM is proud to be honored with the Sloan Award for Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility for its use of flexibility and other aspects of workplace effectiveness as a workplace strategy to increase business and employee success. ASAM was one of eight organizations and the only association to be recognized in the state of Maryland.
Additional Salary Information: Robust benefits
About American Society of Addiction Medicine
ASAM is a medical professional society representing more than 6,000 members with a staff of 40 and a $10M annual operating budget. It is an energetic, fast-paced organization with multi-faceted opportunities.