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The Glaucoma Foundation

Director of Outreach Programs

The Glaucoma Foundation


Description
The Glaucoma Foundation is a small non-profit located in the Financial District of Manhattan. We are seeking a Director of Outreach Programs, whose main job responsibilities include:

- Organize annual Black tie fundraising gala; aspects include vendor relations, silent auction, invitation design, journal production, and attendance

- Coordinate annual International Scientific Think Tank Conference, with over seventy-five attendees; aspects include vendor and sponsor relations, registration, and participant materials

- Manage marketing campaigns including paper Eye-to-Eye newsletter for glaucoma patients, Cure Glaucoma Now! brochures for area doctors, bi-monthly electronic newsletter, web news articles, and social media outlets

- Administer two research grant cycles per year; aspects include coordinating scientific reviews, communication with applicants, and grant reports and payouts

- Conduct interviews with glaucoma patients for use in appeal letters; coordinate mailings with mail house

- Work closely with volunteers of local glaucoma patient support group to coordinate meeting announcements and mailings

- Provide administrative support to the Board of Directors, Medical Advisory Board, Scientific Advisory Board, and staff

Preferred:
A 4-year degree is preferred.

How TO APPLY:
Please send resume and cover letter to Marianne Howard at mhoward@glaucomafoundation.org

About Organization:
The mission of The Glaucoma Foundation (TGF) is to develop a cure for glaucoma through innovative research and collaboration. Founded in1984 by Dr. Robert Ritch, TGF is one of the premier not-for-profit organizations dedicated to eradicating blindness from glaucoma through vital research and education.

The Foundation works to encourage and support basic and applied research in glaucoma, to gain and disseminate new information about the causes and treatment of glaucoma, and to further efforts to identify and develop novel approaches to preserve visual function and reverse blindness caused by glaucoma.

For more information, visit our website at www.glaucomafoundation.org


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