Administrative Assistant, Development Team

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center New York , NY 10007

Posted 11 months ago

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we're not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we're driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker's Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor's Employees' Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We're treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

This position provides administrative support for The Society of MSK's patient care and fundraising programs and events. Responsibilities include project support, meeting and event planning, revenue tracking, preparation of correspondence as well as telephone coverage and scheduling matters.

We are:

The Development Team is seeking a talented Administrative Assistant to join our dynamic group. As an Administrative Assistant for The Society of MSK, you will be responsible for communication with Society Board members on administrative matters. You will coordinate monthly executive meetings and provide fundraising and provide project and event support.

You Are:

  • Detail-oriented in your approach: demonstrated in your work, correspondence and written communication.

  • A professional who is comfortable working closely with senior faculty and staff

  • An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding.

  • Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.

  • Adapt at creating partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals.

  • Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

  • A good decision maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.

  • Action-oriented and eager to embrace new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

  • Passionate about fundraising, proactive in sharing your ideas, and consistently challenging yourself

  • A strategic thinker who stays on top of tactical execution and deadlines

  • A positive, collaborative team player who takes pride in personal and team success

You Will:

  • Prepare/produce accurate documents including memos, agendas, presentations, and processes

  • Work with the team to foster the growth of new initiatives within the department.

  • Use your strong customer service and multi-tasking abilities to support the team providing support/cross coverage as needed.

  • Work on ad-hoc projects as directed by department leadership

  • Support the team across a variety of digital pro

You have:

  • Bachelors degree preferred plus one year of experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Strong prioritization, attention to detail and organizational skills


MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

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Administrative Assistant, Development Team

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center