Sorry, this job is no longer accepting applications. See below for more jobs that match what you’re looking for!

External Affairs Associate

Expired Job

Sheltering Arms New York City , NY 10001

Posted 4 months ago

Organization Overview: Sheltering Arms (formerly Episcopal Social Services) strengthens the education, wellbeing, and development of high-need children, adults, and families across the New York metro area. We serve nearly 20,000 people a year from the South Bronx to Far Rockaway. Through compassion, innovation, and partnership, we respond to our community's greatest needs and enable individuals to reach the greatest heights of their potential. Joining our team is an opportunity to collaborate with hundreds of dedicated colleagues who represent diverse backgrounds and talents as we work together to make a measurable impact for our neighbors in need. Every role at Sheltering Arms brings with it new opportunities for advancement and development so that team members can achieve their professional goals while helping others reach for theirs.

Sheltering Arms is looking to hire an External Affairs Associate to lead some of our most inspirational initiatives for external audiences and Sheltering Arms Children and Family Services staff. As a member of the Development and Communications team, you'll be responsible for key awareness-building and stewardship projects and events. You'll be a go-to person for a wide range of stakeholders and find innovative ways to bring them together to advance Sheltering Arms Children and Family Services' external affairs objectives.

Job Summary:

We are seeking an External Affairs Associate to lead some of our most inspirational initiatives for external audiences and Sheltering Arms staff. As a member of the Development and Communications team, you'll be responsible for key awareness-building and stewardship projects and events. You'll be a go-to person for a wide range of stakeholders and find innovative ways to bring them together to advance Sheltering Arms' external affairs objectives.

You'll be joining the team at an exciting time for Sheltering Arms, as we continue to significantly increase our child welfare, foster care and juvenile justice programming. With the addition of new partner, Safe Space, we have expanded our service delivery to over 20,000 New Yorkers in need from the Bronx to Far Rockaway.

You'll play a key role in defining our message to both the private and public sector, as we seek to substantially increase our private giving revenue. As our External Affairs Associate, you'll partner with key people across the Sheltering Arms family of staff and supporters to grow our brand identification and financial support. You'll report to the Director of Individual Giving and Campaigns and serve as our department's key representative for several priority initiatives.

Team Overview

The Development and Communications team at Sheltering Arms fuels the growth and impact of the organization through fundraising, branding, marketing, and volunteer management initiatives. We're a growing team with a strong belief in life-transforming results for our communities; a healthy balance between our personal and professional lives; and an ongoing desire to innovate, improve, and enjoy the journey. You're a good fit for our team if you also believe in:

  • Inspiring everyone, all the time, at every moment

  • Giving supporters a stake in the future of our organization

  • The power of word of mouth and advocacy

  • Brands that are based in experiences, conversations, and the customer

  • Taking action and fighting back against the status quo


Donor stewardship:

  • Partner with the Director of Individual Giving and Campaigns to conceptualize and lead stewardship initiatives for our donors, including both small- and large-scale events and campaigns.

  • Support the Chief Development Officer and Director of Individual Giving and Campaigns to maintain relationships with donors to ensure they continually feel inspired and driven by Sheltering Arms' work.

  • Manage the donor stewardship calendar and database to make sure we're communicating with our donors and other external audiences at the right time, in the right way.

  • Work in collaboration with the Director of Individual Giving to research and identify prospective donors and supporters of Sheltering Arms.


  • Manage logistics for key events, including the annual gala, our premiere event for raising private revenue and building champions.

  • Successfully interface with vendors, donors, staff, and anyone else who might be involved with events to ensure seamless execution of and satisfaction among audiences.

Volunteer management:

  • Make Sheltering Arms an ideal partner for individuals, community organizations, and corporations by managing an exciting mix of one-off, periodic, and ongoing volunteer events.

  • Lead the Transformation Council, our incredible group of professionals who contribute their expertise and time toward Sheltering Arms' mission. Manage relationships with the group, recruit new members, and support their efforts throughout the year.

Marketing and development support:

  • Be one of the most popular people in Sheltering Arms by building a wide range of deep relationships that get you the stories, information, and access we need to strengthen our work.

  • Work with the Director of Marketing to imagine and execute marketing campaigns and initiatives.

  • Support the Development team on priority fundraising proposals and management of Raiser's Edge, our donor CRM system.


  • Dedication and passion for social change, with a clear commitment to our mission of transforming lives for families and communities in need;

  • Bachelor's degree and at least two years of related experience in events management, project management, and/or marketing/external relations;

  • More than just a team player; you strive to make sure everyone on the team succeeds personally and professionally;

  • You're "people first" with a wide range of experience with diverse stakeholders, and it shows in the way you speak, write, and operate;

  • Being organized is a way of life and the very thought of dropping the ball, even in basketball or football, makes you cringe;

  • Event management skills

  • You enjoy learning about people and their interests, and take pleasure in responding to what they need before they even ask for it;

  • Computer literate; you don't have to be an expert developer, but the ability to work across multiple systems efficiently and strategically is a plus. Familiarity with Raiser's Edge or a similar CRM preferred;

  • Knowledge of social services for high-need communities is a plus;

  • You thrive in fast paced environments and get bored when things are too slow or too easy.


It is the policy of Sheltering Arms that the Agency wholly complies with the equal treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without unlawful discrimination as to an individual's perceived or actual race, creed, color, national origin, alienate, citizenship status, gender, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, partnership status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, or veteran status in all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.

See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Regional Associate Director/Director Scientific Affairs (Northeast)

Acelrx Pharmaceuticals

Posted 2 weeks ago

VIEW JOBS 12/4/2018 12:00:00 AM 2019-03-04T00:00 <p>The AcelRx Regional Associate Director (RAD)/Regional Director (RD) is a field-based position that reports into the leadership of Scientific Affairs and ultimately into the CMO. The RAD/RD is a clinical expert in pain management as well as the therapeutic options and serves as an important scientific and clinical outreach from AcelRx. The RAD/RD will cover a large geographical territory that includes NY, NH, VT, MA, CT and RI.</p><p><strong>Goals &amp; Objectives</strong></p><ul> <li> <strong>Key expert engagement and advocacy</strong>: Identify, develop and maintain professional relationships with key experts, including thought leaders, consultants, researchers and healthcare professionals (HCPs) to foster understanding and advocacy in areas of therapeutic interest. Each RAD/RD will develop an individualized Medical Affairs Plan for their region. The key expert goals of the Medical Affairs Plan will help determine the nature and frequency of the interactions. </li> <li> <strong>External Educational Initiatives</strong>: Present important clinical information and data and participate in scientific and clinical exchange to address the educational needs of the medical community. This includes presentations to physicians, academic institutions, researchers, and allied health care professionals, as well as disease awareness programs, and institutional formulary discussions. Respond to requests for in field medical education and scientific exchange.</li> <li> <strong>Congress Attendance</strong>: National and regional Congress attendance and Medical Affairs booth staffing.</li> <li> <strong>Knowledge development</strong>: Demonstrate clinical acumen in pain management, AcelRx products and competitors. Function as a local medical and scientific resource to AcelRx for product planning, clinical insights and intelligence. Capture, synthesize and deliver HCP derived scientific insights to AcelRx. Support cross functional educational efforts. </li> <li> <strong>Clinical Trial Activities</strong>: Support research and development programs as requested by AcelRx Clinical Operations and Medical Affairs Departments. </li> <li> <strong>Organizational and Team Development</strong>: Each RAD/RD will have an opportunity to champion at least one special project or developmental opportunity. This may include mentoring, sales education, and development of resource materials or RAD/RD Congress oversight. Additional managerial responsibilities may also be assigned consistent with experience.</li> <li> <strong>Reporting and Documentation of Activities: </strong>Satisfy all AcelRx reporting and documentation requirements including expense reports, aggregate spend activity reporting and Medical Affairs Plans</li> </ul><p><strong>Requirements</strong></p><ul> <li>Minimum 4 years of experience as a field-based MSL, RAD or required.</li> <li>PharmD, MD, DO, Ph.D., or other recognized doctorate level education with supporting applicable health-science background. </li> <li>Prior successful work experience is essential.</li> <li>Outstanding medical communication skills: verbal, written, presentation and teaching.</li> <li>Well-versed in all medical aspects of FDA drug regulations and guidances, PhRMA code and other applicable laws. </li> <li>Experience with thought-leader development. Ability to lead and build relationships with key thought leaders and decision makers. </li> <li>Strategic thinking and planning skills and superior organizational skills. Strong cross-functional communication and interpersonal skills and active supporter of healthy team dynamics. </li> <li>Highly flexible and supports change. </li> <li>Advanced computer skills including PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel.</li> <li>Valid driver’s license. </li> <li>Therapeutic experience, in pain management, preferred.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Work Requirements</strong></p><ul><li>Ability to travel (50 - 60%), including overnight and some weekends.</li></ul><p><strong>Benefits</strong></p><ul> <li>Comprehensive health benefits package, including competitive employer premium contributions</li> <li>Meaningful equity grants</li> <li>Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)</li> <li>401k Employer Match</li> <li>PTO, Sick Time and Holiday Pay</li> <li>Paid Parental Leave Program</li> <li>Tax-Advantaged Commuter, Medical and Dependent Care Programs</li> <li>STD, LTD, Life and AD&amp;D</li> </ul> Acelrx Pharmaceuticals New York NY

External Affairs Associate

Expired Job

Sheltering Arms