The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

3 job(s) at The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine Washington, DC
Dec 09, 2019
Full time
Washington, D.C., nonprofit organization seeks entry-level fundraising professional who is passionate about our mission to save human and animal lives.   About the Physicians Committee The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is a nonprofit organization dedicated to saving and improving human and animal lives through plant-based diets and ethical and effective scientific research. Our vision is to create a healthier world through a new emphasis on plant-based nutrition and scientific research conducted ethically, without using animals. We invite you to visit our YouTube channel , our website , and Physicians Committee president Dr. Neal Barnard’s blog . About the Development Team Our Development team supports the Physicians Committee’s programs and campaigns by managing the fundraising channels of events, major gifts, annual giving, grants, and planned giving. We share the values of being donor-centric, demonstrating passion for the Physicians Committee mission, fostering cooperation, developing results-driven priorities, and acting with innovation. About this Career Opportunity The Physicians Committee is looking for a Membership Associate to provide development and administrative support to the Director of Annual Giving and to the overall department as needed. The Membership Associate will become familiar with each of our fundraising channels and assist in keeping the direct mail program running. Specific duties include: Responding to inquiries from existing and prospective members and donors Updating membership records and other prospect lists Managing “high-touch” acknowledgements and other in-house departmental mailings Assisting with direct response marketing Sorting development mail Making donor thank-you calls Coordinating member birthday cards Coordinating department meetings Cross-training on other membership tasks and serving as a back-up to other Development team members during any absences This is a full-time position located at the Physicians Committee’s headquarters in Washington, D.C (Friendship Heights on Metro’s Red Line). Who We’re Looking For We are looking for a creative multitasker with a can-do attitude, a customer-service mentality, and excellent communication skills. A demonstrated interest in our mission and in the field of fundraising is required. Experience working in a nonprofit setting is a plus, but is not required. How to Apply We require a cover letter and resume. In your cover letter, please tell us about your work experience, your interest in our mission and in the field of fundraising, and your professional goals. Click here to apply online. We look forward to hearing from you! Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis.  
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine Washington, DC
Dec 03, 2019
Full time
Seeking associate with 2-3 years of work experience to facilitate various administrative tasks for on-site, off-site, and online programs to educate health care professionals and the public about the health benefits of a plant-based diet. About the Physicians Committee The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is a nonprofit organization dedicated to saving and improving human and animal lives through plant-based diets and ethical and effective scientific research. Our vision is to create a healthier world through a new emphasis on plant-based nutrition, and scientific research conducted ethically, without using animals. For more information on the Physicians Committee, visit our YouTube channel , website , and Physicians Committee president Dr. Neal Barnard’s blog .   About the Nutrition Team   Over the past three decades, the Physicians Committee’s nutrition department has achieved many important successes. We’ve contributed to the elimination of the “meat group” in federal nutrition guidelines, carried out clinical research studies that have revolutionized the treatment of diabetes, and provided the scientific foundation for the health benefits of plant-based diets. We aim to propel continued progress through direct patient care, nutrition education, and advocacy. About this Career Opportunity The Nutrition Associate will report to our Managing Director of Nutrition. Essential functions will include:   Assist with organizing and facilitating on-site, off-site, and online education programs Assist with researching and editing for resource materials for public education programs Support the nutrition department with all administrative tasks including responding to phone and email requests, preparing correspondence, filing, preparing check requests, maintaining spreadsheets and databases, etc. Interact with the public and represent the Physicians Committee at events with a positive attitude. Complete other administrative tasks, as needed Who We’re Looking For   We are looking for a highly organized candidate to keep the nutrition department functioning with efficiency. A successful candidate will be able to multitask with team members across the organization to complete administrative tasks with enthusiasm and determination and will be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Applicants should also have: 2-3 years of work experience with a focus on prioritization An understanding of the health benefits of a plant-based diets Strong correspondence and interpersonal skills Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to summarize key issues and activities A commitment to work in a team environment Skills in managing multiple projects under deadline with adaptability throughout Experience with research via online databases Proficiency in Microsoft Office Flexibility to work weekends, evenings, and ability to travel, when needed A willingness to represent the Physicians Committee at conferences, meetings, and public events This is a full-time position located at the Physicians Committee’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Friendship Heights on Metro’s Red Line).   The Physicians Committee is an equal-opportunity employer with career opportunities in variety of fields such as preventive medicine, nutrition, toxicology, advocacy, public/government relations, communications, law, publications, and nonprofit administration (fundraising, human resources, office services, information technology, and finance). How to Apply We require a cover letter and resume. In your cover letter, please share your related experience, professional goals and interest in our mission. Click here to apply online . Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis. We look forward to hearing from you!  
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine Washington, DC
Nov 25, 2019
Full time
Seeking a scientist with at least two years of work experience in toxicology, pharmacology, environmental health, risk assessment, industrial hygiene, chemistry, or a related fieldtoimplement human-relevant test methods and minimize the use of animals in domestic and international chemical and pharmaceutical testing policies and guidelines. About the Physicians Committee The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is a nonprofit organization dedicated to saving and improving human and animal lives through ethical and effective scientific research and public health policy. For more information about our work, visit our YouTube channel , our website , and Physicians Committee president Dr. Neal Barnard’s blog . About the Research and Regulatory Affairs Team The Physicians Committee’s Research and Regulatory Affairs team is comprised of experts in human-relevant research, education, and testing methods. We collaborate with regulatory, industrial, and academic scientists to develop, assess, and promote alternatives to the use of animals in science. We engage decision-makers in government and industry to make change. About this Career Opportunity The regulatory testing analyst will work with the Physicians Committee staff and external collaborators to promote the funding and acceptance of nonanimal test methods, train and engage toxicologists, and devise strategies to make favorable changes to policies and regulations. Essential functions include: Work creatively and independently to reduce and replace the use of animals in corporate, government, and university research and testing programs Organize workshops, webinars, or other events to advance the department’s goals Travel to scientific conferences and meetings to present work and/or advocate for alternatives to animals to other professionals Author posts and other web copy to keep our web-based toxicology resources up to date Read, analyze, and provide written or oral comment on scientific and policy documents related to animal research or testing Interpret scientific literature and research related to the use of animals or methods to replace the use of animals in toxicology Publish and/or present original or collaborative research Work with the Physicians Committee’s communications department to promote our work through social, traditional, and trade media Hold formal meetings with scientists, government officials, and companies that use animals to advance our goals Provide scientific support to the research and regulatory testing departments as needed This is a full-time position, ideally located at the Physicians Committee’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Friendship Heights on Metro’s Red Line), with the possibility of a remote working arrangement. Who We’re Looking For The ideal candidate for this position will: Have a degree in toxicology, pharmacology, environmental health, risk assessment, industrial hygiene, chemistry, or a related field Have at least two years of experience related to toxicological assessment or regulations Have a thorough understanding of concepts in toxicology and pharmacology including in vivo, in vitro, and in silico test methods and familiarity with the laws, regulations, and practices related to toxicological testing Be passionate about alternatives to the use of animals in research, education, and testing Be able to strongly yet diplomatically advocate for our position Be familiar with Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) test guidelines and regulatory requirements Be able to independently determine and implement strategies and capitalize on opportunities for collaboration with external stakeholders Be an excellent oral and written communicator Be willing to travel, present, and network to further our message and build connections to facilitate progress How to Apply We require a cover letter and resume. In your cover letter, please tell us about your work experience, professional goals, and your interest in our mission. We look forward to hearing from you! Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Click here to apply online .