Are you looking for a role at your association in which you can “Take Charge” and make a real difference? Are you creative, driven, and detailed oriented? Perhaps your goal is to learn all you can about association management to further your career goals. If so, our Project Specialist position may be the perfect role for you.
The Drug, Chemical & Associated Technologies Association (DCAT) is a not-for-profit, corporate member-supported, and volunteer-led global business development association for companies engaged in the Bio/Pharmaceutical manufacturing value chain. We are the industry segment leader in bringing networking, meetings, education, and industry analysis to our 500+ global member companies. The organization does not lobby federal, state, or local governments.
The position of Project Specialist will allow for a great deal of autonomy in managing projects end-to-end. It will also immerse you in the various facets of the DCAT organization while you further develop your skills as an association management professional.
Develop strategies and implement tactics and drive both internal and external projects from start to finish in areas of marketing, volunteer committee activities, membership, meetings/conferences.
Liaison with committees, track their progress, advise them on projects, and provide assistance when necessary.
Perform research, data analysis, develop memos, reports, and recommendations for various departments and the executive director.
Develop project budgets, track costs and negotiate fees when necessary.
Develop best practices, policy, and procedure documents for future projects.
Manage vendors and other third-party providers related to various projects.
Develop a good understanding of the association, its mission, and strategic directives to best serve the stakeholders, enable volunteers, and function within the staff team.
3 to 5 years experience in the association field or related business where you have managed projects, pharma industry experience a plus.
A Bachelors’ Degree.
A proven ability to develop project strategies and implement them with positive results in a timely manner.
Must possess exceptional interpersonal, verbal communication, and writing skills, including interacting professionally with high-level individuals, presenting facts, and handling inquiries.
Resourceful and have attention to detail.
The ability to work remotely and communicate and interact with staff throughout the workday.
The ability to Travel to East Coast/New Jersey for meetings twice per year if needed.
The ability to travel to New York City for one entire week each March.
Founded in 1890, the Drug, Chemical & Associated Technologies Association, Inc. (DCAT) is a not-for-profit, corporate member-supported, and volunteer-led global business development association for companies engaged in the Bio/Pharmaceutical manufacturing value chain.