The Lewy Body Dementia Association is looking to hire a Research Project Manager. This role will be responsible for project management and coordination, community outreach, recruitment and retention initiatives in support of an NIH-funded clinical trial.
Develop and maintain therapeutic area knowledge
Serve as LBDA’s liaison to the study’s primary investigator. Work closely with principal investigator and LBDA staff to ensure timely project progression and completion.
Participate in study meetings with industry, primary investigator and CRO.
Recruit and engage LBD community volunteers to provide feedback on the protocol to facilitate recruitment and retention
Develop, update and distribute recruitment and retention content/materials (social media, eblasts, flyers, study newsletter)
Liase with and attend LBDA RCOE community outreach events; present on LBDA’s behalf as needed.
Coordinate across LBDA divisions to develop and implement relevant education initiatives (videos, webinars, presentations, articles, and a training program to establish volunteer ambassadors for LBD research). Recruit and engage LBD experts as needed for each initiative.
Manage project budgets
Reporting and communication to all relevant stakeholders
May perform other duties not specifically listed in this job description as assigned by immediate supervisor.
Bachelor's degree and a minimum of two (2) years clinical research experience, including at least one (1) year focused in patient recruitment and retention strategy, required.
Medical knowledge of LBD, Alzheimer’s disease or Parkinson’s disease
Ability to comprehend clinical research protocols with an emphasis on inclusion/exclusion criteria
Effective communication skills (written and verbal) with good customer service skills
Proficient in content development for various platforms (website, social media, print)
Proven ability to meet timelines and manage work independently
Proficient with software programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Wrike a plus)
Detail oriented with superior organization and documentation skills
Proven ability to work unilaterally or within diverse teams
Ability to establish and maintain successful relationships with investigators and patients
The Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness of the Lewy body dementias (LBD), supporting people with LBD, their families and caregivers and promoting scientific advances. The Association’s purposes are charitable, educational, and scientific. With the Research Centers of Excellence network, the LBDA has identified 26 of the nation’s leading LBD clinicians to which LBD patients and their families can turn for advanced LBD diagnosis and treatment. Through our combined efforts we are connecting many experienced physicians and respected institutions that are committed to conducting LBD research, providing advanced LBD care, community outreach, and support. We are becoming actively involved in partnering with organizations looking to engage in LBD research.