Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch\u2019s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation\u2019s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women\u2019s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is seeking an Event Manager to support Obliteride, our multi-million dollar, Puget Sound based fundraising bike ride and 5k walk/run. The Event Manager will serve as part of the Donor Engagement program within the Philanthropy department and reports to the Director, Obliteride. The Event Manager will serve a unifying function for the Obliteride team, seasonal staff, and external vendor partners, keeping all aligned and ensuring deadlines and business objectives are met. The Event Manager will exhibit dependability and willingness to work as an integral member of the Philanthropy team and be capable of working well within all levels of the organization. The incumbent will be expected to take initiative, be a self-starter able to work independently of others yet able to excel in a collaborative environment and work well within a complex organization. Must maintain professionalism, show flexibility, be customer service oriented, have a strong attention to detail, handle multiple tasks and changing priorities, and remain composed under pressure of deadlines. The Event Manager must be able to effectively communicate the mission, values, and scope of the institution.
At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, teams of world-renowned scientists and humanitarians work together to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Researchers are discovering new ways to detect cancers earlier, improve treatments, and learn how to prevent cancers from growing. Although Fred Hutchinson opened its doors in 1975, its history began about 20 years before that. In 1962 Fred Hutchinson envisioned a center devoted to studying cancer, a disease that took his brother’s life. Today Fred Hutchinson is contributing to the next waves of breakthrough treatments and prevention strategies. Fred Hutchinson collaborates with the Seattle Cancer Alliance, the National Cancer Institute, and the University of Washington.