The Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI) is a nonprofit membership organization that offers education, training, publications, and professional engagement opportunities in the field of food and drug law. FDLI’s scope covers all industries regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and related agencies, including drugs, medical devices, food, dietary supplements, cosmetics, veterinary, and tobacco products.
The Educational Programs Coordinator assists the Educational Programs team managing the day-to-day administrative activities associated with coordinating a range of conferences, webinars, courses, and other events. The position is part of a small team who design all FDLI’s conferences, courses, and webinars. The position reports to the Director, Educational Programs.
The Educational Programs Coordinator works with FDLI members throughout the process of designing food and drug law programs. The position offers many opportunities for career development and the ability to hone skills, based on interest and ability. This is an excellent position for someone who is interested in careers within the legal field or nonprofits. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree.
Attend and write summaries of conference planning calls for programs, courses, and webinars
Document management, including review and editing of program agendas, online content, and other materials
Data generation and analysis of educational programs to assess trends and pinpoint future directions
Update and maintain speaker and volunteer records
Collaboration with FDLI staff to carry out duties related to on-site course and conference execution
Occasional support of a similar type for the Publications Team
Additional duties as required
HERE’S WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE TACKLED IN THE PAST WEEK:
Scheduled, attended, took notes, and summarized conference calls for sessions occurring at an upcoming conference
Updated speaker contact information, created speaker records in the main database, and added speakers to upcoming conference agendas
Proofread program agenda for consistency and adherence to FDLI guidelines and cross-checked changes with other resources
Prepare a draft agenda for an upcoming conference or event
Generated a report of past conferences and assessed the data to determine attendance trends
Preparation of key speaker invitations
Coordinated with FDLI members and speakers to schedule planning calls in preparation for upcoming events
Attended an FDLI conference and assisted with monitoring panel sessions
Provided editing and formatting support to the Publications Team
ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree
Detail oriented – must be able to keep track of multiple conferences and events at once
Strong time management, organizational skills, and multitasking abilities
Ability to prioritize, plan, schedule effectively, and balance changing priorities
An interest in learning about the FDA-regulated world
Professional demeanor and desire to work in a team environment
Sense of humor
Exceptional listener even under stressful situations
Microsoft Office experience
HOW TO APPLY
Please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and salary requirements to email@example.com. No phone calls, please.
Additional Salary Information: COMPENSATION:
FDLI offers a competitive salary and generous benefits package. This is a full-time position based in Washington, DC.
FDLI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is FDLI’s policy to hire individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, length of time spent unemployed, as well as other classifications protected by applicable laws.
About The Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI)
The Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI), founded in 1949, is a nonprofit membership organization that offers education, training, publications, and professional engagement opportunities in the field of food and drug law. As a neutral convener, FDLI provides a venue for stakeholders to inform innovative public policy, law, and regulation. FDLI’s scope covers all industries regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and related agencies and authorities in the U.S. and globally, including drugs, medical devices, food, dietary supplements, cosmetics, veterinary, and tobacco products.