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30+ days ago

Program Manager of Patient Engagement

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Bethesda, MD

LEADERSHIP: • Collaborate closely with the Senior Director of Patient Engagement and CFF executive management and key thought leaders to execute… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

Project Coordinator

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Bethesda, MD

Successful candidates will possess a special combination of skills and interests, including: scientific interest, excellent communication and… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

Data Analyst/Report Developer

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Bethesda, MD

will include developing, managing and leveraging CFF’s Business Intelligence platform to collect, analyze and provide information based on internal… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

Grants and Contracts Assistant-Bethesda, MD

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Bethesda, MD

The qualified candidate will handle a multitude of tasks with multiple cycles and deadlines. Specific tasks include: • Enters data related to… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

Program Coordinator

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Bethesda, MD

• Answer, screen and transfer inbound phone calls for supervisor when unavailable • Schedule and coordinate meetings for supervisor • Support… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

IT Help Desk Technician

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Bethesda, MD

• Provide helpdesk support and resolve problems to the end user’s satisfaction by means of remote support or desk side support • Monitor and… Glassdoor

26 days ago

Staff Accountant/Internal Auditor

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Bethesda, MD

will also include writing reports, preparing recommendations of the audits and following up on recommendations to ensure proper implementation. This… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

Web & Social Media Coordinator - Bethesda, MD

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Bethesda, MD

• Managing online content, including developing, formatting and posting new web sections and maintaining a consistent look and feel throughout the… Glassdoor

3 days ago

Executive Assistant – new

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Bethesda, MD

include: • Provide administrative support to the Sr. Vice President of Communication, including maintaining calendar and daily schedule… Glassdoor

24 days ago

Program Coordinator, Community Affairs

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Bethesda, MD

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is seeking a Community Affairs Program Coordinator to support the Community Affairs Department by assisting in the… Glassdoor

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Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Reviews

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    Great organization, if a bit bare bones at times.

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    Former Employee - Assistant Director in Bethesda, MD
    Former Employee - Assistant Director in Bethesda, MD

    I worked at Cystic Fibrosis Foundation full-time (more than 5 years)


    The mission, the staff, and the CF community. It's easy to feel inspired at work when you're surrounded by people who have bought into the cause so significantly. Likewise, the families and patients are extremely supportive and appreciative of the Foundation. Internally, most departments seem to do what they can to make working there a good experience. Most people generally like their coworkers and their job and you don't have to work for the organization for too long before you start to feel like you're seeing the benefit of the work you're doing with the patients. The organizational leadership is also very good at keeping staff in the loop about new developments and helping everyone to understand where they fit into the bigger picture so that no one feels like their department or job isn't valuable.


    Typical for a non-profit, you will be paid under-market. The company prides itself on how little overhead it has, putting the vast majority of its dollars into research. The downside is that it also can feel like penny-pinching over small things. The corporate culture of the organization is also ironically very outdated. Everything is structured to run like a 1960s era bank with ultimate leadership coming from the executives and little room for influence the further down the line you go. Also, although I didn't experience this, many of colleagues had significant problems advancing. Many people stayed at the same position without any advancement for years even when they were taking on greater responsibilities and turning in good work. Lots of people told me when they left it was more because they didn't see a pathway going forward in their career than for something like more money at another place.

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    While morale is generally good because people believe in the work that they do, people also burn out very easily. The company could make a lot of headway with retaining talent by providing a few more perks to employees. Things like more flexible work-time and casual fridays go a long way. The attitude of the organization can be very stuffy; lightening things up a bit will help retention. Additionally, give serious thought to putting together transparent and clear benchmarks for employee advancement so that everyone knows what milestones they need to be able to reach in order to keep moving forward with their careers.

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