Fundraising ability was held with highest regard
Health System Account Rep (Former Employee) – New York State – May 13, 2016
I had worked in the organization for more than 5 years. The company had a total re-organization during 2013-2014 and the re-ord did not complete when I left. I was one of those very few lucky ones who survived and I enjoyed what I do. However, the financial outlook of the company did not dramatically improve after re-org and there was very limited opportunity to get promoted. I believed in the organization's cause and the mission was worth fighting for. How each region/department carried out their mission could vary greatly and could conflict with one another. The office culture was also a bit corporate and cliquey. Diversity and inclusion was part of our required training. However, priority was not put on turning those training into practice. No matter what department you were in, $$ raised the most got the highest recognition from management. Compassionate people with sales background may be better fit than people with nursing/social work/human service background. If any position interests you, I encourage you to apply for it. However, if a supportive work environment and non-competitive team atmosphere are important factors to you, I would encourage you to talk with someone who knows someone who works in that department or office before accepting an offer.
Flexible work hours, lots of vacation, endless content learning in the field of cancer, some teams are very supportive
No raise, limited career advancement, some departments foster non-constructive competion, weekly internal campaign to solicit donation