NHC JOB BANK
The National Health Council has created this special page for its members to post job openings and to foster the unique talent pool of patient advocacy organizations. For more information on posting a job, click here.
Communications Manager, FasterCures, Washington, DC
Posted: June 13, 2013
FasterCures is seeking a Communications Manager to manage media relations, develop multimedia tools, and be responsible for proactively integrating communications opportunities into all FasterCures efforts. This position requires strong analytic skills, the ability to quickly and easily translate medical research and philanthropy issues for multi-sector audiences. Three-five years of experience as a communications professional for a public relations firm, marketing organization, nonprofit or public charity, academic institution, or corporation. For more info, please visit: http://www.fastercures.org/about/careers/communications-manager/.
Senior Vice President, Office of Strategic Communications, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Alexandria, VA
Posted: June 13, 2013
The Senior Vice President, Office of Strategic Communications of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) leads the Office of Strategic Communications, which is responsible for internal and external communications for NHPCO and its affiliates; public relations; strategic positioning; marketing; publications; multimedia, member, and policy communications; consumer initiatives; and web development and management. This executive provides leadership for positioning the organization with external audiences, and serves as and/or coordinates spokespersons for all organizations and coordinates other spokespersons internally and externally from NHPCO and affiliates. Qualified candidates will possess an advanced degree in communications; at least 10 years of progressive experience in communications, public relations, and media relations; a minimum of 7 years of experience supervising a professional staff; and membership communications experience. For more information, visit http://www.vettedsolutions.com/searches.html#search55.
Director of Marketing and Communications, Lupus Foundation of America, Washington, DC
Posted: June 11, 2013
The Lupus Foundation of America, the oldest and largest national nonprofit voluntary health organization focused on improving the quality of life for people with lupus, is currently seeking a Director of Marketing and Communications. The Director will work closely with all team members to develop and implement marketing, online, and public relation activities for the Foundation. A Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, or a related field is required. Eight (8) years of marketing, communications, or public relations experience. For a complete listing, please refer to: www.lupus.org. Please forward a cover letter, including salary requirements, and a resume to: HR@lupus.org. Principals only. AA/EOE.
VP, State and Local Government Relations, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Washington, DC
Posted: June 7, 2013
This position leads the Society in shaping the policy agenda and overseeing a new team charged with driving activism forward in each region. The VP, State and Local Government Relations, is a leadership position that requires strong skills in strategic thinking, problem solving, and relationship building. Responsibilities include developing, managing, and implementing a budget for state and local advocacy. The VP will also monitor expenses to ensure that resources are used effectively. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in public policy, public administration, social science, or another related field. A minimum of seven years of management experience with at least three years of supervisory experience is required. All candidates should visit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s website to apply.
CEO and President, Arthritis Foundation, Atlanta, Georgia
Posted: May 23, 2013
The Arthritis Foundation, the nation’s largest not-for-profit organization dedicated to the prevention, control and cure of arthritis, with an annual budget exceeding $90 million and more than 500 employees, seeks a CEO who is a proven visionary team-builder to lead the Foundation, serve as its public face and implement its Strategic Plan. Candidates must have substantial executive and managerial experience, demonstrated fundraising effectiveness, proven leadership talents, solid understanding of the not-for-profit model – including the important roles of individual, corporate and charitable donors, volunteers, the medical community and government. An advanced degree in a relevant field is desirable. Contact email@example.com.
Director of Development, Operations & Programs, National Alliance for Caregiving, Bethesda, MD
Posted: April 25, 2013
The National Alliance for Caregiving is seeking a Director of Development, Operations and Programs. The position will be responsible for developing and pursuing potential funding opportunities, writing grant proposals, maintaining and cultivating ongoing relationships with funders, and developing a membership recruitment strategy. The Director will develop and maintain project and annual budgets and oversee all financial processes, including banking, quarterly Board reports, and an annual audit. The position is also responsible for coordinating federal legislative activities, including legislative tracking, briefing, and planning. Candidates must have at least five years experience in fundraising, management, and program development. To apply, please forward your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
President and CEO, Arthritis Foundation, Northeast Region, New York, NY
Posted: April 23, 2013
The President and CEO is responsible for the oversight and management of the Foundation’s strategic plan for the region and managing human resources and financial systems through the development of an annual budget and plan of operations. Accountable to the Board of Directors for planning and directing mission delivery and income development within the Northeast Region, this position provides leadership to field offices and ensures compliance with organizational standards and conditions set in the region’s charter. The President and CEO will serve on the National Office President’s CEO Cabinet to assure alignment of regional plans and operations with nationwide strategic objectives. This position will oversee a staff of 11 professional and support staff. Candidates must have a minimum of ten years of experience in strategic planning and management. For more information or to apply for this position, e-mail Beth Gibbs at email@example.com.
Speechwriter, American Nurses Association, Silver Spring, Maryland
Posted: March 21, 2013
The speechwriter will be responsible for creating original content on a wide range of issues for use by the American Nurses Association President, CEO, or other spokesperson in speeches, talking points, and PowerPoint presentations before a wide range of audiences. This individual will develop and execute strategies to gain additional visibility and extend the reach of ANA leaders’ presentations. Minimum requirements are a baccalaureate in journalism, communications or public relations required; master’s preferred. Course work and/or post-graduate degree in one of the following areas desirable: journalism, services, and/or public health. Minimum of 10 to 15 years of related writing experience, preferably in a health care related field. For more information and to apply, click here.
Director of Development, Parkinson's Action Network, Washington, DC
Posted: March 20, 2013
The Parkinson’s Action Network (PAN) is seeking an experienced development professional to join our dynamic team in Washington, DC, and assist in ensuring our future growth and sustainability. The Director of Development will serve as the principal development and fundraising official for PAN, and also serve on the senior leadership team that works with the CEO in all aspects of leading PAN. Additionally, the Director of Development will mobilize resources through new and existing relationships with major foundations, corporations, individuals, and other sources. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, send cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
Regional Executive Vice President-West Region, National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Posted: March 4, 2013
The National MS Society is seeking a senior executive with a significant experience in non-profit leadership to fill a regional executive vice president (REVP) position. The REVP is responsible for implementing Society priorities in the West Region (Hawaii, Alaska, Washington, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, Arizona and California) with a focus on building human and financial capacity, leveraging resources across the region, and decreasing redundancies to achieve the National MS Society’s strategic response. The REVP is a member of the Society’s Senior Leadership Team, providing vision in the development of the Society’s strategic and operational plan, and executive oversight to the region resulting in improved fundraising and programs/services/advocacy in support of the Society’s strategic response. Reporting to the Chief Field Services Officer, the REVP provides leadership to the Region Management Team, comprised of nine chapter presidents, and the Region Volunteer Leadership Council, comprised of nine chapter board of trustee members. Please e-mail letter of interest and resume to Lisa Goldfarb at Lisa.email@example.com.
Community Development Manager for Northeast Region, National Psoriasis Foundation, New York City Area
Posted: February 28, 2013
The Community Development Manager is responsible for the overall leadership, management, growth, and efficiency of the assigned territory including revenue generation, volunteer development, annual budget preparation, planning, implementation, and evaluation of Foundation priority projects. Among other duties, this position is responsible for working within the NPF’s volunteer-staff partnership environment to maintain the vision and guiding principles of NPF while planning and executing mission-related priority projects at the community level; directing the cultivation and meaningful involvement of volunteers in income producing activities and the development and acquisition of individual and corporate contributions; and developing plans and coordinating volunteers for implementation of fundraising, advocacy, and education programs. The Community Development Manager reports to the Chief Field Operations Officer. Candidates must have five or more years of relevant experience. For more information or to apply for this position, e-mail Beth Gibbs at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Executive Director, ALS Association Georgia Chapter, Atlanta, GA
Posted: February 8, 2013
The Executive Director is responsible for promoting the mission and goals of the Chapter through the following duties: administration, strategic planning, fund development, Board development and support, public relations, and human resource management. The Executive Director of the Georgia Chapter will provide leadership of the Chapter’s philosophy, mission, vision, and structure, and give direction to the daily operations including the formation of its annual objectives and goals. This person serves as the primary liaison to Board of Trustees in its fundraising responsibilities and directs the cultivation and acquisition of major donors, foundation and corporate contributions through grantsmanship, sponsorship, and material and/or in-kind support. The Executive Director also oversees development and delivery of the Chapter’s Care Services programs through direct supervision of Director of Care Services, ensures that all program objectives are met, and reports on such activities as requested to the Board of Directors. For more information or to apply for this position, e-mail Beth Gibbs at email@example.com.
Senior Government Relations Manager, Parkinson’s Action Network, Washington, DC
Posted: February 8, 2013
The Senior Government Relations Manager will be involved in all aspects of Parkinson’s Action Network’s public policy and legislative agenda, under the direction of PAN’s Director of Policy. Among other duties, the Senior Government Relations Manager is responsible for maintaining strong relationships with congressional offices and federal agencies; working with members of Congress and their staffs on legislative priorities, including appropriations; working closely with the Congressional Caucus on Parkinson’s Disease; regular monitoring of health care-relevant legislation and recommending PAN’s organizational position on those issues, and drafting of testimony as necessary; monitoring action by federal agencies on issues related to Parkinson’s, and drafting of comments as necessary; and creating and maintaining strong relationships with other health care organizations. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Salary based on experience. Excellent benefits. To apply, send cover letter, resume, and a writing sample to: firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
Manager, State Government Affairs, Arthritis Foundation, Washington, DC
Posted: January 31, 2013
The Arthritis Foundation’s National Office has a challenging position available in its Advocacy department located in Washington, D.C. The Manager, State Government Affairs, under the direction of the Vice President, Advocacy, is accountable for planning and working collaboratively with Regions on executing the Arthritis Foundation’s state legislative and regulatory agenda focused on state capitols throughout the nation. The Manager will interact with Regional Advocacy staff and volunteer advocates in developing, coordinating, prioritizing, and executing a state based advocacy agenda to implement the Foundation’s legislative objectives on behalf of people with arthritis. The Manager has primary responsibility for the oversight of state government affairs for the Foundation. For more information, visit http://www.arthritis.org/about-us/employment/. To submit a resume, please e-mail email@example.com.