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.
Research Programs Manager, Hydrocephalus Association, Bethesda, MD
Posted: December 2, 2013
This full-time position is responsible for planning, managing, implementing and evaluating all aspects of a research program for the Hydrocephalus Association (HA). This position provides management and administrative support for daily research operations, and helps to advance the goals of the organization through the development of research programs. This position is also responsible for grants program management, research analysis and report writing, budgeting, meetings management, and volunteer management.
Qualified applicants will have attained a minimum education level of at least a BA or a BS in science. A basic understanding of the principles of neuroscience is highly desirable. An advanced degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, or Health Care Administration is preferred. Experience working in a health-related charity is advantageous. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and salary history to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Director of Finance and Administration, American Kidney Fund, Rockville, MD
Posted: September 13, 2013
The American Kidney Fund, a national non-profit, headquartered in Rockville, Maryland is seeking a Director of Finance and Administration. This position will manage the finance, accounting and administrative activities of the organization, including financial statement preparation/ analysis, state registrations, 990 and 5500 preparation, gift annuity administration, audit and budget preparation. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Accounting, Finance, Business or Economics and at least 5 years of strategic, senior-level finance and administrative experience required. MBA or CPA designation preferred. Experience with nonprofit operations preferred. Visit www.kidneyfund.org for full details. Send resume and salary requirements to email@example.com.
Innovator-in-Residence, AcademyHealth, Washington, DC
Posted: September 3, 2013
AcademyHealth is seeking creative problem solvers for a new fellowship program that aims to improve the translation and dissemination of research findings for safety net providers and patients. As an Innovator-in-Residence, you’ll spend one to three months at AcademyHealth’s offices in Washington, D.C., serving as an internal consultant while receiving support for a novel project with the potential to reinvent the ways we move research findings forward into policy and practice. This is an excellent opportunity to collaborate with AcademyHealth staff and other leaders in health services research to further the use of evidence-based research for the benefit of traditionally underserved populations. For additional information and application instructions, visit: http://www.academyhealth.org/about/about.cfm?itemnumber=11464
Senior Fundraiser, Alpha-1 Foundation, Miami, FL
Posted: August 1, 2013
The Alpha-1 Foundation is seeking a dynamic and innovative fundraising professional to direct and grow its fundraising program. This hands-on professional will oversee the staff of the fundraising department and will have overall responsibility for the achievement of the Foundation’s annual revenue budget. Candidates must have a proven track record in: corporate and community relations, funding proposals, major gifts development, planned giving, and special events. Superior communications and management skills are a must. Local and national contacts are a plus. Candidates must have a college degree, a minimum of 5 years of management experience, database management experience, strong presentation skills, and the ability to travel 25-30% of the time.
For more information, or to apply, please visit: http://alpha-1foundation.org/careers/
Manager of Regulatory Affairs, Alzheimer’s Association, Washington, DC
Posted: July 3, 2013
The Manager of Regulatory Affairs is responsible for advocating the Alzheimer's Association's regulatory positions to federal agencies. This person will monitor regulatory activities federal agencies as may be relevant to interests of the Alzheimer's Association. In addition, this person will coordinate the development of regulatory strategies and positions for the Association's Public Policy division also based in Washington, DC. Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years experience in a government affairs regulatory environment directly related to healthcare. To apply, please visit: http://www.alz.org/apps/jobs/jobsearchlisting.asp?IDNum=1358&Chapter=National%20Office
Associate Director, State Government Relations, National Patient Advocate Foundation, Washington, DC
Posted: July 2, 2013
National Patient Advocate Foundation, a national non-profit, headquartered in D.C., is seeking an Associate Director, State Government Relations. This role will advocate on behalf of the organization by representing NPAF before state legislatures, state regulatory bodies and in designated coalitions representing the needs of patients. Bachelor’s degree, 5+ years of professional exp. and a thorough understanding of legislative and advocacy process required. Visit http://www.npaf.org/jobs to view full ad. To apply, send cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Public Affairs Manager, The Personalized Medicine Coalition, Washington, DC
Posted: June 24, 2013
The Personalized Medicine Coalition (PMC) seeks a Public Affairs Manager for this fast growing educational and advocacy membership-based organization. The ideal candidate is energetic, politically sophisticated and knowledgeable about health sciences and policy. He or she should especially be interested in translating ideas into action, particularly, promoting awareness about personalized medicine and building support for the Coalition, its members, and its interests. Responsibilities include developing and implementing marketing and communications strategies; writing, editing, and producing PMC materials and managing the organization’s website. Requirements include a passion for PMC's mission and 3-5 years experience.
Full job description: http://www.personalizedmedicinecoalition.org/about/employment-opportunity.
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 andexternal 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 spokespersonsinternally 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.
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 email@example.com.