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Founded in 1920, the National Health Council (NHC) is the only organization that brings together all segments of the health community to provide a united voice for the more than 133 million people with chronic diseases and disabilities and their family caregivers. Made up of more than 100 national health-related organizations and businesses, the NHC's core membership includes the nation’s leading patient advocacy organizations, which control its governance.
The NHC has openings for two part-time policy interns starting in January 2016.
Research!America is the nation’s largest nonprofit public education and advocacy alliance working to accelerate medical progress and strengthen our nation’s public health system. A highly respected force, with over 400 member organizations representing 125 million Americans, Research!America provides a collective, impactful voice in the public sphere and on Capitol Hill.
The Scheduler/Assistant would primarily be responsible for managing the daily schedules of the organization's senior leadership, coordinating travel, and scheduling the organization’s numerous membership meetings, as well as providing other administrative support as needed. The ideal candidate would have at least two years of scheduling experience with high-level executives in a fast-paced environment.
The Executive Assistant provides administrative support to the National Health Council's Chief Executive Officer and Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives.
The Administrative Assistant will provide administrative support to region staff and volunteers by assisting in ongoing office, fundraising, and other Region priority activities. Prepare routine correspondence, schedule appointments, screen and direct telephone calls, and respond to inquiries.
Understand the LFA and region activities, operations, policies, and procedures to perform all duties.
The Director of Development will be responsible to lead, manage, develop, and expand programs that build and strengthen links to potential and existing volunteers and donors and increase the region's revenue. Work in conjunction with the Regional Director and volunteer leadership to increase the revenue of assigned fundraising activities. Ensure that the fundraising and non-fundraising priorities of the LFA grow through increased corporate, family, volunteer, and other consistent involvement. Organize and manage appropriate committees with volunteers to expand fundraising programs.
The Director, Communications is an integral member of the marketing and communications department and will be responsible for the development and execution of integrated communication campaigns that result in greater awareness and understanding of lupus, foster constituent engagement, and enhance the Foundation’s reputation as the authoritative source for lupus information. He/she will be responsible for campaign development, brand integration, content marketing, campaign operations, and metric reporting.
Campaign strategies will consist of multi-channel outreach that leverages online and offline marketing and communications. The Director will also work closely with internal subject matter experts in the research, education, advocacy, development and network development departments.
The Foundation is currently seeking a Graphic Designer to assist with the design of the Foundation’s print and digital materials for educational and public awareness materials including brochures, annual reports, flyers, event signage, advertisements, email, social media and other digital assets. The designer reports to the Foundation’s Public Relations Director and will support the Foundation in a wide range of marketing efforts including national campaigns such as the Lupus Foundation of America’s Walk to End Lupus Now™, Lupus Awareness Month, and KNOW LUPUS.
The National Office of The ALS Association is recruiting for a Public Policy Associate. Reporting to the Vice President, Public Policy the successful candidate will assist in implementing The Association’s year round public policy program, including identifying advocates in rural and remote areas, supporting outreach event planning, coordinating the distribution of ALS Registry promotional materials as well as assisting in the day to day activities of the Public Policy department. This position will be based in the national headquarters of The ALS Association in Washington, D.C.