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The Senior Vice President (SVP), Strategic Initiatives, has primary responsibility for the development and implementation of the public policy agenda of the National Health Council. The SVP directs policy development, program development, government relations, and communications activities to advance overall public policy goals and objectives. The SVP also develops and implements strategies to increase revenue.
The Lupus Foundation of America is seeking a part-time, temporary Health Educator to work remotely approximately 10 hours per month through July to answer inquiries in English and Spanish.
The Health Educator supports the mission by responding directly to inquiries by phone and email and coordinating responses to inquiries among LFA’s network of health educators. The Health Educator is responsible for providing medically sound information and referral to appropriate resources.
The Operations Manager will play a key role in helping the Network Development Department implement the vision and strategy of a national network of LFA affiliated Chapters, out-based National Offices, Regional offices, Community Partners and Points of Services. The Network is growing to include an expanded field structure that will require increased attention to operational aspects of this growth. The Manager helps the department carry out its goals and objectives, tracks chapter compliance, liaises and communicates with Chapters, Network affiliates, LFA departments, and coordinates department meetings and events. The Operations Manager oversees all financial processing and data collection for the department. The Operations Manager will often be the first point of contact for constituents seeking to engage with LFA, therefore, the ability to engage in a supportive and knowledgeable manner with these individuals is paramount.
The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) is seeking a CEO to lead it into its next phase of growth and continued program and service excellence. He/she will work closely with the National Board of Trustees, manage a 5-person senior team, oversee 240 staff in 40 regional chapters, and raise a budget of $75 million. The ideal candidate is a dynamic, inspiring, and visionary leader who will have proven senior leadership, management, business, and financial acumen within an organization of similar scale and complexity; passion for CCFA's mission and a commitment to finding cures; successful fundraising experience; gravitas to partner with multiple constituents; and a national perspective.
Reporting to the CEO, the Vice President (VP) for Advocacy & Access serves as the key leadership team member making strategic decisions affecting NEA and the eczema community. This position is responsible for development and implementation of key transformation initiatives as outlined in The Decade of Eczema: A Roadmap to Advocacy Report 2015. With new eczema treatments on the horizon, there is great potential for real, practical, and game changing impact for eczema patients. This new VP Advocacy position will be a key influence in breaking through traditional barriers for eczema patients and will be instrumental in achieving the new horizons for NEA as set out in the Roadmap.
Reporting to the CEO, the Vice President (VP) for Expansion serves as a key leadership team member and an active participant in making strategic decisions affecting NEA. This position is responsible for all fundraising and Development activities. The successful candidate will help forge new relationships to build NEA’s visibility, impact, and financial resources. The VP for Expansion will design and implement a comprehensive plan for developing key external alliances by cultivating individual and philanthropic support.
The VP for Expansion will have primary responsibility for establishing and implementing the infrastructure needed to double a $1.5M budget through the solicitation of major gifts, general donations, grants, special events, and foundation support.
The Lupus Foundation of America is currently seeking a New York-based Regional Director to join its team of dynamic Network Development professionals. In conjunction with the Vice President of Network Development, and the strategic direction of the Foundation, the Regional Director will be responsible for developing an overall regional growth strategy utilizing data and metrics to determine opportunities for revenue generation, development of a comprehensive donor development strategy, volunteer leadership cultivation and engagement, and enhanced constituent programs. The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor's degree. A minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible, related fundraising experience, with a minimum of 7 years in a supervisory capacity required.
The primary objective of this position is to work with the Vice President, Membership & Operations to achieve membership recruitment, engagement and retention goals, as well as to manage all meetings and educational events for the Council.
The Director of Advocacy and Access is accountable for the planning, implementation, and outcomes of mission delivery programs for health policy and advocacy nationally. This position provides leadership and oversight to ensure targeted outreach to grassroots advocates, Arthritis Ambassadors and with state government health agencies, elected officials and regional coalitions throughout the East Coast.
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) (www.aafa.org) is a national non-profit based in the DC area whose mission is to improve the quality of life for people with asthma and allergies and their caregivers. AAFA seeks an experienced professional to lead its policy and advocacy activities. The Vice President for Public Policy and Advocacy will direct policy development and implement advocacy activities to advance AAFA's overall policy targets.