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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.
As a member of the senior management team, this VP will report to the CEO and oversee the activities of other internal staff and external contractors. The ideal candidate will have a track record for developing and advancing policy initiatives and familiarity with the health care regulatory/legal/quality improvement environment. The position requires excellent writing and speaking skills, persuasiveness, ability to collaborate productively and a passion to make a difference. Bachelor’s degree required/Master’s degree or higher as well as experience with private payers preferred. Please submit cover letter and resume to: email@example.com.
Join a dynamic team of professionals at the Lupus Foundation of America as a Walk Manager in California! In conjunction with the Development Manager, Western Region and the strategic direction of the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA), the Walk Manager’s objective and responsibility is to provide overall management and growth to the Foundation’s signature Walk to End Lupus Now campaign in Southern California (SoCal). The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree. An experienced fundraising professional with a minimum 5-7 years of experience in successfully implementing special events, sponsorship sales, volunteer engagement and committee development activities with a proven track record of exceeding fundraising goals. Willingness to travel 50% of time. The LFA offers a very competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Interested and qualified candidates, please forward a cover letter, including salary requirements, and a resume to: HR@lupus.org.
The Deputy Director will be responsible for collaborating with the Director to coordinate all CIHS training and technical assistance (TTA) initiatives and to foster collaboration among staff, grantees, government project offices, and expert consultants; managing the Center’s PBHCI TTA activities, promoting a team environment and attention to quality and responsiveness to PBHCI grantee and SAMHSA & HRSA’s needs; and identifying integration trends and areas for training, TTA, and product development. The Deputy Director will be directly responsible for supervising, leading, and developing 6 CIHS staff members. The Deputy Director will provide direct training, coaching, and consultation to PBHCI grantees. This position will be tasked with understanding the requirements of the IDIQ contract and, with the Director, facilitating contract compliance, including meeting deadlines, and proactive direction with staff, subcontractors and consultants. Candidates should have a Masters’ Degree in a related field and at least 10 years’ experience in clinical services, primary and behavioral health care integration, organizational change processes, and consultation and training development/implementation. For more information, or to apply, please click here.
This position will play a key role in helping the department implement the vision and strategy of a national network of LFA affiliated Chapters, Out-based National Offices, and points of services. The Coordinator tracks chapter compliance, liaises and communicates with Chapters, Network affiliates, LFA departments, and coordinates department meetings and events. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree, five years minimum experience working in a high-level administrative capacity, computer literacy, and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites donor databases. Interested and qualified candidates, please forward a cover letter, including salary requirements, and a resume to: HR@lupus.org.
The Design Manager will lead the design work of the National Council, translating ideas into images, conveying thoughts through design, and creating excitement through visual aids. The Design Manager will be responsible for designing shareable content such as memes, images, infographics, and blog illustrations for social media platforms; designing for web and email using WordPress, html; and designing for print materials. The incumbent will also oversee the work of external designers to ensure all work products meet the needs of the organization and serve as the guardian of the corporate brand. Candidates should have a Bachelors’ Degree and at least 7 years’ of professional design experience. Candidates should have a high level of proficiency with design software, including InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, WordPress, and html. To apply, visit:http://thenationalcouncil.applicantstack.com/x/openings
The Communications Associate assists in the implementation of the organization’s communications and strategic development work, including supporting conferences, membership, and corporate relations as assigned. This position will support the Communications & Strategic Development team in their work to create, edit, produce, and disseminate the work of the National Council through print, email, and web activities. The incumbent will develop and write content; track and monitor social media and media hits; manage marketing email system, calendar, and lists and respond to general email inquiries; and support webinar marketing, scheduling management, and posting tasks. Candidates should have a Bachelors’ Degree or at least one year of work experience. Experience with website technologies and WordPress preferred. To apply, visit:http://thenationalcouncil.applicantstack.com/x/openings.
The Director of Media Relations will work to increase awareness of the National Council and its programs and goals through the national media and trade publications, managing the flow of information to the media and serving as a media spokesperson when needed. The National Council is seeking an experienced media relations professional responsible for the development and implementation of a proactive and creative media strategy, developing and maintaining key relationships in relevant media, and managing select agency relationships. The incumbent will serve as National Council’s official spokesperson and will work with internal and external partners to create compelling communications. The Director will work with Senior Leadership to develop and implement National Council’s short and long-term public engagement strategy and will engage with grassroots activists, local opinion leaders, and public policy staff to advance the National Council's outreach, education, and policy goals through communications. The Director will lead broad and strategic communications for the National Council’s Mental Health First Aid initiative. The Director of Media Relations will also be responsible for tracking and leveraging media mentions; writing compelling op-ed pieces; and providing interview training. Candidates should have at least 10 years’ experience in communications in a complex healthcare organization, corporation, or public relations agency with a focus on healthcare, and at least 3 years’ of Capitol Hill or press experience. To apply, visit: http://thenationalcouncil.applicantstack.com/x/openings
The Communications Specialist assists in the implementation of the organization's communications and strategic development work, supporting digital, editorial, design, marketing, media relations, and general communications as assigned. The Communications Specialist will create, write, and disseminate communications products; develop presentations for use with external stakeholders; and support media relations efforts. The incumbent will be tasked with engaging in web and social media campaigns and outreach for brand elevation; providing background research and analysis to assist in designing and implementing new initiatives; and supporting broad and strategic communications for various organization-led initiatives. Candidates should have a Bachelors’ Degree in Journalism, Communications, English, or a related field and at least 2 years’ experience in external communications. Experience with strategic healthcare communications, website technologies, and WordPress is preferred. To apply, visit:http://thenationalcouncil.applicantstack.com/x/openings
The Digital Engagement Manager will focus on the National Council’s digital brand by leading, building and maintaining the organization’s presence in the digital world with a goal of driving engagement. The portfolio of this position includes strategic development and regular management of both the function and content of the National Council’s multiple websites, management of email campaigns, and planning, oversight and implementation of social media engagement. The incumbent will oversee and manage National Council’s web properties; manage all web and digital engagement vendors; lead National Council’s social media strategy; and utilize tools such as A/B testing, segmentation, and optimization to improve email campaigns. The Digital Engagement Manager will be responsible for developing metrics to track the organization’s digital presence and for collecting and interpreting digital media metrics. Candidates should have a Bachelors’’ Degree in Journalism, Communications, English or a related field and at least 5 years’ experience in digital communications for websites and social media. To apply, visit:http://thenationalcouncil.applicantstack.com/x/openings
The Lupus Foundation of America, Inc., is seeking a Director of Corporate Engagement to join the Development & Fundraising team. This position is responsible for leading and managing all aspects of Corporate Giving which includes growing the corporate donor base through cultivation of industry partnerships, corporate sponsorships and corporate responsibility programs, cause-marketing relationships, retail sales program, grants development, creation of corporate alliances and development of relationships with grant-makers aligned with the Lupus Foundation of America’s mission and strategic direction. Bachelor’s degree required. An experienced fundraising professional with a minimum 5-7 years of experience in successfully building and implementing corporate sponsorship, corporate responsibility, cause marketing, retail sales promotions and grants development. For full details, please visit: http://www.lupus.org/about/employment-internships. To apply, send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to: HR@lupus.org.