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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. The VP Advocacy & Access position will be a key influence in breaking through traditional barriers for eczema patients and instrumental in achieving the new horizons for NEA as set out in the Roadmap.
The ideal candidate for this position will be an outstanding, results-oriented professional with a demonstrated track record of success and at least ten years of experience in marketing, communications, and public relations with a successful, highly branded, mission-driven organization. He/She will have significant experience managing the marketing, communications, and public relations function within a nonprofit, mission-drive organization. He/She will have demonstrated experience in a senior level management position with proven ability to provide direction and leadership in brand marketing, communications and public relations. Experience in the non-profit and health care environment is highly desirable.
The VP of Development will be responsible for leading AAFA’s efforts to generate revenue in support of the organization’s mission. In particular, he/she will have primary responsibility for growing the number and value of AAFA’s business partnerships in the private sector (e.g., partners in the pharmaceutical and payer sectors), and for establishing processes, procedures, and infrastructure that support coordinated and effective business development/revenue generation through grants and contracts with government, NGO, and other philanthropic organizations whose missions align with AAFA’s. S/he will work closely with leadership in marketing and communications, to establish a strong and compelling presence in other sectors (e.g., the general public/individual donors).
To provide policy and research support on projects related to Medicaid, CHIP, Marketplace Qualified Health Plans and Medicare plans for low-income populations. This position offers an excellent opportunity to be a part of a leading organization committed to increasing access to quality health coverage and services for low-income people. The position requires excellent verbal, computer, organizational, writing and interpersonal skills, and the ability to perform independently in a fast-paced environment under general supervision. The successful candidate must be able to customarily and regularly exercise judgment and discretion.
The Sjögren’s Syndrome Foundation (SSF) is actively looking to recruit a Director of Advocacy and Scientific Affairs that will play a central role in the success of the SSF’s work in this important area. The new position will help to create, mold and strengthen the dialogue between policymakers, scientists, advocates and regulatory agencies.
The National MS Society is seeking a Senior Director, Advocacy, responsible for driving and advancing policy initiatives that could impact the full spectrum of MS research and access to approved therapies. This person will be responsible for identifying, tracking and engaging in relevant legislative and/or regulatory opportunities that could either create incentives for or remove barriers to MS research. Working with both Legislative and Executive Branch staff regularly, he/she will be responsible for building relationships with key opinion leaders/stakeholders to communicate the needs of people with MS.
The Research Associate will have a unique opportunity to participate in research to address key issues facing the biopharmaceutical industry and to interact with senior leaders from the major research-based biopharmaceutical companies. You are a member of a fast-paced team and will work closely with the Chief Science Officer, Vice Presidents, and Research Director to assist with the development and implementation of NPC’s research portfolio. Your activities will inform health care research and policy on the critical issues of evidence, innovation and the value of medicines for patients. At NPC you will not be a tiny cog in a large wheel; you will be a key member of our small and mighty team.
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.
Reporting to the Hydrocephalus Association CEO and serving as a core member of the Management Team, the Director, Support & Education Programs, is responsible for developing/creating, planning, managing, implementing and evaluating all aspects of broad constituent support and education programs that will meet the needs of a wide-range of stakeholders in the Hydrocephalus Association.
Reporting to the Hydrocephalus Association CEO and serving as a core member of the Management Team, the Director, Finance & Accounting, is responsible for the overall management and operation of the financial and accounting functions of the Hydrocephalus Association. Included among these responsibilities are all functions associated with financial reporting and analysis, budgeting, investments review, cash management and the audit process. Serves as the full charge accountant for the Association.