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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.
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.
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.
The Scheduler/Assistant is primarily responsible for managing the daily schedules of the senior leadership, coordinating travel, and scheduling the organizations 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 C –Level executives in a fast-paced environment, preferably with a nonprofit organization or Capitol Hill.
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.
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.
Manage the strategy, planning, and execution of comprehensive advocacy communications activities, with a focus on proactive and reactive media relations, in support of the advocacy work of the American Cancer Society through its advocacy affiliate, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). Independently communicate with and advise ACS CAN executive management and team leaders, the Society’s Corporate Communications Department, and Division advocacy and communications staff.
This is a paid, full-time position for a minimum of 3 months with a possible extension, beginning in January 2016 (start and end dates are flexible). Application deadline is Wednesday, December 30, 2015.
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