AcademyHealth, the professional home for health services and policy researchers, is seeking an association professional to join the membership team during an exciting time of transformation. AcademyHealth’s membership team is focused on developing new programs and benefits to directly impact member retention and this position would be an integral part of the team. The successful candidate will be nimble, creative and comfortable with managing change.
The manager of member engagement has primary responsibility for overseeing and facilitating the day-to-day activities of the professional interest groups and student chapters. S/he will report to the Director of Membership, and coordinate closely with the communications and conference planning teams. This is the perfect growth opportunity for an individual seeking to learn multiple facets of the membership function within an association and work with the marketing department to enhance member engagement.
Produce activities and initiatives to engage members via the interest groups and student chapters.
Increase the number of student chapters and their reach into health services research programs nationwide.
Create, support and implement programs that drive improved retention rates for individual members.
Work collaboratively with the marketing team to create messaging for the member newsletter, organizational emails, and external publications.
Travel and attend AcademyHealth conference(s) one-to-four times per year.
Support the overall membership goals by performing other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in marketing, management or other related field.
Minimum of three years of membership/marketing experience for professional societies or associations.
Versatile self-starter with initiative, reliability, and resourcefulness; able to offer constructive ideas and apply practical expertise to contribute to the overall goals of the membership program.
Excellent customer service skills.
Strong oral, interpersonal, and written communication skills.
Excellent organizational and time management skills; detail oriented; and ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously.
Solid experience using Microsoft programs (Word and Excel).
Familiarity with an association management database.
Ability to work independently and still anticipate team needs.
Ability to work overtime occasionally and travel to meetings.
Demonstrates a positive attitude, is coachable and open to constructive feedback.
Maintains cooperative relationships with external stakeholders and internal staff team.
Qualified applicants should send cover letter, resume, writing sample and three professional references (with emails and phone numbers) to Human Resources, AcademyHealth, 1666 K Street NW, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20006. Fax: 202-292-6800. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be sure to reference the position for which you are applying.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications
AcademyHealth is the professional home for health services researchers, policy analysts, and practitioners, and a leading, non-partisan resource for the best in health research and policy. AcademyHealth promotes interaction across the health research and policy arenas by bringing together a broad spectrum of players to share their perspectives, learn from each other, and strengthen their working relationships.